Meatless Cookery: With Special Reference to Diet for Heart Disease, Blood Pressure and Autointoxication

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E. P. Dutton, 1914 - COOKING - 352 pages
This cookbook promotes a healthier diet meant to alleviate heart disease, blood pressure and autointoxication and is largely vegetarian except for the inclusion of a small number of recipes for chicken. Autointoxication is the belief that food enters the colon and proceeds to rot, resulting in the need for colon cleansing through irrigation or hydrotherapy. Though it persists in some alternative medicine communities, not enough proof was found by the wider medical community to support the theory of autointoxication, and it fell out of favor by the 1920s.

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Page 111 - Pour into a buttered baking dish, set in a pan of hot water, and bake in a moderate oven (350 F) for 30 to 40 minutes or until firm in center.
Page 17 - A loaf of bread,' the Walrus said, 'Is what we chiefly need: Pepper and vinegar besides Are very good indeed Now if you're ready, Oysters dear, We can begin to feed.
Page 309 - Break the eggs into a buttered baking dish or into ramekins and cook them in a hot oven until they begin to turn white around the edge. Cover with the mixture of crumbs, cheese, and seasonings. Brown in a very hot oven. In preparing this dish it is essential that the oven be very hot or the egg will be too much cooked by the time the cheese is brown.
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Page 85 - A large variety of rolls, suitable for serving as the main dish at dinner, may be made by combining legumes (beans of various kinds, cowpeas, lentils, or peas) with cottage cheese, and adding bread crumbs to make the mixture thick enough to form into a roll. Beans are usually mashed, but peas or small Lima beans may be combined whole with bread crumbs and...
Page 127 - Grease gem tins thoroughly, allowing to each about i teaspoon of fat from the roast pork. Bake in a moderate oven, basting occasionally with the drippings of the pork. Corn-Meal Mush with Fruit. — Corn-meal mush is often served with dried fruits, particularly with figs and dates. In preparing such fruit for use 'with the mush, it is usually necessary to soften it. This can easily be accomplished by washing the fruit and then heating it in a slow oven. As a result of the heat the water remaining...
Page 29 - WHEAT). i cup yellow corn meal. 1 cup peanut butter. 1 teaspoon salt. cups water. Put the meal into a shallow pan, heat in the oven until it is a delicate brown, stirring frequently. Mix the peanut butter, water, and salt, and heat. While this mixture is hot, stir in the meal, which also should be hot. Beat thoroughly. The dough should be of such consistency that it can be dropped from a spoon. Bake in small cakes in an ungreased pan. This makes 16 biscuits. PEANUT MUFFINS. } cup...
Page 26 - Boiling water Scald the meal. Add the salt and shortening, and, when the mixture is cool, form it into oblong cakes, adding more water if necessary. Wrap the cakes in cabbage leaves, or place one cabbage leaf under the cakes and one over them, and cover them with hot ashes. Hoecake* — Hoecakes are made out of cornmeal, water and salt. They were originally baked before an open fire on a board which, for convenience, had a long handle attached to it. At present they are cooked slowly and on both...

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