[Sca-cooks] Frumenty recipe

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Fri Aug 22 12:33:51 PDT 2008

That 1893 Columbian Exposition was about nothing, if not about
American Enterprise. I am pretty sure I have at least one if not more
hard copies of this boxed someplace too. The Victorian Age and
the Midwest angle -- I am sure they are someplace along with Dr. Chase.


Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius wrote:
> On Aug 22, 2008, at 12:32 PM, Johnna  wrote:
>> The entire book is available here
>> http://www.gutenberg.org/files/12238/12238-h/12238-h.htm
> Hah! Those of us with hard copies of this extraordinary volume don't 
> need no steenkeeng Gutenberg.org editions!
> I'm especially fond of all the oddly-named late-nineteenth century 
> commercial food products (There's always room for Protose!!!) 
> mentioned in the recipes, without much reference to what they are, 
> unless you read the fine print in the introduction, to find they were 
> all made by the author's company...
> I STR Protose was essentially TVP: dried, ground seitan...
> Adamantius

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