Condiments

Condiments are not classed among foods, but are known as food adjuncts. They are used to stimulate the appetite by adding flavor to food. Among the most important are salt, spices, and various flavorings. Salt, according to some authorities, is called a food, being necessary to life. 70 Black pepper is ground peppercorns. Peppercorns are the dried berries of Pipor nigrum, grown in the West Indies, Sumatra, and other eastern countries. 71 White pepper is made from the same berry, the outer husk...

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Beef ranks first as regards utility and economy in soup making. It should be cut from the fore or hind shin (which cuts contain marrow-bone), the middle cuts being most desirable. If the lower part of shin is used, the soup, although rich in gelatin, lacks flavor, unless a cheap piece of lean meat is used with it, which frequently is done. It must be remembered that meat, bone, and fat in the right proportions are all necessary allow two-thirds lean meat, the remaining one-third bone and fat....

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Five Chuck Ribs Small steaks and stews Rattle Rand Thick End Corned for boiling Brisket Navel End Finest pieces for corning Other Parts of Beef Creature used for Food Brains Stewed, scalloped dishes, or croquettes Tongue Boiled or braised, fresh or corned Tripe Lyonnaise, broiled, or fried in batter 19 The Effect of Different Temperatures on the Cooking of Meat By putting meat in cold water and allowing water to heat gradually, a large amount of juice is extracted and meat is tasteless and by...