Cooking

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

  • About
Cooking is the art of preparing food by the aid of heat, for the nourishment of the human body. The principal ways of cooking are boiling, broiling, stewing, roasting, baking, frying, sauteing, braising, fricasseing and steaming.

Boiling: Cooking in boiling water. Boiling point, 212° F.

Broiling: Cooking over a glowing fire.

Steaming: Cooking over boiling water.

Stewing: Cooking for a long time in water below the boiling point. Simmering point, 185° F.

Roasting: Cooking before a glowing fire.

Baking: Cooking in an oven.