Vintage Cooking Processes and Their Effects

Baking is Easy with an Electric Stove and Range


Food may be cooked by boiling, roasting, baking, steaming, stewing, grilling, frying, braising, poaching and cooking in stoneware. There are different methods of bringing the necessary heat to bear upon the articles to be cooked.

Elementary Processes of Cooking

The common methods of cooking are roasting, broiling, stewing, boiling, braising, sautéing and frying.

Cooking Methods Defined

Table Talk: The American Authority upon Culinary Topics and Fashions of the Table, Vol. XXVII, 1912, A Series of Articles Published Throughout the Year. Published Monthly by The Arthur H. Crist Co., Cooperstown, NY. A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Interests of American Housewives, Having special reference to the Improvement of the Table.  Marion Harris Neil, Editor.

Fannie Merritt Farmer, The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book, Revised Edition, Boston: Little, Brown, and Company (1912)

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