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Science: It's Everywhere

I am busily reading one of my Christmas presents (thanks Jerry and Jane), The Original Boston Cooking-School Cook Book 1896 by, of course, Fannie Farmer. From the dedication to Mrs. William B. Sewall "in appreciation of her helpful, encouragement and untiring efforts in promoting the work of scientific cookery, which means the elevation of the human race" to Chapter XXXVII Recipes Especially Prepared for the Sick which begins "Statistics prove the two-thirds of all disease is brought about by error in diet." the book is full of the science of its time. Indeed Fannie Farmer writes her wish is that the book "may awaken an interest through its condensed scientific knowledge which will lead to deeper thought and broader study of what to eat."

I'm having a wonderful day today and hope you are as well

Merry Christmas