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Food. A study of the following topics will be made in the order to best fit into the general program. The process of cooking as applied to meats and vegetables including fruit preservation, cleaning kitchen utensils, silver glass, china and linen.
The effort will be made to teach girls to prepare the ordinary foods in the most palatable and economical way as to flavor, time and fuel.
Home sanitation will receive careful consideration. The students will be taught to think of modes of ventilation, and, lighting of home that will serve the needs of the home, at a minimum expense.
An outline plan for a modern and inexpensive home will be required of each girl.
A discussion of means to manage a house economically will be carried on at the proper stages of the work.
The part women should play in the civic institutions of the community will be taken up in its proper place.
Fruits, vegetables and meats, with their food values and cost; balancing of menus, preparing and serving meals, with a given sum of money will be given proper attention. Occasionally a dinner will be prepared and served by the students in the class.
Care of the sick; laundering, especially home nursing and how to prevent the spread of contagion. The study of washing materials and the effect on the fabrics, and the hygienic, effect of the materials well washed and ironed will all receive proper atttention in this course.
At least one camp dinner will be given as a demonstration of a proper way to cook on such occasions. A special cooking class for women will be given.