Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Electric Machine for Chopping Cabbage communicates with this casing and receives the current ofheated air, permitting the operator to direct the currentwhere desired. When properly handled twelve persons canbe treated in one hour at a cost of but a fraction more thanone cent each. The kitchen offers an excellent field for elec-trical apparatus. Already many electrical cooking outfits
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Electric Potato-paring Machine off. This results in a great saving of expense, doing awayentirely with that wasteful consumption of energy which isnecessary in coal ranges in keeping the fire going so that therange will be ready for use. The electric range also possessesan advantage over the gas stove, its closest competitor, inthat no match is required to light it, and it is entirely freefrom odors. One of our illustrations shows a small electricbroiler which will cook a medium-sized steak at a cost of buttwo cents. The electrical restaurant, shown in another ofour illustrations, serves to exemplify the convenience andadaptability of electricity to kitchen work. It will be seenthat the cooking apparatus is placed in the center of the res-taurant with no attempt to screen it off from the rest of theroom. Here the manager, in a business suit, does the cook-ing while chatting with his patrons with no fear whatever of
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