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Intro Cooking / Stove Food Storage Shopping The 1900 Diet

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  efore the advent of central heating, the kitchen played an even
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more central role in the house as the source of both sustenance and warmth. It was also a very important place for homemakers, who were likely to be found here at any hour of the day preparing meals without many of the labor-saving devices -- such as refrigerators, gas stoves, and microwave ovens -- that we now take for granted.

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