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Necessary Utensils and Stores for Fitting a School Kitchen for a Class of Twenty-Four

Agate Ware

  • Hot water boiler (capacity fifteen gallons).
  • 12 small dish pans.
  • 1 large dish pan.
  • 1 hand basin.
  • 1 teakettle.
  • 3 3-pint double boilers.
  • 1 2-quart double boiler.
  • 3 2-quart saucepans with covers.
  • 3 3-quart saucepans with covers.
  • 1 4-quart saucepan with cover.
  • 3 1-pint saucepans with covers.
  • 6 1/2-pint saucepans with covers.
  • 1 coffeepot.

Tin and Steel Ware

  • 12 measuring cups, divided in quarters.
  • 12 measuring cups, divided in thirds.
  • 24 round tin pans for washing vegetables.
  • 24 tin plates.
  • 6 medium-sized biscuit cutters.
  • 6 small doughnut cutters.
  • 1 2-quart milk can.
  • 1 1-quart measure.
  • 1 flour sifter with crank.
  • 3 extension flour sifters.
  • 3 gravy strainers.
  • 1 colander.
  • 1 large grater.
  • 1 nutmeg grater.
  • 1 set skewers.
  • 1 dripping pan and rack.
  • 1 steamer.
  • 2 tin sheets.
  • 3 large pans.
  • 3 small bread pans.
  • 3 cake pans.
  • 3 pie plates.
  • 1 pudding mould.
  • 3 1/2-pint moulds.
  • 3 wire potato mashers.
  • 12 small salt boxes.
  • 12 pepper boxes (shakers).
  • 1 flour dredger.
  • 1 wire broiler.
  • 4 soap shakers.
  • 1 2-quart dipper.
  • Wire dish cloth.
  • 2 dozen tablespoons.
  • 4 dozen teaspoons.
  • 1 griddle cake turner.
  • 1 skimmer.
  • 1 dish drainer.
  • 1 dust pan.
  • 1 Dover egg-beater.
  • 3 small omelet pans.
  • 1 large frying-pan.
  • 2 dozen case knives.
  • 2 dozen forks.
  • 2 dozen vegetable knives.
  • 1 carving knife and fork.
  • 1 knife sharpener.
  • 1 cleaver.

Earthen and Glass Ware

  • 6 2-quart yellow bowls.
  • 6 1-quart white bowls.
  • 6 large bowls for bread dough.
  • 3 1-pint oval pudding dishes.
  • 3 1-pint round yellow dishes.
  • 2 2-quart pitchers.
  • 1 1-quart pitcher.
  • 1 1-pint pitcher.
  • 1 butter jar.
  • 1 bean pot.
  • 7 soap dishes (for common soap).
  • 7 soap dishes (for Sapolio).
  • 1 small tea set: teapot, sugar bowl, creamer.
  • 1 small dinner set with small tureen.
  • 3 white platters (of different sizes).
  • 6 large white plates.
  • 6 small white plates.
  • 24 sauce dishes (to be used for serving).
  • 6 teacups and saucers.
  • 12 after dinner cups and saucers.
  • 1 glass lemon drill.
  • 1 dozen tumblers.
  • 6 2-quart Mason jars, for keeping stores.
  • 6 1-quart Mason jars, for keeping stores.
  • 6 1-pint Mason jars, for keeping stores.

Wooden Ware

  • 1 large wooden bucket for flour.
  • 1 wooden bucket for pastry flour.
  • 1 wooden bucket for sugar.
  • 6 moulding boards.
  • 3 rolling pins.
  • 3 wooden mashers.
  • 3 wooden mixing spoons.
  • 12 scrubbing brushes.
  • 1 large scrubbing brush.
  • 6 vegetable brushes.
  • 1 small pair steps.
  • 2 towel racks.
  • 1 sink scraper.
  • 2 long-handled brushes.
  • 2 short-handled brushes (one for stove, one for floor).
  • 2 blacking brushes.
  • 1 dauber.
  • 1 large feather duster.
  • 1 small feather duster.

Linens, Dusters, Etc

  • 3 hand towels (for teacher).
  • 1 dozen dish towels.
  • 6 glass towels.
  • 4 dish cloths.
  • 6 oven cloths.
  • 4 floor cloths.
  • 4 sink cloths.
  • 3 dozen desk cloths.
  • 2 dozen small dusters for desks.
  • 6 cheese cloth dusters, one yard square.
  • 6 yards coarse flannel.
  • 1 white tablecloth. 2 1/2 yards long.
  • 1 red tablecloth.
  • 1 silence cloth.
  • 1 dozen napkins.

Miscellaneous

  • 3 3-quart porcelain-lined iron kettles, with tight-fitting covers.
  • 3 sets iron gem pans.
  • 4 match boxes.
  • 1 inkstand.
  • 1 pair scissors.
  • 1 bell.

Stores

  • 1/2 barrel bread flour.
  • 1 bag whole wheat flour.
  • 1 bag pastry flour.
  • 25 pounds fine granulated sugar.
  • 5 pounds powdered sugar.
  • 6 pounds rice.
  • 6 pounds cornmeal.
  • 2 1-pound packages corn-starch.
  • 4 1-pound boxes baking powder.
  • 12-pound bag salt.
  • 1/2-pound box mustard.
  • 1 box each cinnamon, clove, allspice, and mace.
  • 2 oz. whole mace.
  • 2 oz. whole cloves.
  • 2 oz. whole peppercorns.
  • 1/4 pound nutmegs.
  • 2 pounds currants.
  • 2 pounds raisins.
  • 1/2 pound citron.
  • 36 cakes common soap.
  • 12 bars Ivory soap.
  • 36 cakes Sapolio.
  • 6 tins stove polish.
  • 2 tins Putz Cream (for cleaning faucets and boiler.)

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Source

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book (1896).


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