An illustration of a group eating dinner.

Group Eating Dinner

An illustration of a group eating dinner.

Ham.

Ham

Ham.

An illustration of a hawk swooping down to capture a baby chick.

Hawk Capturing a Chick

An illustration of a hawk swooping down to capture a baby chick.

Grass cut and dried for fodder.

Hay

Grass cut and dried for fodder.

A fixed trap that fish can easily find their way into, but cannot easily find their way out. This particular weir pictured controls the channel between islands and is common along the coast of Maine.

Herring Weir

A fixed trap that fish can easily find their way into, but cannot easily find their way out. This particular…

A perennial plant used as a condiment.

Horseradish

A perennial plant used as a condiment.

The goal of growing horseradish is to obtain roots as large as possible before they are old enough to become hard. Horseradish is an edible root. Horseradish is used for culinary purposes when scraped into fine shreds.

Horseradish

The goal of growing horseradish is to obtain roots as large as possible before they are old enough to…

A plant yielding Jalap

Jalap

A plant yielding Jalap

The James's keeping onion has a pear shape. It is one of the longest keeping varieties of onion.

James's Keeping Onion

The James's keeping onion has a pear shape. It is one of the longest keeping varieties of onion.

"This vegetable produces blanched shoots which are cooked and eaten in the same manner as asparagus."—Rawson, 1892

Sea Kale

"This vegetable produces blanched shoots which are cooked and eaten in the same manner as asparagus."—Rawson,…

An illustration of a group of kitchen staff carrying large quantities of food.

Kitchen Staff Carrying Food

An illustration of a group of kitchen staff carrying large quantities of food.

The invention concerns an apparatus and process for making foods coated in bread crumbs. The apparatus has a crumbing apparatus for converting loaves, of bread into bread crumbs; a coating location whereto fresh crumbs are delivered from the crumbing apparatus; and a conveyor for transporting substrate food to the coating location for coating with the crumbs and for transporting coated food away from the coating location.

Bread Crumbing Machine

The invention concerns an apparatus and process for making foods coated in bread crumbs. The apparatus…

An illustration of a maid holding a tray of food.

Maid

An illustration of a maid holding a tray of food.

A native of America, is extensively cultivated from the southern part of Chili to high latitudes in North America. Its northern European limit is perhaps near the isotherm of 65 degrees Fahr.

Maize

A native of America, is extensively cultivated from the southern part of Chili to high latitudes in…

An illustration of a man eating out of a large mig.

Man Eating

An illustration of a man eating out of a large mig.

An illustration of a man eating soup at the dinner table.

Man Eating Soup at Table

An illustration of a man eating soup at the dinner table.

A tree that produces melons.

Melon Tree

A tree that produces melons.

An illustration of military meals compared to that of civilian meals.

Military Meals Compared to Civilian

An illustration of military meals compared to that of civilian meals.

The Naples giant rocca onion has a roundish, large bulb. The flesh is thick and white.

Naples Giant Rocca Onion

The Naples giant rocca onion has a roundish, large bulb. The flesh is thick and white.

"A compound foraminiferan, Nodosaria. a, aperture of shell; f, food particles captured by the strands of protoplasm outside the shell; n, nucleus; sh, shell, 1-4, the successive chambers of the shell; 1, being the oldest." — Galloway

Nodosaria

"A compound foraminiferan, Nodosaria. a, aperture of shell; f, food particles captured by the strands…

An illustration of a metal can of olive oil.

Olive Oil

An illustration of a metal can of olive oil.

An illustration of food being cooked in a frying pan.

Frying Pan

An illustration of food being cooked in a frying pan.

An illustration of food being cooking in a small sauce pan.

Sauce Pan

An illustration of food being cooking in a small sauce pan.

Parsnip roots are eaten as a vegetable. Pictured is a parsnip with a portion of its leaves removed.

Parsnip

Parsnip roots are eaten as a vegetable. Pictured is a parsnip with a portion of its leaves removed.

A whole pie in a pie dish.

Pie

A whole pie in a pie dish.

Paste baked with something in it or under it, as apple, minced meat, etc.

Pie

Paste baked with something in it or under it, as apple, minced meat, etc.

An illustration of a pie.

Pie

An illustration of a pie.

A tropical plant that has spiny margined leaves and multiple fruits that are very sought after throughout the world.

Pineapple

A tropical plant that has spiny margined leaves and multiple fruits that are very sought after throughout…

This net employs a 'Leader', 'Heart', 'Fore Bay', and 'Pound'. Each of these apparatus are constructed with a fence 15 to 18 feet deep. The Heart resembles the figure of the same name, and is placed so that the Leader passes into the notch a few feet. The Fore Bay (often omitted) is a second heart-shaped enclosure built on from the point of the heart. The Pound is a large circular net covering the bottom and sides of the enclosure into which there is only one entrance from the Fore Bay or Heart. This illustration shows the Leader at right, the Heart in the middle, and the Pound at left.

Pound Net

This net employs a 'Leader', 'Heart', 'Fore Bay', and 'Pound'. Each of these apparatus are constructed…

Princess, witch, and soldier dining

Princess

Princess, witch, and soldier dining

"Rawson's Early Summer excels both in size and earliness, and ranks as the best of the early Drumhead sorts. It is a trifle larger than the Wakefield, and consequently the setting should be a little farther apart."—Rawson, 1892

Rawson's Early Summer

"Rawson's Early Summer excels both in size and earliness, and ranks as the best of the early Drumhead…

A woman chases after the dog for stealing some food. Reynard the Fox was relieved of all the accusations because he proved that all of the other animals were just as guilty of trickery, like Curtois the dog stealing some food.

Reynard the Fox: Curtois Stealing Food

A woman chases after the dog for stealing some food. Reynard the Fox was relieved of all the accusations…

"The Savoy cabbages have wrinkled leaves and have a peculiar flavor that is much liked by most people. They are improved in quality by a slight touch of frost."—Rawson, 1892

Globe Curled Savoy

"The Savoy cabbages have wrinkled leaves and have a peculiar flavor that is much liked by most people.…

An illustration of a black seadevil with a fish in its stomach. Black seadevils are small, deep-sea lophiiform fish comprising the family Melanocetidae. There are five known species (with only two given common names), all within the genus Melanocetus. They are found in tropical to temperate waters of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Ocean, with one species known only from the Ross Sea.

Black Sea Devil with Fish in Stomach

An illustration of a black seadevil with a fish in its stomach. Black seadevils are small, deep-sea…

An illustration of a salt shaker.

Salt Shaker

An illustration of a salt shaker.

A feeding shed used for beef cattle.

Feeding Shed

A feeding shed used for beef cattle.

A decoction of flesh, vegetables, etc., highly seasoned.

Soup

A decoction of flesh, vegetables, etc., highly seasoned.

An illustration of a chipping sparrow hunting beet worms.

Chipping Sparrow Hunting Worms

An illustration of a chipping sparrow hunting beet worms.

A vegetable resembling a miniature cabbage.

Brussels Sprouts

A vegetable resembling a miniature cabbage.

Sugar Cane is probably a native to India, but is now extensively cultivated throughout the tropical and warm temperate zones, of both hemispheres, in the West Indies, Southern United States, Guinea and Brazil, Mauritius and Bourbon, Bengal, Siam, China, Java, and the neighboring islands.

Sugar Cane

Sugar Cane is probably a native to India, but is now extensively cultivated throughout the tropical…

Tea consists of the dried leaves of a number of evergreen shrubs, natives of China or thereabouts. Tea is cultivated in China and India, as far north as latitude 45. It appears to thrive between 25 and 33 N. Latitude. It is extensively cultivated in Malacca, Java, and various portions of the English possessions in India. Tea was introduced into Europe by the Dutch in 1610.

Tea Plant

Tea consists of the dried leaves of a number of evergreen shrubs, natives of China or thereabouts. Tea…

A South American tree whose dried leaves produce a tea when boiled.

Paraguay Tea

A South American tree whose dried leaves produce a tea when boiled.

"More than to eat, the hog does not aspire; / To get and cram his food, he looks no higher, / Like men who only live to eat and drink, / Of Him who feeds us all they never think: / They heed not, they love not Him who dwells on high. / Like brutes they live, like brutish beasts they die - / The source of life, of hope, and heavenly love, / They care not for, they never look above."—Barber, 1857

The Hog Never Looks Higher than His Head

"More than to eat, the hog does not aspire; / To get and cram his food, he looks no higher, / Like men…

Marion, The Republican General. Caption below illustration: " 'I fear sir,' said the general, 'our diner will not prove so palatable to you as I could wish, but it is the best we have.' The officer, who was a well bred man, took up one of the potatoes and affected to feed, as if he had found a great dainty; but it was very plain that he ate more from good manners, than good appetite."

Marion, the Republic General

Marion, The Republican General. Caption below illustration: " 'I fear sir,' said the general, 'our diner…

The plant that produces tobacco leaves used in the production of smoking tobacco.

Tobacco

The plant that produces tobacco leaves used in the production of smoking tobacco.

An illustration of a can of tomatoes.

Can of Tomatoes

An illustration of a can of tomatoes.

"He's had his fill, when he the banquet leaves; / He's eat too much - his stomach heaves: / His rich and dainty food, how much he loathes, / The monstrous load now from his stomach flowers; / Nature's relieved - she teaches thus quite plain, / To eat too much of good things, brings much pain."—Barber, 1857

Too Much of a Good Thing, is Worse than Nothing

"He's had his fill, when he the banquet leaves; / He's eat too much - his stomach heaves: / His rich…

A food steamer or steam cooker is a kitchen appliance used to prepare various foods in a sealed vessel that limits the escape of air or liquids below a preset pressure.

Steam Cooking Utensil

A food steamer or steam cooker is a kitchen appliance used to prepare various foods in a sealed vessel…

"Rawson's Volunteer is the newest variety offered and is the earliest. In a test made on our trial grounds at Arlington, it was ready for marketing fully eight or ten days in advance of any other. It bears a striking resemblance to the French variety known as the Etampes, also an extremely early sort; the heads are firm and solid, and the leaves grow in very compact form, so that they may be planted very close."—Rawson, 1892

Rawson's Volunteer

"Rawson's Volunteer is the newest variety offered and is the earliest. In a test made on our trial grounds…

An illustration of a male waiter holing a tray attached to a string around his neck.

Waiter

An illustration of a male waiter holing a tray attached to a string around his neck.

An illustration of people harvesting a whale.

Whale Harvesting

An illustration of people harvesting a whale.

A woman with food

Woman

A woman with food

An illustration of a woman carrying a serving dish.

Woman with Serving Dish

An illustration of a woman carrying a serving dish.

An illustration of two women cooking.

Women Cooking

An illustration of two women cooking.

A plant that has a starchy root used in cooking.

Yam

A plant that has a starchy root used in cooking.