The Useful Peanut
Tljo humble plebeian peanut is in a fair way to bc wrested (rom its obscure ephero and to be placed in the front ranks of popular and pleasing. eatables. Physicians have doclared tüat the nut is "rich in albumen, containing 50 per cent of it. :uifl ihat it also contains 20 per cem o!' lat and non-nitrogenous extractive matters." All kinds of dishea are now being prepared of peanuts, soup being especlally recointnended. It is made as split pea soup is made, soaking the peanute over night. Peanut sandwiches are said to be excellent, made by pounding the skinned nuts and spreading thickly on clices of buttered bread. Mayonnaise dressing may be mixed with the nuts or grated clieese. Boiled in salted wator, roasted and salted, pounded, or grated. the peant'.t is becoming a staplo food.
Ann Arbor Register