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Housekeepers' Time-Table.

Mode of
Preparation
Time of
Cooking
Time of
Digestion
H. M. H. M.
Apples, sour, hard Raw ...... 2 50
Apples, sweet and mellow Raw ...... 1 50
Asparagus Boiled   15 to 30 2 30
Beans (pod) Boiled 1 00 2 30
Beans with green corn Boiled   45 3 45
Beef Roasted [1] 25 3 00
Beefsteak Broiled   15 3 00
Beefsteak Fried   15 4 00
Beef, salted Boiled [1] 35 4 15
Bass, fresh Broiled   20 3 00
Beets, young Boiled 2 00 3 45
Beets, old Boiled 4 30 4 00
Bread, corn Baked   45 3 15
Bread, wheat Baked 1 00 3 30
Butter Melted ...... 3 30
Cabbage Raw ...... 2 30
Cabbage and vinegar Raw ...... 2 00
Cabbage Boiled 1 00 4 30
Cauliflower Boiled 1–2 00 2 30
Cake, sponge Baked   45 2 30
Carrot, orange Boiled 1 00 3 15
Cheese, old Raw ...... 3 30
Chicken Fricasseed 1 00 3 45
Codfish, dry and whole Boiled [1] 15 2 00
Custard (one quart) Baked   30 2 45
Duck, tame Roasted 1 30 4 00
Duck, wild Roasted 1 00 4 50
Dumpling, apple Boiled 1 00 3 00
Eggs, hard Boiled   10 3 30
Eggs, soft Boiled   3 3 00
Eggs Fried   5 3 30
Eggs Raw ...... 2 00
Fowls, domestic, roasted or Boiled 1 00 4 00
Gelatine Boiled ...... 2 30
Goose, wild Roasted [1] 20 2 30
Lamb Boiled [1] 20 2 30
Meat and vegetables Hashed   30 2 30
Milk Raw ...... 2 15
Milk Boiled ...... 2 00
Mutton Roast [1] 25 3 15
Mutton Broiled   20 3 00
Onions Boiled 1–2 00 3 00
Oysters Roasted ...... 3 15
Oysters Stewed   5 3 30
Parsnips Boiled 1 00 3 00
Pigs' Feet Soused ...... 1 00
Pork Roast [1] 30 5 15
Pork Boiled [1] 25 4 30
Pork, raw or Fried ...... 4 15
Pork Broiled   20 3 15
Potatoes Boiled   30 3 30
Potatoes Baked   45 3 30
Potatoes Roasted   45 2 30
Rice Boiled   20 1 00
Salmon, fresh Boiled   8 1 45
Sausage Fried   25 4 00
Sausage Broiled   20 3 30
Soup, vegetable Boiled 1 00 4 00
Soup, chicken Boiled 2 00 3 00
Soup, oyster or mutton Boiled [2]3 30 3 30
Spinach Boiled 1–2 00 2 30
Tapioca Boiled 1 30 2 00
Tomatoes Fresh 1 00 2 30
Tomatoes Canned   30 2 30
Trout, salmon, fresh boiled or Fried   30 1 30
Turkey, boiled or Roasted [1] 20 2 30
Turnips Boiled   45 3 30
Veal Broiled   20 4 00
Venison steak Broiled   20 1 35

The time given is the general average; the time will vary slightly with the quality of the article.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Minutes to the pound
  2. Mutton soup