June 7, 1929
The Sugar Institute recommends adding sugar to get children to like vegetables such as carrots or spinach.
Show the children how to like vegetables - The appetizing wonder of a dash of sugar added to the water while cooking
A NEW way has been discovered by four famous cooking authorities to help children like the healthful vegetables, "Children as a rule, "say these experts, do not like vegetables. Especially carrots and spinach, so rich in vitamins and so healthful. A dash of granulated sugar added to the water in which these vegetables are cooked, makes an entirely different and more appealing thing of them."
These experts point out that the addition of sugar in correct amounts, and the use of only a little water in cooking, enhances and develops the piquant vegetable flavors. Sugar adds a freshness of favor both to vegetables that are slightly wilted and to canned vegetables, and it increases the food value of the vegetables. Just try these two new recipes and notice what a difference in flavor the sugar makes.
BUTTERED CARROTS-Cook five or six medium-size carrots tender in boiling water to which a dash of sugar has been added. Slice, and reheat in a pan with 2 teaspoons of butter, 1 level tablespoon sugar, pepper and salt. Let the carrots simmer 10 minutes in this butter dressing.
The wonderful thing about sugar as a flavorer is that it makes food so tasteful and delicious that children and adults will eat enough. Use a dash of sugar in cooking most vegetables, fruits and meats. Most foods are more delicious and nourishing with sugar. The Sugar Institute -Advertisement.