The Iowa Homemaker

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Many, many, years ago, so history tells us, the inhabitants of the earth lived entirely upon fruits and vegetables which they gathered from the forests where they made their home. Then, someone's crude house burned down, so tradition tells us, and burned a pig belonging to the master of the house. In rescuing the roasted pig, the man burned his fingers and poked them into his mouth to cool them. He liked the taste, so tried it again and then called the family and the neighbors who relished the roast pork as much as he. And henceforward all peoples have been eating meat in ever increasing quantities to the elimination of the fruits and vegetables of former days.



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