[Ads-l] bakery bread

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jun 1 09:56:01 EDT 2017


I assume that an impersonal "big operation" would have been thought a
better source of butter than a local dairy farmer because that "big
operation" would have invested in better equipment for processing and
storage.

Dairies weren't good at making butter; they produced milk. Creameries took
that milk and made butter.

DanG

On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 9:41 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Why assume that an impersonal "big operation" would have been thought a
> better source of butter, milk, and cream than a local dairy farmer who was
> known to the community - in an America that was still "small-town" and
> largely agricultural?
>
> With little or no government oversight before the era of T. Roosevelt,
> big-time, impersonal operators would have been more likely to adulterate
> their product than would the honest farm family down the road.
>
> JL
>
> On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 9:58 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 7:08 PM, Mark Mandel <thnidu at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > meaning that the butter is made in a creamery
> > >
> >
> > Yes. When I was a young'un in East Texas, we got our pasteurized - but
> not
> > homogenized - milk from the East Texas Creamery. My grandmother didn't
> > believe in "homo-jeen-ized" milk. Since this was During The War, we had
> > oleo-maah-juh-reen, a.k.a. "butterette," and not creamery butter. Some
> > foods were Scarce On The Homefront During The  War. Even Lucky Strike
> Green
> > Went To War.
> >
> >
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