"Recipes for Soybean Foods," circa 1931

Summary

In an attempt to unite agriculture and industry, Henry Ford financed large-scale soybean experimentation. He hired researchers to investigate industrial applications for soybeans, and to study their culinary potential. This booklet promoted the soybean as a nutritious food. It contains recipes that incorporate cooked soybeans, as well as soy-based milk, butters, and "cheese" (tofu).

In an attempt to unite agriculture and industry, Henry Ford financed large-scale soybean experimentation. He hired researchers to investigate industrial applications for soybeans, and to study their culinary potential. This booklet promoted the soybean as a nutritious food. It contains recipes that incorporate cooked soybeans, as well as soy-based milk, butters, and "cheese" (tofu).

Artifact

Booklet

Date Made

circa 1931

Subject Date

circa 1931

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

EI.186.3

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 in

Width: 4.5 in

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