milk toast


Buttered toast, sometimes sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar, over which hot milk is poured. It was once popular fare for children and the ailing.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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Milk 101

If you’ve scanned the milk container at breakfast time, you’ll notice lots of terms on the carton. Ever wondered why milk is “homogenized” and “pasteurized” and why the heck is vitamin D added? We’ll iron out these terms and explain why they’re on your milk container.

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Photographs by Levi Brown

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Amazing texture, flavor and creaminess, plus it's dairy free. Get to know this treasure that comes in a can: coconut milk.

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