cup (250 mL) graham
lb (750 g) cream
(250 mL) sugar
(20 mL) grated lemon rind
(60 mL) lemon
(500 mL) any kind of fresh or frozen berry
oven to 350º F (180º C).
crumbs, sugar and butter
and press into a 9 inches (23 cm) spring form pan.
for 10 minutes.
an electric mixer or a
food processor, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
eggs, one at a time, until
lemon rind and juice and
for 50-55 minutes or until
the center is almost set.
from the oven and run
a knife around the rim of the pan.
at room temperature.
and refrigerate or freeze.
fresh or frozen berries
into a mixing bowl or a food processor and process until pureed.
before serving, spoon
berry sauce on cheesecake
and decorate with fresh berries.
the various components that are found in the
body, water occurs in the largest quantity. As a food substance, it is
an extremely important feature of a person's diet. Its chief purpose is
to replenish the liquids of the body and to assist in the digestion of
Although nature provides considerable amounts of water in most
foods, large quantities must be taken in the diet as a beverage. In
fact, it is the need of the body for water that has led to the
development of numerous beverages. Besides being necessary in building
up the body and keeping it in a healthy condition, water has a special
function to perform in food preparation and cooking.
next to water in the quantity
the human body is mineral matter. This constituent, which is also
ash or mineral salts, forms the main part of the
In the building and maintaining of the body, mineral salts
serve three purposes--to give rigidity and permanence to the skeleton,
to form an essential element of active tissue, and to provide the
required alkalinity or acidity for the digestive juices and other
Plants in their growth seize from the earth the salts of minerals and
combine them with other substances that make up their living tissue.
Then human beings, as well as other living creatures, get their supply
of these needed salts from the plants that they take as food, this
the only form in which the salts can be thoroughly assimilated.