He therefore promptly adopted a vegetable diet and requested mother to make the bread from graham flour instead of bolted flour.
He was an invalid, and it was through him that we first learned of graham flour.
All whole wheat or graham flour may be used, but combining either with – white flour makes gems more digestible.
Mix in evening, with graham flour but not quite as stiff as white bread.
Gems may be made without eggs with all whole wheat, or graham flour of spring wheat.
Since graham flour is very heavy, it prevents the bread from rising quickly, so the bread is started with white flour.
Then stir in the graham flour, adding the nuts while kneading.
Then add the egg, which should first be beaten, the nuts, and the graham flour.
When it has risen sufficiently, add the bran and the rest of the graham flour and knead.
The flour ration should be made up of whole wheat or graham flour and yellow corn meal.