Monday, October 22, 2012
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Monday, October 8, 2012
17th century paintings show elaborate peacock and swan pies adorning the dining tables. No question, a real show piece. But - a real head, neck and wings?? A 1757 recipe below detailed how it was done. Other options - butter, wax or stick forms.
Monday, October 1, 2012
Placing sweet potatoes in or on coals from a fire is an easy way to cook them...and that is how they were cooked in the painting "General Marion Inviting a British Officer to Share His Meal." The image was on the $10 bill of the Confederate States, and on a post war South Carolina $5 bill...