Monday, April 27, 2020

Virtual talks, reading & past tapes for quarantine

Hundreds of virtual food history talks, demos, tours and reading materials are free or minimal charge. Over 140 talks in Oct. About a third of the talks are taped  and will continue to be freely available - links further down this post and on the past events "archive post." If you know of any other activities, please use "contact form" on right.  ENJOY!

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Doctors' house calls and medicine

Doctors attended to the sick in their homes, but according to Rosalie Calvert of Maryland, "he makes us prepare all the remedies."  Many cookbooks during this period included "simple remedies."

Monday, April 6, 2020

White Rabbit Egg Dye for Easter Eggs

Since 1888, White Rabbit has been competing with Paas (founded 1880) packaged egg dyes.  The White Rabbit advertising included colorful graphics and lovely paper dye sheets. These 1899 ads are more colorful than Paas Egg Dye Co's advertising. Their web site is just as colorful and creative.