When was the term "summer kitchen" first used? The separated kitchen building we refer to as the summer kitchen has been built for centuries and in many cases still remain. References can also be found in probate inventories, letters, diaries, etc. to a kitchen building separate from the house, but were simply called "kitchen." Other terms were "out kitchen" and "back kitchen." ...
Monday, March 29, 2010
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Labels: Culinary History, Food History, Summer Kitchen
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
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Sunday, March 14, 2010
This engaging and thoroughly researched (150 pages of endnotes) work delves into all aspects of Madeira from the growing of the grapes on the Portuguese island of Madeira to the merchants, shippers, and consumers.
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Labels: Book review, Culinary History, Food History, Madeira
Monday, March 1, 2010
Potting Pots - Potted Meat, To pot a Swan
One way of preserving foods, but also for “present use” [Hale] was by potting. Many cookery books from the 18th (almost twenty) into the 20th century contained a variety of recipes - Robert Smith  had eleven, and Beeton  had many more. ...
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