Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Cup Cake

Some early cakes, such as "Queen's Cakes" [ more info here] were baked in small containers such as cups or small pans.   The name could have come from the measured ingredients 1,2,3,4 cups of butter, sugar, flour and 4 eggs. Much more information and recipes below...

Friday, June 3, 2011

What's Cooking Uncle Sam? exhibit at National Archives DC

historical poster that reads Uncle Sam says GARDEN to cut food costs - Ask the U.S. Department of Agriculture Washington, D.C. for a free bulletin on gardening - it's food for thought
What's Cooking Uncle Sam?  was an exhibit at the National Archives in Washington DC.  The Archives just hired a "Wikipedian in Residence"...