Monday, December 30, 2013

New Amsterdam New Year's

New Year’s Calls started by the Dutch in the 1600s compared to the New York socialites of the 1870s. 

Monday, December 23, 2013

Georgian holiday dessert table

Merry Christmas!

©2013 Patricia Bixler Reber

Monday, December 16, 2013

Mince Pie alert!

"Very fashionable mince pies are made at Strasbourg, in France, from the diseased livers of geese, or other animals. These pies are now brought, in some instances, to this country, especially to Philadelphia, and our other large cities." with Robert May receipts, 1685..

Monday, December 9, 2013

Cranberries on the English moors, 1814

'The Cranberry Girl' picks cranberries on the moors of Regency Yorkshire.  Though smaller, the cranberries tasted better than those imported from America and Russia...

Monday, December 2, 2013

Food History Symposiums, Exhibits 2014

11 activities in Amsterdam, York and Oxford UK, Greensboro NC, New York City, Chicago, Virginia and more   -