Eggnog was a southern tradition for Christmas and New Year's Eve. In the following story, a tub of egg nog was set out on the porch for 12 days - from Christmas until Twelfth-night (January 6) - for visitors. Mrs. B.C. Howard's recipe for Egg Nogg from her Fifty Years in a Maryland Kitchen is below.
Monday, December 29, 2014
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Cookbook carolers 1912
The three singers are from a delightful children's book - Mary Francis Cook Book; or Adventures among the Kitchen People by Jane Allen Boyer in 1912. HERE
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Labels: Christmas, Cookbooks, Culinary History, Food History
Monday, December 15, 2014
Cranberry Sauce vs. Preserves in the 1840s
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Monday, December 8, 2014
Dr. Johnson takes on Hannah Glasse and women cookbook authors
Women "... cannot make a good book of Cookery." Johnson actually said that to a woman!! (she compared him to Hercules with a spinner's distaff) In addition to discussing Mrs. Glasse's Art of Cookery, which he had "looked into," he proclaimed: "I could write a better book of cookery than has ever yet been written..."
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Labels: Cookbooks, Culinary History, Food History, Glasse
Monday, December 1, 2014
Food History Conferences, Symposiums, Workshops, Calls for papers. 2015
9 events worldwide and 2 special food issues in upcoming journals...
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Labels: Culinary History, Events, Food History, Symposiums
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