Cooking beef on a string. Steuben's "cook of celebrity" couldn't prepare their ration of beef and bread without utensils. He asked their 'wagoner" how to cook the meat and was told "by hanging it up by a string, and turning it before a good fire..."
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Monday, January 23, 2017
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Thursday, January 19, 2017
A hard life - gathering & carrying firewood in the winter; start early in the morning
Cooking and heating needed fuel... and it was very labor intensive for the poor. "In the depth of snow" women and children dragged hacked up stumps, branches or anything the "wood police" allowed.
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Monday, January 9, 2017
Richard Dolby's The Cook's Dictionary and the Thatched House Tavern
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Labels: Cookbook authors, Cookbooks
Monday, January 2, 2017
Food History Conferences, Symposiums, Exhibits and Writings 2017
This year there are conferences/symposiums in Leeds and Oxford, UK; Oxford, Miss; France; Amsterdam. A new exhibit using Getty Institute images "The Edible Monument" is being held in Detroit. For food history in Pennsylvania, an upcoming special issue on food.
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Labels: Exhibits, Symposiums
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