Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Mary Randolph and Thomas Jefferson
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Labels: American women cookbook authors, Jefferson, Randolph
Sunday, March 22, 2020
Mothering Sunday - Simnel cakes and furmety
Three weeks before Easter, in the middle of Lent, was Mothering Sunday, Mid-Lent Sunday or in Bury, England - Simnel Sunday. Simnel Cake (boiled then baked), Mothering Buns, Furmity and lamb.
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Monday, March 16, 2020
Saving snow in 18th century Naples for iced drinks and food
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Olio was an extravagant stew of many meats, vegetables, herbs and spices served in it's own "close-covered" cooking "olio pot." Vincent La Chapelle, "Chief Cook" to the Earl of Chesterfield, included three recipes in his 1733 work The Modern Cook - one French Olio and two Spanish. By the 1860s a Crab Olio was in two Maryland cookbooks - no meat, but crab, eggplant and tomatoes.
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