Sunday, November 29, 2020
Salem's "Old Bakery" and bean pots
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Saturday, November 21, 2020
Holiday virtual talks 2020
Uncle Sam is depicted cutting the turkey for Thanksgiving dinner with various naturalized citizens following the ratification of the 14th Amendment in 1868.
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Labels: Christmas, Covid, Plum Pudding, Thanksgiving
Monday, November 16, 2020
British foodways virtual talks
There are many upcoming talks on British foodways and tapes of talks: Queen Victoria, Stir-up Sunday Christmas Pudding (Nov 22), Colonial sugar trade, Scottish food and many more. Once I find the tapes of talks after they are given, this post (and other topic posts) will only keep the talks with tapes.
King George III toasting muffins, satire by James Gillray in 1791.
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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Civil War bake ovens in the US Capitol
Following the attack on Fort Sumter in April 1861, four thousand soldiers moved into the newly remodeled Capitol. Men from Mass. quickly built two ovens in the basement to make the bread portion of their rations. Other ovens were built, producing 65,000 loaves a day (24/7) for a year and a half.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Being Human: A Festival of the Humanities, UK - 11 food history talks
Food history events, listed below, and many more interesting talks (over 200) in this UK festival from Nov 12 to 22. HERE
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Labels: Covid, Symposiums
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