Saturday, February 27, 2021
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Ice harvesting in 19th and 20th century America
Early 1900s films, recent tapes and zoom talk tapes show the various processes of ice harvesting on lakes and rivers: horse teams to plow the snow, score then saw the ice, then send the 'cakes' of ice up a conveyor into huge ice houses. It was done by small farmers to large scale operators, such as Bostonian Frederic Tudor the "Ice King" who shipped the New England ice to India.
Monday, February 15, 2021
Washington Cakes or Pies, Fat Tuesday donuts or pancakes
And for Washington's Birthday ... when Washington Pies were cakes. Three cakes named after our first president were: a cake with raisins & currants (1830 recipe), Pearl ash with brandy & spices (1837), and a yeast pancake (1842).
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Labels: Donuts, Maryland Food History, Pancakes, Pie, Washington Cake Pie
Saturday, February 6, 2021
Chocolate! ... virtual talks
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