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Food for Children

Two books I have been reading recently have me thinking about food for children and how ideas about nutrition and proper diet have changed. From the 19th through the mid-20th centuries, for example, people thought about food in terms of … Continue reading

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Welcome back

Sorry to have been away so long, life intervened. I have been planning a conference, dealing with home matters, suffering from a nasty winter cold. On the food history front, research into cafeterias is nearly complete as is writing. Ice … Continue reading

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Today’s discovery

I have been working my way through a cookbook put together by members of the Daughters of the American Revolution for the Bicentennial of George Washington’s birth. I found a recipe for liver and bacon as prepared for Aaron Burr … Continue reading

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