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- 97 ORCHARD In “97 Orchard,” Jane Ziegelman explores the culinary life of New York’s Lower East Side around the turn of the twentieth century—where Germans, Irish, Italians, and Eastern European Jews attempted to forge a new life.
- THE MEDIEVAL KITCHEN – RECIPES FROM FRANCE AND ITALY “The Medieval Kitchen” is a delightful work in which historians Odile Redon, Françoise Sabban, and Silvano Serventi rescue from dark obscurity the glorious cuisine of the Middle Ages.
- THE OXFORD COMPANION TO AMERICAN FOOD AND DRINK Offering a panoramic view of the history and culture of food and drink in America, “The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink” provides a concise, authoritative, and exuberant look at this modern American obsession.
Imagine only being allowed a certain amount of meat per week… a world where sugar is precious and worth saving… where a coupon booklet is the golden ticket one needs to purchase the basics. Today, we don’t think twice about buying … Read More
A vintage recipe from “Aunt Bee’s Mayberry Cookbook” – a simple chocolate-filled angel food cake with nuts and chocolate shavings. Read More