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In the Aztec diet, amaranth was second in importance only to corn. In festivals to honor the gods, toasted amaranth ...
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Native to subtropical America, avocados have been cultivated in Mexico since antiquity; the fruit’s seeds that have been found in ...
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From the 1950s through the 1970s, cheese balls felt right at home sitting next to a dry martini. For the ...
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These amazing figs were prepared in my last Cookbook Club and were adapted from a recipe in Elizabeth David’s A ...
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Alexandre Dumas in his Grand Dictionnaire de cuisine (Great Dictionary of Cuisine) of 1873 wrote that the potato “provides real ...
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The first rompope was made in the 17th century in the Santa Clara convent of Puebla, Mexico. It was a derivation of ...
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Between 1934 and 1935 Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas spent 7 months traveling through the United States. In Toklas’s ...
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In his 1474 Renaissance cookbook, On Right Pleasure and Good Health, Platina describes the variety of olives and their different ...
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Platina, in his 1474 Renaissance cookbook, On Right Pleasure and Good Health, writes on sugar – Sugar comes not only ...
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