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Malinda Russell’s “A Domestic Cook Book” of 1866 is the first cookbook published by an African American woman. A treasure ...
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“California’s climate is just right for a lot of things, including herbs. They all flourish here, though one has to ...
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The word toffee comes from taffy, a different sweet, which still survives in the United States. British toffee is made ...
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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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