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Stories about history
Manners: What Are They?
And how do we mind them?
The Radio Homemaker
Communication, culture, and community in the Golden Age of Radio
The Origins of Probiotic Theory
Fermentation in the 17th century
The Joy of Cooking... Your Neighbor's Weird Casserole
: An ode to the locally-produced cookbook.
Fresh biscuits, bullion, and china – Victorian picnics could be stuffy, laborious affairs. And then came the sandwich.
Here We Are Now, Entremet Us
Flaming swans, meat turrets, and the murky history of entremets, the pre-dessert dessert course
Café au Meh
Another spring, another meal
, another opportunity to wonder why Americans can't figure out the sidewalk café.
Seeking Mrs. Stahl’s
I took knishes, kasha, Mrs. Stahl's, and my grandmother for granted – and then they were gone.