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Why Are There Medical Recipes in Antiquarian Cookbooks?

If you’ve ever perused a culinary manuscript, you may have noticed that recipes for delicious dishes are commingled with treatments for common ailments.  A recipe for roast quail might be followed by a method for curing a weak bladder. 1,479 more words

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The Literary Sights of New York

Rare Book Week is well underway here in New York City, and Thursday was the opening evening for the 2014 New York Antiquarian Book Fair, which runs through Sunday. 639 more words

Food And Literature

Elizabeth Craig, Rock Star of Culinary Literature

“I’ll take no excuse for a want of variety in meals. ‘Keep out of the rut’ is a motto that should hang in every kitchen. Come along everybody. 903 more words

Food And Literature