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Between Each Layer-Pepper

Between each layer of Cucumber put in the Bottle for the receipt (recipe), To pickle small Cucumbers which are delicious are various spices and herbs.  The second is pepper.  25 more words

Culinary History

This video shows how rum, sugar, coffee, and chocolate took over the world

What common denominator binds together coffee, chocolate, sugar, and rum (or “breakfast,” as we at Rum & Biscuits collectively refer to them)?

I mean, let’s just lay everything on the table, they all have hella fun short-term effects on the body, amirite?   1,081 more words

Between Each Layer-Mace

Between each layer of Cucumber put in the Bottle for the receipt (recipe), To pickle small Cucumbers which are delicious are various spices and herbs.  The first is mace.  50 more words

Culinary History

What Makes a Vegetable an Heirloom?

It seems like ‘heirloom’ has become a bit of buzzword in recent years, (see also ‘farm-to-table’), with Heirloom Tomato salads popping up on menus all over the place. 895 more words

Gardening

Celebrate National Rum Punch Day with an easy California twist

We marked this blessed day on the Rum & Biscuits calendar weeks ago, and still had to move mountains to bring it to you in the nick of time.   740 more words

Food Stories | Gilda

Gilda is said to have been the first true pintxo, invented in 1946, the same year that Gilda, the classic film noir starring Rita Hayworth, was released. 399 more words

Short Stories On Spanish Food

Nothing gets an author excited like...

…a shiny new LOC name authority! My book had been listed under another Julia Skinner (who oddly enough also has written books about English food history), but the good folks at Library of Congress were very helpful and got my work disambiguated quickly. 14 more words

Library Science