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Who Invented Sliced Bread?

Bread is one of the world’s oldest prepared foods. There’s evidence humans were whipping up a crude form of the stuff some 30,000 years ago. Sliced bread, however, has been around for less than a century. 501 more words


The Return of Classic Cocktails

The earliest known mention of the word “cocktail” dates from a 1798 issue of London’s The Morning Post and Gazetteer, however it wasn’t until 1862, with the publication of  347 more words

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The Indian Vegan Kitchen

The Indian Vegan Kitchen: More Than 150 Quick and Healthy Homestyle Recipes

Author: Madhu Gadia
Publisher: Perigee Books, 2009

Excerpts from: http://www.penguin.com:

The author of New Indian Home Cooking presents a fresh take on Indian recipes for vegans, vegetarians, and anyone who loves Southeast Asian cuisine.

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To Preserve Gooseberries

The gooseberries for the receipt (recipe) To preserve Gooseberries need to stand uncovered on a chafing dish of coals a pretty while but not too long as to grow red and you must put the rest of the Sugar on them as they boil, and that will harden… 29 more words

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History Through Food

Eighteen months and a dozen estate sales later, here I am. There’s a backlog of material to share, including my first beaded 1920s purse, an accidental eelskin and a rolling wooden bar cart. 407 more words

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What is a GMO?

A hot topic for certain, with the DARK-Act signed into law (Denying Americans the Right to Know) this debate just keeps on rolling around and around. 1,627 more words

Soda & Soft Drink Saturday - Kickapoo Joy Juice

Kickapoo Joy Juice is a citrus-flavoured soft drink brand owned by The Monarch Beverage Company. The name was originally introduced in Li’l Abner, a comic strip that ran from 1934 through 1977. 248 more words

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