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The History of Canned Milk

An article by Peggy Trowbridge Filippone posted on The Spruce

Depending on your age and perhaps gender, you may have never partaken of evaporated or condensed milk, at least not knowingly. 694 more words

Food History

Apricocks too Dry

These apricocks (apricots) are from Arneniaca malus major, “The greater Aprecocke tree”, are being readied for the receipt (recipe)  Too Dry Apricocks.  (Note the 17th century variations in the spelling of apricots.) 7 more words

Culinary History

9 out of 10 blackberries grown in America come from Oregon. Here's why.

I’ve had a lot of explaining to do over the past twelve years.  This is the period of time that I’ve been an Oregonian living outside of Oregon, and Angelenos and New Yorkers alike have been curious: what is Oregon about? 1,407 more words

More Than Chicken Soup: Food Remedies

An article by Stephanie Butler posted in
Hungry History at history.com June 2015

It’s likely you’ve heard the adage “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” and everyone knows about the reputed healing powers of a… 592 more words

Food History

The Birth and History of Port

Port takes its name from the city of Oporto that is situated at the mouth of the 560-mile long Rio Douro or River of Gold. Although one can easily find this variation of wine in the different parts of the world, be it Goa, India or Cape Town, South Africa. 676 more words

Food And Streets

Gooseberry Fool

Summer is the perfect time for fool. This cool, creamy dish is better known in Great Britain than the United States but used to be common here as well. 1,060 more words

Food History

This Week in Food History - 07/17/2017

FAQ: Where do you find all the information you post here ever week? Ah, a good chef never reveals his secret recipes! … But we’re more than happy to share our recipe for these Food Holiday nibbles. 764 more words

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