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Queen Cakes

I recently spent a fun evening helping out with a historic cooking workshop at the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum, where we made queen cakes, little currant-filled treats that were popular in England and America in the 18th and 19th centuries. 963 more words

Food History

Review: Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management by Isabella Beeton

Oh, Isabella Beeton, such a short life and now known forever through this book. If you have any interest in Victorian history, you probably know about this book . 147 more words


The Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine

Please join us at the next Media History seminar for a presentation by Marianne Van Remoortel and a response by Birgit Van Puymbroeck. The meeting will take place at 6pm on Tuesday February 28 in Senate House Room 243. 348 more words

The worst nightmare ever.

I had the most unusual dream… I normally would not talk about such topics, but it was so distressing that I have to! Last night I went to bed around 11, which is a little later than what I am used to, but I was behind schedule; visitations lasted more than expected, and I had to finish writing some letters. 720 more words

ENG/GSW 279 Fall 2016