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04
Oct

A History of Cookbooks: Recipes in Verse

excerpted from A History of Cookbooks: From Kitchen to Page over Seven Centuries by Henry Notaker This October we are celebrating National Cookbook Month by exploring the history of the cookbook genre. Check back …

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04
Oct

Cooking as a Chore in Modern America

excerpted from Making Modern Meals: How Americans Cook Today by Amy Trubek Carol, who is in her late twenties, is a single professional living in urban Boston. Her kitchen does not resemble Laura’s cavernous …

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07
May

Mom’s Cooking, A Taste of Home

Whether it’s your mother’s pot roast, your father’s green bean casserole or your grandmother’s tamales, food, family and memory are utterly enmeshed. “We all have one particular food so wedded to our …

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