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New Pamphlet Round-Up #4

So, earlier this week I finally sat down and updated the Culinary Pamphlet Collection (Ms2011-002). Over the last several months, I had been collecting new additions and since the 0.5 cu. ft. box in my office where I store items had reached capacity, it seemed a good time. I added 19 new folders for food […] Continue reading

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Food History in the News (#1): Bread Substitutions in War-time

Recent conversations with students and a book I finished not too long ago have given me a case of “substitution” on the brain. In other words, during World War I and II, what was taking the place of standard ingredients, or even processes, that were rationed or needed elsewhere (sugar, flour, meat, and even alcohol)? […] Continue reading

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Reliable Flour, Reliable Recipes, Reliable Baking

With all our talk of baking powder on this blog, I feel I’ve neglected an equally important ingredient: flour! They go together quite well, each with their baking-related tasks. So, it seems time to put flour in the spotlight…at least this week. The Reliable Flour Company, based in Boston, Massachusetts, began distributing pamphlet recipe books […] Continue reading

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