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Teaching Recipes

16 August 2019

If you’re writing a syllabus, you might be interested in using resources and handouts from the “Teaching Recipes” page on Cooking in the Archives.

The Short Script: Forms of and Formulas for Action – MLA

22 February 2019

Interested in Renaissance literature, performativity, and embodied instructions? Excited about MLA in Seattle? Send in an abstract for this roundtable! 3/15 deadline for 200-word abstracts...

Announcement: Updating Recipes for the “First Chefs” Exhibition at the Folger Shakespeare Library

2 January 2019

This summer I tested recipes for braised beef, hot chocolate, marmalade, and seed cake in my sweltering Philadelphia kitchen. I was developing updated recipes for the First Chefs exhibition...

Undergraduate Recipe Research

12 July 2018

I wrote about working with undergraduate students on research for the Early Modern Recipes Online Collective blog.