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Announcing… a new journal!!!

By Dorothy Cashman The European Journal of Food, Drink and Society is now live! It is hosted at the Arrow website, which has some other great journals. But please come check out the page for the journal for details on our aims and submission process....
From: The Recipes Project on 26 Mar 2020

Remember, remember the fifth of November

The Early Modern Recipes Online Collective transcribathon for 2019 is coming soon… November 5! Flex those fingers, boot up your computer, and get ready to join in, because this is no ordinary transcribathon. Please join EMROC for our fifth annual...
From: The Recipes Project on 29 Oct 2019

Worst Housewarming Ever

By Lisa Smith The Editorial Team debated whether or not to join the digital #ClimateStrike. The team was divided: should we make a political stand at all? In the end, we compromised. Rather than shut down the site temporarily, we decided to have a banner...
From: The Recipes Project on 20 Sep 2019

Around the Table: Introductions

Editor’s Note: In this post, we’re delighted to welcome one of our new editors, Sarah Peters Kernan. Sarah completed her Ph.D. in History at the Ohio State University, with a dissertation entitled, “For all them that delight in...
From: The Recipes Project on 3 Jan 2019

Interested in joining our social media team?

Are you interested in recipes of all kinds? We’re looking for a social media editor to join our team! Responsibilities include: Maintaining RP sites on Twitter and Facebook Expanding audiences through online engagement, including correspondence...
From: The Recipes Project on 20 Aug 2018

Interested in joining the editorial team?

Dear readers and friends, Are you interested in recipes of all kinds? The Recipes Project is looking for an editor to join our team! Responsibilities include: Connecting with and inviting potential contributors Organizing and editing a month...
From: The Recipes Project on 18 Aug 2018

Breaking News…

Recipe enthusiasts, please mark your calendar for September 18! The Early Modern Recipes Online Collective will be hosting its annual transcribathon and you can join in virtually. Interested in learning how to read early modern handwriting? Just want...
From: The Recipes Project on 27 Jun 2018

The Wellcome Library’s Manuscript Recipe Books: Reflections on a Quarter-century of Collecting

By Richard Aspin Manuscript recipe books were at the forefront of Henry Wellcome’s collecting activities. Perhaps no other genre of European written artefact spoke more directly to his conception of healthcare as the fundamental preoccupation of...
From: The Recipes Project on 19 Dec 2017

An Extra Slice…

By Tallulah Maait Pepperell Earlier this month, I was given a chance I would have been mad to pass up. A week before, Lisa Smith forwarded an email from Sean O’Hanlon from Love Productions, asking for recipe and food historians who would be interested...
From: The Recipes Project on 30 Oct 2017

Recipe transcribathon time!

We are delighted to announce the third annual recipe transcribathon, hosted by the Early Modern Recipes Online Collective. Fancy taking a dip into some seventeenth-century recipes? Learning a bit about reading old handwriting? And participating in a wider...
From: The Recipes Project on 24 Oct 2017

Day 9: What is a Recipe?

We hope you’re still enjoying this brilliant weather and are equally as excited for our last big event day of the virtual conversation on ‘What is a Recipe?’. We’ve got some brilliant new topics coming your way and some of our...
From: The Recipes Project on 5 Jul 2017

Day 8: What is a Recipe?

A lovely summer day ahead–what awaits us on Day 8 of ‘What is a Recipe?’ Lots of videos! And also bread and gingerbread, and more! Let’s kick off with a blog post that takes us on a trip to Wales… Lisa Tallis, from the Special...
From: The Recipes Project on 3 Jul 2017

Day 7: What is a recipe?

By Rosie Redstone Welcome to day 7 of our virtual conversation on ‘What is a Recipe?’ Today is a continuation of current projects and a few new ones: “What’s the Recipe for a Recipe? From ancient medicine to women’s mags”,...
From: The Recipes Project on 27 Jun 2017

Day 4: What is a Recipe?

On Tuesday, we had a lively discussion about favourite ingredients, interpreting changes in recipes, the role of expertise and tools, growing saffron, growing potatoes, the best cows for milk, and making bread, Folger Library highlights… We also...
From: The Recipes Project on 15 Jun 2017

Cooking With Anger

By Rob Wittig and Mark Marino As part of the ‘What is a Recipe?’ Virtual Conversation, we’re pleased to introduce a story-telling game, called Cooking with Anger. And you can play it in the comments below! We’ll keep bumping the...
From: The Recipes Project on 14 Jun 2017

Day 3: What is a Recipe?

Come… make yourself comfy! Welcome to the third event day for our ‘What is a Recipe?’ Virtual Conversation. We’re looking forward to a a busy day ahead. There are a few things to check out that happened yesterday. Emily Contois...
From: The Recipes Project on 13 Jun 2017

What is a Recipe? Week 3

Welcome, welcome, welcome. Please pull up your chair and make yourself comfortable. We have a wonderful week ahead, with something going on every day. We’ve had some great conversations already.  On Day 1, we wondered what is a recipe, considered...
From: The Recipes Project on 12 Jun 2017

What is a Recipe? Week

Hi everyone, welcome to week 2 of our virtual conversation. First, thank you all for the interesting and stimulating conversation on Friday. For this recipe enthusiast, there were a large number of high-points. I particularly enjoyed the discussions on...
From: The Recipes Project on 5 Jun 2017

Day 1: What is a Recipe?

Here we are, Day 1 of our Virtual Conversation on “What is a Recipe?” How can you get involved? Read the blog posts, follow contributors on social media, watch the livestream — and comment away. You can always comment directly on a blog...
From: The Recipes Project on 2 Jun 2017

What is a Recipe? And so it begins!

We are brimming with excitement here at The Recipes Project for this is the week… THE WEEK… when our Virtual Conversation, ‘What is a Recipe?’, kicks off. Over the next month–until 10 July–we have some wonderful events...
From: The Recipes Project on 30 May 2017

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Notes on Post Tags Search

By default, this searches for any categories containing your search term: eg, Tudor will also find Tudors, Tudor History, etc. Check the 'exact' box to restrict searching to categories exactly matching your search. All searches are case-insensitive.

This is a search for tags/categories assigned to blog posts by their authors. The terminology used for post tags varies across different blog platforms, but WordPress tags and categories, Blogspot labels, and Tumblr tags are all included.

This search feature has a number of purposes:

1. to give site users improved access to the content EMC has been aggregating since August 2012, so they can look for bloggers posting on topics they're interested in, explore what's happening in the early modern blogosphere, and so on.

2. to facilitate and encourage the proactive use of post categories/tags by groups of bloggers with shared interests. All searches can be bookmarked for reference, making it possible to create useful resources of blogging about specific news, topics, conferences, etc, in a similar fashion to Twitter hashtags. Bloggers could agree on a shared tag for posts, or an event organiser could announce one in advance, as is often done with Twitter hashtags.

Caveats and Work in Progress

This does not search post content, and it will not find any informal keywords/hashtags within the body of posts.

If EMC doesn't find any <category> tags for a post in the RSS feed it is classified as uncategorized. These and any <category> 'uncategorized' from the feed are omitted from search results. (It should always be borne in mind that some bloggers never use any kind of category or tag at all.)

This will not be a 'real time' search, although EMC updates content every few hours so it's never very far behind events.

The search is at present quite basic and limited. I plan to add a number of more sophisticated features in the future including the ability to filter by blog tags and by dates. I may also introduce RSS feeds for search queries at some point.

Constructing Search Query URLs

If you'd like to use an event tag, it's possible to work out in advance what the URL will be, without needing to visit EMC and run the search manually (though you might be advised to check it works!). But you'll need to use URL encoding as appropriate for any spaces or punctuation in the tag (so it might be a good idea to avoid them).

This is the basic structure:

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s={search term or phrase}

For example, the URL for a simple search for categories containing London:

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s=london

The URL for a search for the exact category Gunpowder Plot:

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s=Gunpowder%20Plot&exact=on

In this more complex URL, %20 is the URL encoding for a space between words and &exact=on adds the exact category requirement.

I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.