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More experiments in French cooking

 This week, I tried out another recipe from Melissa Clark's Dinner in French: spatchcocked chicken with Herbes de Provence butter. I did not spatchcock the chicken and instead just used bone-in/skin-on chicken thighs, which turned out just fine. I decided...
From: The Seacoast of Bohemia on 10 Jun 2022

Weeknight cooking

 Goat cheese and tarragon asparagus tart from Dinner in French by Melissa Clark. I highly recommend it. I also made the crème fraîche for it myself, with this recipe.
From: The Seacoast of Bohemia on 26 May 2022

Spending time with cookbooks

 When I was growing up, visits to my grandparents' house always involved hours of poring over the pictures in the Time-Life Foods of the World cookbook series. In retrospect, that's likely something that contributed to my fascination with global cuisines...
From: The Seacoast of Bohemia on 15 Apr 2022

Weeknight cooking: simple curry

I love a simple curry. Some veggies, some meat, some curry sauce. All over rice. Simple, delicious, healthy (or healthy-ish).Tonight, I did a simple Japanese curry, with pork, carrots and onions. I like this Japanese curry bullion to make the sauce. And...
From: The Seacoast of Bohemia on 13 Apr 2022

Weeknight cooking

 I really try to make most meals at home, which is admittedly more of a challenge some nights than others. But I love cooking -- and I love the fact that I've taught myself so many different recipes over the years. Mostly, I've learned to cook on my...
From: The Seacoast of Bohemia on 8 Apr 2022

The female instructor; or, Young woman’s companion

Title: The female instructor; or, Young woman’s companion: being a guide to all the accomplishments which adorn the female character … With many pleasing examples of illustrious females. To which are added, useful medicinal receipts, and a concise...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 1 Apr 2022

The peace soup shop

“John Bull sits full face holding a bowl of soup, between Addington, the cook, and the protesting Windham on the extreme right. On the left Pitt sits in profile to the left before an enormous kitchen fire, over which hangs a giant cauldron; he blows...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 10 Dec 2021

Danny Bowien’s Post-Authentic Asian America

By Leland Tabares In a recent interview, James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur Danny Bowien admits that if he were to create authentic diasporic Asian food, he would be making “Hamburger Helper” and “buttery canned vegetables.” A Korean...
From: The Recipes Project on 11 Nov 2021

Tracking joy

 I'm trying to decide what to call these posts. I'll probably go through a few more iterations of a title, but I want to keep writing weekly posts that simply list the things that have brought me joy. I think it's really important to think about, because...
From: The Seacoast of Bohemia on 20 Jul 2021

Learning to cook

When I think about my family's relationship to the kitchen, I think about a lot of different things. The good, the bad, the "why on earth would a person want to make that"? (Grandma's amazing homemade bread; my Farmor's late-in-life tendency to just boil...
From: The Seacoast of Bohemia on 17 Jul 2021

Canadian Women, War, and Wheat Bread

By Sarah Cavanagh While rustic sourdoughs and fancy homemade bagels have filled Canadian kitchens during the pandemic, another way to pass the time (and give even the dodgiest sourdough boule a respectable look and taste by comparison) is to recreate...
From: The Recipes Project on 15 Jul 2021

This week’s little pleasures

 This past weekend was farmer’s market weekend, so I bought lots of fruit (I managed to consume very little of it before it got eaten up by other members of my household.)Things I cooked that made me happy:Sautéed Swiss Chard with Garlic and Pepper...
From: The Seacoast of Bohemia on 13 Jul 2021

The “Receipts” that Everyone Needs to See: A Glance at Susannah Frances Reynolds’s Cookbook

“Always keep the receipt”—that’s what my grandmother told me. It was usually uttered after she’d bought me something from a toy shop—probably because she was worried that whatever she purchased might be faulty and have to have it exchanged....

La derniere cuvée

“French soldiers are being cooked or drowned in a big round vat built of stone, under which a fire is burning. Blücher (left) and Wellington (right) stand over the vat, holding long-handled perforated ladles with which they skim the surface...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 19 Apr 2021

Around the Table: Museum Chat

Welcome to the latest Around the Table! Today we have a chat about the recipes-related collections at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., especially the National Museum of American History (NMAH)! I am delighted to speak with Ashley Rose...
From: The Recipes Project on 4 Mar 2021

This Week on Dispatches: Don N. Hagist on Martha Bradley and Eighteenth-Century Cookery

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews historian and managing editor of the Journal of the American Revolution, Don N. Hagist, about the fascinating... The post This Week on Dispatches: Don N. Hagist on Martha Bradley and Eighteenth-Century...

This Week on Dispatches: John L. Smith, Jr. on Thomas Jefferson and French Fries

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews educator, US Army and US Air Force veteran, and JAR contributor, John L. Smith, Jr., about the... The post This Week on Dispatches: John L. Smith, Jr. on Thomas Jefferson and French Fries...

Happy Thanksgiving! Our week with Martha Bradley, Day 4

In her recipes for November, Martha Bradley included only three for “Confectionary,” all of them jellies or custards. Her pies were savory, and her... The post Happy Thanksgiving! Our week with Martha Bradley, Day 4 appeared first on Journal...

Thanksgiving: A Week with Martha Bradley, The British Housewife, Day 3

To accompany our roast, Martha Bradley in her 1756 work The British Housewife: or, the Cook, Housekeeper’s, and Gardiner’s Companion included recipes for stews, savory... The post Thanksgiving: A Week with Martha Bradley, <i>The...

Thanksgiving: A Week with Martha Bradley, The British Housewife, Day

Yesterday, Martha Bradley, in her 1756 publication The British Housewife: or, the Cook, Housekeeper’s, and Gardiner’s Companion, explained to us the various poultry available in... The post Thanksgiving: A Week with Martha Bradley, <i>The...

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