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Category: Historic Cookery

Little Book of Jewish Sweets

          This February is the celebration of Purim, the Jewish holiday honoring Queen Esther of Persia who in 5th century BCE stopped the massacre of the Hebrew population by acknowledging […]

August 18th: National Fajita Day

Fajitas, that sizzling grilled seasoned meat served with salsa, tortillas and guacamole, is the result of the creativity of Mexican vaqueros who back in the early 1930s were given a […]

Midwest Made: Honeyed Raspberry and White Chocolate Cream Pie

With MIDWEST MADE, Shauna Sever offers bold recipes for treats we’ve come to know as all-American—from Bundt cakes to brownies—most traced to German, Scandinavian, Irish, Polish, French, Arab, and Italian immigrant families that came to call the American Midwest their home.