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New Hampshire Women and World War I ‘Food Work’

Food and meal preparation was a serious matter during World War I and it was mostly women upon whom the burden fell to create solutions. With a great deal of foodstuffs being send to Europe to feed the troops and … Continue reading

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100 Years Ago: The Camouflage Cookery of World War I

According to the Housewives Magazine of 1918, the word ‘camouflage’ means a deception, an illusion, something that is not what it seems to be. Prior to WWI the art of camouflage (to mask soldiers) was used, but to a lesser … Continue reading

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"Roots of American Cookery" at Remick Museum – January 22, 2011

Have you ever wondered what colonial women went through to make a meal for their family?

You can discover how!… Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Saleratus & Other Baking Terms

Old time cooking terms, not usually heard today, can be gleaned from old New Hampshire newspapers. 

A few of them … Continue reading

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Cooking in Colonial New Hampshire

In colonial New Hampshire, the kitchen fireplace was the first and largest of all the hearths in the early home. … Continue reading

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