All in Great Depression History
Takeaway: Why not use the root cellar and sand strategy to store not only the root vegetables that come from your garden, but . . .
England Foodways--How do we define them now? How should that change? What are the challenges? What does a regional sense of place through cuisine look like? How does the past inform this? How can the storytelling surrounding New England cuisine be stronger/better/more informed? What does that look like here in Boston/Cambridge vs. in the region as a whole?
In part three of our series on Big Quarterly, a revival/food festival that had been held in the city of Wilmington Delaware, we talk about how the event evolved since the antebellum period. By the time Great Depression (1929-1941) Big Quarterly continued to attract large crowds of churchgoing African-Americans of all denominations which viewed it as ...
In August historically the most enthusiastically attended African-American event in the state of Delaware had been Big Quarterly a celebration held in the city of Wilmington. It attracted attendees from as far away as Georgia, West Virginia, and New York. It had been a day of . . .
I learned from oral histories and sources, like this 1940 Caswell County North Carolina image from the library of Congress, that long ago, rural folks would purchase a block of ice and chip off what they needed with an ice pick to make homemade ice cream.
In this podcast, Food Historian Fred Opie talks about his book on Florida native, anthropologist, and writer Zora Neale Hurston and his findings on southern barbecue.