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Cookery to Save Civilization


  Progress in civilization has been accompanied by progress in cookery. Fannie Farmer, The Boston Cooking-School Book, 1896  

Alchemy in the Kitchen


  Cooking can be magic, you know. And as I write that, the scene of three witches around the cauldron in Shakespeare’s play about Macbeth comes to mind. The witches’ recipe includes things like “eye of newt and toe of frog, wool of bat and tongue of dog,” and it seems to cook up prophetic powers. The witches greet… Read more »