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Just like the title says. This one's a post about an article giving a short history of food prepared for use in space. For all you Chris Hadfield fans out there, the post features one embedded Hatfield video and a link to a second one (which also features Mythbusters Adam and Jamie). Go here for the entry.
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For my friend, pearl: archaeological evidence of the use of mushrooms by humans as food during the Old Stone Age. Go here for the entry, which has pointers to a news article and a page where one can download the archaeologists' paper (for pay) about their discovery.
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posted by [personal profile] cathyr19355 at 08:48pm on 10/05/2015 under
In which I talk about making a garlic cheese spread, ancient-Roman style. Go here for the entry.
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As per the title. Okay, the reality is more like "Oldest Surviving Pretzel Fragment!", but it's a pretty big fragment, big enough to be recognizable as a pretzel, and about 250 years old. Go here for the entry.
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In which I talk about an online Newsweek article that contains a fascinating account of traditional foods of the Faroe Islands. Go here for the entry.
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posted by [personal profile] cathyr19355 at 01:03pm on 11/01/2015 under
In which I pass on a link to a blog about ancient Roman cuisine. Go here for the entry.
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If "Viking" is the new "paleo" there have to be restaurants specializing in it, right? Well, one gentleman in Denmark has opened such a restaurant, according to the Daily Mail. I write about the Daily Mail article here.
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I'd tell you what this entry is about, but that would ruin it; it would be like telling someone who hadn't seen Citizen Kane that Rosebud is a sled. Just go here, and follow the link to the picture.
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posted by [personal profile] cathyr19355 at 10:38pm on 11/11/2014 under
In which I ruminate briefly about trying a new recipe for one of my favorite foods, and dig up a few scraps of history about it. Go here for the entry.
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In which I summarize the short history of the modern slow cooker, one of my favorite pieces of cooking apparatus. Go here for the entry.

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