Exploring Gender Roles through a Recipe for “French Pancakes”

By Hannah Meidahl The Margaret Chase Smith Recipes Research Collaborative is an interdisciplinary group of faculty, students, and staff at the University of Maine. Members represent a wide range of disciplines including history, sociology, folklore, anthropology, public policy, food science, and business. Senator Smith was a trailblazer, passionate about bringing people together through civil discourse, …

Scarborough Fare: Recipes at the Culinaria Research Centre

In this post, Jeffrey Pilcher explains the development of a dynamic research initiative, the University of Toronto Scarborough‘s Culinaria Research Centre, an interdisciplinary program in food studies, history, and culture. Jeffrey M. Pilcher Recipes provide an endless source of discovery. Although I began my research more than twenty-five years ago, poring over the cookbook collection …