I am a homesick Canadian in the UK at this time of year. This coming weekend is Thanksgiving and I’ll be thinking about my family feasting on turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. Our modified family tradition in the UK is to go out for a roast dinner on the Sunday–which has its benefits (turkey … Continue reading Tales from the Archives:
Jess Clark In 2017, the academic journal Global Food History published a roundtable on “Teaching Food History.” Participants, including one of this month’s contributors Jeffrey Pilcher, described the exciting outcomes and periodic challenges of developing food history courses. This includes the use of recipes in the classrooms as a means to consider silences in the archives; grapple with … Continue reading Teaching Resource Round-Up!
Editorial: This is the eighth of a series of reflection posts from Recipe Project contributors and editors. By Rebecca Laroche and Hillary Nunn When we began this blog project in February 2013, we did not know where it was going to take us. We always saw our work with College of Physicians of Philadelphia Manuscript … Continue reading Exploring CPP 10a214 – Five Years On: Of Binaries and Collaboration
By Amanda Herbert and Elaine Leong Here at the Recipes Project virtual conversation Day 7, reconstruction has also emerged as a main theme. What does “reconstruction” entail? Is it following directions laid out by someone long-dead? Or is it breaking down a past concept or culture according to our own systems, standards, and logics? As … Continue reading Reconstructing Recipes? : Day 7 of “What is a Recipe?”