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Food Conversations are Happening at RootsTech 2017

I'm very thankful that the RootsTech 2017 conference is live streaming - and over 100,000 people are watching! Also very thankful that I've had sometime this week to watch the great sessions that are being streamed. I've learned a lot and made some new friends along the way. During the general session on Wednesday morning, FamilySearch President and CEO, Steve Rockwood, talked about food heritage in relationship to genealogy. Now … I cannot adequately describe how excited I was, ...

Food connects our generations, according to Rachael Ray!

I have been off work for a couple weeks recovering from carpal tunnel surgery, and have had more time than usual to watch my favorite morning TV shows. This week in particular, I noticed more food TV personalities sharing memories of the food they ate during their childhood. The Chew aired an entire show about 'grandma's greatest hits', and each host shared a memory of their own childhood. On her morning show, Rachael Ray shared her grandpa's favorite recipe for 'garlic and oil ...

Puffed Eggs for Dinner, Anyone?

I love this article and video about puffed eggs from Colonial Williamsburg's historic food blog. I've eaten eggs many ways for many meals, but I haven't seen eggs made this way before! Eggs weren’t just for breakfast in the 18th century. In fact, they were often a side dish to a meal, and not just relegated to the morning as in today’s modern world. More than 20 egg dishes can be found in the French Family Cook alone! Our Rare Breeds [...] Click here to view original web page at recipes...

Food History: 19th Century Menu from Tennessee

Can you imagine eating Graham mush for breakfast? While heritage cookbooks are a great way to understand our food history, newspapers offer both the "what we ate" along with the "how we lived" aspects of life during days gone past. This example of a 19th century menu is from The Tennessean newspaper, Tuesday, September 24, 1895, page 8.    Food History: 1985 Breakfast Grapes, graham mush, hominy fritters, chopped beef, bread, raised waffles, syrup, coffee.  Food ...