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Whey Ingredients

  The ingredients are readied for preparing the receipt (recipe) How to make a Pudding with Whey.  The ingredients include whey, a penny roll, cinnamon, mace, eggs, almonds, dates, marrow and rose-flower water. 7 more words

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To candy Borage-Flowers

  Take the Flowers (borage) with the stalks and wash them over with a little Rose-water, wherein Gum arabecke is dissolved, then take fine searced Sugar, and dust over them and set them a drying on the bottome of a… 31 more words

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Borage in Flower

  Nicholas Culpeper described borage, borago officinalis, in The Complete Herbal (published in 1649) as good to expel pensiveness and melancholy.  The plant flowers from early to mid-summer. 7 more words

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Learning from History

As a food historian, I read a lot about the past–not just where our foods come from, but also how the whole process of obtaining food works. 453 more words

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Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

  A picture of the receipt (recipe) for Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream taken inside the pewter sabotiere.  A pint of fresh strawberries were mashed through a strainer and a pint of cream and sugar added then processed with the pewter sabotiere and scraper. 16 more words

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Fun Fact: Daily Grind

We still talk about the daily grind, but generally without thinking too much about the origin of the phrase. It dates back a few thousand years, to when people had to grind their own grain — every day. 166 more words

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Strawberries and Cream

  The fresh strawberries that had been strained through a sieve for the receipt (recipe), Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream, were added to a pint of fresh cream and four ounces of sugar syrup. 7 more words

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