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Soup’s On!

Click on blue type to go to links with additional information. Once upon a time in the pre-digital age people bought things called cookbooks. Then and now, the best cookbooks reflect local tastes, trends, and available food resources. Almost twenty years ago the Ephraim Historical Foundation published such a cookbook during its sesquicentennial year in …

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Matilda “Tillie” Fobian Valentine Anderson’s Brown Cookie Recipe

What ingredient in Tillie Valentine’s recipe for “Brown Cookies”, found on page 300 of the EHF’s classic cookbook Amazing Grazing (2003), marks it as classic Scandinavian? If you answered “cardamom” you’re right! Cardamom, a zesty spice related botanically to ginger, allegedly arrived in Germany about 1,000 years ago thanks to the Moors, a Muslim population …

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