Author: Jenn

Jennifer writes about Food History and other food-related topics on her personal blog when she is not working full time, spending time with her family, or being a full-time student.

Ivan Day Lecture in Ohio

On Friday, Ivan Day gave an amazing presentation, which I was, unfortunately, unable to attend. I was waiting for some detailed information from those who did attend so that I could share them and this afternoon, Elise Fleming (Dame Alys)…

Food History Friday #foodhistorylinks

Discoveries/Articles Archaeologists unearth 1,300-year-old Anglo Saxon feasting hall inches below village green in first major find of its kind in 30 years (The Daily Mail) Exploring the Tang of Dutch Genever (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) Re-Enactment Specific 10 Tips for How to…

Jam making: Raspberries in two ways and Blackberries with Lavender and Black Walnut

Note: With the weather being so horrible, I wanted to give myself (and everyone else) a taste of spring/summer. This was from one of last year’s jam-making sessions. Raspberries and blackberries came into season and as usual, my family made…