A sample lunch basket and recipes for three warm school lunch items from a 1916 book called “The Rural School Lunch.”
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A Brief History of Food Colors + How to Dye Easter Eggs with Natural Ingredients
A history of natural and artificial food dyes in the U.S. and Europe. Featuring recipes for dyeing Easter eggs with Turmeric, red cabbage and beets.
Capon or Chicken in Gravy, c. 1390
While preparing the menu for my upcoming Easter-themed medieval cookery class, I came across a great dish that fits all of the criteria: simple, relatively fast and uses hard-cooked eggs. Easter follows the Catholic tradition of observing Lent, a six-week period of religious devotion and observance that includes fasting and abstinence from certain types of…