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To dine at Kew: The meals of George III and his household

19 October 2017

By Rachel Rich Lately I’ve been thinking about whether the kitchen at Kew, c. 1789, should be considered as a domestic space or a public one. The reason this has been on my mind...

A Tale of Two Omelettes, Part

17 October 2017

By Amy Vidor and Caroline Barta A good French omelette is a smooth, gently swelling, golden oval that is tender and creamy inside. And as it takes less than half a minute to make, it...

A Tale of Two Omelettes, Part 1

12 October 2017

By Amy Vidor and Caroline Barta La Varenne’s Ham Omelette (Recipe #76) Simply take a dozen eggs, and break them, saving only half the egg whites. Beat them together. Take your...

This Month’s Banner: Sin Eating

11 October 2017

As you may have noticed, we (try to) change the blog banner once a month — sometimes thematically, sometimes just because the editor that month likes the picture. This month’s...