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Neolithic Croatians Rocked Cooking, Heating

September 9, 2014

"Prehistoric experts in Croatia claim to have found what they say is the world's oldest Aga. The 6,500-year-old oven was unearthed in a ancient home during an archeological dig at a Neolithic site in Bapska, a village in eastern Croatia, which experts say is one of the most important in Europe. Expe…

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Food Heritage in an Old Family Photo

September 5, 2014

The Food Museum's latest entry at Mother Earth News explores what food heritage lurks in an old photo.

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Eateries and Drinkeries: Everyone's Fave Food Heritage Sites

August 22, 2014

The latest food heritage entry from The Food Museum on Mother Earth News explores some of the oldies but goodies...

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You Mean Neanderthals Ate Plants and Little Critters, Too?!

August 8, 2014

Forgive the sarcasm, but really, did we all think that early uprights ate only the flesh of humungous beasts, slaughtered with the teamwork of a group?

Females undoubtedly wandered forth, gathering berries, roots, mollusks and greens, and netting small animals, in order to keep the group and its …

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Wanna Buy a Water Tower?

August 7, 2014

You may not want to shell out $500,000 for a 65-year old bottle of ketchup, but what if it stands 170 feet high?  This classic piece of roadside Americana is for sale. It promoted Brooks Old Original Rich and Tangy Catsup, produced nearby in Collinsville, Illinois, until the 1960’s, a product now …

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Food Heritage from The Food Museum Now at Mother Earth News

August 7, 2014

We are three entries into a new commitment, at the invitation of the editors, to spotlight food heritage sites/initiatives in the Real Food section of motherearthnews.com. This one focuses on an old bakery in Jaffa, Israel. You can find the others by searching the tag "food heritage."

 

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Martha W's Kitchen

February 8, 2012

"Experience a behind-the-scenes look at the Washingtons’ kitchen through the new exhibition, Hoecakes & Hospitality: Cooking with Martha Washington. On display inside the Donald W. Reynolds Museum, this temporary exhibition explores how foods were prepared and presented at 18th-century Mount Ver…

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