A Brief History of Food
By Karen Miller
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A Brief History of Food is a collection of essays, stories, and recipes of America’s culinary classics, written and voiced by Karen Miller.
||CleanA Brief History of Fried Chicken||Forty years ago every housewife in America knew how to cook fried chicken. Remember Florence Henderson frying up chicken with “Wesson-ality” back in the 70s and 80s? In those days, homemade fried chicken was one of the most mouth-watering and...Cont||5/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Brief History of Hummingbird Cake||When I moved to the South twenty years ago, the first thing I did was to order a subscription to Southern Living Magazine. I had been told that it was the Bible for all proper Southern ladies, and I desperately...Continue Reading →||4/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Brief History of Macaroni and Cheese||Macaroni and cheese is considered the ultimate comfort food throughout the United States. Like many classic American dishes, our mac and cheese is of English origin, brought to America by our English colonists. But, it is said that macaroni, a...Continu||4/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Brief History of Zucchini Cake||Florida is a great place to live because I can grow vegetables all year long. I’ve got beautiful tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, and herbs available at my fingertips, yet for some reason, I cannot grow zucchini. But, when I lived up...Continue Reading →||3/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Brief History of Red Flannel Hash||St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone — and what are you doing with all that leftover corned beef? Well, at my house, we’re cooking up a big batch of Red Flannel Hash. You can make regular hash with just about...Continue Reading →||3/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Brief History of Pierogi||Some of my favorite recipes are ones that have been handed down throughout the years, from various family members. One in particular is for Polish pierogi, given to me by my Auntie Irene. Pierogi (sometimes pronounced “per-o-gi”) are dumplings of...||3/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Brief History of Spam||When my husband and I got hitched, we lived on Spam luncheon meat for the first couple of years of our marriage, along with some other questionable foodstuffs like Vienna Sausages, and potted meat. Compared to those items, Spam, made...Continue Reading||3/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Brief History of the Western Sandwich||When I was sixteen years old I got my first “big” job working at a place called the Simsbury Pharmacy in Simsbury, Connecticut. It was one of those old fashioned drug stores with a lunch counter and a soda fountain....Continue Reading →||3/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Brief History of Chicken Soup||My former husband Byard and I have disagreed about a multitude of things over the past thirty something years we have known each other, but none so vehemently as the proper way to prepare chicken soup. My mother’s recipe required...Continue Reading &#||2/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Brief History of Chocolate||The first time I received chocolates for Valentine’s Day was when I was 7 years old. A boy in my class presented me with a tiny, heart-shaped box of Russell Stover chocolates, bought from the local drug store. I was...Continue Reading →||2/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Fun quick podcast
Fun podcast about one of my favorite subjects
Fun food tidbits
What a great podcast idea! The stories of where our food came from are often buried in myth and half truths. I hope Karen Miller finds enough topics to keep this series going for years. I'll be listening!
Fun stories, and leaves me hungry every time!
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