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Food in BC Forts

Lately I’ve been reading a lot of 19th century history of British Columbia, trying to understand the traders, sea captains, drovers, packers, sappers and others who ventured here in the early contact years of British Columbian history. References to food appear occasionally among these readings. In the 11th Report of Okanagan History, Frank Haskins included […]

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Technology in the Kitchen

Most museums have kitchen displays, and this week’s topic is kitchen technology.  In the traditionally-set up kitchen display, visitors usually comment on the quaintness of the old-time kitchen utensils but the implications of kitchen technology are seldom explored.  In actuality, kitchens hold history hostage;  they represent human advances (for the most part) in time saving, […]

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