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Newspaper Recipes 1878

Newspaper Recipes 1878 In an earlier post I shared a recipe for butter making and how to re-store aged butter. https://www.bcfoodhistory.ca/butter-first-bc-newspaper-recipe/ Butter making was a challenge in early settler days of British Columbia and the inclusion of this recipe in 1860 marked the beginning of newspaper recipes in the Victoria Daily Colonist and in British […]

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Christmas cheer

Christmas Cheer  Here we are past the first week of December and Christmas is very present in my house. The tree is up and my whole neighbourhood this year turned on the outside decorations early to cheer the mood and brighten the dark dreary days and nights of December. It’s hard to know what people […]

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Hogan’s Alley-Vie’s Chicken and Steak House

Hogan’s Alley- Vie’s Chicken and Steak House In January 2014 in honour of Black History month Canada Post issued a commemorative stamp celebrating Hogan’s Alley in Vancouver’s Strathcona neighbourhood. [i]  If you live in Vancouver, you may be familiar with the initiative to restore Hogan’s Alley, the unofficial name for Park Lane. The alley ran […]

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What’s Making Food History – April 24, 2020

“Sweet Spot – The Doukhobor Jam-Making Enterprise” is the first article in a five part historical series by Jonathan Kalmakoff,  in the West Kootenay Advertiser, a supplement to the Nelson Star, Castlegar News, Trail Times, Rossland News, and Grand Forks Gazette and Arrow Lakes News. https://issuu.com/blackpress/docs/i20200423040004465/2?ff&pageLayout=singlePage&fbclid=IwAR2HhCBp6G9PMOzTJuk6_gJpHRGK32i9ibPGK-VJ90hzNHDhafbyd4NEgk0  

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