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What Is Madeira? A Sweet Wine Like No Other

If you want to know the answer to the question, “What is Madeira?”, who better to ask than the Chris Blandy, CEO of the Madeira Wine Company? Chris previously helped me understand why Madeira was so popular in Colonial America. But he told me so much more that I had share the rest. So to [More]

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The Secret Lives of Baked Goods Lets You Have Your History and Eat It, Too

Receiving and reading a preview copy of The Secret Lives of Baked Goods: Sweet Stories & Recipes for America’s Favorite Desserts by Jessie Oleson Moore, creator of the ultra-sweet and magical, brought me back to my days as a graduate student at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. Sure, while getting a M.A. in History, [More]

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