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Butter was a Food Group!? How People Ate During WWII

  Here is a challenge for all of you home chefs. How many of you can recite this motto truthfully: “I worked for freedom today. I served at least one food from each of the basic seven food groups. I prepared the food I served with care. I wasted no food today.” Whoa, you might [...]

100-Year-Old Toasters and REAL Cinnamon: At the Kids’ Table Returns This Saturday!

The DiMenna Children’s History Museum is hosting its second-ever family cooking class this Saturday at 2pm—and of course we are cooking the old fashioned way. I mean churn your own butter, make your own bread, grind your own spices, snip your own sugar old fashioned! Our theme is “How the Kitchen has Changed,”  and we’ll [...]

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