Author: Sarah Critchley

Cocoa Cake from Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes by Miss Parloa and Home Made Candy Recipes by Mrs. Janet McKenzie Hill

This guest post is part of a continuing series written by students from Karen Metheny’s Cookbooks and History course. Mara Sassoon shares her experience with recreating a historical recipe for cocoa cake. When it came to deciding on a historical recipe I wanted to recreate, I knew I wanted to make something chocolatey. What better […]

Ice Cream, History, and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley: A Halloween Post

This post was written by current student Hannah Spiegelman. Read more of her work here.  Happy Halloween season, fellow gastronauts! Many assume that Halloween’s food connections start at candy and end at pumpkins, but I like to dispel that belief. This season, I created a handful of spooky-themed ice cream flavors inspired by history and literature. If […]