Tag Archives: Indiana

Cucumber Soup: A Summer Soother

As our garden yields a profusion of cucumbers, slices in salads quickly become monotonous. I’ve tried cutting spears for vegetable dips, tossing cubes into smoothies, and making batches of blender gazpacho. Too bad I don’t like pickles! Americans have grown … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in cookbooks, Food, history, History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Attucks Cake with Revolutionary Roots

When British troops opened fire into a crowd of patriotic protesters at the Customs House in Boston on March 5, 1770, five men were killed. The so-called Boston Massacre became part of the lead-up to the colonies in America declaring … Continue reading

Posted in Food, History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Chocolate Mint Tea Room Treasure

Before malls swallowed up main streets, department stores reigned during the Christmas season. People lined up at display windows around the country to gawk at elaborate renditions of Santa’s village as well as mannequins in sequined party wear. The tea rooms … Continue reading

Posted in cookbooks, Food, history | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment