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Gastronomica (2004) 4 (4): 66–71.
Published: 01 November 2004
..., plants and animals, secular motifs, and symbolic images. The carving of wooden Springerle molds is an art in itself, and many European museums have collections of historical cookie molds. Today Springerle are traditionally baked for the Christmas season, although the motifs on historical molds indicate...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 83–89.
Published: 01 February 2020
... receives an out-of-season orange: But an orange wasn t juice, it was a fruit you got at Christmastime. You found it in your sock on Christmas morning, and you ate it, quarter by quarter, making it last . Funny that this Christmas fruit was now his! It wasn t winter and it wasn t Christmas, and there he...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 78–90.
Published: 01 November 2019
... adjunct lagers, Anchor bottled a porter, a dry-hopped ale, a barleywine, and its first annual Christmas Ale.13 Malted grains, hops, yeast, and water were the ingredients at Maytag s disposal; he blended them in a range of proportions and combinations to make beers so unique he could barely sell them. The...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 79–92.
Published: 01 August 2019
... (the entire household, some members, one person only). Surprisingly, none of the respondents in this study mentioned festive meals, such as Christmas dinner or birthday parties, as a source of happiness, instead referring to regular meals or snacks shared with loved ones. It seems that the respondents...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (2): 63–67.
Published: 01 May 2017
...=reprints . 2017 Lee Makes Rugelach Melting Pot. Salad Bowl. If one homogenizes and the other isolates, let s add the cookie dough mixer to this imperfect list of food-prep metaphors for America s supposed embrace of multicultural- ism. With a steady churning of identities that smear and dissolve and...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (4): 110–114.
Published: 01 November 2016
... weddings, baptisms, Christmas, New Year s Eve, church saints days, anniversaries, and even funerals, the women of my family rolled and wrapped meat fillings in leaves of pick- led cabbage and unfolded their stories. The past became vivid and tangible, a slice of life seasoned with real people s incidents...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (1): 95–98.
Published: 01 February 2016
...=reprints . 2016 Dated, Labeled, and Preserved IT ALL BEGINS WITH AN ordinary Maxwell House coffee can. Nothing unusual, except an oddly shaped piece of masking tape affixed to the lid: SPRITZ COOKIES 5/19/2003. It is winter 2014; the cookies have been in this can, in my mother s freezer, for eleven...
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Gastronomica (2015) 15 (2): 65–69.
Published: 01 May 2015
... cousin of pas- sivity and of ignorance because no one was knocking on our doors. We listened to those people, and made active choices. We did want Girl Scout cookies. We did not want a vacuum cleaner, and it was okay to be a little rude lest they start talking. We were not going to church with the...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (3): 74–82.
Published: 01 August 2014
... comedies, cookie cutter romances, or at best soulful tales of trans- formation in the Eat Pray Love mode. And it does seem, lately, that culinary memoirs and related gastronomic tracts proliferate like cupcakes on bookstore shelves that used to be crammed with bodice rippers. Now even highbrow journal...
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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (4): 12–14.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the University of California. All Rights Reserved. 2012 Christmas traditions Christmas cookies holidays baking kifli Korean adoptees family history family recipes w iN t e r 2 0 1 2 12 G a S t r o N o m ic a gastronomica: the journal of food and culture, vol.12, no.4, pp.12 14, issn...
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Gastronomica (2011) 11 (4): 59–65.
Published: 01 November 2011
... chicken between two loaves of bread . Then she would also give me shoestring potatoes, dried fruit, fresh fruit, cookies, pickles, olives, carrots . At the end of the semester, one of my friends wrote my mother a note thank- ing her for my lunches . And when we went to the movies, my mother would send us...
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Gastronomica (2011) 11 (2): 56–65.
Published: 01 May 2011
... a year of adventurous living really meant if here I was at the end, lying in a climate-controlled room watching music videos on television and eating chocolate chip cookies from an Italian bakery in the middle of the afternoon? As I lie on the couch, my eyes heavy, my body bloated but depleted, I am...
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Gastronomica (2010) 10 (3): 70–83.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Christmas cookies on a plate, when they could be displayed in a small vintage suit- case lined with holly-berry wallpaper? Plates, glasses, and flatware hardly mattered. Yet even among the unexpected visual cues of these heavily propped sets there was never any doubt that the food, placed front and center...
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Gastronomica (2010) 10 (3): 45–51.
Published: 01 August 2010
... sandstone bear a striking resemblance to a cookie that has been baked to perfection. You can almost smell the fragrance of vanilla. There is an obvious kinship between the colors and shapes of Sicilian pastry and the prominent forms of its natural and urban landscapes. In this setting, pastry chefs work...
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Gastronomica (2010) 10 (2): 64–70.
Published: 01 May 2010
... in front of K-Mart is perfectly fine, but he s not my truck farmer, and I was a little sad when the weather broke and my farmer was there no more very like the sadness I feel every January when I bundle up our Christmas ornaments, an emotion sown with just a seed of anticipation for the day I will...
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Gastronomica (2010) 10 (1): 32–37.
Published: 01 February 2010
... families substituted packaged cookies or bags of sugar or coffee to give the new mother energy. These were extravagant gifts from rural people who depended on honey from their bees for sweetening their own food. What hasn t changed is the tradition of giving confetti, sugar- or spice-coated seeds or nuts...
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Gastronomica (2010) 10 (1): 79–90.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Cambridge final exams. She then chastises herself: Whoa, I said to myself. You will escape into domesticity & stifle yourself by falling headfirst into a bowl of cookie batter. But, she reasons, even the Big Ones like Virginia Woolf find comfort by cleaning out the kitchen. And cooks haddock & sausage...
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Gastronomica (2009) 9 (2): 35–44.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Unity itself: Unity Cookies, Unity Brown Pudding, Unity Meatless Gravy, Unity Inn Coquettes,36 and Unity Inn Tomato Sauce. These recipes show how established vegetarianism had become within the Unity movement. The book concludes with several menu suggestions, including a section with seasonally tailored...
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Gastronomica (2008) 8 (3): 17–24.
Published: 01 August 2008
... peanut butter or some lunchmeat in a smaller plastic bag, packs of mustard and salad dressing, three cookies, and a piece of fruit. Dinner is served in lidded trays designed to keep food warm.9 From the inmates point of view, their food comes from a largely invisible source. Spread, on the other hand...
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Gastronomica (2006) 6 (1): 112.
Published: 01 February 2006
... any stories about it. Ronk s single-page stories aren t always easy to follow. In one called Christmas Cookies she begins with Australia, cuts to baking cookies, does a little riff on adjectives, moves back to the cookies ( clearly too rich and gooey and ends up with Hemingway. All in three hundred...