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Gastronomica. 2019; 19155–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.55
Published: 01 February 2019
...David Haeselin Sugar beets grown in the Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota are the most important source of American-made sugar. Contemporary sugar production and consumption provoke some bitter disagreements. Local growing and processing of sugar beets is an essential economic driver...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20169–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.69
Published: 01 February 2020
... glass of wine. Even desserts, the bane of the imprecise cook, could be spun out of eggs and sugar, or coaxed from butter, flour, and an apple. Cured meats, salt fish, dried beans, rice, and lentils were always at hand, and their variations followed the seasons, from the earliest of spring greens to the...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20183–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.83
Published: 01 February 2020
... rich worlds beyond (Bowman 2015: lines 46, 51). The storekeeper is a man of vision and breadth of mind (line 96). His wares include great works of literature, coffee beans, spices, cones of sugar, coarse salts, fabrics, and oranges: Great balls of golden wonder round, perishable globes Here a...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19329–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.29
Published: 01 August 2019
... fats to use throughout the winter for frying and sautéing. And grains, potatoes, and sugar beets were sometimes home-distilled into Russians little water of life, vodka. Sometimes people sold surpluses of their home-preserved products at the farmers markets to earn a few extra rubles. When we lived...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 191iv–x doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.iv
Published: 01 February 2019
... a sum- mer in Moscow, a dear friend pressed into my hands several large jars of raspberry preserves. My friend was elderly and barely survived on a tiny pension, so the expense of the sugar, the jars, and the time spent picking berries was quite significant. I packed the jars into my carry-on bag...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 184107–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.4.107
Published: 01 November 2018
... United States, where radicals launched a revolutionary war following the British Parliament s passage of tax increases on molasses, sugar, and tea. The new nation flirted with feeding the coffers and coffee pots with beet sugar, following the lead of Germany. To sugar or not to sugar, one agricultural...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17461–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.4.61
Published: 01 November 2017
... 49 percent surrogate products: chicory, sugar beet, and rye. The mixture constituted the state s response to a develop- ing coffee crisis, brought about by a disastrous frost in Brazil in July of 1975 that caused world coffee prices to qua- druple between 1975 and 1977.2 Suddenly, the GDR could...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17120–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.1.20
Published: 01 February 2017
... second half of the nineteenth century. Domestic beet and cane sugar production became mechanized and more efficient in the 1870s; by 1906, the United States was produc- ing over 300,000 pounds of sugar per year (Woloson 2002: 5). Much of this sugar found its way into confections, which were being...
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Gastronomica. 2015; 15488–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2015.15.4.88
Published: 01 November 2015
... fenugreek. Black peppers and red pepper are considered rajasik but occasion- ally used to combat congestion and colds. Only Himalayan rock salt was used. Anything that was refined and processed was a taboo: flours, oil, salt, sugar, grains, and cereals are all unrefined and unprocessed. At the hospital...
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Gastronomica. 2015; 15210–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2015.15.2.10
Published: 01 May 2015
... symbolically and materially accessible to a wider public. © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 dessert French cuisine sugar decorative arts pastry entremets RESEARCH ESSAY | Maryann Tebben, Bard College at Simon s Rock Seeing and Tasting: The Evolution of Dessert in French...
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Gastronomica. 2013; 13347–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2013.13.3.47
Published: 01 August 2013
..., flipping it this way and that until it was completely covered in salt. Unlike a relatively sanitary salt shaker, Katya s family preferred a com- munal salt dipping dish, similar to a large sugar bowl. Double and triple dipping was apparently no cause for concern. And, apparently, neither was high blood...
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Gastronomica. 2013; 13332–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2013.13.3.32
Published: 01 August 2013
... condiments and flavorings pepper for instance. Centuries later, following the successful invasion (the date of William s victory at Hastings in 1066 is one of the few that schoolchildren can readily recite), Norman dishes of meat and fish, cooked in rich sauces of currants, sugar, spices, and eggs or in...
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Gastronomica. 2012; 12437–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/GFC.2012.12.4.37
Published: 01 November 2012
..., sugar, salt, molasses, brandy, whiskey, ale, [and] vinegar along with cookstoves and other tools .11 With barrels of beef and pork selling for between forty and sixty dollars a barrel, no wonder that the speculators and shippers of merchandise in the Eastern States were as deeply interested in the...
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Gastronomica. 2012; 123124–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/GFC.2012.12.3.124
Published: 01 August 2012
... . Through their practices, DeWitt shows, they established tastes, recipes and cooking styles that influenced the evolu- tion of American foodways . Founding Foodies contains wonderful tidbits that bring the nation s past to life: George Washington established the first whiskey distillery; maple sugar...
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Gastronomica. 2012; 12259–65 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/GFC.2012.12.2.59
Published: 01 May 2012
... mature professional women, rather than the docile farm teenagers of the past further expanded and altered the menu with their own relatively sophisticated tastes and health concerns . Small wars were fought over such things as reducing the amount of sugar in monastery plied day laborers to perform the...
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Gastronomica. 2010; 10255–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2010.10.2.55
Published: 01 May 2010
... company s rocky fortunes were reversed, thanks to both further expansion and another war. Flotill was the largest u.s. supplier of C-Rations during the Korean with the harvest of sugar beets outside Stockton. In its twenty-two-year history, from 1942 to 1964, it brought in over four million workers. One...
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Gastronomica. 2009; 9282–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2009.9.2.82
Published: 01 May 2009
... and supplemented with pickled veg- etables cabbage, mustard greens, and beans and a few other locally grown foods, including soy and other beans, potatoes, barley, wheat, millet and glutinous millet, buck- wheat, oats, sorghum, sugar beets, and many herbs. Some glutinous and nonglutinous rice is also...
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Gastronomica. 2010; 10191–96 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2010.10.1.91
Published: 01 February 2010
... instead of sweeteners the drink contains crop-grown sugar. The German chemical company basf is working with natural sugar growers to develop genetic varieties that will increase yields by 25 percent. That complicates the space of a label. I am not saying that Pepsi uses anything but the sugar that your...
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Gastronomica. 2010; 10161–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2010.10.1.61
Published: 01 February 2010
... and preparing them with essentially European culinary techniques. Macouba. There, he dines frequently with his more well-to- do parishioners, M. Michel and M. Pocquet. While touring the latter s new sugar manufactory, Labat is invited to dinner with Pocquet, a man who prided himself on order in his...
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Gastronomica. 2009; 9332–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2009.9.3.32
Published: 01 August 2009
... Fens produce 37 percent of all vegetables grown outdoors, 24 percent of all potatoes grown in Britain, 17 percent of the sugar beet crop, 38 percent of all bulbs and flowers grown out doors, and enough wheat to bake 250 million loaves of bread.16 Moreover, the Fens are the only place where English...