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Antiques Peek: November 2016

Antiques Peek: November 2016

Vintage Cookbooks by Jessica Kosinski Have you ever wondered what people used to do back before there were restaurants and fast food joints on every corner? And what used to go on before cell phones, iPods, and other technologies existed?

Hearth to Hearth: Ice

Hearth to Hearth: Ice – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2004 By Alice Ross In the days when seasons rolled around and one’s life and livelihood changed accordingly, going against Mother Nature was an exciting and privileged thing to do.

Hearth to Hearth: Good Luck and a Happy New Year (in Food)

Hearth to Hearth: Good Luck and a Happy New Year (in Food) – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – January 2004 By Alice Ross Luck hinges on what you believe, what you want, what is uncertain. From time immemorial, and

Hearth to Hearth: Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice

Hearth to Hearth: Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – December 2003 By Alice Ross Mother Goose knew just how precious spices were. Not only were little girls made of “sugar and spice and everything nice,”

Hearth to Hearth: The American Turkey and Thanksgiving

Hearth to Hearth: The American Turkey and Thanksgiving – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – November 2003 by Alice Ross If there is one food that sets Thanksgiving apart from all other holiday feasts, it must be the turkey. The bird closely

Hearth to Hearth: Election Cake

Hearth to Hearth: Election Cake – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – October 2003 By Alice Ross The day we go to the polls is possibly the most definitive of America’s special days. From the very first Election Day, just after the

Hearth to Hearth: The Orchard Harvest Begins

Hearth to Hearth: The Orchard Harvest Begins – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July/August 2003 by Alice Ross Orchardists work year round for a brief season of plenty. Their success depends on months of pruning, grafting, fertilizing, spraying, keeping down weeds,

Hearth to Hearth: Getting a Feel for the Eel

Hearth to Hearth: Getting a Feel for the Eel – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2003 by Alice Ross Mention eels today and someone (if not everyone) will make an unpleasant noise. You hear that they look like snakes (nasty)

Hearth to Hearth: Boarding Houses

Hearth to Hearth: Boarding Houses – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2003 The American boarding house is a relic of the first stages in the growth of large cities. Young men coming off the farm and looking for city

Hearth to Hearth: The Magic of Fire

Hearth to Hearth: The Magic of Fire – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2003 by Alice Ross Important cookbooks have had the power to shift the directions of popular culture. Just think of the social changes that resulted from Julia