Tag Archives: Helen Zoe Veit

Food in the Civil War Era, The North

This review appeared in the November issue of CHoWline, the newsletter of the Culinary Historians of Washington, D.C. Check them out! And like them on Facebook to keep up with the monthly lectures and field trips.

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Modern Food, Moral Food

With the precipitous slide into holiday feasting, some historical perspective on calorie-counting can help you face down a plate of Christmas cookies. It’s not surprising to learn that food is tangled with perceptions of race, class, health, and patriotism. What … Continue reading


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