Every cook loves pig. Every eater loves pig. As Homer Simpson learns, it is “some wonderful, magical animal!â€ (Check out more bacon-related Homer quotes). Above find an old-timey map from 1884’s sole manufacturer of Hill’s hog ringers, H.W. Hill & Co. Decatur Illinois. And if you are looking for the subject matter, you can pick… Continue reading Retrosink: Nicknames Of The States Map
What’s Cooking Uncle Sam? is an exhibit currently on display at the National Archives in DC. From farm to table (via the factory) the exhibit examines the government’s influence over what we eat. Click on through to see a photo of the obvious gourmand President Ford preparing his own breakfast at his home in Alexandria… Continue reading Food Is Ammunition, Don’t Waste It
Just because the icons of the fast food industry are well, icons, that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for the little guy. Consider the success of food trucks in recent years and then read the press release below for inspiration. Then get busy, budding restaurateurs!
Ah, the good old days when phones and microwaves required dialing. In this push-button, fast-paced modern existence it can be hard to slow down and enjoy a nice batch of microwave popcorn. The General Dial Type Microwave can help. Featuring a stainless steel design and 1000-watts of power, the microwave is on par with its… Continue reading Dial Up A Microwave Meal
What makes it to 100-years old? People, occasionally. Dyer’s in Memphis uses 100-year old grease. Of course, booze and wine get better with age. Then there are the condiments. Which goes well with booze, wine, burgers and people of any age. Read on for a little history about Heinz 57 Sauce.
Good peanut butter is essential. But as anyone knows who goes for the good stuff, it tends to separate upon standing. One could use a butter knife to mix up the peanut butter, having it emerge from the jar like some kind of peanut butter club, or one could use Grandpa Witmer’s Old Fashioned Natural… Continue reading Grandpa Witmer Mixes Up The Peanut Butter