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Below is an article on the 19th century California dish called "Hangtown Fry": Read more... )
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”BOTTLE SHOCK” (2008) Review

If someone had suggested I go see a movie about California wines and its impact upon the business in the mid-1970s, I would have smiled politely and ignored that person. As it turned out, no one had told me about the 2008 comedy-drama, ”BOTTLE SHOCK”. Two years would pass before I found myself intrigued by it, while watching the movie on cable television. Read more... )
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Below are photos from "BOTTLE SHOCK", the 2008 comedy-drama, based on the 1976 wine competition termed the "Judgment of Paris", when California wine defeated French wine in a blind taste test. Directed by Randall Miller, the movie starred Alan Rickman, Chris Pine and Bill Pullman: Read more... )
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Below is a brief look at and recipe for the famous New England dessert called the "Boston Creme Pie": Read more... )
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Below is an article that features the history and a recipe for a dish called "Steak Diane": Read more... )
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Below is a small article about an old dish from the medieval era called Turk's Head. Following the article is a recipe: Read more... )
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Here is some information about an old dish first created during the first year of World War II in Great Britain. I learned about this dish, while watching the "Wartime" segment of the BBC series, "THE SUPERSIZERS GO", hosted by Giles Coren and Sue Perkins. Read more... )
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Here is some information about a well-known dish that originated in New Orleans, Louisiana called Oysters Rockefeller: Read more... )
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Here is some information and an old recipe for a dessert dish known as the Charlotte: Read more... )
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Here is some information and an old recipe about a dish made with a savory sauce of melted cheese and various other ingredients served hot over toasted bread. The dish is called the Welsh Rarebit: Read more... )
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Below are some recipes for dishes prepared by wagon train emigrants during the 19th century: Read more... )

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