Curious Effects of Imagination ~1855

On Imagination and Food. Check on these next two stories from¬†Soyer's Shilling Cookery for the People,¬†circa 1855. Alexis was a formidable writer expressing self-confidence, wit, and irreverence. Enjoy! He actually has a point on that last part. Now we turn to politics, however... Source: Soyer's Shilling Cookery for the People, 1855. More Fun Discoveries from... Continue Reading →

Mutton Chops ~1855

Mutton Chop Recipe. In my opinion... Love how this recipe is written! As someone in the language business, this first sentence is fabulous. I should pass it along to my daughter's high school English teacher so that the class can practice sentence diagraming - a fine, under appreciated skill. Source: Soyer's Shilling Cookery for the... Continue Reading →

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