The politics of pie: Cuisine from the American Revolution


An 1831 Staffordshire plate decorated with a Thomas Cole landscape made Nancy Siegel wonder what had been served on it, and after poring over 18th- and 19th-century cookbooks, letters, and recipes, she discovered that female “culinary activists” used cuisine as a way to combat injustice.

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