As I was thinking of salmon and peases and Nana and Abigail (who has a musical about here and John)….
Now is the time for Salmon.
Tradition has Abigail Adams making a lovely meal of poached salmon, new pease and potatoes for her darling John back in 1776.
On July 4th.
Or maybe not.
They weren’t in the same city that day….darn those letter writing people of the past so we know where they were on particular days!
Or maybe this whole tradition is a New Nostalgia thing.
At the World’s Fair in 1964 in New York City they were serving authentic oldie timey food and this meal was one of them. …
but I think it goes back a little further then that, because my Nana made or craved this very same same meal a lot earlier in the 20th century then 1964.
To help make my case:
However, I happen to own a copy of the American Heritage…
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