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November 13 is National Indian Pudding Day!

 What is Indian Pudding?

Delicious!

 Corn meal (that’s the Indian, as in Indian corn, part)

Corn meal

Corn meal

and milk

This is one of my favorite milkmaid images - Gerard 1652 - or you can buy some milk at the store...

This is one of my favorite milkmaid images – Gerard ter Borch 1652 – or you can buy some milk already strained and bottled at the store…

and molasses,grandmas_molasses all cooked and cooked and cooked until just right.

You can buy it in a canip Kenyon MillsOr you can watch me in this How2Heroes Video and learn to make it, easy peasy.

A special shout out to Megan Stanley who shopped and cooked and packed and schlepped and packed again and schlepped more and cleaned like the super duper trooper  she is.

National-Indian-Pudding-Day-Pictures

Ice cream definitely gilds this lily – and leftovers are GREAT for breakfast. It’s also traditional to serve at Thanksgiving.

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Throwback Thursdays

I’ve been studying Thanksgiving professionally since 1980.

Semi-professionally since the Kennedy administration. My first area of expertise was the relish tray, specifically black olives,

Your Basic Black - olive, that is.

Your Basic Black – olive, that is.

the canned pitted ones that fit over your fingertips so you can wiggle them at your brothers.

This is not me, and yet it was me....olives are very philosophical, as well as tasty

This is not me, and yet it was me….olives are very philosophical, as well as tasty

 

My brothers were never the least bit squeamish, but they’ve always kept a respectable distance from black olives.

That first year of professional study was a fluke – a 10 week position as a Pilgrim at Plimoth Plantation.

I wasn’t going to make a CAREER out of it, and end up in Food Network Magazine’s Odd Job  or anything

How about a throwback to Thanksgiving? I hereby that Throwback Thurdays will be Thanksgiving themed here at Foodways Pilgrim

Here I am on How2heroes about the history of ‘the first thanksgiving’

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