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Duncan Hines

When you push a shopping cart down the baking goods aisle at the supermarket, you might notice Duncan Hines cake mixes. The popular product line is the offshoot of a pioneering salesman who introduced it in the mid-20th Century. Duncan … Continue reading

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The 1915 White House Cookbook

I just now realized the irony of skimming the pages of a large cookbook that contains recipes for elegant state dinners while eating¬†my morning meal of a microwaved frozen breakfast burrito.¬† Our distant ancestors could never have imagined the variety … Continue reading

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