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Soup to Nuts: An Eccentric History of Food

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February 25, 2023: 11:00 am

The history of what and how we eat encompasses everything from the prehistoric mammoth luau to the medieval banquet to the modern three squares a day.

Find out about the rocky evolution of table manners, the not-so-welcome invention of the fork, the awful advent of portable soup, and the surprising benefits of family dinners – plus some catchy info on seasonal foods. What’s the story of chocolate? Why do the Irish eat corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day? Who invented lemonade? Why are turkeys called turkeys? And what are sugarplums anyway?


February 25, 2023
11:00 am
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Krista Rupe
(802) 287-5252


Poultney Public Library
205 Main St Ste 1
Poultney, VT 05764 United States
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