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Archive for December 11th, 2012

“Easy Fruit Cake” “Ice Box Fruit Cake” from Historic Moores Creek Cook Book: A Collection of Old and New Recipes. “Japanese Fruit Cake” “Applesauce Fruit Cake” from Hyde County Cook Book. “Black Fruit Cake” from Auntie’s Cook Book: Favorite Recipes. “Grandmother Hall’s Scotch Fruit Cake” “Inexpensive Fruit Cake” from Favorite Recipes of the Lower Cape […]

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Several new titles just added to “New in the North Carolina Collection.” To see the full list simply click on the link in the entry or click on the “New in the North Carolina Collection” tab at the top of the page. As always, full citations for all the new titles can be found in […]

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Hannukah, the Jewish festival of lights, offered pale competition for Christmas—puny candles against a dazzling tree, ‘Rock of Ages’ against the tyranny of carols and decorations that took over the stores, the radio, the schools, and the imagination of all my friends. Parents billed Hannukah as ‘better than Christmas,’ an unintentional error that placed a […]

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“Disappointed by soft ticket sales for an exhibition game against the Green Bay Packers, [Washington Redskins owner George Preston Marshall] called the host city of Winston-Salem… a ‘lousy town.’ “Stung by the criticism, the Rotary Club invited him to take a tour of the city. He accepted, only to ridicule  the R. J. Reynolds tobacco […]

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