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Archive for June 23rd, 2006

Having a hard time deciding what to make for dinner tonight? Why not give your family and guests a proper spread, such as the one shown here? I found this diagram in The Young Housewife’s Counsellor and Friend, by Mrs. Mary Mason (New York: E.J. Hale & Son, 1875). If any of the avid readers […]

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I just got a sneak peek at the new Encyclopedia of North Carolina, coming out this November from UNC Press. The book looks fantastic, a ready answer to all Tar Heel questions from A to Z, “Aberdeen & Rockfish Railroad” to “Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation.” The Encyclopedia, edited by William S. Powell, will combine with […]

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