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Event name

Soup to Nuts: An Eccentric History of Food sponsored by Lamoille Neighbors

When

Tue 04 / 02 / 2024
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Where

Lanpher Memorial Library
141 Main Street
Hyde Park VT 05655

Who can attend

Open to all

Price

FREE
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Soup to Nuts: An Eccentric History of Food. 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. Presented by writer Rebecca Rupp, this talk let attendees 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?