Monthly Archives: November 2013

What were they thinking?

  Occasionally, a book comes along that just makes you go “Huh?” I’ve got one like that now. It is the German language Praktisches Kochbuch für die Deutschen in Amerika, (second American edition) by Henriette Davidis, published circa 1897 by Geo. Brumder … Continue reading

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Never mock a Minoc! (It hurts their feelings)

What do the Field Museum of Natural History and I have in common? We both own a copy of The Natural History of the Minocki of the Lakeland Region of Wisconsin, by Professor Richard C. Schneider (self published, 1980). I … Continue reading

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