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Features of Early Modern Maritime Recipes Database

Author: Angie Deveau

Posted on May 17, 2019

Category: News and Notices

A professor at the University of New Brunswick wants to change the way people think about historical Maritime recipes – and teach them how to catch a rat.

“In the Settler society of the 18th century Maritimes, recipes were used for all kinds of things, including food and drinks, but also medicines, household items like shoe polish, and construction and agricultural products like paint and fertilizer,” says Dr. Edith Snook, a professor in the UNB Fredericton department of English. “People had to figure out how to live – not just what to eat, but how to stay dry, get well, grow food and build and maintain houses. Recipes helped with all of that.”

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