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Fried chicken was popular in the south at least a decade before the Scots Irish arrived in the colonies. David Hackett Fischer identifies fried foods with the tidewater settlements, not the highlands settled by the Scots Irish. For example, William Byrd (1674-1744), a wealthy Virginia planter, . . . enjoyed fried chicken, often cooked with bacon or ham ...


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As an answer to the very passionate Greek: you may love cod, but per capita, we eat the most of any country in the world. By miles. So don't try to compare to us. Just don't. As an answer to the gentleman who thinks that tradition is on its way "out the door": with whom exactly have you been socializing?? Matriarchs who don't eat their cod? Younger people ...


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Probably not. It's impossible to prove a negative like this, so this answer is necessarily inferential. Let's start by looking at Franklin's letter: Benjamin Franklin to John Bartram London, Jan. 11, 1770. My ever dear Friend: I received your kind letter of Nov. 29, with the parcel of seeds, for which I am greatly obliged to you. I cannot ...


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It is said that the 4th Earl of Sandwich, John Montagu was the inventor of the Sandwich. He was also a supportor of Captain James Cook as First Lord of the Admirality approving funds for Cook's second and third expeditions into the Pacific. In return captain Cook named the Sandwich Islands( Hawaii) after him. The story goes that The Earl was playing poker ...



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