Cuisine, Cooking Technology, and Climate in the Upper Great Lakes: A Dissertation

Good news everyone: My dissertation was just submitted and accepted for final approval! This means it just needs to get signed off by the university, so in a few weeks I will be an official Ph.D. Part of the reason I started this blog was to communicate the results of my dissertation research to the … Continue reading Cuisine, Cooking Technology, and Climate in the Upper Great Lakes: A Dissertation

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Style and Function: A Brief Introduction to Pottery Analysis

Now that you have learned all about the importance of foodways, it is now my goal to make you as crazy about pottery as I am. If you’ve ever been to a museum with archaeological collections, you’ve likely seen displays of elaborately decorated ceramic vessels of varying shapes and forms. Archaeologists have unsurprisingly long been … Continue reading Style and Function: A Brief Introduction to Pottery Analysis

Hot for Pots (and Crazy for Cuisine): A Blog about Food and Cooking in the Past and Present

Hi there. Do you eat food? Oh, good. Do you enjoy eating food? Well, even better! Food is one of my great passions. I love it. I also know that I am not alone, considering there are entire cable channels and social media sites devoted to it. I also know that this is just one … Continue reading Hot for Pots (and Crazy for Cuisine): A Blog about Food and Cooking in the Past and Present