Tidbits for Political Junkies with Short Attention Spans & Hearty Appetites


Wednesday, April 28, 2004

Food Trivia

From the entry on Bacon, in Alan Davidson's wonderful Oxford Companion to Food:

Cobbett, in Cottage Economy (1823), considered the possession of a couple of flitches of bacon did more for domestic harmony than 'fifty thousand Methodist sermons and religious tracts.'

This Cobbett fellow was clearly a wise man.

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