In 2017, in response to a slew of racist incidents in the Gayborhood, Philadelphia added black and brown stripes to the traditional six-...
With Pride Month celebrations recognizing LGBTQ history and culture throughout the country this June, what better way to highlight the...
As objects representing Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning history enter the museum's collection today,...

Blog Posts in "Food History"

    Interns Kristen Chasse and Jillian Brems spent the summer as part of “Team Julia,” a group of people responsible for the...
Today’s post is the third in a series of weekly Julia Child recipes. This week, education technologist Carrie Kotcho shares her experience...
A bowl of mashed potatoes
Today’s post is the second in a series of weekly Julia Child recipes. This week, project manager Nanci Edwards shares her experience of...
National Museum of American History Chef William Bednar
When you are in the museum’s kitchen on a hectic morning and Chef William asks if you want to taste a rum bun, you say “yes” even if you...
A photograph of the recipe for "Reine de Saba," a chocolate cake made by Julia Child
“Above all, have a good time”To celebrate Julia Child’s wall of copper pots joining the museum’s collections, we’re taking Julia’s...
When Julia Child moved back to her home state of California in 2001, she donated the kitchen from her Cambridge, Massachusetts, home to the...
Ora Snyder, chocolatier
I had the chocolate symposium (held a few weeks ago at the museum) and Women’s History Month on my mind when I came across...

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