Today I am thankful for vanilla! What a rare ingredient that is so easy to purchase, and yet would have been difficult to obtain in times past. I’m also thankful for spatulas! What are you thankful for today? P.S. Here’s a little history of available spices in the 18th century to English-speaking cooks.
Today is the last day of this series. I had something planned to write, but then today went differently, starting with a call this morning from my mom from the hospital. My parents are home now, and I’m grateful that my dad is going to be fine. What are you thankful for today?