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Here's what we learned about how Egg Nog got its name from Frederick Opie - a Food Historian, Babson College professor and author of Hog and Hominy: Soul Food from Africa to America.
"Colonists referred to rum as grog; bartenders served rum in small wooden carved mugs called noggins.
Thus the drink eventually became egg-n-grog and over time eggnog."
also describes the origins of Egg Nog claiming it has its roots in British aristocracy: "In winter, the wealthy would drink warm milk and egg beverages seasoned with pricey spices such as ground nutmeg and cinnamon and expensive liquors like brandy and sherry to keep it from spoiling.
points out how Egg Nog may have become a special occasion beverage once it reached the Americas.
According to Opie
when the drink found it's way to America, rum was used but was replaced by moonshine during the American Revolution.
The twenty seventh annual Zora Neale ...
The twenty seventh annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival ™ of the Arts and Humanities (ZORA! ™ Festival) officially kicks off with Dinner "Inspired by Zora," a buffet-style feast based on the book Zora Neale Hurston on Florida Food by highly regarded author, food anthropologist and Babson College professor, Fred Opie, Ph.D.
The event, which lasts from 6-8 PM on January 23, will also include a talk by Dr. Opie
on Florida's historic foodways as presented in Ms. Hurston's work.
Author, food anthropologist and Babson College professor, Fred Opie, Ph.D
"The annual Zora Neale Hurston festival is a sensational event that pays homage to an important contributor to the North American literary Canon as well as the study of the US South and the Caribbean," says Dr. Fred Opie, PH.D.
About Fred Opie, Ph.D.
Dr. Frederick Douglas Opie is Professor of History and Foodways at Babson College in Massachusetts and is one of the nation's foremost authorities on Food Traditions; Food Systems; Elections; Movements; and Migrations.
In addition to Zora Neale Hurston on Florida Food, Dr. Opie
also authored Hog and Hominy, Upsetting the Apple Cart and Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala 1882-1923.
Zora Neale Hurston on Florida Food by Fred Opie
, Ph.D.Dinner and talk by Dr. Opie
on Florida's historic foodways at 27th Annual ZORA!
"Dutch settlements, such as New York, ...
"Dutch settlements, such as New York, had a strong 'cookey culture,' if you will," Frederick Opie, professor of history and foodways at Babson College and blogger at Food As A Lens, tells The Salt.
"Sugar cookies were one of the common things to give out as a present, because sugar and spices used to be a luxury item that required great sacrifice for commoners to purchase or obtain," Opie
And maybe the concept also helps keep them in line, says Opie