Category: 18th Century

Oyez! Oyez! Oyez!  Let all who have ears, hear. Let all who have eyes, see. Be it known to all these present that CHANGES ARE COMING to the online presence, platform, and literary beingness of The 1718 Project, Technical Support Services, Inc, the new TSSI Editorial Services, The Petticoat Rebellion, Madame Langlois’ Legacy, A Classical […]

Along with the historical matter that usually populates these pages. this tricentennial year will also be spent trying to capture a sense of what life was like for the founding generations. After all, a culinary history is by definition a cultural history. Putting ourselves into New Orleans’ everyday affairs is the goal here. What better […]

A Very Simplified Timeline of French Colonial Louisiana and a timely Springtime recipe from Volume 2 (in progress) The 1718 Tri-Centennial is fast approaching, so I thought a quick overview of the French Louisiana timeline was in order. Be advised that while the dates and entries are as correct as I can make them – […]

Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine blogging about buffalo. So here goes nothing !!!! This entry will be the first of many installments wherein recipes, meal planning, and cooking will take center stage. Volume Two of the Petticoat Rebellion; A French Colonial Culinary History has been in preparation for some time now. This […]

Tagging along on my coauthor/ photographer/wife’s business trip to St. Louis, I am reveling in first hand visual research on the Arkansas Post and the Illinois Country. We now have, among others, our first original photograph of an 18th century hearth. Culinary historical research so far (2010 – present) has established that this area provided […]

http://1718neworleans.com Self-Publishing and Self-Editing, Part IV b The institutionalized process of academic printing has also encapsulated all of the above functions (i.e. create, print, edit, bind, publish, sell) into the peer-review system, especially the editing function. Whereas 20th century publishing houses offered editors to their authors* , in the academic system, the process of research, […]