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Money, Violence And The Wrath of God: The Origins of Table Settings, Part I
April 6, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Blogs about table place settings are generally instructional by nature. They tell you what to do, where to place different plates and utensils, but not why you should place them there, or why some of these objects exist in the first place. This blog will focus on the why, and that quest for knowledge is […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings
April 3, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Chocolate, Corn and Floating Farms: the Marvel of Aztec Foods by Dirk Van Tuerenhout Is it possible that the Aztecs may help feed a hungry planet tomorrow? The Aztecs developed revolutionary farming techniques that were a marvel. They also gave us many things we have in our pantry today, but also ate foods […]

Happy National Spanish Paella Day!
March 27, 2018 · 1 Comment

by Ryan Bouillet, Executive Chef at A Fare Extraordinaire   Good news everyone, today is National Spanish Paella Day! Why do we have a day devoted to a dish, you ask? I don’t know, but it gives me an excuse to eat well for a change, so I’m happy. Today I’m going to give you […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings
March 26, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Shell Educators’ Preview     Free Admission for Educators You are invited to attend a special viewing of: Death by Natural Causes Tuesday, March 27, 2018 4–7 p.m. Snakes. Spiders. Sharks. The things you fear are the least of your worries! Death by Natural Causes will introduce patrons to the range of “animal, vegetable and mineral” dangers that […]



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