Charles V of France

Death by Poisonous Mushrooms Today is the anniversary of the death of Charles V of France, who died on this day in 1380. He commissioned his cook, Guillaume Tirel, to create the first cookbook. The full title of the book is an exceptionally long one. In English, it translates to: “Hereafter follows the [recipe collection]…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

#NationalIndoorPlantWeek is this week! Be sure to follow my friend, Lisa Steinkopf – the @HouseplantGuru – on twitter for a chance to win copies of her books and some houseplants. And remember, it’s all week long – so Happy Indoor Plant Week. Go get yourself something new for the Indoor season, which is just around…

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