Edible Art: Martha Washington’s Revolutionary Rum Punch

People think of the founding fathers as being stiff necked and straight laced, but the truth is they could party harder than frat boys on spring break. The legend of Martha Washington’s Rum Punch* was once even more widely known than the legend of Sleepy Hollow. Show your favorite modern Lieutenant how to party like it’s 1779 with a cup

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Ichabod Crane and I School Americans on What the Pilgims Really Ate

It’s no secret that I am ridiculously in love with Sleepy Hollow. Ichabod and Abbie’s exchange in “Sanctuary” (Season 1, Episode 9) is a great excuse for me to squint sidelong at our traditional Thanksgiving meals. “You know. Turkey, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie. All the stuff the pilgrims ate,” said Abbie. “The pilgrims didn’t have any sugar to make a

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