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Since 1977, the Elk Creek Preservation Society celebrates the region’s colonial heritage by inviting Marylanders to their annual Apple Butter Festival held at the Bee Hive — a group of historic buildings nearby Fair Hill in Cecil County. This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions the public is invited to order online and pick up on October 10, 2020. All proceeds go directly towards the continued maintenance and preservation of the 18th-century campus.

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From spicy to sweet, Maryland food has it all. The origins of the White Potato Pie are murky, with some recipes noting that it was a poor man’s dessert, created by those who could not afford high-class ingredients. Joyce White, a culinary historian, and consultant who has worked with Riversdale and guest-curated for the Southern Food and Beverage Museum, suspects this pie has its origins in Maryland’s agricultural history.

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Baltimore fish market, 1907. Photo from Library of Congress.

By Waxter Intern

Maryland Eats: Baltimore Coddies

A Maryland favorite with unknown origins, the Baltimore coddie, essentially a codfish cake, was ubiquitous in the city in the 50s and 60s. Made with a mixture of salt cod, potatoes, milk, and crackers, and served with mustard between two saltines, this tasty snack sold for 5 cents a pop at delis and malt shops throughout the city.

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