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Dessert's history in no longer a history

April 27, 2005

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The Parker House claims credit for inventing Boston cream pie, and it well might have, although, according to cookbook author Greg Patent, the confection was not initially called that. Patent spent a year researching the topic. One of the things he did not find is an often-quoted 1855 New York Herald article describing the dessert. ''I went to the archives ... (Full article: 248 words)

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