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Betty Crocker

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Warfare and Defence.

A fictitious character, exhibiting conservative values and a consistently cheerful demeanour, purporting to be the presenter or writer of a series of radio programmes, newspaper articles,...

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hardtack

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Warfare and Defence.

For centuries, hard breads made of flour and water and baked into round, oval, or square shapes have accompanied travelers on long treks, soldiers in military campaigns, and sailors at ...

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Thomas Whately

Overview page. Subjects: Economics — Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

(c. 1728–1772)

Whately was born in Epsom, Surrey probably in 1728, and died in London on 26 May 1772. He entered the Middle Temple in 1748 and was called to ...

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White House

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

1 the official residence of the president in Washington, D.C.

2 the U.S. president, presidency, or government:

3 the Russian...

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