Marjorie Mosser (deceased) was the niece of and longtime assistant to Pulitzer Prize-winning American author and famed curmudgeon Kenneth Roberts. She lived in Kennebunk, Maine.
Kenneth Roberts was the author of many best-selling novels, including Northwest Passage, Lydia Bailey, Oliver Wiswell, Rabble in Arms, and his fames first novel, Arundel. Renowned for h is scrupulous accuracy and unforgettable depictions of past times, he was awarded a speccial Pulitzer Prize citation in 1957.
Sandra Oliver is the publisher of Food History News and maintains the foodhistorynews.com web site. She is also the author of Saltwater Foodways: New Englanders and Their Food at Sea and Ashore in the 19th Century, and coauthor of Giving Thanks: Thanksgiving History and Recipes. Her involvement with food history began when she launched the Fireplace Cooking Program at Mystic Seaport Museum in 1971. She cooks in her own historic kitchen on the island of Islesboro, Maine.