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About Sherry Monahan

Sherry’s writing passion is the Victorian West—its food, spirits, people, and places. As an author and culinary historian she also loves to delve into the genealogy of food and beverages from all over the U.S. Traveling the globe allows her to experience food and beverages from other cultures as well.

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About California Madams

With the discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill in 1848, fortune-seekers from around the globe descended on California, among them a sprinkling of enterprising women.

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Unusual Times

The world as we knew it is over–at least temporarily. We’ve all been dealing with Covid-19 in various ways in these unusual times. I’ve been trying to keep on writing and researching, but get easily distracted with the news, changes in lifestyle, and helping others.

 

When I wasn’t feeling creative I chose to bring some laughter […]

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