Historical Nibbles

These are Early American recipes — Revisited. Click on the link to read. Comments are welcome!

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Baking Contests and Snickerdoodles

New Mexican Culture Cuisine

Creole Soup Recipe

Cornmeal Gruel Recipe

Here Comes the Bridal Cake

Cream of Cucumber Soup Recipe

Mulled Buttermilk

Bran Biscuit Recipe

Fever Drink Recipe

Crust Coffee Recipe

Baked Milk

Buttermilk Stew

Tamerind Water

Egg Gruel

Civil War Beef Tea

Cream of Asparagus Soup

Cream of Carrot Soup

Cheese Soup

Cabbage and Beet Soup

Preparing Beef Stock

Chicken Gumbo Soup Recipe

Preparing Chicken Stock

Fannie Farmer’s Tips on Preparing Stock for Soups

Four Tips for Better Soups from Fannie Farmer

Tyrell’s Special Hot Chocolate Recipe

Three Ways to Develop Good Cooking Habits – Advice from Fannie Farmer

Civil War: Confederate Remedy for Dysentery

Civil War: Confederate Soldiers’ Way to Relieve Asthma

Civil War: Confederate Remedy for Chills

Preparing Shuck Beans or “Leather Britches”

Sagamite – Confederate Soldier Recipe

Apple Pie Recipe Without Apples used by Confederate Soldiers

Biscuit Recipe Used by Confederate Soldiers

Charcoal Tooth Powder Used by Civil War Soldiers

Making Soap

Sage Dressing Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Potato Pudding Recipe

Old-Fashioned Stack Cake Recipe

Gumbo Soup Recipe

Simple Wassail Recipe

Eating a Special Dish on New Year’s Day?

Oh, Bring Us a Figgy Pudding

What was Wassailing?

Ten Christmas Songs that Mention food

Old-fashioned Plum Pudding

Roasting a Turkey over the Fire-1840s Recipe

Stewed Carrots

Salem Election Cake

Apple Custard

Lemon Butter

One-Two-Three-Four Pudding

Baked Lemon Pudding Recipe from 1877

Baked Chocolate Pudding Recipe from 1877

Preserving Meat in the 1800s

Two Nineteenth-Century Cookbook Authors’ Advice on Beef

Testing the Purity of Flour

Advice on Eating the Right Quantity of Food from an 1840s Cookbook Author

The Right Time to Eat

Old Fashioned Muffin Recipe Made with Bread Sponge

My Second Try at Making Bread Sponge

My First Try at Making Bread Sponge

Sponge is the First Step In Making Good Bread

Curing Cast Iron Skillets

Dutch Oven Cooking

Advantages of Cooking on an Old-fashioned Wood Stove

Choosing the Right Type of Wood for Cooking on an Old-Fashioned Stove

Making Hot Chocolate from Scratch the Old-Fashioned Way

Making Coffee from Scratch the Old-Fashioned Way

Roasting Coffee the Old-Fashioned Way

Brown Bread 

 

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