A simple dish, this preparation can be used to garnish meats or can be plated by itself. Either way, the cooked carrots or beans add wonderful color to the dinner table….
A good recipe that is a cross between a ginger snap and a soft cookie. The amount of spice gives them a good bite. Try them with ice cream for a special treat….
This recipe’s title belies the richness of this vegetarian stew that fed the 18th-century working man. Make a batch of Soup Meagre for your supper and dine with the fresh simplicity of a colonial Virginian….
This week’s recipe from Historic Foodways is a restorative milk punch, served to invigorate the sick and the weary. Heat up a bowl in your kitchen this winter, and let us know if you feel revived….
It’s hard to improve on the tender simplicity of a pork loin. This week, Historic Foodways elevates this cut of meat by stuffing it and serving it with a side of apples and mustard. In their hands, it’s a preparation worthy of the governor’s table….
Add this classic recipe for sugar cakes to your holiday cookie repertoire, and you’ll be taking part in a tradition that dates back at least 200 years. This recipe is presented by Historic Foodways in its 18th-century incarnation alongside a translation for modern cooks….
Looking for a new and different dessert course for the Thanksgiving table? Try this 18th-century recipe for Sippet Pudding from Mary Randolph’s 1824 cookbook “The Virginia Housewife.” This bread pudding in a classic custard has been a delight for centuries….