Earlier in the week, we took you along for a private baking lesson as our Colonial Williamsburg chefs whipped up a batch of our traditional Raleigh Tavern Gingerbread Cookies. Now, we’re going to kick things up a notch and show you how to turn a good recipe into a great one….
Have you ever noticed how certain aromas enter your nose—then waft down to the deepest nooks and crannies of your soul? They can unlock memories you didn’t even realize were buried there. Simply put: specific smells and tastes take us to our “happy place.” And that’s exactly where I ended up when we stepped into the kitchen at the Williamsburg Lodge for a private baking lesson….
Earlier this week, we shared late summer favorites you can still enjoy through October. Use the fresh ingredients to create these recipes brought to you by Colonial Williamsburg chefs Anthony Frank and Rodney Diehl….
Those of you who like cornbread may want to try this for a change. Thick, much like a bread pudding, it can be sweetened and spiced to your liking. Use it as a side dish or a different kind of dessert….
Contrary to popular belief, apple pie isn’t American, it’s British. There were no apple trees or pies in America before the British settled. The use of cinnamon as a spice is not found in any recipe in the colonial period. The spice most often called for was cloves, as it is in this recipe.