Antique Recipes

Cooking and Castle Building, 1880: Yeast

Cooking and Castle Building:  Yeast.  I must confess, I didn't have a clue about yeast.  That is, I had no idea where it came from.  Do you?  Here, from Emma P. Ewing's 1880, 1890 cookbook-as-novel, Cooking and Castle Building, is a yeast recipe! Cooking and…
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Williamsburg Art of Cookery: Antique Recipe

WmsBurg Art of Cookery is on the spine of this antique cookbook.  Actually, the full title is "The Williamsburg Art of Cookery, or, Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion: Being a Collection of Upwards of Five Hundred of the Most Ancient and Approv'd Recipes in Virginia." It is…
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Mrs. Lincoln’s Forefathers’ Day Dinner

Mrs. Lincoln's Forefathers' Day Dinner: Here's a recipe for succotash, the featured dish during an up-coming holiday that you may not know. Forefathers' Day is celebrated in Plymouth, Massachusetts on December 22 every year. (Curious about Forefathers' Day? Since Mrs. Lincoln's Boston Cook Book…
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Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1884, 1893

Mrs. Lincoln's Boston Cook Book, 1884, 1893: First edition, 1893 printing of one of the most famous antique cookbooks of the United States, Mrs. Lincoln's Boston Cook Book, published in 1884 by Roberts Brothers, Boston. Probably the most famous American cookbook. Mrs. Lincoln's copyright was…
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Two Caramel Recipes from Candy Book, Culinary Arts Press, 1938

Two Caramel Recipes from Candy Book, Culinary Arts Press, 1938, Three Mountaineers, Inc.: Two Caramel Recipes from Candy Book, Culinary Arts Press, 1938, Three Mountaineers, Inc.Yes, we have the cookbook.  See it here: Candy Book, Culinary Arts Press, 1938, Three Mountaineers, Inc.:  Charming wooden frame…
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Bohemian San Francisco Clam Chowder

Bohemian San Francisco Clam Chowder: Here's another great recipe from Bohemian San Francisco, clam chowder thick enough to eat with a fork! You can see the cookbook here:  Bohemian San Francisco: The Elegant Art of Dining.  This book is dripping with San Francisco history.…
Wise Encyclopedia of Cookery, 1949, First Edition, First Printing. Thumb Indexed.
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Russian Easter Bread Wise Encyclopedia

Russian Easter Bread Wise Encyclopedia:  The Wise Encyclopedia of Cookery was published in 1949 by the Wm. H. Wise & Co., Inc., New York.  In encyclopedic fashion, it covers everything from "A La Mode" to "Zythum."  1286 pages, plus detailed index.  Here's just one great…