18th Century Cooking: 300 year old Fried Chicken Recipe

MORNING VIDEO SERIES:
18th century cooking… This week I’m sharing videos from the youtube channel TOWNSENDS, recipes from the 18th century. Scroll to the bottom for the recipe and video.

18th Century Cooking: “Macaroni” … A recipe from 1784

MORNING VIDEO SERIES:
18th century cooking… This week I’m sharing videos from the youtube channel TOWNSENDS, which include recipes from the 18th century. Scroll to the bottom for the video

My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure – 15 Incredible Recipes from “The Virginia Housewife” ~ Circa 1839

Before we get to the main blog article, I wanted to share my latest purchase with you. My antique waffle iron, circa 1900. Have a look!   It is in really good condition. I have seasoned it and tried using it once, which was an utter failure. The waffles stuck to the inside, so much…Read more »

My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure: Spoon Bread

Admittedly, I’m not familiar with spoon bread. Growing up in South Dakota,  we had “Johnny Bread”, aka corn bread, not spoon bread. Unlike spoon bread, corn bread isn’t just made with corn meal, but a mix of flour and corn meal. Cornbread is also sliced, like normal bread, not “spooned”. So, I wasn’t sure what…Read more »

My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure: Good Housekeeping 1903 ~ Rice Waffles

Rice waffles…I wasn’t sure what to think when I first read the title of that recipe. It immediately drummed up images of patties of rice in the shape of waffles. But, as it turns out, this is an AMAZING waffle recipe. They are light, crispy, sweet and DELICIOUS! A quote from my husband… “Well, it…Read more »

My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure: Good Housekeeping 1903 ~ Boston Brown Bread

Hello all! Welcome to another edition of my adventures in cooking old school. As a brief summary, for those new to my blog, I have a small collection of cookbooks dating between 1895 to 1950. I am currently attempting recipes from a 1903 Good Housekeeping cookbook. This week, I attempted to make BOSTON BROWN BREAD,…Read more »

My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure: 1903 Good Housekeeping ~ Snowballs (… and a failure)

I’ve had my first failure in my pioneer cookbook adventure. (Formerly, Throwback Thursday) I attempted two more recipes this week. One was an utter failure and one mostly worked. (Tasted wonderful, but, didn’t look quite right!) Well, when you’re dealing with old terms and skimpy recipes with very little instructions, it’s bound to happen. So,…Read more »

Throwback Thursday: 1903 Good housekeeping ~ Popovers

Hello everyone and WELCOME to the inaugural edition of my new series: THROWBACK THURSDAY. In case you missed the introduction, here’s a quick summary. “I am a firm believer in whole food cooking, the way our grandparents and great-grandparents used to prepare. So, I set out on a mission to find old cookbooks from the…Read more »