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Revolutionary Cooking: Over 200 Recipes Inspired by Colonial Meals

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Ranging from the simple to the sumptuous, here are over 200 recipes for modern Americans inspired by dishes and beverages the authors discovered in cookbooks, family journals, and notebooks of 150 to 250 years ago.

Did you know that breakfast in the eighteenth century was typically a mug of beer and some mush and molasses, invariably taken on the run? That settlers enjoyed highly spiced foods and the taste of slightly spoiled meat? Or that, at first, Colonists didnt understand how to make tea and instead stewed the tea leaves in butter, threw out what liquid collected, and munched on the leaves? These peculiar facts precede tried and tested recipes, some of which include:

· Cold grapefruit soup

· Tweedy family steak and kidney pie

· Madras artichokes

· Sour rabbit and potato dumplings

· Apple-shrimp curry

· Pumpkin chiffon pie

· Lemon flummery

· And much more

Each chapter of recipes is introduced with accounts of how early Americans breakfasted, dined, drank, and entertained. The illustrations of utensils, tankards, porringers, and pots used in the early days are drawn from actual objects in major private and public collections of early Americana and make Colonial Cooking a great resource for American history enthusiasts.

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Fascinating facts and authentic recipes from Colonial America.

About the Author

Virginia T. Elverson, Mary Ann McLanahan, and Betty T. Duson were members of the Houston Museum of Fine Arts and its Bayou Bend Collection of American Decorative Arts. In addition to their research in preparation of this book, they studied and lectured in the field of early American furnishings and life-styles. Virginia Elverson died in 2011 in Texas, Betty Duson died in 2003 in Texas, and Mary Ann McLanahan lives in Texas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781626364165
Author:
Elverson, Virginia T.
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Author:
Duson, Betty T.
Author:
McLanahan, Mary Ann
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Historical Food and Cooking
Subject:
History
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20140131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 color photographs and 100 black and w
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
22.86 x 15.24 mm

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Cooking and Food » Reference and Etiquette » Historical Food and Cooking
Cooking and Food » Regional and Ethnic » United States » Ethnic
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