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Nantucket Corn Pudding - A creamy corn casserole topped with a buttery, cheesy cracker crust. Perfect Thanksgiving side dish.

Nantucket Corn Pudding - A Family Feast®

Nantucket Corn Pudding - A creamy corn casserole topped with a buttery, cheesy cracker crust. Perfect Thanksgiving side dish.

Yummy cookie recipe from 1784 Colonial America: Molasses Cookies

Another 1784 recipe: Colonial Day Molasses Cookies - great for Fall! - Hall of Fame Moms

Here’s a REALLY yummy cookie that your child can help you make and know what’s really cool about it? It’s from a 1784 Colonial American recipe book. My affiliate links are included below. I may earn a few cents if purchases are made through the links. See my Disclosure policy here. On our visit to this […]

Pilgrim Thanksgiving Recipes | What Did The Pilgrims Really Eat?

Want to know what the pilgrims ate back then? Take a tour back in time and try these pilgrim Thanksgiving recipes for some flavors of the past.

I make this often. No kneading and easy, (if you follow directions well lol) It does rise for a long time, but crust and all melts in your mouth!!!

Sally Lunn Batter Bread

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The tantalizing aroma of this golden loaf baking always draws people into my mother's kitchen. With its circular shape, it's a pretty bread, too. I've never seen it last more than 2 hours once it's out of the oven! — Jeanne Voss, Anaheim Hills, California

Corn pudding evolved from the popular colonial Indian pudding, which was itself a cornmeal adaptation of flour-based English porridge. This dish makes an excellent side at Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, and kids love it!

Corn pudding evolved from the popular colonial Indian pudding, which was itself a cornmeal adaptation of flour-based English porridge. This dish makes an excellent side at Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, and kids love it!

Colonial Oyster Stuffing. Photo by IngridH    #ultimatethanksgiving    www.homeaway.com/...

Colonial Oyster Stuffing Recipe - Food.com

Adapted from the City Tavern Cookbook. If you like oysters, give this a try! You can make this ahead if you wish, through the cooking covered for 30 minutes. Cool and refrigerate, then cook the next day uncovered until the top is golden and the stuffing is heated through.

Colonial Williamsburg - Indian Meal Pudding Recipe

Colonial Williamsburg’s “A Nice Indian Pudding”

In my search for holiday recipes, I went back to one of my favorite blogs written by the cooks in Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Foodways. The cooks at the museum and historic site spend ev…

It only takes half an hour to make a batch of biscuits that your guests will never forget.

Thomas Jefferson's Sweet Potato Biscuits 1774 Recipe - Food.com

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It only takes half an hour to make a batch of biscuits that your guests will never forget.

Colonial innkeepers pie

Colonial innkeepers pie

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Don't use self rising flour in this recipe. I got this recipe from an old library book.

APPLE PANDOWDY     an Early COLONIAL  Desert -(PIE) from the PENN. DUTCH

APPLE PANDOWDY an Early COLONIAL Desert -(PIE) from the PENN. DUTCH

Apple pandowdy is a maple flavored or molasses deep dish apple desert. Traditionally the desert is dowdied before serving--that is the crust is broken up with a spoon or knife and stirred into the apple filling. Oddly enough, over the years this type of "messed up" appearance has come more often to be applied to people than to

George and Martha Washington welcomed thousands of guests to Mount Vernon, and were well known for their boundless hospitality, frequent and memorable parties, and for the wide variety of culinary treats served. Explore our 18th-century historic recipes and learn more about food culture at Mount Vernon!

Recipes

George and Martha Washington welcomed thousands of guests to Mount Vernon, and were well known for their boundless hospitality, frequent and memorable parties, and for the wide variety of culinary treats served. Explore our 18th-century historic recipes and learn more about food culture at Mount Vernon!

This recipe for George Washington's Favorite Soup makes a meal that is fit for a president! If you have never tasted Virginia peanut soup before, then you are missing out on one of the classic dishes of the colonial era. It is rumored that George Washington would eat this soup every day.

George Washington's Favorite Soup

This recipe for George Washington's Favorite Soup makes a meal that is fit for a president! If you have never tasted Virginia peanut soup before, then you are missing out on one of the classic dishes of the colonial era.

From the meager subsistence of the earliest days and the crucial help provided by Native Americans, to the first Thanksgiving celebrations and the increasingly sophisticated fare served in inns and taverns, this book provides a window onto daily life in Colonial America. It shows how European methods and cuisine were adapted to include native produce such as maize, potatoes, beans, peanuts and tomatoes, and features a section of authentic menus and recipes,

Colonial Food

Of the one hundred Pilgrims who settled at Plymouth in 1620, nearly half had died within months of hardship, starvation or disease. One of the colony's most urgent challenges was to find ways to grow and prepare food in the harsh, unfamiliar climate of the New World. From the meager subsistence of the earliest days and the crucial help provided by Native Americans, to the first Thanksgiving celebrations and the increasingly sophisticated fare served in inns and taverns, this book provides a…

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Simple Remedies Can Help With Tinnitus

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Colonial yeast bread, require rye flour

Colonial Yeast Bread

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This is an old recipe that I enjoy making often for my family. I don't think there's anything better than eating hot homemade bread on a cold day.