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Homemade Apple Juice and Apple Leather on The History Kitchen

The Old Fashioned Way: Apple Juice & Apple Leather

Learn to make homemade apple juice and apple leather, no apple press needed. Simple old fashioned method for all-natural tasty apple products! Read More

The Secret History of Okra - Okra Soup Recipe on The History Kitchen

The Secret History of Okra – Okra Soup

Learn the history of okra, from its ancient origins to its African American roots, then try a historically-inspired recipe for peppery okra soup. Read More

Heirloom Tomatoes

A History of Heirloom Fruits and Vegetables

Learn the history and benefits of heirloom vegetables, from Thomas Jefferson to present, and try a recipe for Heirloom Tomato Salsa Fresca. Read More

Andersen's Split Pea Soup

Andersen’s Split Pea Soup

Vintage recipe for Andersen’s Split Pea Soup from Andersen’s Restaurant in Buellton, California. Family recipe. Vegan, Gluten Free. Read More

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What Thomas Jefferson Ate – Marinated Asparagus

Historical recipe from the City Tavern Cookbook. Asparagus dressed the French way- olive oil, red wine vinegar, hard cooked egg, capers, herbs. Read More

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What Thomas Jefferson Ate – White Bean Soup

Learn a colonial recipe from Thomas Jefferson’s family at Monticello for White Bean Soup. Vegetarian, healthy, delicious historical recipe. Read More

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What the Ancient Israelites Ate – Jacob’s Lentil Stew

Historical recipe for Jacob’s Lentil Stew and background on ancient Israelite food and cooking. Torah, Biblical cooking, Israel, Neot Kedumim Read More

What the Ancient Israelites Ate - Ful Mudammas Recipe

What the Ancient Israelites Ate – Ful Mudammas

Learn a historical recipe from ancient Israel – Ful Mudammas made with fava beans, olive oil, onion, garlic, and cumin. Read More