Literary Recipes

Victoria's Favorite Pikelets - Old Fashioned Recipe for Edwardian Tea-Time Pancakes from Sharon Biggs Waller on The History Kitchen

Victoria’s Favorite Pikelets

Old Fashioned Recipe for Edwardian Tea-Time Pancakes, known as Pikelets, from Sharon Biggs Waller’s historical novel A Mad Wicked Folly. Read More

Shakespearean Cooking - Funeral Baked Meats, Elizabethan Era Meat Pies from Shakespeare's Hamlet on The History Kitchen

Shakespearean Cooking – Funeral Baked Meats

Professor Ken Albala shares his take on Funeral Baked Meats, Elizabethan Era Meat Pies from Shakespeare’s Hamlet on The History Kitchen. Read More

Recipe Inspired by Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn - Catfish and Collard Greens on The History Kitchen

Huckleberry Finn Catfish and Collard Greens

History professor Bruce Kraig shares a recipe for Southern Catfish and Greens from Chef Joe Randall, inspired by Mark Twain’s classic Huckleberry Finn. Read More

Recipe Inspired by Jane Austen - A Historical Recipe for Apple Puffs on The History Kitchen

Jane Austen Apple Puffs

Recipe Inspired by Jane Austen – A Historical Recipe for Apple Puffs from a Family Friend of Jane Austen on The History Kitchen. Read More

Mary Poppins Chocolate Zodiac Cake - Celebrate P.L. Travers with this Mary Poppins-Inspired Recipe

Mary Poppins Zodiac Cake

A recipe for chocolate Zodiac Cake from a little-known cookbook written by P.L. Travers – Mary Poppins in the Kitchen: A Cookbook with a Story. Read More

Smoking Bishop

Drinking with Charles Dickens – The Smoking Bishop

Learn to make a Victorian inspired recipe for Smoking Bishop, a mulled wine holiday punch from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Read More

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes

Learn to make easy southern fried green tomatoes from Fannie Flagg’s Original Whistle Stop Cafe Cookbook. Read More

Anne of Green Gables Raspberry Cordial

Anne of Green Gables Raspberry Cordial

Make traditional Raspberry Cordial from the Anne of Green Gables book series by L.M. Montgomery. Recipe and step by step tutorial. Non-alcoholic. Read More

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Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Molasses Cookies

A delicious old-fashioned recipe for Molasses Cookies from Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the Little House book series. Read More

Emily Dickinson Coconut Cake

What Emily Dickinson Ate – Coconut Cake

Learn to make Emily Dickinson’s recipe for Coconut Cake from an antique recipe in Emily’s handwriting. Read More