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Gary Cooper Buttermilk Griddle Cakes on The History Kitchen #vintage #recipe

Gary Cooper’s Buttermilk Griddle Cakes

Learn to make buttermilk griddle cakes from a vintage recipe used at Gary Cooper’s family ranch in Montana. Read More

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Very Fancy Sandwiches

Learn to make simple, vintage fancy sandwiches for your next soiree. From wartime American Home Magazine. Read More

Crispy Baked Eggs on TheHistoryKitchen.com #history #vintage #recipe

Crispy Baked Eggs

Louise Mellor shares a vintage recipe for Crispy Baked Eggs from The General Foods Kitchens Cookbook and discusses the 1959 culinary landscape. Read More

The Bee's Knees

Prohibition, The Great Gatsby and The Bee’s Knees

Prohibition, bootlegging, and “The Great Gatsby.” Learn about the 1920′s and try a vintage cocktail recipe from the flapper period. Read More

Chicken and Waffles Recipe

Chicken and Waffles

Learn to make classic Chicken and Waffles with crispy, crunchy, flavorful Southern fried chicken and fluffy waffles. Easy kosher modification. 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

Pumpkin Pudding

Thanksgiving, Lincoln and Pumpkin Pudding

Lincoln was the first president to declare Thanksgiving a national holiday. Read the history and learn a historical recipe for Pumpkin Pudding from Lincoln’s lifetime. Read More

Sarah Josepha Hale's Apple Pudding

Apple Pudding from the Mother of Thanksgiving

Learn about the life of Sarah Josepha Hale, the Mother of Thanksgiving in America, and try her historical recipe for Apple Pudding. American History Read More

Nutty Sweet Potato Casserole

Cooking on a Ration – Nutty Sweet Potato Casserole

Imagine only being allowed a certain amount of meat per week… a world where sugar is precious and worth saving… where a coupon booklet is the golden ticket one needs to purchase the basics. Today, we don’t think twice about buying … Read More

Cary Grant's Oven-Barbecued Chicken Recipe on The History Kitchen

Cary Grant’s Oven-Barbecued Chicken

An easy vintage family recipe for Oven-Barbecued Chicken from Cary Grant, featured in the 1939 cookbook “What Actors Eat When They Eat!” Read More

Halloween Devil's Food Cupcakes

Halloween Devil’s Food Cupcakes

Vintage recipe for Devil’s Food Cake Cupcakes with Orange Buttercream Frosting- a historical Halloween holiday dessert tradition. Read More

What the Union Soldiers Ate - Civil War Beef Stew on The History Kitchen.com

What the Union Soldiers Ate – Civil War Beef Stew

Learn what Union Soldiers ate during the Civil War, and try a historical recipe for Commissary Beef Stew from Captain James M. Sanderson. Read More

Peach Melba

Opera, Escoffier & Peaches: The Peach Melba

History of the Peach Melba, the famed dessert created by French chef Auguste Escoffier and inspired by Australian opera star Nellie Melba. Read More

Welsh Rarebit

What They Ate at Hearst Castle – Welsh Rarebit

Learn about the culinary history and food of Hearst Castle, the William Randolph Hearst estate. Includes Hearst’s recipe for Welsh Rarebit. 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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What They Ate on Titanic – Salmon Mousseline

Learn about the food onboard Titanic, inspired by M. Escoffier, then try a historical Titanic recipe for Poached Salmon with Mousseline Sauce. 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

Apple Bread Pudding with Cream Sauce

What Abraham Lincoln Ate – Apple Bread Pudding

Recipe for Apple Bread Pudding with Cream Sauce from Mary Todd Lincoln’s favorite cookbook, Miss Leslie’s Complete Cookery. Simple baked dessert. Read More

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What Milton Hershey Ate – Chocolate Kiss Cakelets

Read about the history of Hershey Chocolate Company and Milton Hershey, then learn a recipe for Chocolate Kiss Cakelets – soft cake-like cookies with vanilla buttercream frosting and chocolate kisses. Kosher, Dairy. Read More