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Rhubarb Marmalade - Vintage Recipe from Cooking Club Magazine, April 1907

Rhubarb Marmalade – Cooking Club 1907

A vintage recipe for rhubarb marmalade, a delicious twist on sweet marmalade jam with step-by-step photos on The History Kitchen. Read More

Edible Fungi Chart from The New Student’s Reference Work, 1914. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Magical Mushrooms: The Allure of Edible Fungi

Learn the history of edible mushrooms and a few other things you might not know about our favorite culinary fungi! By Tori Avey on The History Kitchen. Read More

Tomato Egg Scramble - Vintage Recipe from Cooking Club Magazine, March 1913

Tomato Egg Scramble – Cooking Club 1913

Recipe for Tomato Egg Scramble with butter and crackers on toast from a 1913 cooking magazine called Cooking Club. Simple breakfast dish. Read More

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

Coffee Mocha Pudding Pie - Vintage Recipe for a Simple No-Bake Dessert with Coffee Ice Cream, Pudding and a Chocolate Cookie Crust

Coffee Mocha Pudding Pie

Coffee Mocha Pudding Icebox Pie – vintage recipe for a simple no-bake dessert with coffee ice cream, pudding and a chocolate cookie crust. 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

A traditional recipe and history for King Cake from food historian Gil Marks on The History Kitchen

American Cakes – King Cake

A traditional recipe and history for Mardi Gras King Cake from food historian Gil Marks on The History Kitchen. Read More

Vintage 1908 recipe for Curry Mushroom Toast, adapted by Tori Avey from Cooking Club Magazine on The History Kitchen

Curry Mushroom Toast – Cooking Club 1908

A vintage 1908 recipe for Curry Mushroom Toast, adapted by Tori Avey from Cooking Club Magazine on The History Kitchen Read More

A traditional recipe for Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey Cake from food historian Gil Marks on The History Kitchen

American Cakes – Kentucky Bourbon Cake

A traditional recipe for Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey Cake from food historian Gil Marks on The History Kitchen. Read More

Dark Chocolate Mint Leaves

Edible Aphrodisiacs

Learn about the history of foods that are historically described as aphrodisiacs, and try recipes inspired by these culinary aphrodisiacs. Read More

A traditional recipe and history for Red Velvet Cake from food historian Gil Marks on The History Kitchen

American Cakes – Red Velvet Cake

A traditional recipe and history for Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese or Whipped Roux Frosting from Gil Marks on The History Kitchen Read More

Vintage 1905 recipe for Maple Custard with Orange Sauce, adapted by Tori Avey from Cooking Club Magazine on The History Kitchen

Maple Custard & Orange Sauce – Cooking Club 1905

A vintage 1905 recipe for Maple Custard with Orange Sauce, adapted from a 1905 issue of Cooking Club Magazine. Delicate and delicious dessert. Read More

From Pythagorean to Pescatarian - The History and Evolution of Vegetarianism

From Pythagorean to Pescatarian – The Evolution of Vegetarianism

A brief history of the vegetarian diet and its evolution, from Pythagorus to modern day vegetarian subcategories – vegan, pescatarian and more. Read More

American Cakes - A History of Monkey Bread and a Traditional Irresistible Recipe on The History Kitchen

American Cakes – Monkey Bread

Gil Marks shares the history of Monkey Bread and a traditional recipe along with variations for this sweet treat in his regular column, American Cakes Read More

Roast Duck with Rum - Vintage Holiday Recipe from "Through Europe with a Jug of Wine" on The History Kitchen

Roast Duck with Rum

Roast Duck with Rum – delicious vintage holiday recipe from “Through Europe with a Jug of Wine” by Morrison Wood. Read More

The History of Gingerbread and a Recipe for Gingerbread Cookies on The History Kitchen

The History of Gingerbread

The History of Gingerbread and a Recipe for Gingerbread Cookies with link to Royal Icing tutorial. 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

Ex Libris Anne Willan - The Journey of a Cookbook + Recipe for Financiers on The History Kitchen

Ex Libris Anne Willan

A cookbook’s journey from Anne Willan to Tori Avey. Read about Anne’s new memoir One Soufflé at a Time and try her recipe for Petits Financiers. Read More