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Category: American History
Two Hundred Years of Thanksgiving Food (1740-1940)
A collection of recipes and materials from primary sources dated 1742-1940.
Orange Ice Cream, 1910
This deliciously simple vintage ice cream recipe is made only with orange juice, cream and sugar.
Coffee Cream Jello, 1978
Originally posted on Molded Memories:
Today’s jello creation comes from another recipe book on loan from my mom, which, like the last one, is held together with a rubber band. Without a cover I can’t tell you exactly what it’s called or how old it is but I can guess with 99.5% accuracy that it…
Clam Bouillon Demi Tasse, 1905
A simple Edwardian-era clam broth once served at luxury hotel restaurants.
Fried Pumpkin, 1882
Put those pie pumpkins to good use with this simple 19th-century side dish.
A Collection of 19th-Century Pumpkin Recipes
Enjoy a curated collection of American and Canadian pumpkin recipes dated 1836-1896.
Braised Tongue with Aspic Jelly, 1885
A 19th-century Creole recipe for sliced beef tongue encased in tongue broth jelly.
A 1916-Style School Lunch
A sample lunch basket and recipes for three warm school lunch items from a 1916 book called “The Rural School Lunch.”
Vintage School Lunch Recipes and Menus (1916-1960)
With school fast approaching, if it hasn’t already arrived, I thought it would be fun to have a little look at the history of school lunch in the United States. I won’t be covering the historical evolution of the school lunch programs or nutritional requirements in detail, at least not right now. This is more…