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Fried Pumpkin, 1882
Put those pie pumpkins to good use with this simple 19th-century side dish.
Hallowe’en Snack Platter (1944)
Celebrate Halloween with these WWII-era recipes for popcorn balls, spiced apple cider and peanut butter sandwiches (with five mix-ins).
Cucumber Jelly and a Cheese Sandwich (1932)
Two pleasant vintage recipes: An open-faced cheese, sausage and tomato sandwich with its accompanying cucumber gelatin relish.
Roman Stuffed Dates
This 4th century recipe for stuffed dates was featured in Issue 15 of Ancient History Magazine.
Salat, an Aromatic Medieval Salad
It may surprise you to learn that people in the Middle Ages ate salad. And they ate it often. Unlike today, salads weren’t for calorie-conscious women on diets. Salads were very common meal starters and were loaded full of herbs and aromatic vegetables found in every household garden. Salads were not only genuinely enjoyed by people of…