The meat industry changed radically from the colonial farm to the corporate giants of today. Along the way railroads and their stockyards took over walking the cattle to market; town butchers were replaced with precut frozen pieces of meat.
Once again a lot of us are in the midst of a snow storm...DC is shoveling out now, and in this 1925 photo. Several years ago I posted recipes for Snow Cream, and this time it is Snow Pancakes or Snow Fritters.
Three centuries of fruit in jelly and jelly shaped as fruit. The early receipts used a base of jelly from calves feet, issinglass or hartshorn. One jelly using "a Gang of Calf's Feet" from 1769 is given at the end of this posting. Powdered gelatin, created about 1840, made the process less laborious.