Monday, August 28, 2017
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Monday, August 21, 2017
Mary Randolph's Peach ice cream
Mary Randolph's Virginia Housewife, first published in 1824, included many ice cream recipes - peach, vanilla, coffee, chocolate, cocoa nut, iced jelly, strawberry, raspberries, lemonade iced, citron melon, almond and... oyster.
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Monday, August 14, 2017
Standing in water for hours pushing their nets ahead of them in the sand, the picturesque Shrimpers captured the shrimp and/or prawns. When prepared, the shrimp formed "a delightful show, their brilliant red coats being garnished with green parsley." From Pyne's 1827 book.
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Monday, August 7, 2017
Summer Kitchen # 2 - 18th century out-kitchens
In a previous post - 7 years ago, (when this post was written, oops) - HERE, I discussed 19th century 'summer kitchens'. In the 18th century they were called 'out kitchens', or just 'kitchens'. The reason for the detached kitchens? - to keep homes "...more cool and Sweet" and "...because the Smell of hot Victuals, offensive in the hot Weather."
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Labels: Kitchen, Maryland, Summer Kitchen, Virginia
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Camp cookery - outdoor stewstove and improvised ovens
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Labels: Ovens, Stew stove
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