Frog’s Legs ~1897

Frog's Legs Recipe In honor of Leap Year, today is Frog's Legs Day! To celebrate, here's a recipe for fried frog's legs. Unfortunately, I don't have access to frog's legs to try this one out. In fact, the only place I've ever seen frog's legs on the menu was outside of Poverty Point, Louisiana (which... Continue Reading →

Victorian Kitchen Gadgets ~1897

Victorian Kitchen Gadgets. Kitchen gadgetry appears to be timeless. Would love the nutmeg holder/grater. What would be on your wish list? Source: Montgomery Ward and Co's Common Sense Cookery, 1897. More Fun Discoveries Pork Butchery ~1856 You Will Slay Them By The Thousand ~1856 Wesson Cooking Oil ~1900

The Housewife ~1897

Housewife, 1897 "You said you weren't going to take out the garbage? I encourage you to reconsider..." Lovely pic. More Fun Discoveries Pork Butchery ~1856 You Will Slay Them By The Thousand ~1856 Wesson Cooking Oil ~1900

Harder’s Practical American Cookery ~1885

Cover Page. Lovely cover page inset that reflects an interesting blend of Romanticism and Realism. Source: Harder's Practical American Cookery, 1885. More Fun Discoveries Five O’Clock Tea ~1897 Golden Sunshine Cake – 1922 Meets 2017 Teen Dine we must ~1880  

Jellied Turkey ~1897

Jellied Turkey Recipe Still looking for turkey leftover recipes? This one is a stretch for the modern palate. A savory jelly made out of stock and gelatin with bits of meat added to it (just like the red jello with grapes in it - only different). More Fun Discoveries Turkey Scalloped 1881 To Carve Roast... Continue Reading →

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