Getting into the spirit! Source: Christmas Number, 1900. More Fun Discoveries from Antique Cookbooks Mistletoe ~1898 A Supper in December ~1770 Christmas Turkey ~1855
Yuban Christmas Coffee. Happy Monday! More Fun Discoveries from Antique Cookbooks A Pickle Recipe for Elzerena 1877 Black Bean Soup 1924 Perfect Lunch Menu
With her defiant air she sits beneath the chandelier; There hangs a spray of mistletoe, but still she shows no fear. Who wants to kiss his sweetheart when her brother's standing near? More Fun Discoveries from Antique Cookbooks Plain and Elaborate Christmas Dinners ~1904 Holiday Beverages ~1902 A Christmas Party ~1866
Just a quick post for today. Not technically food-related, but had to share. Off to work on Christmas preparations! Have a great one, all! More Fun Discoveries from Antique Cookbooks Happy Greasy Food Day ~1875 Orange Wine ~1837 Onion Sauce ~1855
Maxwell House Makes a Merry Christmas. Happy Monday! More Fun Discoveries from Antique Cookbooks A Pickle Recipe for Elzerena 1877 Black Bean Soup 1924 Perfect Lunch Menu
A Christmas Game. Yup. I've been to parties where I could see that people would think that lighting alcohol on fire would be a good idea. And for the table: Roast Goose Recipe More Fun Discoveries From Antique Cookbooks Christmas Dinner Menu ~1889 Remarks on Pie Making ~1866 Christmas Eggnog ~1866 Source: Cameron County... Continue Reading →
Christmas Menu from the Ladies in Washington 1889. The leading ladies of Washington have been called upon to furnish a special dinner for your readers... I like Vice-President and Mrs. Morton already. Family values shine through! They were using 'xmas' back in 1889. Who knew? More Fun Discoveries Maryland Egg-Nogg ~1889 Dear Santa ~1900 A... Continue Reading →
Victorian Era Christmas Dinner Menu. This Christmas Dinner menu will look familiar to today's reader. Is it missing anything? More Fun Discoveries A Christmas Party ~1866 Turkey Scalloped 1881 Apples Prepared for Nice Pies ~1851 Source: Salt Lake Herald, December 25, 1889.
Maryland Egg-Nogg Recipe. 1 Gallon of Milk 12 Eggs 15 Tbs. Sugar 1 Nutmeg 1 Pint Brandy 1 Pint Jamaica Rum All before getting out of bed - Wow! Bring on the screaming kids! Of course the irony here is that the recipe is printed in the Salt Lake Herald. Hmm... More Fun Discoveries... Continue Reading →
Candy Recipe. This is a great recipe and offers us a glimpse at the life of a young 14 year old teenage girl, Miss Jessie Miller, living in Washington D.C. We know that: 1). she didn't go to school. 2). she had a brother who did go to school, 3). her father was the attorney... Continue Reading →
I stumbled across this treasure of a find and had to share. There is an entire page of letters to read here. Happy holidays! More Fun Discoveries Dinner Party Preparations ~1897 Fortified Egg-Nog ~1886 Cream Peppermints ~1897 Source: The Monroe City Democrat, December 13, 1900.
Fortified Eggnog Recipe - 'Tis the season...This eggnog recipe is definitely the adult version. Note the summer twist! More Fun Discoveries Hot Apple Toddy A Toast to Fannie Farmer: Documentary Coffee Monday-With Fish Skin ~1856 Source: Miss Corson's Practical American Cookery and Domestic Economy, 1886.