Category Archives: 19th Century

HFF: Raspberry Shrub

Ah, shrubs.  I learned about these vinegary fruity drinks quite a while ago – long before I learned of the Historical Food Fortnightly, but I never got around to making one.   I ran across a recipe for a raspberry … Continue reading

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HFF: Pork Steak, Gravy, & Beans

The theme for the third Historical Food Fortnightly challenge was “History Detective.”  The goal of the challenge was to piece together a recipe through clues or to work with a recipe without a lot of details.  Given that I am … Continue reading

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HFF: A Richer Molasses Pie

The second challenge for the Historical Food Fortnightly was all about culinary vices.  I went through a number of cookbooks trying to find something that was soaked in bad stuff.  I found a lot of recipes that could have worked … Continue reading

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