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Melissa V. (abbynormal) reviewed The Old Sturbridge Village Cookbook, 2nd: Authentic Early American Recipes for the Modern Kitchen on
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The secrets of early American cooking are revealed in The Old Sturbridge Village Cookbook. This wonderful collection is actually three cookbooks in one: authentic 1829 American recipes and cooking tips for the hearth; adaptation of these classic recipes using modern measurements, ingredients, and techniques; and up to date variation for those interested in hearth cooking today.
Also has information on the history of early cookbooks, the backgrounds of various foods, the eating habits of our country's forefathers and common cooking implements.
Chapters include: Hearth cookery, common cooking, vegetables, soups, herbs, puddings, common pies, common cakes, bread, yeast etc, preserves, etc.
Each recipes includes "Modern Method" and "Hearth Method"