With Turkey Day approaching, I wanted to share some historic cooking videos and resources to get us in the mood. Prepare to be hungry! Turkey Time Let’s start a historic turkey showdown, 1796 style! The guys over at Townsends did a turkey cook-off last year, comparing two types of historic turkey cooking methods. Baked versus open-fire cooking: which one wins? Check it out: Which turkey would you rather eat? Were you worried about Jon’s sleeves touching the raw turkey?! Or is that just me? For a more modern turkey recipe, try Fannie Farmer’s original 1896 recipe, including chestnut stuffing and gravy! Desserts: The Most Important Part That’s enough dinner, now…
We explore a late 19th century American Halloween party, including trying one of the recipes: Baked Apples.