HISTORICAL FOODWAYS Blog

Fannie Farmer’s German Caraway Bread

It has been several months since quarantines due to Covid-19 began across the United States, and since then half of the country – if not the world – appeared to suddenly discover bread-baking with...

Dandy Pudding

I think anyone who has been reading this blog for some time knows that I am very much attracted to sweet things, and that when I look for recipes to recreate here,  gravitate towards...

Pineapple Bake-Ins

This recipe comes from a 1959 book titled Pillsbury’s Best 1000 Recipes: Best of the BAKE-OFF Collection. And before I get to the recipe, I want to tell you how I came to own...

Potted Beef: 19th-Century Food Preservation

Something not sweet for a change! Today’s recipe comes from an 1876 book by Mary F. Henderson titled Practical Cooking and Dinner Giving: A Treatise Containing Practical Instructions in Cooking; In the Combination and...