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Carrot Custard

Today we’re doing a carrot pudding out of Amelia Simmons’ cookbook, but this one’s more like, say, a carrot custard. 1 cup boiled, mashed Carrots 5 Eggs ¼ cup butter ¼ cup sugar 1 tsp Cinnamon Rose Water to Taste … Continue reading

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A Simply Fantastic Lemon Cream

Don’t be fooled by the word “cream.” This delicious recipe for Lemon Cream from Amelia Simmons’ cookbook American Cookery (1796), is ironically completely dairy-free. Instead, it uses an interesting egg-cooking technique which yields a delicious custard-like dessert. While fruit creams of this … Continue reading

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