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The Best Bread Pudding Yet

The Best Bread Pudding yet from The Primitive Cookery Cookbook 1767 is a very simple bread pudding to make. Bread Pudding ¾ cup Flour 1 cup Bread Crumbs 4 oz. Raisins or Currants 2 tbsps. Sugar ½ tsp. ground Ginger … Continue reading

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Quaking Pudding

Quaking pudding is much more like the modern day pudding idea that we have in our heads. . It is definitely different than the plum pudding. The ratios are much different, a lot less flour and a lot more liquid … Continue reading

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Simple Apple Pudding

So I haven’t found much about soldiers doing boiled puddings yet, but there is a piece in Joseph Plum Martin’s book about soldiers coming and stealing a woman’s food, including her pudding, bag and all. There are many period recipes … Continue reading

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A Simple Recipe for on the Trail

“To make Norfolk dumplings, mix a good thick batter as for pancakes, take a half a pint of milk, 2 eggs, a little salt, make it into a batter with flour. Have ready a clean saucepan of water boiling into … Continue reading

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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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Carrot Pudding

Today’s recipe, a 17th century carrot pudding, comes from The Compleat Cook by Rebecca Price. 6 ounces Breadcrumbs (or Cornmeal) 4 Egg Yolks 2 Egg whites 1 cup Milk 1-2 tablespoons Honey (or Maple Syrup) 2 ounces Sack (Wine) Pinch of … Continue reading

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1796 Sweet Potato Pudding

Today we’ll be making a wonderful sweet potato pudding from Amelia Simmons’ 1796 cookbook, American Cookery. 1 ½ pounds Sweet Potatoes (Can substitute Winter Squash, Crookneck Squash, Pumpkin, or any Potatoes) 3 Large Apples 3 ½ tablespoons Breadcrumbs 1 tablespoon flour … Continue reading

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