Old Fashioned Recipes
Old fashioned recipes from antique cookbooks.
by Alessandro Filippini, head chef of the famous Delmonico’s in New York, 1889 Nearly every family of means is in the habit of giving a few dinners to its friends during the year. As a matter of course, the members of the family are, in return, invited to “dine out.” If you invite your friends [...]
From the December 1898 issue of The People’s Home Journal Peanut Candy One cupful molasses, two cupfuls sugar, one tablespoonful vinegar, one tablespoonful butter, and one teaspoonful vanilla. Boil ten minutes, or longer, if necessary, then pour over one cupful peanuts. Peppermint Two cupfuls granulated sugar, six tablespoonfuls boiling water. Boil three minutes, take off [...]
Now is the joyous season of the year when, if you are only acquainted with the precious secret of their preparation, you can make for yourself, with ten minutes’ work, candies more delicious than were purchased at the most expensive confectioners’. The latter never have this particular sort of candies for sale, because they will [...]