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Propagating Wild Yeast for Reenactments


Today, if you asked 50 people about how to start a wild yeast culture for making sourdough bread, it’s likely you’ll get 100 different answers, but in reality, all it takes is a little bit of flour, some water and…

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September 29, 2017


Akara Recipe


Akara is a simple, easy to make snack that was frequently made in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Dried Black-eyed Peas Onions Parsley flour Boiling water Lard First, pulverize the dried black-eyed peas into very small pieces. Add to…

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A Fanciful Yet Easy Asparagus Soup


This delicious Asparagus Soup recipe from Elizabeth Cleland’s A new and easy methods of cookery (1755). Many of this recipe's techniques, including roux, food coloring, bone broth, and court-bouillon (the ingredients boiled in the soup that are removed before eating)…

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September 28, 2017


Rye and Indian Bread


This is called Rye and Indian bread, because it’s made of part rye flour and part Indian meal or sometimes we call it cornmeal. You can use just those two grains to make the flour, or you can add wheat…

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Simple Boiled Plum Pudding


Many people hear the word pudding today and they think about some little custardy stuff in a cup or something you buy at the grocery store in a box and mix it up with some milk. Pudding has a much…

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An Onion Soup Recipe from 1801


This recipe for onion soup is out of John Mollard’s 1801 cookbook, “The Art of Cooking Made Easy and Refined”. 4 oz. Butter 4 tbsps. Flour 8 midsized Onions of choice Salt 3 qts. Beef Stock 4 Egg Yolks 1…

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A White Pot Recipe


A White Pot with Raisins and Dates Serves 1 - 6 (depending on how polite you are) The name “White Pot” originates from the Devon region of England. But this sweet, buttery custard bread pudding, layered with sweetmeats (dried fruits)…

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Master Wood Turner Erv Tschanz


In this special video, master wood turner Erv Tschanz shares his passion for the craft. Erv is one of several skilled artisans that sells handcrafted items through Jas. Townsend & Son. The treenware cherry wood plate being made in this…

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September 13, 2017


Weaver/Trapper Interview: Experiencing History Through Reenacting


We've been busy interviewing fellow reenactors for the purpose of inspiring and encouraging viewers who are interested in getting involved in historical reenacting but don't know how to begin. Today we interview Tony Baker, a weaver by trade, who has…

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Starting a Living History Group from Scratch


It took an idea and a group of friends, and it went from there. Albert Roberts tells the story of how the innovative historical interpretive group "The HMS Acasta" was born. http://ift.tt/2wQkO31 More great information! ***************************** Our Retail Website -…

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Anchovies And Eggs?

Michael Dragoo brings us a very experimental recipe from Martha Washington’s “Booke Of Cookery”. Don’t let the anchovies scare you, this one is delicious!

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Tomatoes and Eggs

Michael Dragoo joins us once again to prepare “Eggs and Tomatoes”, a recipe from “A Virginia Housewife” by Mary Randolph

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Cod With An “Eggy” Sauce

Michael Dragoo joins us once again with an experimental recipe from “A New System of Domestic Cookery”.

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Spinach and Eggs, 18th Century Style

Michael Dragoo joins us to make this very easy to make, delicious recipe for Spinach and Eggs from “A New System Of Domestic Cookery” by Maria Rundell.

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A 240-Year-Old Recipe for Pickling Eggs

Here is another video that is part of our 18th century food preservation series. It is a very simple method for Pickling Eggs found in the 1777 edition of “The Lady’s Assistant Cookbook.” Whether you use these eggs as a garnish or as a dish by itself, this recipe makes stunningly colorful and delicious treats.

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Easy Scotch Eggs in the 18th Century

In this episode I talk to guest Michael Dragoo and together we talk about cooking at reenactments and we cook Scotch Eggs.

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