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Growing Tobacco In Early America

Growing Tobacco In Early America Published on Apr 13, 2017 Today Justin Filipowski from George Washington’s Mount Vernon sits down with Jon to talk about the tobacco trade in early America. Mount Vernon Website ▶…


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Early American Dairy

Early American Dairy Published on Apr 10, 2017 Today Hannah Zimmerman from Historic Locust Grove sits down with Jon to discuss the history of early American dairy, as well as demonstrating the process of making…


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Breakfast In The 18th Century!

Published on Dec 12, 2016 A simple, delicious recipe from The Art Of Cookery by Hannah Glasse Help support the channel with Patreon ▶ https://www.patreon.com/townsend ▶▶ Videos With Connor Prairie ▶ http://bit.ly/2gsYfrr ▶▶ Our videos…


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The Crumpet Controversy

Published on Nov 28, 2016 Sometimes while doing research for 18th Century Cooking we run into a recipe that is a little confusing and sometimes controversial. Kevin joins Jon in the kitchen today to make…



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A Harvest Succotash

A few months ago we prepared a summertime succotash using fresh corn and beans. Today’s recipe is for a harvest version that uses dried ingredients instead. It’s a much heartier dish than its sweet-corn cousin,…



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1796 Pound Cakes!

Today’s recipe is for a traditional “Pound Cake.” This comes from Amelia Simmons’s 1796 cookbook, “American Cookery.” While it’s called a cake, there are clues in the text that this was intended to be made…