Jas. Townsend and Son


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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…




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Today we prepare an absolutely wonderful roast beef recipe from the “Domestic Economy” cookbook written in 1794 by Maximilian Hazelmore. The Dutch oven was perfectly suited for use on the frontier. One can fry in…