A collection of old-fashioned cookbooks with a variety of specialty recipes for desserts, breads, cakes, candies, herbs, and more.
Easy homemade recipes just like your Grandmother used to make.
Do you want to make homemade cake and candy recipes or that special bread pudding just like your Grandmother used to make? These old-fashioned cookbooks contain time tested vintage recipes that will have you reminiscing back to earlier days.
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These cookbooks have 60 to 70 recipes in each book and are just fun to read! Many contain historical notes about life in early America, proper etiquette of the day and old fashioned art. All of the recipes use readily available ingredients.
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Christmas Recipes Christmas brings to mind home baked breads and cookies. They are delicious to eat and even better to give as a gift. This collection of Christmas recipes is put together especially for the holiday seasons with good cheer in mind. These are timeless recipes that you may remember from your own holiday gatherings and perhaps a few new ones to try.
Celebrations The celebrations we have here in America are very much about bringing people together. Good food is a large part of your family and community. The recipes in this cookbook highlight some of the wonderful foods that accompanied bigger celebrations such as Christmas, New Year’s and Easter, as well as work gatherings, camp meetings, weddings and funerals.
Bread Pudding and Dessert Recipes If you have ever wondered how to make any of those aromatic old-fashioned desserts you enjoyed visiting your Grandmother, this old-fashioned cookbook has the recipes you want. This delightful cookbook contains old world 18th and 19th Century recipes for steamy bread puddings and comforting desserts that you just don’t find anymore.
Cookie Recipes Who doesn’t like a homemade cookie? This is about as complete of an old-fashioned cookie collection as you can get. There are 67 authentic old recipes that are delicious reminders of our heritage. There are also pages with complete instructions on how to make a gingerbread house. This old-fashioned cookbook also includes a brief history of the origins of cookies.
Ice Cream Recipes Learning to make old-fashioned homemade ice cream is not as hard as it seems. The recipes in this cookbook are clear and easy to understand. Many of the recipes do not even require an ice cream maker. If you love homemade ice cream, you won’t be disappointed in the large variety of recipes in this cookbook dedicated to ice cream. These old-fashioned ice cream recipes are just what you remember from your childhood.
Pie Recipes This old-fashioned cookbook includes pie recipes for fruit pies, nut pies, sweet pies, and meat and vegetable pies. Also includes recipes for pie crusts and hints for making a meringue topping. If it just isn’t dessert without pie, this cookbook contains some time tested vintage recipes for all the favorites you remember from your childhood.
Cakes and Cheesecake Cakes and cheesecakes have always been a nice way to enjoy the company of a friend or neighbor, along with coffee or tea. Most friends and family won’t turn down a piece of homemade cake or cheesecake if offered. These cake and cheesecake recipes have been around for years and are just too good to not be made.
Candy Recipes These old-fashioned candy recipes will take you back to your childhood. Learn to make the candies you remember, like Vermont Maple Creams, Peanut Brittle, Spiced Pecans and Saltwater Taffy. If you have ever been tempted to try you hand at making homemade candies, this old-fashioned cookbook has the candy recipes you want.
Chocolate Recipes These old-fashioned chocolate recipes will take you back to your childhood. Find recipes for such chocolaty delights as chocolate macaroons, chocolate cookies and brownies, chocolate nougat cake, frosting recipes, chocolate caramels and of course chocolate fudge recipes! There are also quite a few pages describing the history of chocolate as well as explanations of chocolate terms and equipment.
Bread Recipes Enjoy the aroma of fresh bread baking in your home. These 56 old-time recipes for yeast breads and quick breads will let you in on a bit of the past as you will have some of the best bread recipes of colonial America. This old-fashioned cookbook also contains historical notes on the old mills of America.
Muffin Recipes Homemade muffins, biscuits, and popovers are some of the best tasting additions to your breakfast or brunch table. Who doesn’t like the wonderful aroma of freshly baked muffins or biscuits filling the kitchen and wafting up to the bedrooms?
Teacake Recipes This unique cookbook contains more than just teacake recipes. There is a wonderful history of tea in America, how a formal tea party was hosted in early American times, photos and descriptions of early tea sets. Includes instructions on how to set your table for a tea party, explanations of the different types of tea, instructions on how to brew a perfect pot of tea, and tea etiquette. Find recipes including tea sandwiches, scones and biscuits, tarts and pastries, and cakes.
Grandma’s Recipes Grandma’s Old-Fashioned Recipes cookbook includes recipes for soups, salads, main dishes, side dishes and desserts just like your grandmother used to make. This cookbook also includes historical notes of cooking in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Cheese Recipes If you love cheese, this is a must-have cookbook! You won’t run out of cheese recipes with these 70 old-fashioned cheese recipes. Find recipes for appetizers, soups and chowders, salads and dressings, cheese breads, main and side dishes, and also desserts.
Pumpkin Recipes Find delicious pumpkin recipes for pies, breads, dessert, soups, cakes, and cookies in this Old-Fashioned cookbook. Learn history of the first pumpkin pie and how to prepare fresh pumpkin pulp, along with over 50 recipes using pumpkin including 14 different pumpkin pie recipes and many more dessert recipes.
Apple Recipes A wonderful collection of 73 time tested authentic apple recipes ranging from pies, desserts, cakes, cookies, soups, salads, and side dishes. This cookbook also includes tips for using apples along with a guide on how to best use the many varieties of apples for cooking, baking, and eating.
Berry and Cherry Recipes Old-Fashioned Berry and Cherry Recipes Cookbook contains recipes for raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, cherries, and more. Also includes historical notes on how berries were used and prepared in Colonial Times.
Southern and Peach Recipes Southern Recipes and cooking are known to be flavorful, rich tasting, and just downright good. This collection of 65 Old Fashioned Southern Recipes captures some of the best food of the South that has been enjoyed for centuries. There are also historical notes sprinkled into the cookbook relating to histories of some of the recipes. The peach recipes included in this cookbook are some of the best that the South has to offer.
Strawberry Recipes Nothing welcomes summer like the strawberries ripening in the garden. Ripe, plump strawberries picked from the vine are the sweetest when they are still warm. You won’t be running out of choices of what to make with your crop of strawberries. There are recipes for cakes, breads, pies, soups and salads, desserts, preserves and jams, and beverages.
Orange and Citrus Recipes This old-fashioned Orange Grove Recipes cookbook includes recipes for orange, lemon, lime, and grapefruit. Find recipes for fruit salads, main dishes, breads, desserts, breakfast and beverages.The refreshing tang of citrus can add wonderful flavor to many foods.
Vegetable Garden This old-fashioned cookbook contains 73 vegetable garden recipes for fresh vegetables ranging from asparagus, rhubarb, and spinach to beans, broccoli, carrots, and egg plant and many more. Find delicious time tested recipes for those fresh vegetables straight from your garden or the nearest farmers market.
Mushroom Recipes This cookbook contains 75 old-fashioned mushroom recipes including recipes for fried and baked mushrooms, appetizers, and soups. There are also plenty of main dishes, sandwiches, and side dishes using mushrooms in many different forms.
Zucchini Recipes The old-fashioned zucchini and squash recipes in this cookbook offer a nice variety of easy to make delicious recipes that lend some creativity to cooking with vegetables. Zucchini and squash are versatile vegetables that can be cooked as a main dish, made into soups, breads, or even used in cakes and desserts. Any of these recipes could be used for a brunch menu or a main meal.
Tomato Recipes This old-fashioned cookbook contains 75 old-fashioned tomato recipes including a special section dedicated to recipes for green tomatoes. Enjoy this fruit in a wide variety of ways including soups, butters, chutneys, and jams. There are also recipes for homemade tomato sauces, green tomato pie, and stuffed tomatoes.
Herb Recipes The old fashioned herb recipes in this cookbook give you some great ideas for using fresh or dried herbs. Try recipes for vegetable dishes, cheese and egg dishes, meat, fish, and fowl, herb breads, soups, salads and salad dressings, beverages,desserts using herbs, and recipes for herb vinegars.
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