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See on Scoop.it – Historical gastronomy
In 1796, a self-described orphan named Amelia Simmons published a slim cookbook “calculated for the improvement of the rising generation of Females in America.” Now considered the first American cookbook, “American Cookery” took British cooking methods and applied them to the ingredients of the New World, including cornmeal and squash.
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See on Scoop.it – Historical gastronomy
Election Cakes, which appeared in the first cookbook by an American (Amelia Simmons) were labeled “old fashioned” in 1830 Child’s The Frugal Housewife and by 1850 (in Beecher), they were at least ‘”100 years old.” New England sites appeared in several titles such as Old Hartford Election Cake, Connecticut Election Cake […]

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