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Food in Colonial America

History is Served


18th-century recipes for the 21st-century kitchen

This blog-format recipe collection presents an 18th-century "reciept" alongside a 21st-century translation every two weeks. Cook along with us, send your comments and questions, and enjoy a taste of history. Explore

Selected Recipes from Colonial Williamsburg

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See a full list of Colonial Williamsburg's cookbooks.

Read about the Historic Foodways trade.