Over 32,000 entries from more than 80 cookbooks dating back to 1658. More recipes and other interesting items added every week!
Recently Added Recipes
- Charlotte Princesse de Galles
- from The Century Cook Book (1901) Added 28 August 2014.
- Salt Salmon
- from Hand-Book of Practical Cookery (1884) Added 28 August 2014.
- Dal Bhat
- from The Khaki Kook Book (1917) Added 28 August 2014.
- Veal Stock, for Soups
- from The Art of Cookery (1802) Added 28 August 2014.
- Nut and Raisin Bread
- from The New Royal Cook Book (1920) Added 28 August 2014.
- Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book
- Published in 1920, written by Mary A. Wilson of Mrs. Wilson's Cooking School, Philadelphia.
- The Queen-like Closet or Rich Cabinet
- Published in 1672, written by Hannah Wolley.
- The White House Cookbook
- Published in 1887, written by Mrs. F.L. Gillette and Hugo Ziemann, Steward of the White House.
- American Cookery
- Published in 1796, written by Amelia Simmons, an American Orphan.
- Simple Italian Cookery
- Written by Antonia Isola.
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