Two Centuries of Virginia Cooking: The Haw Branch Plantation Cookbook


Who better to produce an Amelia County culinary book for researchers than Six Generations Of Haw Branch Plantation women? And now, for the first time, 300 Amelia County pioneer recipes have been translated into modern cooking terms and measurements by a first rate food-obsessed chef. You'll find everything from bread (including ten recipes for creating breads from corn meal), soups, salads, meats, vegetables, decadent desserts, jams and jellies. There's even a recipe for making ice cream before freezers were invented along with preserving instructions for all manner of foods before canning and freezing. You'll also find many old household hints ... from making mustard plasters to preventing ice from forming on windows.