Happy Holidays from Historic Foodways

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The Governor’s kitchen is preparing for a Twelfth Night ball.

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We are making a cake and lots of sweetmeats.

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Sweetmeats are candied fruits and nuts that were often served for desert.

They come in two form: One is wet sweetmeats like jellies and jam.

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Then there are dry sweetmeats, candies and sugar coated nuts.

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We wish you and yours the very best holidays, full of lots of great food.

And we look forward to a wonderful New Year, full of lots more recipes and photos on the History is Served blog!

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Cheers from the entire Historic Foodways staff.

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2 Responses to “Happy Holidays from Historic Foodways”

  1. December 31st, 2014

    Malyson says:

    We visited the kitchen on Sunday and the food looked as remarkable as it does here. Very informative hostess as well. Thanks for sharing!

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