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Posted on: December 21st, 2015
Here at the Historic Kitchens were are faced daily with the myth that 18th-century meals did not include vegetables, or when they did, they were boiled to mush. In fact, there are thousands of lovely vegetable recipes included in cookery books and on table diagrams. Often these recipes will say “cook until done” or “to your taste”, which gives the cook the ability to determine what is done. Peas are especially beloved, and can be found in a wide variety of dishes, (though thankfully, not ice cream). This easy recipe would be a perfect side dish for our Beef Olive recipe. Enjoy!…See the full recipe
Posted on: August 26th, 2014
Mushrooms made in this manner can be served in a variety of ways.…See the full recipe
Posted on: July 21st, 2014
Beets are a versatile root vegetable. These are simmered in sauce, along with scallions and garlic, for a tender side dish.…See the full recipe
Posted on: September 19th, 2013
Those who love tempura vegetables will find a companion in this recipe. The light coating and frying of this underused vegetable is signature to its taste.…See the full recipe
Posted on: September 5th, 2013
Omelets are a good match with a great number of vegetables. However, when you combine it with green beans in a light sauce it becomes a dish for any meal.…See the full recipe
Posted on: July 26th, 2013
The pairing of the two classic root vegetables, carrots and parsnips, with a rich cream sauce is fantastic. The herbs and a small amount of garlic are not overpowering, but make this dish mouthwatering.…See the full recipe
Posted on: April 18th, 2013
A simple dish, this prearation can be used to garnish meats or can be plated by itself. Either way, the cooked carrots or beans add wonderful color to the dinner table.…See the full recipe
Posted on: March 21st, 2013
This soup was made with Lent in mind as there is no meat. Almost as thick as a chowder, this wholesome dish is wonderfully aromatic and pleasing to the eye in any season.…See the full recipe
Posted on: February 7th, 2013
This recipe combines two comfort foods in one. The classic elements can be served at a holiday meal, or as a side dish at an everyday supper.…See the full recipe
Posted on: August 23rd, 2012
These two ingredients have gone together for ages. This simple classic combination with the orange added is light fare for breakfast, or as an addition for lunch and dinner.…See the full recipe