Victorian Christmas Cookeryby Bruce T. Paddock, Lisa Adams, Alison Gail
This title jumps into the Christmas feast by spotlighting the tastes and fragrances of the American holiday. From Oyster Soup and Parsley Sauce to Currant Jelly and Yule Dollies, the book explores recipes and cooking ideas popular in the 19th century, but with the palate of the modern family in focus. If you'd like to know how the tradition of Christmas dinner started and sample some true American favorites, then this book is a must for your kitchen library. Easy to read with clear step-by-step directions, don't miss it this season.
Bruce T. Paddock has been involved with the past for almost as long as he's been alive in the present. This interest led him to get a degree in History from Yale University. While living in Los Angeles, at both the Doctor's House (a restored Victorian house) and the Heritage Square Museum (a restored Victorian Village) as a lecturer, interpreter, and historical researcher. Bruce has been an afficionado of food for nearly as long. Of course, experience is useless without the ability to communicate it, and Bruce has over twenty years of experience in non-fiction writing. He and his family live in Connecticut.
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