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The recipes of Colonial America are quite diverse, going well beyond "Boston Baked Beans" or venison and turkey. And, given their limited supply of resources -- the supermarket did not yet exist -- they used their ingenuity to create a wide range of palatable dishes. Some we still enjoy today in mainstream America, while other methods and items of preparation have fallen out of fashion. Here you will find both the popular and not-so-popular recipes of the early Americans.

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Side Dishes (60)

Soups-Stews (60)

Desserts (60)

Breads-Cakes (60)

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Alma PuddingDessertsColonial dessert
Almond CakeBreads-CakesColonial dessert
Almond Crumb ToppingToppingsPie/cake/cookie topping
Almond FlowersDessertsElegant dessert
Almond Pudding, BakedDesserts"Very rich"
Almond SoupSoups-StewsHearty, nutty soup
Anchovies, FriedSeafoodBasic fish
Anchovy SauceToppingsSeafood sauce
Apple Butter IToppingsEarliest recipe available
Apple Butter IIToppings"very good article on the tea-table"
Apple Butter IIIToppingsWithout cider
Apple GingerDesserts"A Dessert Dish"
Apple Pudding, BakedDesserts"Very Good"
Apple SauceToppings"for Geese, Pork, &c."
Apple SnowballsDessertsColonial dessert
Apple SoupSoups-StewsEarly American fruit soup
Apple-Almond Crumb Pie DessertsEarly American pie
Apples and RiceSide Dishes(A Plain Dish.)
Apples in Red JellySide Dishes(A pretty Supper Dish)
Applesauce Side DishesClassic side dish with colonial accent
Apricot CreamDessertsChilled dessert
Apricot Pudding, BakedDessertsColonial dessert
Apricot-Gooseberry Strudel Filling DessertsPie filling
Aqua MirabilisDrinksa very fine Cordial
Arrowroot PuddingDessertsBaked or Boiled
Arrowroot SauceToppingsFor puddings
Artichoke (Jerusalem) SoupSoups-Stews"A White Soup"
Artichokes, BoiledSide DishesBasic vegetable
Artichokes, FriedSide Dishes(Entremets, or Small Dish, to be served with the Second Course.)
Asparagus PeasSide Dishes(Entremets, side-dish with the Second Course)
Asparagus PuddingSide Dishes"A delicious Dish"
Asparagus Soup ISoups-StewsSummer soup
Asparagus Soup IISoups-StewsBasic soup
Asparagus, BoiledSide DishesBasic vegetables
Aunt Nelly's PuddingDessertsBest for winter
Bachelor's PuddingDessertsEasy dessert
Baked SoupSoups-Stews"a very cheap and wholesome soup"
Barbel in SauceSeafoodBasic fish
Barley SoupSoups-StewsEasy hearty soup
Barley-WaterDrinksFor invalids
Baroness PuddingDessertsGood in winter
Batter Pudding, Baked IDessertsColonial dessert
Batter Pudding, Baked IIDessertswith Dried or Fresh Fruit
Batter Pudding, BoiledDessertsColonial dessert
BechamelToppingsFrench White Sauce
Beef CakeMeatsGreat for leftovers
Beef Steaks, FriedMeatsColonial steaks
Beef TeaDrinksPrimarily for invalids
Beef Tea, BakedDrinksFor invalids
Beef Tea, SavouryDrinksSoyer's Recipe

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