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Seasonal Recipes from Firestone Farm
Savor the season with three period salad recipes, each highlighting the heirloom produce grown at Firestone Farm in Greenfield Village. Watch as a master presenter prepares each recipe, then try them out in your own kitchen.
1915 Snowball Cookies from Edison Hom...
The snowball cookies are made at Edison Homestead in Greenfield Village. The recipe is taken from the 1915 Lake of the Woods Milling Company Limited, The Five Roses Cook Book.
Though called snowballs, the recipe called for these cookies to be cut into squares. Rest assured, they are just as de...
General Casey's Stew
Army cooks were provided mess kettles, pans, and not much information at the beginning of the war. In fact, they were usually men detailed from the ranks for the duty. General Silas Casey recognized this weakness and decided to help. We learn a little about his attempt to help educate the men of ...