Recipes

Colonial Virginia Cookery

By Jane Carson

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Cooking methods and recipes as done by Virginia's colonists. Recipes are drawn from period cookbooks by Mrs. Custis, Mrs. Randolph, Mrs. Glasse, and numerous others. Dressing trout, stewing oysters, making ice cream, dressing mutton, and layering trifles were part and parcel of colonial cooking.
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Holiday Fare: Favorite Williamsburg Recipes

By John R. Gonzales

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Clear step-by-step directions for more than 60 recipes from Colonial Williamsburg's Christmastime festivities.
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Pie in the Sky

By Lois Ehlert

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A father and child watch the cherry tree in their back yard, waiting until there are ripe cherries to bake in a pie. Includes a recipe for cherry pie.

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Kwanzaa Karamu: Cooking and Crafts for a Kwanzaa Feast

By April A. Brady

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Family anecdotes add to this thorough look at the origins and rituals of the holiday. Traditional crafts and eighteen recipes are included.

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The Children's Jewish Holiday Kitchen

By Joan Nathan

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Find fun recipes for Jewish holidays. Make potato pancakes, gingerbread dreidels, matzah balls and more!

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Papa's Latkes

By Jane Breskin Zalben

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Papa and the little bears make latkes for Chanukah. Includes the song "O Chanukah" and a recipe for latkes.

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A Hanukkah Treasury

By Eric A. Kimmel

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Presents stories, songs, recipes, and activities related to the celebration of Hanukkah.

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Cranberry Thanksgiving

By Wende Devlin

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"Grandmother certainly didn't want to ask Mr. Whiskers for Thanksgiving dinner! She was very angry when Maggie asked him. She was even more angry when SOMEONE stole her favorite, secret recipe for cranberry bread! Was Mr. Whiskers the thief?"
Read the book and then try the recipe for cranberry bread.

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Things to Make and Do for Thanksgiving

By Lorinda Bryan Cauley

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Includes a history of Thanksgiving, crafts, recipes, jokes, riddles, and games relating to this holiday.

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My Very Own Thanksgiving: A Book of Cooking and Crafts

By Robin West

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Kids can help! Make pretty table-settings and help plan menus. You may need an adult's help for some recipes.

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