Antique Fruit Cake Recipe

I like to think of Fruit Cake as the “Candy Corn” corn Christmas. You either love it or you hate it. Admittedly, I love candy corn, but I can’t stand fruit cake. Yet, after reading this 1776 fruit cake recipe, I might actually give it another shot ―anything with tons of egg yolks and brandy […]


Antique Egg Nog Recipe

I’ve been on a lot of antiquing adventures lately and one such search led me to a 1939 copy of The Williamsburg Art of Cookery. The book’s cover leaves a weird rust colored residue on everything and the pages have that deliciously old scent us book lovers are obsessed with. Although I’m still reading through the […]