Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | July 2, 2020

Skim Them-A Taste of Hearth Cooking

After the scalding of the mixture of strawberry juice, added water and sugar for the receipt (recipe) "For preserving Strawberries", skim them.

After scalding the mixture of strawberry juice, added water, and sugar for the receipt (recipe) For preserving Strawberries skim them.

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Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | June 29, 2020

Scald in a Sauce Pan-A Taste of Hearth Cooking

After the juice from the strawberries has had water and sugar added for the receipt (recipe) "For preserving strawberries" put that mixture into a sauce pan and scald.

After the juice from a quart of strawberries is mixed with water and sugar for the receipt (recipe) For preserving Strawberries put it into a sauce pan and scald.  I am using a small sauce pan on a chafing dish of embers.

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Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | June 25, 2020

Add Water and Sugar-A Taste of Hearth Cooking

As you can see from this picture, the preparation of the receipt (recipe) "For preserving Strawberries" was part of my at home pandemic foodways experimentation.  To the juices of the strawberries squeezed through a cloth a half a pint of water and one pound of sugar was weighed and all put into a sauce pan.

The receipt (recipe) For preserving Strawberries was part of my pandemic experimental foodways and was prepared in my backyard.  To the juices from the quart of strawberries squeezed through a cloth, add half a pint of water and one pound of sugar.  The pound of sugar was weighed on my balance scales.

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Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | June 23, 2020

Squeeze Through a Cloth-A Taste of Hearth Cooking

The first step in the 1796 receipt (recipe) "For preserving Strawberries" is to take two quarts of Strawberries and squeeze them through a cloth.  I prepared half the receipt and started with one quart of strawberries for squeezing.

The first step in the 1796 receipt (recipe) For preserving Strawberries is to take two quarts of Strawberries, squeeze them through a cloth.  I prepared half the receipt and squeezed one quart through a cloth.

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Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | June 21, 2020

A Quart of Strawberries-A Taste of Hearth Cooking

The heirloom strawberry plants that grow in my yard and I picked a quart for Amelia Simmon's receipt (recipe) "For preserving Strawberries"

Pictured are the heirloom strawberries that I grow in my yard and I picked a quart to prepare half the 1796 receipt (recipe) For preserving Strawberries written by Amelia Simmons in the first truly American receipt book titled American Cookery.  I also used a pound of the native “wood” strawberries.

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Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | June 19, 2020

Plum Tart-A Taste of Hearth Cookimg

Pictured is the receipt (recipe) "Plum Tarts-my Lady Sheldons Receipt" as it could be presented to table.  The tart is served on a reproduction 17th century pewter plate surrounded by candied heart's ease.  The heart shaped brass jigger used for the "cutt" paste is to the left.

Pictured is the receipt (recipe) Plum Tarts-my Lady Sheldons Receipt as it could be presented to table.  The tart is served on a reproduction 17th century pewter plate surrounded by candied heart’s ease.  The heart shaped brass jigger used for the cutt paste is to the left.

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Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | June 17, 2020

Plum Tart, Bake It-A Taste of Hearth Cooking

Due to the pandemic, the receipt (recipe) "Plum Tart-my Lady Sheldons Receipt" was baked in my original bake kettle in my back yard. I used my fire pit to make the wonderful embers that provided the heat to bake the tart nicely.

The last step in the receipt (recipe) Plum Tart-my Lady Sheldons Receipt was and bake it.  Due to the pandemic I used my original bake kettle with embers as a burner and on the lid that had been produced by a fire in my standing fire pit.

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Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | June 15, 2020

Rayse a Tart-A Taste of Hearth Cooking

After the mixture of plums, cream, eggs, sugar, ginger and roseflower water is cold for the receipt (receipe) "Plum Tart-my Lady Sheldons Receipt", rayse a tart and put it into, cut a cover and bake it.

After the mixture of strained plums, cream, eggs, sugar, ginger and roseflower water is cold for the receipt (recipe) Plum Tart-my Lady Sheldons Receipt,  rayse a tart and put it into; cutt a cover and Ice it.  As this was part of my outside pandemic cooking I was using a bake kettle and not a bake oven in which I could set an icing so as pictured I used an egg yolk wash on the cut hearts.

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Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | June 13, 2020

Put Into Dish Until Cold-A Taste of Hearth Cooking

After the mixture of strained plums, cream, eggs, sugar, ginger and roseflower water have been boiled again until thick for the receipt (receipt) "Plum Tarts-my Lady Sheldons Receipt", put it into a dish until cold.

After the mixture of strained plums, cream, eggs, sugar, ginger and roseflower water have been boiled again till thick for the receipt (recipe) Plum Tart-my Lady Sheldons Receipt, put it into a dish until cold.  The picture shows how thick the mixture is before cooling.

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Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | June 11, 2020

Boyle it Againe-A Taste of Hearth Cooking

After the eggs, sugar, ginger and roseflower water have been added to the plum and cream mixture for the receipt (recipe) "Plum Tarts-my Lady Sheldons Receipt", boyle it againe till it be thike still stirring it.

After the eggs, sugar, ginger and rose flower water have been added to the mixture of plums and cream for the receipt (recipe) Plum Tarts-my Lady Sheldons Receipt boyle it againe till it be thike still stiring it.

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