Refreshments Now and Then:
Colonial, Victorian, and Contemporary Sweets

by Patricia B. Mitchell

Refreshments Now and Then

Desserts and treats we prepare now, and refreshments our collective ancestors served back then, in colonial and Victorian times. Published 1995. 29 recipes, 59 research notes, 36 pages. 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Soft cover, saddle-stitched. ISBN-10: 0-925117-79-X. ISBN-13: 978-0-925117-79-3.

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“Love Apple Spice Cake,” “Monticello Pound Cake,” “Joe Froggers,” “Annie Viccellio's Honey Pecan Pie,” and “Boozy Bourbon Balls” are a few of the scrumptious recipes included in Patricia B. Mitchell's Refreshments Now and Then. In addition to worthwhile recipes, this book features an informative text about party foods and beverages; and a brief academic history of sweets.

Old favorites like pound cake and new-fangled goodies like “Microwave Chocolate Fudge” in this volume make for good reading and good eating.

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