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Chocolate-Chip Buckwheat Sourdough Pancakes

Chocolate chip buckwheat sourdough pancakes

Heirloom Grain Pancakes Made with Water Instead of Milk

Heirloom grain pancakes made with water instead of milk


Side Dishes and Snacks

Authentic Boston Baked Beans

Authentic Boston baked beans

Mashed Butternut Squash with Maple Syrup and Cinnamon

Mashed butternut squash with maple syrup and cinnamon

Scarborough Fair Maple-Glazed Carrots

Blue plate with orange carrots on a table with herbs scattered around.

Homemade Cornbread Stuffing with Chestnuts and Dried Cranberries

Homemade cornbread stuffing with chestnuts and dried cranberries

Healthy “Fried” Apples

Healthy Fried Apples

Old-Fashioned Maple-Sweetened Spiced Applesauce

Maple-Glazed Overwintered Parsnips

Maple-glazed overwintered parsnips

Strawberry Maple Freezer Jam

Strawberry Maple Freezer Jam

Strawberry Jam Fruit Snacks

Strawberry jam homemade fruit snacks

Cinnamon Maple Peach JamBowl and Mason jars full of peach jam on table with peaches and spoon.

Sweetened, Dried, Tomato Fig Recipe from 1845Dried tomatoes on plate with green checked cloth and small pear-shaped tomatoes scattered around

Main Dishes

Quick and Easy Ground Beef Stir-Fry Recipe

Ground beef stir fry on blue plate on table

Autumn Harvest Stew

Autumn Harvest Stew

Farm Stand Bounty Chicken and Swiss Chard Soup

Farm stand bounty chicken and swiss chard soup

Homemade Chicken Broth Recipe from 1833

Homemade chicken broth recipe from 1833

Healthy Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe

Healthy homemade pizza sauce recipe

10+ DIY Herb and Spice Blend Recipes

Collage of different blends of herbs and spices.


Easy Homemade Sourdough Bread Recipe from 1869

Easy homemade sourdough bread recipe from 1869

Cinnamon Maple Skillet Cornbread

Cinnamon maple skillet cornbread

Over 30 Sourdough Recipes to Make with a Sourdough Starter

\Collage of recipes made with a sourdough starter such as breads, donuts, and waffles.

Real Food Lemon Poppy Seed Bread Recipe

Real food lemon poppy seed bread



Traditional Shoo Fly Pie

Traditional shoo fly pie recipe

Molten Lava Chocolate Fudge Pie

Molten lava chocolate fudge pie

Chocolate “Superfood” Frosting

Chocolate superfood frosting

Depression-Era Dark Chocolate Cake

Depression era chocolate cake

Rustic Spiced Apple Cupcakes with Cider Maple Buttercream

Decadent Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Heirloom Apple Crisp Recipe

Plate of apple crisp surrounded by different colored apples and an old cookbook on a table.

Grandmother’s Old-Fashioned Gingerbread Recipe

Apple and Lemon Marlborough Pudding Recipe from 1858

slice of Marlborough pudding on red plate with the rest of the pie and apples around it on the table

Dark Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Recipe

Loaf of zucchini bread with chocolate glaze on a plate with two zucchinis beside it.

Dark Chocolate Maple Cream Truffles

Dark chocolate maple cream truffles

Holiday Recipes

Oven-Roasted Spiced Chestnuts

Oven-roasted spiced chestnuts

Traditional 19th Century Fruitcake

Old-Fashioned Gingerbread Cookie Recipe from 1868

Plate of gingerbread cookies shaped like snowflakes with white icing on a table with a rolling pin, cookie cutter, measuring spoons, pine boughs, red berries, and an antique cookbook.

Old-Fashioned Plum Pudding

Old-fashioned plum pudding

Old-Fashioned Mincemeat Pie Recipe from 1798

Old-fashioned mincemeat pie recipe from 1798

Old Hartford Election Cake

Old Hartford Election Day Cake


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