Homemade Bacon Smoked on Corncobs and Turtle Soup

September 6, 2016

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This is from Amelia Simmons, America’s first cookbook writer.  Sadly, all that is known about her is that she was an orphan.

Her 1796 book, American Cookery, has all manner of sage advice. Among other things, should you want to dress a turtle, here’s how to do it.

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