History of American Cooking- Colonial Williamsburg Experience

Yes, Colonial Williamsburg is a great place for the foodie with a history. You will not taste the food because it is not allowed but behold preparation of food and watch how cooking in the U.S.A.’s early days foreshadows our one pot meals which continue today. 

American History in a Cookbook: The Virginia House Wife

Probably the first person to be buried at Arlington Cemetery, Mary Randolph was a member of a high society and definitely a foodie.  Married to Peyton Randolf, the first President of the Continental Congress.  Needless to say she had a busy schedule and she wanted to make the daily routine of kitchen duties for women less time consuming.  Thus, she creates the The Virginia House-wife booking housekeeping and cookbook. READ MORE