Robert W. Pelton
Historical Cookbook Series


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The pages of Historical Christmas Cookery are filled with a collection of recipes enjoyed by many signers of the Declaration of Independence and heroes of the American Revolutionary War. Included are dishes favored by men and women who fought on both sides during the War Between the States. Recipes include Thomas Paine's favorite Corn-meal Walnut Stuffing; those Sour Cream Cookies so eagerly devoured by the great Jefferson Davis; Patrick Henry's special French Flannel Cakes, and the Boiled Custard made by Abraham Lincoln's stepmother when he was a boy. Each recipe is followed by an enlightening biographical sketch.
Illustrated 215 pages
ISBN 0-7414-1088-5
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Civil War Period Cookery is full of recipes enjoyed by people who lived and loved and prayed during the tragic period of the War Between the States. It includes the favorite dishes of men and women on both sides of the conflict. Included are recipes for such delectables as Brown Sugar Cookies favored by General Ulysses S. Grant; a Pork and Parsnip Stew enjoyed by Medal of Honor winner, Mary Edwards Walker; a rich Molasses Pie from the family of Nathan Bedford Forrest, and that special Giblet-Cornmeal Turkey Stuffing as it was served to the family of Abner Doubleday. Each recipe is followed by an enlightening biographical sketch.
Illustrated 168 pages
ISBN 0-7414-0941-2
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Revolutionary War Period Cookery is a collection of recipes prepared by and/or for many signers of the Declaration of Independence and military leaders of the American Revolutionary War. It contains the favorite dishes of numerous figures from the Colonial period of our glorious history. Included are such recipes as the one for Alexander Hamilton's Blood Bread dinner favorite; the Walnut Bread Pudding so loved by the great French general Lafayette; General Philip Schuyler's Sweet Potato Griddle Cakes, and the Chicken and Oysters dish prepared for John Adams. Each recipe is followed by an enlightening biographical sketch.
Illustrated 180 pages
ISBN 0-7414-1053-4
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You'll find recipes for dishes enjoyed by many signers of the Declaration of Independence, not to mention heroes from the American Revolutionary War, in Historical Thanksgiving Cookery. Also included are favorite dishes of men and women who wore both the Blue and Gray during the War Between the States. Included is the secret recipe for Benjamin Franklin's delightful Molasses Pecan Pie; the tasty Tomato Relish often enjoyed by the great Robert E. Lee; Thomas Jefferson's marvelous English Plum Pudding, and the wonderful Sweet Tater Flapjacks eaten by Stonewall Jackson. Each recipe is followed by an enlightening biographical sketch.
Illustrated 248 pages
ISBN 0-7414-1141-5
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Baking Recipes From the Wives & Mothers of Civil War Heroes, Heroines & Other Notables is a unique collection of special recipes dating from the Civil War period of our history. It's a practical baking book as well as the modern person's guide to authentic baking recipes from the Civil War period. These recipes were popular, or at least regularly used before, during and just after the Civil War or War Between the States. Can you resist baking and devouring a skillet of Spider Corn Cake as it was served to the family of President Abraham Lincoln (page 68)? Maybe you'd prefer to whip up a batch of delightful Early Morning Yeast Rolls, which Jefferson Davis liked to have before him on the dinner table (page 160)? And be sure to try General Robert E. Lee's favorite Custard Pie (page 322). Each recipe is followed by an enlightening biographical sketch.
Illustrated. 352 pages
ISBN 0-7414-2589-0
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Baking Recipes from the Wives & Mothers of our Founding Fathers, is a unique guide to authentic early American baking. Each delightful recipe was once used by the family of one of the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence or one of the 39 Signers of the Constitution. Try George Washington's favorite Pumpkin Pie (page 240). Sarah Franklin made Brandy Pound Cake for her father (page 172). Thomas Jefferson delighted in Nutty Cinnamon Rolls (page 66). The recipes were for the most part treasures handed down for generations from grandmother to mother to daughter-all of whom were taught from childhood the intricate skills of proper baking. And bake they did for those heroic patriots in the American Colonies. Each recipe is followed by an enlightening biographical sketch.
Illustrated 276 pages
ISBN 0-7414-1944-0
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Cooking Recipes of the Wives and Mothers of Our Founding Fathers is a unique collection of recipes covering everything from griddle cakes and waffles to jellies, jams and preserves as they were enjoyed by every Signer of the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution. It contains the favorite dishes of these men as prepared by their wives and daughters and cooks during the exciting Colonial period of our glorious history. Why not try Rice Pancakes (page 14) a favorite of Samuel Adams, or the recipe for Cranberry Fritters, just the way John Penn enjoyed them (page 70). George Washington especially liked Oyster Soup Bake (page 182). Each recipe is followed by an enlightening biographical sketch.
Illustrated 372 pages
ISBN 0-7414-2704-4
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This book is the Cadillac of survival manuals -- without question the best in the world! It is highly recommended by all the experts. For example, Sergeant Red Smith, U.S, Marine Corps survival instructor said: "This guy really knows his stuff. Best survival book I've ever seen!" Tom Dodge, Heartland USA wrote: "The perfect survival manual. Every person should keep one in their home as well as one in their vehicle." It is without a doubt the best, most practical, easy-to-use, survival manual on the market today. Profusely illustrated and power-packed with easy-to-understand information on every aspect of basic survival, emergency medicine, edible plants and medicinal plants.
Illustrated 472 pages
ISBN 0-7414-0946-1
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How to order the Robert W. Pelton Historical Cookbook Series.

There are several convenient ways to order one, two or all of the Robert W. Pelton Historical Cookbook Series.
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A note on shipping if bought from the publisher:

One book purchase is charged $4.50 shipping. A second or third book on the same order is charged $1.00 each by the publisher.

Anyone buying (mix or match) five or more books gets a 40% discount off the retail price from the publisher.

0n 20 or more copies, the same 40% discount applies along with free shipping.

Delivery on all orders usually within a week. In other words, an order placed to the publisher on Monday, will normally be delivered by UPS on Friday.

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