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Jefferson's Recipe for vanilla ice cream
Jefferson's recipe for vanilla ice cream

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Thomas Jefferson At Home
Some of Jefferson's favorite dishes to serve guests included macaroni, macaroons, peach flambé (flaming peaches), and ice cream! While in France, Jefferson collected many French recipes for things such as sauces, fruit tarts, french fries, blood sausages, pigs' feet, rabbit, and pigeon. One of the recipes he brought home has since become an American favorite: vanilla ice cream. This was one of the most popular dishes at his home in Monticello, and this recipe was written by Jefferson himself. On the back is his recipe for Savoy cookies to go along with the ice cream. Would you like to have been a guest at one of Jefferson's dinners?
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