Topic: Food & Recipes

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Monticello’s Tea Room

Digital image of Monticello’s Tea Room created using the Dynamic Range process. Image taken by Prof. Dave Luebke at the University of Virginia....
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Pages from Martha Wayles Jefferson’s account book

Two pages from house-keeping records Jefferson's wife kept in the unused pages of one of his law books.  The sketch of the birds is by her....
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Petit’s method of making coffee

Jefferson wrote out a method for making coffee according to Adrien Petit, who ran Jefferson's households in Paris, France and Philadelphia.  ...
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Savoy Biscuit and two other dessert recipes

Recipes in Jefferson's handwriting for making 'Biscuit de Savoye' (small cakes), 'Blanc Manger,' and 'Wine jellies.'...
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Snow Eggs Recipe

James Hemings's recipe for "Snow Eggs" written out by Jefferson's granddaughter, Virginia.  Image courtesy Papers of Trist and Burke Family Members, MSS 5385-f, Special Collections, University of Virginia...
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Stew Stove in Monticello’s Kitchen

Jefferson had this novel stove installed in Monticello's Kitchen.
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Thomas Jefferson

Miniature painting of Jefferson by John Trumbull
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Thomas Jefferson – Patient

The practice of medicine in Jefferson's time was based on time honored theories that often did more harm to the patient then good.  Depending on one's station in...
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Thomas Jefferson’s World: Movie Guide for Middle and High School Classrooms (I)

A resource guide for designed for middle and high school classrooms, created to accompany the film THOMAS JEFFERSON’S WORLD...
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Thomas Jefferson’s World: Movie Guide for Middle and High School Classrooms (II)

A resource guide for designed for middle and high school classrooms, created to accompany the film THOMAS JEFFERSON’S WORLD...