Chocolate and Coffee Pots from Colonial Williamsburg collections, a parade of eighteenth-century goodies. Note the lamb’s head on the end of the spout!
Now Christmas comes, ‘tis fit that we Should feast and sing, and merry be; Keep open house, let fiddlers play, A fig for cold, sing care away; And may they who thereat repine, On brown bread and small beer dine. Virginia Almanack 1766 To paraphrase former Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld: There’s the Williamsburg Christmas … More Christmas in Colonial Williamsburg
Frank Clark, supervisor of the Historic Foodways program at Colonial Williamsburg, appears in this detailed and eye-popping video, shot by Culinary Media Network. Click on the picture to go to the video: