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JULES AUSTIN HOJNOWSKI <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 14 Feb 2011 23:20:43 -0500
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Most "recipes" during that time period and before did not publish exact measurements.
A few of us have taken these recipes and figured out the exact measurements :)

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From: Mark Twain Forum [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Mary Boewe
Sent: Monday, February 14, 2011 3:56 PM
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Subject: Re: A recipe from Twain

See Andrew Beahrs, _Twain's Feast: Searching for America's Lost Foods in the Footsteps of Samuel Clemens_ (Penguin Press, 2010).

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From: "Benjamin A Click" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, February 14, 2011 11:11:43 AM
Subject: A recipe from Twain

Dear Forum:

A colleague of mine is putting together an anthology of recipes from literary sources.  I mentioned that Twain references food often his works, but I wasn't sure if he have any "complete" recipe of a dish or a drink in any of his letters, books, or notebooks.  These would be recipes that have measurements and instructions.  I gave her the 1874 letter to Livy that contains the ingredients of one of Twain's favorite drinks, but there are n= o measurements.

Let me know if you any references that I could send my colleague.