Ann Leighton

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Besides writing about early American cooking, Ann Leighton also grows some of its ingredients in the seventeenthcentury garden of the John Whipple House, Ipswich, Massachusetts, just declared a National Historic Landmark. This article is based on a chapter of her forthcoming book, For Meate and Medicine , to be published by Houghton Mifflin Company late next year.

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October 1966

The Puritans were far from puritanical about their food. With them, cooking was a high art