Samantha's Cooking Studio was a cooking studio based on Samantha Parkington.


  • Wire-bound Recipe Book
  • Ten reusable place cards
  • Maroon Plastic Butterfly-shaped cookie cutter
  • Twenty "table talker" cards

Book Contents

  • Samantha's Kitchen: Information about cooking during the Turn of the Century/Edwardian era.
  • Servants and Serving: The roles of different servants in wealthy households.
  • Setting Samantha's Table: Kitchen dining styles.
  • Tips for Today's Cooks: Information on food prep, based on the kitchen of the time. There is also a "Handy Hints" on a tear-out card.



  • Strawberries With Cream
  • Ham Slice
  • Cheese Omelet
  • Saratoga Potatoes
  • Blueberry Muffins


  • Cream of Carrot Soup
  • Roasted Beef Tenderloin
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Fresh Green Beans
  • Corn Oysters
  • French Salad
  • Dressing
  • Ice Cream Snowballs

Favorite Foods

  • Apple Brown Betty
  • Jelly Biscuits
  • Cream Cheese and Walnut Sandwiches
  • Chicken Salad Sandwiches
  • Gingerbread
  • Lemon Ice

Party Ideas

Samantha's Victorian Tea

  • Craft: Victorian Scrap Invitation
  • Craft: Pressed-Flower Name Cards
  • Craft: Butterfly Napkin Ring
  • Recipe: Jam Tart Cookies
  • Recipe: Hot Tea Punch

Nutting Party

  • Craft: Squirrel Invitation
  • Craft: Walnut Shell Fortunes
  • Mini-Recipe: Nut-Crunch Apples
  • Mini-Recipe: Nut Sandwiches
  • Mini-Recipe: Apple Cider

Samantha's Painting Party

  • Craft: Framed Invitation
  • Mini-Recipe: Water Color
  • Mini-Recipe: Artist's Palette Cake
  • Activity: Drawing Game
  • Activity: Tableaux Vivants

See Also

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