Fried Chicken In The 18th Century?

Fried Chicken In The 18th Century?

You are in for a treat today! This fried chicken recipe comes from Nathan Bailey’s 1736 cookbook, “Dictionarium Domesticum.” This recipe calls for a marinade that is sure to surprise you. The tartness of the marinade contrasted to the sweetness of the batter really sets this dish off. We highly recommend you try this!

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20 Responses

  1. My Little Broly says:

    He’s wearing his Illuminati apron.

  2. Adam Blizzard says:

    add 2 years to 1736

  3. Andres Maldonado says:

    Cooking spoons weren’t made in the 18th century?

  4. Tmesis says:

    Such a lovely video! It was a joy to watch and even gives a different look
    into history, wonderful :)

  5. austin Rasmussen says:

    This guy is really going to have a big browsing channel

  6. southjerseybushcraft says:

    great job John! your content is always excellent! thank you sir.

  7. Ned Ryerson says:

    This recipe makes me want to hip thrust my dresser drawers closed.

  8. trahh says:

    i’ve never wanted fried chicken so bad

  9. SilverBullet says:

    They are gonna get recruited by food network

  10. Wayne Townsend says:

    John, this looks fantastic! I’m trying to convince my wife, Sara, to make
    this for us!

  11. Eli Nash says:

    I saw this video on the front page of Reddit, and I am now shamelessly
    subscribed and binge-watching all of the cooking segments. I really need to
    invest in a dutch oven.

  12. Q Doan says:


  13. Bailey Serrao says:

    No idea why this was suggested to me, but I definitely enjoyed it

  14. NorMinIan_ K.T. says:

    Who knew that America back then was already developing obsessed.

  15. mizzpeller says:

    Even today country folk season chicken with lemon juice and honey

  16. David says:

    I literally subscribed after you said 1736. You remind me of when it was
    still fun to learn in social studies class.

  17. Bruni says:

    I thought he was about to say it’s a traditionally black dish.

  18. Keanuenue Brown says:

    I don’t know how I got here, but I like it. Is this a weird sentence
    relating to life? Who knows.

  19. Michelle Valtierra says:


  20. Harryd says:

    This looks fucking amazing!!!!!