Historic Food & Drink

Historic Food & Drink

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Historic Food & Drink
  • General Casey's Stew

    Army cooks were provided mess kettles, pans, and not much information at the beginning of the war. In fact, they were usually men detailed from the ranks for the duty. General Silas Casey recognized this weakness and decided to help. We learn a little about his attempt to help educate the men of ...

  • Cheap Soup for Six Persons

    Enjoy seeing a recipe made over a fire that was first published for the benefit of militia in England in 1778. Though it came from England, it's a very useful recipe to help us understand how food was best thought to be made for soldiers in the era.

  • Making Griddle Cakes

  • "Fox's Chicken Soup" - Revolutionary War recipe