Historic Food & Drink

Historic Food & Drink

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Historic Food & Drink
  • Seasonal Recipes from Firestone Farm

    Savor the season with three period salad recipes, each highlighting the heirloom produce grown at Firestone Farm in Greenfield Village. Watch as a master presenter prepares each recipe, then try them out in your own kitchen.

  • The Sample Room

    1 season

  • 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 ...

  • To Try (or Render) Lard

    Lard has many uses on the 19th century farm. Visit with Jeremy and Felicia from History Acres as they take you on the journey from harvesting lard, to preserving it, and then find out some of the uses!

    Enjoy this program, which was re-edited by Civil War Digital Digest and includes additional im...

  • 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