Whenever possible, we enjoy adding a culinary dimension to our standard musical and visual fare; here are some useful recipes and resources:
~ The American Table supplies this simple recipe and background information drawn from John D. Billings’ Hardtack & Coffee. (Billings’ book provides much useful information about food in Union camps…)
- MORE Civil War recipes from The American Table >>
- Hardtack [Wikipedia]
~ (If you’re still hungry for more…)
- “Food in the Civil War” [www.us-civilwar.com]
~ Numerous useful recipes, including:
— “Plain Irish Stew for 50 Men”
— “Scrap Stock”
— “Small Birds”, and more.
- “Civil War Recipes” [www.totalgettysburg.com]
~ Detailed directions for diverse delicacies.
- “Recipes” [www.CivilWarZone.com]
~ Yet fancier fare for famished reenactors…