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Colonial Cooking

 

Here will be the educational components for a education program on colonial cooking

PRE-VISIT HANDOUT

LESSON OUTLINE
Preserving Food without refrigeration
Drying, Smoking, Salting and Preserving, Mason Jars invented, Spring House, Root Cellar

Open Hearth Cooking and Bee Hive Ovens
Chopping wood, keeping fire going, spyder pots, stews



Types of meat
Fish, venison, wild birds-turkey, pigeon, geese, quail, chickens, pigs, cows, small game

Gardens
Herb gardens for flavor and medicine, root vegetables stored well, fruit trees, beans, corn,
cabbage for vitamin C

Grains and Using a Mill
Mortar and pestle for corn, mill stones for fine flour

 

MATERIAL IN LAKEVIEW TO FOCUS ON

POST-VISIT QUESTION SHEET

TEACHER RESOURCES focusing on Colonial Food and Cooking

 

 

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open hearth photo from
http://www.woodyhill.com/cooking.html


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