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The Civil War Cookbook

The biggest food problem during the Civil War was inexperience. The men of this era were unaccustomed to cooking as it was slaves or women who usually prepared their food. Cooking, for an army soldier, was a completely foreign concept. The unique Civil War Cookbook takes you to the kitchens of the Civil War and the recipes and cooking techniques used during this tumultuous period of the 19th century. They're all here: Hardtack, cornbread, bean soup, and roast beef. Learn how the soldiers cooked over open fires and how they had to make do with whatever ingredients they had. The Civil War Cookbook interweaves history and food to bring you an intriguing look at the lives of Civil War soldiers and their families.

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