Pioneer-Era Recipes That You Should Still Serve Up Today



Pioneers canned and dried food as it ripened during the summer. Canning and drying kept foods from spoiling quickly. Many of the vegetables needet to be saved for the fall and winter months when fresh food was not available. Pioneers shelled and dried beans and peas. They then poured them into sacks. They set kernels of corn in the sun to dry. They hung strings of onion to dry. [Read more…]