By Patrick Shelley – Off The Grid News
The pioneers’ recipes were not ones that came from being able to shop at a large grocery store, where you can buy virtually anything.
Their recipes – or “receipts” as they were called back then — were born out of necessity, having one pot and one skillet plus the need to use ALL of the leftovers from previous meals.
You see, when they set out in a wagon to cross the seemingly endless prairie, it was decision time. They had to decide what they were going to take with them and what they were going to leave behind.
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