Introduction to Camp Cookery ~1910

Camping This Summer?

We are! Here’s a really fantastic find:

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The book is organized around categories of food, but also time needed for preparation:

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Here are some sample recipes in the Quick, Medium and Slow categories

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All I can say is, thank goodness for pre-canned baked beans, cuz that’s a camping staple for us and I don’t think I would spend that much time making them from scratch!

Anything else catch your fancy?

Love how they use the word desiccated for dehydrated. I’m going to revive that one.

Here’s a link to Camp Cookery,Β more to come.

Happy summer!

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