15 Long-Forgotten Pioneer Recipes | Self-Sufficiency

(Before It’s News) 15 Long-Forgotten Pioneer Recipes
Many early memories of pioneer food concerned the frugality with which the Saints lived: “We lived on cornbread and molasses for the first winter.” “We could not get enough flour for bread … so we could only make it into a thin gruel which we called killy.” “Many times … lunch was dry bread … dipped in water and sprinkled with salt.” “These times we had nothing to waste; we had to make things last as long as we could.”
Cooking was done in iron kettles which were set on tri-cornered iron holders. This was …

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