7 Early American Recipes You Won't Believe Were Popular in the 1800's

How did Americans eat in the early 1800's? Food took longer to make and used ingredients you may not even find in grocery stores today. Let's go over the most popular recipes of 1800's!

Carly Wallace
Created by Carly Wallace
On Jul 7, 2023
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What did people eat while battling in the civil war? What about while early settlers embarked on the Oregon Trail? Early American recipes feature some unique ingredients and cooking methods. Most meals were cooked on an open fire and contained ingredients that were shelf-stable like corn, rice, and wheat. Fruit and vegetables were rare!

Check out these 7 dishes that were popular in the 1800's!

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