Favorite Old Cookbooks?

baymule

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We are using up the "no-nos" and not replacing them. We have a freezer full of pork, lamb, beef and chicken. I also have cream corn, butterbeans and purple hull peas-that are NOT on the diet! I found a food list on the net for this diet and went more than a little nuts on ordering vegetable seed. Waiting. On. Spring. Garden. :)
 

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So I don't use this book, it's more novelty for me, but might be of interest to self-sustainers.
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It's not old, but it's old-style cooking. It's a compilation featuring traditional wild foods and other community recipes.

It has recipes like:
Moose Teriyaki
Sweet & Spicy Bear
Smoked Muskrat
High Bush Cranberry Catsup
Bannock
Sourdough Oatmeal Cookies
 

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Sweet & Spicy Bear
I don't think I could eat bear - not sure why - just doesn't seem like something I'd be interested in. Somehow eating a predator animal doesn't really appeal to me - even though bears are technically omnivores - same as a pig....
 

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I also have cream corn, butterbeans and purple hull peas-that are NOT on the diet! I found a food list on the net for this diet and went more than a little nuts on ordering vegetable seed. Waiting. On. Spring. Garden
so, aren't these foods you can add back into your eating, in moderation, after you have been on this diet for a while? I understand about the "it's here" temptations but, good food is hard to toss! It appears the diet is eliminating the high carb veggies. Milk, peanuts, grains have always had some issue for many and in years past reasons were unknown. Now the lactose, gluten, sugar, etc., effects are beiing studied and brought out. As to MILK -- I would not be in favor of that leaving my menut LOL. Plus, much of the lactose problems are due to the casein. Cows with A2 casein give milk that is far more tolerant. Goats have A2 and the smaller fat molecule is alsoeasier to digest, whick is why so often people say they CAN drink goat milk, not cow. My goats give me delish milk!! Fortunately never a milk issue for me...goat or cow.ir

Beyond the corn & beans, what is the major change you see in your garden lineup?


I love reading the old cookbooks that spell out "how to" cook from the wagon train days. LOL
 

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People used to eat pork with trich all the time with no problems- you just make sure it's well done. Seems to me that would be the thing to do with bear meat too.
 
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