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Authentic colonial food for kids


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Authentic colonial food for kids

fladd | Nov 11, 2001 04:08 PM

I teach 8th grade in New Hampshire and am doing a year-long project with my class about colonial-era traditions. We are talking about food at the moment and I'd like to do a cooking project with my kids. Any suggestions about reasonably authentic recipes we could cook as a class?

My idea is to prepare the ingredient one class period, freeze or refrigerate them until the next class, then put them on to cook during the day.


They are 13 years old - nuff said.

Obviously, this can't be completely authentic - I certainly won't be serving them hard cider or whiskey.

Can't be TOO far out - I can get them to be adventurous, but probably not too adventurous.

My ideas at the moment - a pork stew with potatoes, onions, parsnips, carrots, etc..., cornbread and indian pudding - maybe with dried apples.

Any thoughts?

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