Just in time for the 200th anniversary of the Lewis & Clark Expedition in 2003 comes this volume. A unique record of culinary life in 18th-and early 19th-century America, it features 150 historically accurate recipes that use ingredients meticulously researched for authenticity. Despite the extraordinary hardships endured throughout the three-year odyssey, the variety and inventiveness of the expedition's meals are surprising.
Along with the recipes, excerpts from Lewis and Clark's journals and Thomas Jefferson's correspondence relate colorful anecdotes of the journey and hair-rasing adventures of daily survival.
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