HISTORICAL CIVIL WAR PERIOD COOKERY

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       An exciting historical cookbook full of unique recipes from families and individuals who gained a measure of fame during the Civil War period of our history. The book includes favorite recipes of such Civil War luminaries as Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, John Mosby, Abner Doubleday of later baseball fame and Stonewall Jackson.

       And there are a multitude of others.as well. For example, here' s a recipe from the family of the finest cavalry officer to ride on either side of the Civil War. His daring exploits epitomized the entire Confederate effort. The word "surrender" was not in his vocabulary! Before the war ended, at least 29 horses had been shot from beneath him as he fought bravely for the Southern cause. Here is how Nathan Bedford Forrest's mother cooked him a "mess of collard greens.":

2 pounds fresh chicken neck bones
4 large bunches fresh collard greens
Salt to suit taste Pepper to suit taste
3 tbls bacon drippings

       Put the chicken neck bones in a large kettle. Cover with water. Parboil. Remove from kettle. Put collard greens in the chicken broth. Simmer until tender. Stir in salt, pepper and bacon drippings and serve while piping hot.

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