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CW hardtack bread

Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:56 pm

I suppose that every CW history buff eventually reads about the awful "hardtack" that the soldiers had to eat. Here is a video of how the "indestructible bread" is made:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vy15R6yPvR4
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Re: CW hardtack bread

Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:59 pm

Gray Fox wrote:I suppose that every CW history buff eventually reads about the awful "hardtack" that the soldiers had to eat. Here is a video of how the "indestructible bread" is made:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vy15R6yPvR4



I've heard it wasn't so bad, if it wasn't infested with bugs. Someone had a piece of 150 year old
hardtack and even tried it. Said it tasted like mothballs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ga5JrN9DrVI

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Re: CW hardtack bread

Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:45 pm

Just made some with my daughter as a home school project. A few days and it was unbearably hard to eat :)

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Re: CW hardtack bread

Mon Oct 22, 2018 3:29 pm

Maybe give them out for "Trick or treat"...

...not!
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Re: CW hardtack bread

Mon Oct 22, 2018 3:45 pm

Try crumbling them with your musket butt and frying the crumbs in pork grease.

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Re: CW hardtack bread

Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:56 am

""the thing and the whole of the thing"


For those of you that still read. :papy:


https://wiki.lspace.org/mediawiki/Scone_of_Stone

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