Tag Archives: Peas

Split Pea Stew with Beef (“The Green Death”)

3 Pints Boiling Water Half pound Dried Peas (soaked overnight) Half pound Beef Flour Potatoes Onion Parsnips Salt Pepper For this recipe I’ve got about a half a pound of dried peas. We soak these overnight, so they’re going to … Continue reading

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Wild Yeast Cultures from the 18th Century

In our 18th Century cooking episode on “Which Yeast” we mentioned several instances of wild yeast cultivation in the late 18th century.  Here is one dating from 1800.  Notice that the author needs to explain this process as if it … Continue reading

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