Pioneer Pantry Recipes

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Pioneer Pantry

Cooking from the Pioneer Pantry is a video series highlighting recipes and cooking techniques from the 1860s during times of scarcity. Filmed in at the Littleton Museum in the 1860s cabin. Episodes can be found on the museum's Facebook page and recipes can be found below. 




Episode 01: Johnny Cakes
Recipe for Johnny Cakes

Episode 02: Dried Apple Pie
Dried Apple Pie Recipe and Poem

Episode 03: Pioneer Coffee
Recipe for Pioneer Coffee
Episode 04, part one: Pumpkin Puree

Pumpkin Puree Recipe

Episode 04, part two: Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin soup recipe

Episode 05: Pork and Beans

Pork and Beans Recipe

Episode 06: Switchel, Pocket Lemonade, and Raspberry Shrub

Switchel, Pocket Lemonade, and Raspberry Shrub recipes

Episode 07: Mock Apple Pie and Homemade Crackers

Mock apple pie and Homemade cracker recipes

Episode 07, part two: Mock Oysters

Mock Oysters Recipe

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