18th Century Animals
The variety of livestock we see on farms today differs significantly from the ones that were common during the Revolutionary Era. Modern techniques have plumped animals up and induced them to grow more quickly. An effort is underway at Colonial Williamsburg to get back to the original breeds. Chef Staib cooks at Harriton House, preparing Beef Barley Soup, Pork Ragoût and Sally Lunn Dumplings.
A Taste Of History Season 2
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