Saturday, July 19, 2014

Period Foods and Example of Growing Season

Cured or Cooked Meats:
  • Smoked Sausage
  • Bacon
  • Salt Pork
  • Cured Ham
  • Beef
  • Chicken

Dairy Products:
  • Hard Boiled Eggs
  • Pickled eggs
  • Cheese
  • Cheddar
  • Swiss
  • Parmesan
  •  Guda
Fresh or Dried Vegetables:
  • Beans
    • Black Eyed
    • Northern
    • Lima
    • Kidney
  • Peas
  • Rice
  • Hominy
  • Potatoes
  • Corn
  • Green Beans
  • Spinach
  • Cabbage
  • Onion
  • Squash
  • Eggplant
  • Carrots
  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumber
  • Lettuce
  • Scallions
  • Radish
  • Turnips
  • Asparagus
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Rhubarb
  • Sauerkraut
  • Pickles

Fresh or Dried Fruits:
  • Apples
  • Grapes
  • Cantaloupe
  • Cherries
  • Watermelon
  • Strawberries
  • Blue Berries
  • Rasped Berries
  • Plums
  • Cranberries
  • Sugar (Raw)
  • Brown Sugar
  • Molasses
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Garlic
  • Vinegar
  • Tea
  • Green or Roasted Coffee (Bean Form or Ground Form)
  • Not Sandwiched Bread
  • Crackers
  • Hardtack
  • Muffins
  • Cornbread
  • Cornmeal
  • Flour
  • Biscuits
  • Pound Cake
  • Cookies
  • Peppermints
  • Ginger Snaps
  • Ginger Bread
  • Jams and Preserves

  • Almonds
  • Walnuts
  • Peanuts
  • Hazelnuts
  • Apple Butter
  • Regular Butter – If caution is taken

February Maple Syrup 
AprilAsparagus, SpinachAsparagusAsparagus
MayAsparagus, Spinach, StrawberriesAsparagus, Spinach, StrawberriesAsparagus, Lettuce, Peas, Spinach
JuneAsparagus, Blueberry, Cucumber, Green bean, Raspberry, Summer Squash, StrawberryStrawberries, Radish, Rhubarb, Scallions, Spinach, Asparagus, Carrots, LettucePeas, Spinach, Cauliflower, Lettuce, Asparagus, Broccoli, Cabbage
JulyTomato, Watermelon, Nectarine, Peach, Summer Squash, Cantaloupe, Green bean, Blackberry, Blueberry, CornRaspberries, Summer Squash, Corn, Cucumber, Okra, Peaches, Beets, Blackberry, Blue berry, CarrotsWatermelon, Summer Squash, Tomato, Eggplant, Lima bean, Pepper, Cantaloupe, Corn, Cucumber
AugustWatermelon, Green bean, Pepper, Tomato, Corn, Cucumber, Grapes, Blackberry, Blueberry, CantaloupeTomato, Watermelon, Corn, Eggplant, Grapes, Plums, Blackberry, Black-eyed Peas, Cantaloupe, Summer SquashWatermelon, Pepper, Summer Squash, Tomato, Eggplant, Lima bean, Cantaloupe, Corn, Cucumber
SeptemberWatermelon, Pumpkin, Raspberry, Tomato, Grapes, Green bean, Pepper, Apples, Broccoli, CucumberWinter Squash, Potato, Raspberry, Tomato, Watermelon, Apples, Broccoli, Grapes, Peas, PepperTomato, Lima bean, Pepper, Winter Squash, Cucumber, Eggplant, Cabbage, Cantaloupe, Corn
OctoberApples, Broccoli, Cucumber, Grape, Green bean, Pepper, Spinach, Pumpkin, Raspberry, TomatoApples, Broccoli, Honey, Pears, Pumpkin, Sweet Potato, TurnipsBeets, broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Lima bean, Pumpkin, Winter Squash
NovemberApples, Broccoli, Pepper, SpinachApples, Broccoli, Pumpkin, Sweet potato, TurnipBeets, broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Turnips, Pumpkin, Winter Squash
DecemberSpinachSweet PotatoBeets, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Turnips, Pumpkin, Winter Squash, Potato, Celery

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