Pioneer Days Pioneer Food By: Jessica Goolsby Lauren Banks
Overview of Pioneers <ul><li>Pioneers lived off of the land. They used the resources that they had readily available to th...
Questions? <ul><li>What types of food did pioneers eat? </li></ul><ul><li>What types of tools did they use to cook with? <...
Common Garden  Crops and Meat <ul><li>Corn </li></ul><ul><li>Potatoes </li></ul><ul><li>Beans </li></ul><ul><li>Onions </l...
Tools Used in Cooking <ul><li>Cooking pot </li></ul><ul><li>Meat grinder </li></ul><ul><li>Wooden barrels </li></ul><ul><l...
Click Here to  Watch How to make an Apple Pie
Recipe for Apple Pie <ul><li>2 tbsp. water </li></ul><ul><li>¼ tsp. salt </li></ul><ul><li>¾ to 1c. Sugar </li></ul><ul><l...
Homemade Pie Crust <ul><li>1 cup minus 2 Tbsp. shortening 1/4 hot water 1 Tbsp. milk 2-1/4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 tsp....
Books About Pioneers
Resources <ul><li>http://library.thinkquest.org/6400/tools.htm </li></ul><ul><li>www.amazon.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://w...
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Pioneer Days

  1. 1. Pioneer Days Pioneer Food By: Jessica Goolsby Lauren Banks
  2. 2. Overview of Pioneers <ul><li>Pioneers lived off of the land. They used the resources that they had readily available to them to survive. One item that the women made brought joy to the table after a long days hard work, apple pie. It has always been the choice American dessert and as soon as the pioneer woman had grease enough to make the crust and the resources to make the filling, pie was served!! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Questions? <ul><li>What types of food did pioneers eat? </li></ul><ul><li>What types of tools did they use to cook with? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you make apple pie? </li></ul><ul><li>What are some books that include pioneer food? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Common Garden Crops and Meat <ul><li>Corn </li></ul><ul><li>Potatoes </li></ul><ul><li>Beans </li></ul><ul><li>Onions </li></ul><ul><li>Squash </li></ul><ul><li>Pumpkins </li></ul><ul><li>Turnips </li></ul><ul><li>Apples </li></ul><ul><li>Wild berries </li></ul><ul><li>Deer </li></ul><ul><li>Bear </li></ul><ul><li>Turkey </li></ul><ul><li>Squirrel </li></ul><ul><li>Wild pigeons </li></ul>
  5. 5. Tools Used in Cooking <ul><li>Cooking pot </li></ul><ul><li>Meat grinder </li></ul><ul><li>Wooden barrels </li></ul><ul><li>Hand made knives and wooden spoons </li></ul>
  6. 6. Click Here to Watch How to make an Apple Pie
  7. 7. Recipe for Apple Pie <ul><li>2 tbsp. water </li></ul><ul><li>¼ tsp. salt </li></ul><ul><li>¾ to 1c. Sugar </li></ul><ul><li>2 tbsp. flour </li></ul><ul><li>4 tbsp. diced butter </li></ul><ul><li>½ tsp. ground cinnamon </li></ul><ul><li>¼ tsp. ground ginger </li></ul><ul><li>1 tsp. vanilla </li></ul><ul><li>1 ½ tbsp. fresh lemon juice </li></ul><ul><li>½ tsp. ground allspice </li></ul><ul><li>2 tbsp. cream </li></ul><ul><li>¼ tsp. grated nutmeg </li></ul><ul><li>5 c. sliced tart cooking apples </li></ul><ul><li>Fresh or frozen pie crust </li></ul>
  8. 8. Homemade Pie Crust <ul><li>1 cup minus 2 Tbsp. shortening 1/4 hot water 1 Tbsp. milk 2-1/4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 tsp. salt </li></ul><ul><li>Place shortening in large bowl. Pour hot water and milk over the shortening. With a dinner fork, break up the shortening into smaller pieces. Tilt bowl and beat quickly until the mixture looks like whipped cream. This will take 3-5 minutes of constant beating. Mix together flour and salt, add to the shortening mixture and mix well with the fork until the dough forms a ball that cleans the bowl. Divide the pie dough into two parts. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Books About Pioneers
  10. 10. Resources <ul><li>http://library.thinkquest.org/6400/tools.htm </li></ul><ul><li>www.amazon.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.museumsofwv.org/Kids/pioneers_food.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ehow.com/video_2935_make-apple-pie.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://busycooks.about.com/od/howtobake/a/piecrust101.htm </li></ul>

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