A tarp offered protection from rain and wind. During the night time, a kettle full of 9 quarts of peas and water had been hung within the fire, put into it were strips of pork.

A tarp offered protection from rain and wind. During the night time, a kettle full of 9 quarts of peas and water had been hung within the fire, put into it were strips of pork.

This simmered until daylight, if the cook included four “biscuits” and proceeded to let it simmer. Canoes had been packed and launched. The inflammation of this peas and biscuit had now filled the kettle towards the brim, therefore thick that the stick would stay upright inside it.Continue reading