Sunday, September 13, 2020

Civil War Meat Loaf (1861)

  • 1/2 lb ground ham
  • 1/2 lb sausage meat
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 tbspns milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tspn dry mustard
Mix ham and sausage meat together and season with salt and pepper. Add the milk, egg, and bread crumbs, and mix thoroughly.

Heat the water, and add the dry mustard; bring to a boil and add to the meat mixture.  Shape the loaf into a shallow baking pan, and bake in a moderate oven, 375 degrees, for about 1 hour. Serves 6 to 8.

More "Lost" Civil War Recipes
Civil War Potato Dumplings (1864)
Civil War Doughnuts (1861)

(Origin - "The Civil War Cookbook" by William C Davis, published by Courage Books, an imprint of Running Press, 1993.) 

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