These photos are from my display on the above topic for the French and Indian event at Ft. Toulouse in April 2012.  I displayed various foods and discussed their origins and uses, of those were several non-native foods such as purslane, plantain, and dandelion, which were brought here by European settlers as garden crops.  Native foods displayed included hickory nuts, dewberries, squash, wild rice, chestnuts, etc.  Several non-native foods had been introduced so long ago that some of the early writers mistakenly assumed them to be native. 

Kitchen utensils displayed included an 18th century waffle iron, wafer iron, toaster, sugar nippers, redware pipkin, bottle jack, mustard pot, horn spoon, sorbetier, beverage warmer, butter mold, etc.

 

 

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