Vol. VII, Episode 1
Plain Irish Stew
Watch as Will demonstrates a period soup recipe from the Hospital Steward's Manual, courtesy of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.
Plain Irish Stew Recipe
These quantities have been adjusted from the original for 5 men
- 5 lbs beef
- 0.8 lbs onions
- 1.2 lbs potatoes
- 0.8 tsp salt
- 0.3 Tbsp pepper
Cut up the beef into 1/4 pound chunks.
Cut up the onion and potato into large chunks. No need to dice.
Add in the salt and pepper.
Simmer for 2 hours on the fire.
After simmering, mash up the potatoes to thicken and serve.
Thank you to the
National Museum of Civil War Medicine
for their collaboration!
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