Sold: A Black Texan Trailblazer's 'Treasure Chest' of Recipes

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Here an 1863 Confederate recipe book... there recipes for favored Beer.... click on link...


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SPRUCE BEER.--
Take three gallons of water, blood warmth, three half pints of molasses, a tablespoonful of essence of spruce, and the like quantity of ginger, mix well together with a gill of yeast, let it stand over night, and bottle it in the morning. It will be in a good condition to drink in twenty-four hours.
 
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