Native Americans Foods and Recipes.
OVER 400 YEARS AGO
The Native Americans had an
extremely difficult life. The Iroquois main meal of the day was corn, beans,
and squash. They are also known as the
three sisters. One of
They hunted deer, birds and other game. Deer was the main game. They put on deerskin to trick the deer. When there was not a lot of food, they boiled moccasins to make soup, and chewed on their clothing. They dug pits to hide their food so that no one could possibly find it.
The Algonquin had an extremely difficult life. The men hunted and ate deer, moose, beaver and rabbit. They gathered other foods. They ate nuts, rice, corn and berries. They got their fish from the rivers. They were very thankful for their food.
Hazelnut Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
The Iroquois usually made Hazelnut Stuffed Sweet Potatoes. This is how you make it.
Preheat oven to 375. Wash potatoes, wrap in foil, and bake until tender. That takes about 1 hour. Remove it from oven and set aside until it’s cool enough to handle. Put them in a medium skillet, over a medium high heat. Cook the apple in the apple juice (or cider) until softened in about 4 minutes.
The Algonquin tribe made soup called Paganens. This is how you make it.