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Oven Fried Squirrel

Old Fashioned Dutch Oven CookbookOld Fashioned Dutch Oven Cookbook: Complete with Authentic Sourdough Baking, Smoking Fish and Game, Making Jerky, Pemmican, and Other Lost Campfire Arts
Holm
1969

I didn’t realize that “campfire arts” was a thing. This looks like a cool book! Too bad it is falling apart and the pages are starting to fade. The cover has definitely seen better days. There are plenty of more current campfire cooking and dutch oven cookbooks out there.

The author picture (below) just seems wrong. Rather than suiting up, I think Mr. Holm should have had his picture taken wearing flannel and cooking over a campfire.

Oven fried squirrel #FTW.

-Holly

 

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Woodsy Women

Woman in the WoodsWoman in the Woods
Farmer
1976

Submitter: While I am not a librarian, I do think I’m qualified as a historian to declare this book a rather wondrous find!

Holly: While maybe the information is still valid, who is going to get past the premise of “hey girls, you too can like the outdoors?” I can already feel women everywhere cringing!  Please, please, please: weed this if it is on your shelves.

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