8 08, 2017

Cherokee food – What did Cherokee people eat?

By |2019-09-14T06:38:15-07:00August 8th, 2017|Native American|15 Comments

Cherokee food: Corn on the cob The Three Sisters People who lived in the Cherokee nation were mostly farmers. They ate mainly corn and beans and squash (the "Three Sisters") that they grew in their fields. More about the Three [...]

21 06, 2017

Why are chestnuts a famine food?

By |2019-10-23T08:55:46-07:00June 21st, 2017|Food|Comments Off on Why are chestnuts a famine food?

A pile of chestnuts When did chestnuts evolve? Chestnut trees are related to oak trees, and like oak trees they probably evolved early, around 66 million years ago, around the [...]

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