I appreciate everybody who corrected my comment on salt. What I meant is that it all will preserve, not that it will all be identically adequate for the task. I don't cook or pickle, so I appreciate the advice of those who do.
Originally Posted by maillemaker
I'm fine with being hungry myself, or if an adult reenactor ruins his food and chooses to tough it out. I think when you're planning something for minors, you should have a back-up plan. You don't want a kid becoming ill, or a heat casualty because he didn't eat properly, and you don't want him telling his parents "They didn't feed me."
Pine River Boys, Co I, 7th Wisconsin
"We're... Christians, what read the Bible and foller what it says about lovin' your enemies and carin' for them what despitefully use you -- that is, after you've downed 'em good and hard."
-Si Klegg and His Pard Shorty