• Fort Parade Ground and Officers Quarters as seen from Guardhouse

    Fort Scott

    National Historic Site Kansas

Cooking - Spices Used in Cooking

  • Salt
  • Pepper white-black-red (cayenne)
  • Mustard
  • Marjoram
  • Sage
  • Mints
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme
  • Parsley
  • Anise
  • Horse Radish
  • Saffron
  • Liquorice
  • Chervil
  • Garlic
  • Coriander
  • Water Cress
  • Savory
  • Angelica
  • Mace
  • Nutmeg
  • Cloves
  • Bay Leaves
  • Tarragon
  • Chives
  • Dill

This list consists of twenty-six spices. This is only a sampling of a host of flavorings that were used to add flavor to food.

For more information about spices, follow this link-Spices

Pot for stew
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Did You Know?

Quartermaster Function at Fort Scott

At Fort Scott, several of the boxes and barrels are marked Fort Scott, MO. Not actually in Missouri, the fort was located four miles west, in what was then unorganized territory. The army used Fort Scott, MO as a shipping address to assure that supplies made it to the right place.