A Sailor's Diet
Most of the food that sailors ate was salted or dried, because it could be stored for long periods of time without spoiling. Fresh foods were available only in port.
Below is a recipe for hardtack, a type of biscuit that traveled easily, because it did not spoil.
Try it - see how you like it!
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