The Big Kitchen at Sutter’s Fort: Imported Foods, 1840s

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A Swiss adventurer named John August Sutter arrived in the Northern California wilderness in mid-August 1839, soon afterward constructing a walled trading post and year-round residence for himself that came Continue reading The Big Kitchen at Sutter’s Fort: Imported Foods, 1840s

The Big Kitchen at Sutter’s Fort: The Local Cuisine, 1840s

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A Swiss adventurer named John August Sutter arrived in the Northern California wilderness in mid-August 1839, soon commencing construction of a trading post and year-round residence for himself that came Continue reading The Big Kitchen at Sutter’s Fort: The Local Cuisine, 1840s