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What cooking tools did the Pilgrims use during colonial times?

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Cooking tools used by the Pilgrims included frying pans, kettles, iron pots, wooden spoons and a mortar and pestle. Every cooking tool used during colonial times was brought by the Pilgrims on the Mayflower.

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What cooking tools did the Pilgrims use during colonial times?
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The Pilgrims used these and other tools to make foods such as biscuits, butter, cheese, beer, salt-dried beef and pork and oats.

Although the tools were primitive compared to today's standards, the Pilgrims had a relatively varied diet. They used other tools for meat slaughter and cured some of the meat to last throughout the winter. They sometimes cooked their meat over a spit and gathered foods such as nuts and berries to supplement their diets.

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