Bullets in a Pot, a.k.a. Repeaters & Pork, an authentic WWI recipe

A Guest Post for Max Virtus. I’ll allow the good captain to explain more.


A little while back I challenged the legendary Leisel to concoct one of her ingeniously inventive recipes that tied into a historical theme.

Don’t forget the tastes of cultures have varied significantly over the years. An examples of this? Back in the 1800s prisoners used to be force fed lobster, which was considered a cruel and unusual torture. How times have changed, at my seafood restaurant (what… you DON’T have a seafood restaurant?), we charge £90 for a lobster (and that’s just to pull it out of the fish tank, if you want to eat it dead we charge an extra £50. How else could I possibly fund my Warehouse of Bizarrchaeolgy?)

Anyhow, she managed to combine World War 1, video games and ammunition to create ‘Bullets in a Pot’.

Don’t know what that is? Then I’ll let Skill Up Skillet illuminate!

Skill Up Skillet

Difficulty2Valiant Hearts: The Great War

A bit over a month ago I was contacted by the illustrious Captain Max Virtus of Escapades in Bizarrchaeology asking if I would be interested in digging up some bizarre foods eaten by WWI soldiers in the trenches. I thought this would be an excellent opportunity as A. I rather enjoy history; and B. I consider myself to be something of an expert in digging. Why, you may well ask? Once upon a time, I was an amateur grave digger. Quite the leap from computer work, no? Allow me to explain:

My freshman history teacher was something of a legend in the school. Tenacious, passionate, and mildly eccentric about getting his students to pay attention in class. Let me tell you, when your teacher steals a Barbie doll from his daughter, fills its head with fake blood, and ‘chops’ her head off with a…

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