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Alternative names Sloosh Doggies
Type Cornbread
Place of origin United States
Main ingredients Cornmeal, lard or bacon, water, eggs
Cookbook: Sloosh  Media: Sloosh

Sloosh was a form of cornbread that was popular during the American Civil War, especially among Confederate soldiers.[1] Civil war historian Shelby Foote described it as a mixture of cornmeal, lard or bacon, water and egg formed around a rifle ramrod and cooked over a campfire.[2]

Cleveland rock and roll band Coffinberry named their 2nd EP Sloosh in honor of the dish.[3]

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  1. ^ Counihan, C (2000). Food in the USA. Routledge. p. 95. ISBN 0-415-93232-7. 
  2. ^ Joy Hakim (2005). War, Terrible War. New York, New York (USA): Oxford University Press. p. 82. ISBN 978-0-19-518899-8. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  3. ^