They did look inviting to these devourers of hard tack and bacon.
"Salt junk and hard tack," suggested Wilton, who was not partial to this diet.
A scanty supply of corn bread, and beef without salt, made 'hard tack' look and taste like the best food cooked.
Jacky then has some hard tack and coffee before he goes to work.
However, I had to resort to pork and hard tack for my breakfast.
For bread there was a small quantity of "hard tack" and a large supply of corn meal.
Then some bacon was placed in the frying pan, and the hard tack was taken from the tin and other things prepared.
The coffee and the hard tack consumed we spread our rubber blankets and sleep as sound as any house in Christendom.
We stopped in the woods, dismounted, and the boys would cut off a slice of fat pork and spread it on the hard tack and eat it.
Fed on hard tack or soft tack, or a starboard tack or a port tack, it's all the same to me!