Historic Foodways Society of the Delaware Valley

Dedicated to the Promotion and Understanding of Food History

Cooking Classes

 

Are you teaching a period cooking class?

Do you know of one in your area?

Send us the information so that we can post it here.

Hearth Cooking classes and demonstrations are generally held in the cooler

Fall/Winter and Spring/early Summer months

 

Contact the sponsoring organization for further details and registration information—

before heading to an event!

 

2017—Cooking Classes/Workshops:

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May 13—9:30am-4pm   Hearth Cooking Workshop

Instructor Clarissa Dillon @ the Thomas Massey House, Broomall, PA.    Prepare  and enjoy a mid-Spring meal at the Thomas Massey House.  Registration:  $35.00 per person; prepaid reservations are required to guarantee seating; seating is limited. 

More Info: 610-642-4269.

 

May 21—10am-4pm  Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration

2nd Annual Middlesex County History Day— Sponsored by Middlesex County Office of Culture and Heritage at East Jersey Old Town Village, located at 1050 River Rd.,  Piscataway. NJ.  Susan Luczu will be demonstrating open hearth cooking and discussing 18th c. food supplies and cooking methods.  Info: 732-745-3030

 

June 16-18 (3 days) - ”Of Puddings, Cakes, Creams, Pyes, Whipt Syllabubs”

Hearth/Bake oven Class—Instructor—Niel De Marino At Historic Eastfield Village, Nassau, NY; sponsored by the Historic Eastfield Foundation.  A cooking class focusing on the brick wall oven and cast iron bake kettle methods.  Advance registration required, fees apply.  Class size is limited to 10 students.  For more information: www.historiceastfield.org  - see “Workshops” for complete information and registration form.

 

 

 

July 14-16—10am to 4pm— Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration

Open House/at DAR Elias Van Bunschooten Museum & Annual ‘Christmas in July’ days, sponsored by Chinkchewunska Chapter DAR, 1067 Rte. 23, Wantage, NJ (4 mi. north of the town of Sussex). Susan Luczu will be demonstrating open hearth cooking & Colonial foodways on Saturday, July 15th.  Info: 973-875-4058.

 

Sept. 8-10 (3 days) - ”At the Georgian Dinner Table”

Open Hearth cooking & Bake oven/Bake kettle Class—Instructor—Niel De MarinoAt Historic Eastfield Village, Nassau, NY; sponsored by the Historic Eastfield Foundation. A cooking class focusing on open hearth, the brick wall oven and cast iron bake kettle methods.  Advance registration required, fees apply.  Class size is limited to 8 students. For more information: www.historiceastfield.org  - see “Workshops” for complete information and registration form.

 

The Historic Eastfield Foundation offers many other workshops, including masonry, blacksmithing, textile skills, and others.  See their website: www.historiceastfield.org

 

 

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Website link of interest on Heritage Apples:

 

 http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2013/04/heritage-apples-john-bunker-maine

 

Website link of interest for Cooking Classes:

http://historiccookingschool.com/historic-cooking-classes/

 

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Durand-Hedden House

Maplewood, NJ—2017

Open Hearth Cooking Preparation

Photo courtesy of Susan Luczu

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Page Update May 7, 2017

 

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Susan Luczu—Webmaster—2014-2017

Cooking Hearth at Durand-Hedden House—Maplewood, NJ

 

Photos courtesy of Susan Luczu