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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March 4, 2017 - 10:30 am - 3pm—”Syllabub and Posset Workshop”

Instructor—Susan McLellan Plaisted At Bolton Mansion, 85 Holly Dr., Levittown, PA.  This workshop will include the use of a syllabub engine and other tools for the creation of 17th and 18th century syllabubs and possets.  For questions about the class, contact Susan McLellan Plaisted  foodhxsmp@gmail.com or 215-219-9542.    The fee will be $60.00; checks made payable to ‘Heart to Hearth Cookery’—mail to Susan McLellan Plaisted, PO Box 1162, Morrisville, PA 19067.  Class size is limited.

 

 

March 18, 2017 - - 9:30am - 2:30 p.m.  “Preparing a late Winter/early Spring Meal

Open Hearth Cooking Workshop Instructor Clarissa Dillon @ the Thomas Massey House, Broomall, PA.  Use period receipts and cooking methods  to prepare a meal and share it with fellow cooks.  Registration:  $35.oo per person; prepaid reservations are required to guarantee seating; seating is limited.  More Info: 610-642-4269.

 

March 25, 2017 - 10am - 4pm—”Annual Hearth Cooking Class”

Instructor—Susan McLellan Plaisted At Bolton Mansion, 85 Holly Dr., Levittown, PA.  This workshop is in memory of Jim Snow to benefit the Friends of Bolton Mansion.  The class will prepare a complete 18th century dinner and dine with wine.  More info contact Susan McLellan Plaisted  foodhxsmp@gmail.com.  The fee will be $70.00; checks payable to ‘Friends of Bolton Mansion’- mail to Susan McLellan Plaisted, PO Box 1162, Morrisville, PA 19067.  Class size is limited.

 

April 22, 2017 - - 9:30am– 2:30 p.m.  “Chocolate” Workshop

Instructor Clarissa Dillon @ the Thomas Massey House, Broomall, PA.  Chocolate in various 18th century preparations—some to enjoy immediately and some to take home.  Bring a brown bag lunch.  Registration:  $35.oo per person; prepaid reservations are required to guarantee seating; seating is limited.  More Info: 610-642-4269.

 

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.

 

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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Chelsea Buns fresh from the Bake Oven

 

Eastfield Village -

Nassau, NY

Open Hearth & Bake Oven Cooking

Photo courtesy of Susan Luczu

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Cooking Hearth at Durand-Hedden House—Maplewood, NJ

 

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