The Dynamic Duo of Flavors: Black Pepper and Vanilla
Sarah Lohman, food historian and author
A Virtual Historic Foodways Program
Previously Scheduled Feeding the Incarcerated A customized tour of the Eastern State Penitentiary Sunday, March 29, 2020, 10:15 a.m. CANCELLED
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Upcoming 2020 Schedule of Programs
Just Added! Thursday, April 2, 2020 1 p.m. A Virtual Historic Foodways Program The Dynamic Duo of Flavors: Black Pepper and Vanilla Sarah Lohman, author and food historian What does black pepper have to do with the American Revolution and how is Salem, Massachusetts connected to Sumatra? Sarah Lohman, food historian and author of Eight Flavors: Untold Story of American Cuisine will look into the history of black pepper and tell us how it went from being as precious as gold to the ubiquitous skater on our dinner tables. She will track its production from life on the vine into the trip-color pepper in the spice aisle. In addition, Lohman will also discuss the history of vanilla which only has been used as a flavoring for 200 years. Where did it come from and what came before it? The virtual historic foldaways program will take place on Thursday, April 2 at 1 p.m. and can be easily accessed for free via a zoom link below. This is a free program for members. Click below on April 2, at 1 p.m. to participate in the program. https://zoom.us/j/763022167?pwd=RUVNcWsraXBiY214cWY4NnR4YUN0QT09
Saturday, May 23, 2020 Port-adelphia -- Life on the Docks in the 18th Century Seaport Museum Philadelphia, Pa. Deborah Peterson Food Historian CANCELLED
Saturday, June 13, 2020 Food of the Weary Travelers of Colonial America Indian King Tavern Museum Haddonfield, N.J. Dennis Bertland Historian
Saturday, August 8, 2020 A Recipe for Subversion: How Suffragists Used Cookbooks to Fight for the Vote Alice Paul Institute Mount Laurel, N.J. Lucy Beard, Alice Paul Institute Dan Macey, HFSDV President
Sunday, September 13, 2020 Life at Historic Odessa with Hearth Cooking Demonstration Odessa, Delaware
(additional program added!) Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Newlin Grist Mill Park Historic Foodways at Fall Heritage Festival Newlin Grist Mill Park Glen Mills, Pa. Join fellow HFSDV members celebrate the food history of colonial America with demonstrations and tastings, both of modern and period foods
(note date change!) Saturday, October 10, 2020 The Early Business of Bogs: A Hands-On History of Cultivating the Jersey Cranberry and Blueberry Whitesbog Village Browns Mill, N.J.
Saturday, November 7, 2020 Annual Meeting A Taste of the Lost Pennsylvania Grape Spring Mill Cafe Conshohocken, Pa. Mike Madaio, Wine expert and author