Enjoy a Taste of the 18th Century

January 21, 2007, 1:00 PM

Maplewood invites the public to its popular annual event featuring 18th century recipes cooked at the open hearth. Well-known costumed interpreter Irene Kosinski will demonstrate how an array of soups, stews, cornbread and journeycake were prepared at the fireplace over 200 years ago. Visitors will have the opportunity to taste samples of these typical foods and to examine real 18th c. cooking implements. There will be a fun old-fashioned Valentine card-making activity for kids.

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