Historic Pottsgrove Manor will host an open-hearth cooking workshop entitled “Roasted, Baked, and Stewed” on Saturday, February 7th from 10:00am to 4:00pm. In this hands on class, guests will learn various methods of colonial cooking, including roasting meat with the site’s 18th-century clock-jack spit. The class will also include instruction on using a bake kettle on the open-hearth and will feature “receipts” (an old-fashioned term for recipes) to prepare authentic dishes with root vegetables and other seasonal foods. Naturally, students will get to eat what they make, and will receive handouts with recipes to take home.
This workshop will be taught by Tiffany Fisk-Watts, an experienced open-hearth cook. She recently completed an internship in the foodways program with the Governor’s Palace at Colonial Williamsburg and has a wealth of knowledge to share with all our local residents.
This event is open to adults and children ages 12 and up. There is a $50.00 per person fee for the class. In order to ensure a hands-on experience for all participants, the class size is limited to 10 people (minimum: 5). Click here to download the registration form.
Registration and payment are required by January 30th, 2015. Cancellations given before January 30th will receive a full refund. Cancellations given after January 30th will not be refunded. Guests of Pottsgrove Manor’s Open-Hearth event should wear comfortable, natural-fiber clothing and closed-toe, comfortable shoes. Those with long hair should wear it tied back securely. Bring along an apron and a water bottle too!
Pottsgrove Manor is operated by Montgomery County under the direction of the Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites Division of the Assets and Infrastructure Department. For more information, please call 610-326-4014, or visit the website at www.montcopa.org/pottsgrovemanor. Check out Pottsgrove Manor on Facebook @ http://www.facebook.com/pottsgrovemanor.
Open-Hearth Cooking Workshop at Pottsgrove Manor
February 7, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
100 King Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
Cost: $50.00 per person