Museums

Since this Facebook posting, we’ve visited Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts. Visit their Facebook page, and in-person–a true delight!

Mercy Ingram gives helpful hints on open hearth cooking at the 1700s Pomona Hall in Camden, New Jersey.

Another video about hearth cooking:

What were the cooking skills in ancient Ohio? –say 10,000 years ago in Green Township, Ohio; or, in 8000 to 500BC or in other ancient Ohio times…

Smithsonian’s traveling exhibit “Key Ingredients: America By Food” is located in North Dakota or Oklahoma for the Fall 2011 to early 2012. If you’re in Oklahoma, there may still be time to add your stories or photos to the exhibit.

As part of their culinary program, George Brown College in Toronto offers an Applied Food History class with the open-hearth cooking sessions held at the Campbell House Museum.

Culinary Historians of Canada, dedicated to researching, interpreting, preserving and celebrating Canada’s culinary heritage, offers an online newsletter, annoucements of events, and a list of historic kitchens in Canada including:

Julia Child’s Cambridge kitchen is at the Smithsonian Museum. See the kitchen and listen to Julia encourage you to make the kitchen a part of your family life. Navigate the link to find descriptions of the Cambridge kitchen items, and stories such as the designing of Julia and Paul Child’s 14 x 20 kitchen.
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Cass County Pioneer Village in Ayr, North Dakota has a replica 1920s creamery to tour, with many original furnishings. The open-air museum also has a summer kitchen at the 1897 Hagen House, and many 19th-century buildings.