M odern cooking might be convenient, but it wasn’t so easy to prepare food before electricity.
The Wilson Homestead in Hebron, N.Y., will offer one-day open hearth cooking classes on Saturday Nov. 9 and 16. All meals will be cooked in the stone fireplace and bake oven.
Students will use original or reproduction hearth equipment such as a tin reflector, Dutch oven, iron pots, kettles and fireplace tools. The meal consists of roast meat, local root vegetables, whole grain bread, fruit pies [...]