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Hearth Cooking: Preparing for an 1830s Wedding
By March 23, 2019 Read More →

Hearth Cooking: Preparing for an 1830s Wedding

Our March Hearth Cooking Saturday will look at weddings in the 1830s. Stop by the Phoenix Mill House between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to sample foods that would have been served at an early 19th century wedding celebration, learn about wedding traditions, and even sample some 1830s-style wedding cake! Hearth Cooking Saturdays are open […]

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Hearth Cooking Saturday: Stretching the Dollar
By September 22, 2018 Read More →

Hearth Cooking Saturday: Stretching the Dollar

Visit the Phoenix Mill House to see and to taste authentic 1830s dishes prepared over the open hearth and learn about what life was like for the Prescott family. At our September hearth cooking session, we will be looking at the ways Mrs. Prescott would economize in the kitchen and stretch the family’s dollar to […]

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Cup Cake- April 2016 Recipe of the Month
By April 21, 2016 Read More →

Cup Cake- April 2016 Recipe of the Month

This month’s recipe is for Cup Cake should not be confused with modern cupcakes. Cup Cake is so named for the ingredients, 1 cup butter, 2 cups sugar and so on. At a recent hearth cooking demonstration in the Phoenix Mill House, we tried out a new piece of kitchen equipment that my demonstration partner […]

White Pot- December 2015 Recipe of the Month
By December 18, 2015 Read More →

White Pot- December 2015 Recipe of the Month

White Pot: A Traditional Christmas Pudding I’m always excited to try vintage recipes for the first time during one of our Hearth Cooking sessions in our Phoenix Mill House. I’ve probably never been more excited about the finished product of one of these recipes than the first time I unmolded this delicious steamed pudding. When […]

No-Knead Bread- November 2015 Recipe of the Month
By November 21, 2015 Read More →

No-Knead Bread- November 2015 Recipe of the Month

At our November Hearth Cooking Saturday, several people requested the recipe for the no-knead bread we baked in our our beehive oven. You may not have a beehive oven at your house but this easy bread tastes just as good when baked in a modern oven. Once you have made a loaf, you will go […]

The Phoenix Mill House Restoration
By April 30, 2013 Read More →

The Phoenix Mill House Restoration

The Phoenix Mill House was originally located near the north band of Nubanusit Brook, about 50 yards from where it now sits behind the main building of the Monadnock Center. Threatened with demolition, it was acquired by the Peterborough Historical Society. It serves both as an example of preservation, and also a demonstration of what […]

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