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Due to dangerously high temperatures and humidity in the forecast for Saturday, July 20, Fairy House Day is postponed to August 3! 

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Phoenix Mill House – Open House Day
By August 17, 2019 Read More →

Phoenix Mill House – Open House Day

It’s too hot to cook but the Prescotts plan to welcome guests into the house for a cooling summer beverage on this special open house day. Step back in time and learn what life was like for the Prescotts, a millworker’s family in 1830s Peterborough. While you are visiting, you can join Mrs. Prescott in […]

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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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