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Phoenix Mill House by Candlelight
By January 3, 2020 Read More →

Phoenix Mill House by Candlelight

The Prescott Family invites you to ring in the New Year and celebrate First Friday at the Phoenix Mill House! Guests will enjoy warm cider and a shadow puppet play presented by the Prescott children. See how people lived and kept their homes aglow during the dark days of winter’s past. Samuel and Nancy Prescott […]

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Hearth Cooking Saturday: Christmas Fare
By December 21, 2019 Read More →

Hearth Cooking Saturday: Christmas Fare

Our December Hearth Cooking Saturday features Christmas fare cooked over the open fire in the Phoenix Mill House. Step away from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season to a simpler time. Join us for a day of cooking demonstrations where you can enjoy tasting some historic dishes. Learn about the history of the […]

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Hearth Cooking Saturday: Traditional Thanksgiving
By November 23, 2019 Read More →

Hearth Cooking Saturday: Traditional Thanksgiving

Traditional Thanksgiving recipes are on the menu for our November Hearth Cooking Saturday! Visit the Prescott Family in the Phoenix Mill House to learn about the history of Thanksgiving in America. Our November menu includes Carrot Soup, Biscuits with Honey Butter, Cale-Cannon, Fall Hash, Roasted Chicken, and Thirded Bread prepared on the hearth. Guests will […]

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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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