Calendar Nov 2021

Archive 2 - Calendar of virtual food history talks Nov 2021


Archive 2020 list of all past talks - taped & untaped HERE
Archive 2021 list of all past talks Jan-Feb HERE /t/ March HERE /t/ April HERE /t/ May HERE /t/ June HERE /t/ July & Au HERE /t/ Sept & Oct HERE

Topics lists of past TAPED talks in separate posts: African American /// Barns /// Beverages, Alcohol /// Bread, flour, salt, horno /// British // Chinese /// Chocolate /// Cookbooks, Manuscripts // Dining out // Fish /// Food aid /// Gardens, Farms /// German / Halloween / Hearth cooking, ovens /// Holiday Christmas /// Holiday Easter Eggs /// Holidays Nv // Ice Harvesting /// Indigenous /// Irish /// Italian /// Jewish // Korean / Maple Sugar // Medical /// Medieval foods, gardens // Mexican // Rationing // Scotland // Tea and Prohibition

NOVEMBER EVENTS -- Eastern time zone
179 / 136 start of month

Keep checking back since I am adding links for virtual events as I find them. Double check times. Time change in US is Nov 7, but Oct 31 in UK.

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Nov 1 Mon 1:30 Rural Inventions: The French Countryside after 1945. Sarah Farmer (Author), Venus Bivar, Sue Collard. Modern French History Seminar. IHR Institute of Historical Research UK HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nov 1 Mon 2-3:30 George London and the Brompton Park Nursery: Part of a series of 7 online lectures, £5 each or all 7 for £28. HERE

Nov 1 Mon 3-5 Fermentation Journeys: Across the Pond and Down Under. Sandor Katz author. culturesgroup HERE

Nv 1 Mon 4-5:30 The history of Halloween “from its murky pagan past and supernatural associations.” Ronald Hutton. The Viktor Wynd Museum & The Last Tuesday Society. £11.04 HERE

Nov 2 Tue 3-5 A Natural History of the British Hedgerow & What Comes Next. John Wright. CPRE Oxfordshire 90th Anniversary Lecture HERE

Nv 2 Tue 3:30-4:45 Glamorgan’s Blood: Unearthing the records of the south Wales coalfield. From “late 1700s, take us through the height of the industry in the late-19th and early-20th centuries, to its decline and the final closure of pits in the 1990s.” Glamorgan Family History Society, Wales HERE FULL / Coal gasification 1825 Nv10 /

Nov 2 Tue 3:30-5 Forgotten fish. Jack Wooton, Aquatic Ecologist and eel specialist. Forgotten Fish Project, part of the Forth River Trust. Stirling and Clackmannanshire Group UK donation HERE

Nov 3 Wed 10 London's East India Company Legacy. Rob Smith. Footprints of London £6.00 HERE

Nov 3 Wed 12 Olde City Eats: Richmond's Historic Urban Foodways. “shopping, cuisine, and slavery in early 19th Century Richmond.” Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz, Chef Michael Lindsey. Preservation Virginia HERE /

Nov 3 Wed 6 Diwali, The Festival of Lights. India. Virtual Cooking Demo. Vikram Sunderam. Asian Art Museum. Smithsonian HERE

Nov 3 Wed 6:30 Ireland's Great Famine in Irish-American History: Fateful Memory, Indelible Legacy. author Dr. Mary Kelly. Newbury Public Library NH HERE /

Nov 3 Wed 6:30 The Delicious History of Ice Cream. Sarah Lohman. AARP not have to be member HERE

Nov 3 Wed 7 Why We Eat What We Eat at Thanksgiving. Susan Evans McClure. Brownell Library VT HERE TAPE HERE

Nov 3 Wed 7-8:30 Legacies of American Slavery: Food. Dr. Jessica B. Harris. Legacies of American Slavery [website HERE] is a multi-year project initiative of the Council of Independent Colleges. Dillard will explore the following sub themes: Food, Music & Tourism.” Dillard University.HERE Se 29 2021 TAPE HERE

Nov 3 Wed 7-8:30 Mutiny on the Rising Sun: Slavery, Smuggling, and Chocolate at Old North. Jared Ross Hardesty author Mutiny on the Rising Sun: A Tragic Tale of Slavery, Smuggling, and Chocolate. Old North Church. donation HERE. TAPE HERE also Nv 10

Nov 3 Wed 7-8:30 Tea Workshop: Medicine Around Us. “Teas are not just a drink- our tea is medicine used orally, used in direct contact as a wet compress, foot baths, hair rinse, or bath additive.” Derek Nicholas, Hope Flanagan. Indigenous Foods Class – 5 part Series. Seward Community Co-op. Minneapolis American Indian Center. HERE

Nov 3 Wed 7-8:30 Traditional Uses of Indigenous Plants. Karen LaMere. Indiana Native Plant Society HERE

Nov 3 Wed 7:30 Our First Thanksgiving. John Ota author The Kitchen, includes cooking at Plymouth with Kathleen Wall. CHEW Culinary History Enthusiasts of Wisconsin. HERE also Nv 9, 17

Nov 3 Wed 8-9:30 Speakeasies of NYC: A Tale of Crime, Creativity, and Celebration. and “overview of the Temperance Movement. Sylvia Laudien-Meo New York Adventure Club $10 tape for 1 week HERE

Nov 4 Thu 1 Women in the Kitchen: Twelve Essential Cookbook Writers Who Defined the Way We Eat, from 1661 to Today. author Anne Willan. American Ancestors HERE

Nov 4 Thu 1 Silenced Histories: Scotland and the Caribbean. David Alston author Slaves and Highlanders. National Library of Scotland HERE TAPE HERE

Nov 4 Thur 1:30-3 Fictions of Consent: Slavery, Servitude, and Free Service in Early Modern England. Indentures. Urvashi Chakravarty. Institute of Historical Research HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nov 4 Thu 3 Women of Roman Corinium. “their lives in Britain’s second largest Roman town.” Amanda Hart. Athelstan Museum HERE /

Nov 4 Thu 3:30-4:45 Orchard: A Year in England’s Eden. “extraordinary range of wildlife an ancient orchard supports, making it one of the richest ecosystems left in Britain…importance for people and wildlife.” Nick Gates. Moor Meadows HERE Oct 2020 TAPE HERE /

Nov 4 Thur 5:15-6:30 The “Science” of Dry-Farming: The Emergence of a Concept in Global Perspective. “new "scientific" agricultural method in the late 19th and early 20th centuries…” Elizabeth Williams. Environmental History Seminar. Hybrid. The Massachusetts Historical Society HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nov 4 Thur 6:30 Santa Fe Trail. Steve Schmidt. Smoky Hill Museum HERE

Nov 4 Thu 7 Poor Houses and Town Farms: The Hard Row for Paupers. Stephen Taylor . Haverhill Conservation Commission NH HERE

Nov 4 Thu 7-8:30 Baltimore's Lexington Market. Since 1782. Christine Rai. Smithsonian Associates $30 HERE

Nov 4 Thu 9:30-11 Foodwise: Can We Eat with Our Ancestors? Koby Song-Nichols “examines how Chinese food and foodways have fed intercultural, intergenerational and diasporic relations and communities in the multicultural cities of Toronto…” The Center for Student Leadership, Equity & Excellence, Mills College CA HERE

Nov 5 Fri 12 Horticulture As An Act of Conquest. “Where did these plants originate and get into U.S. … analyzing the history of horticulture and how it intersects with colonization, enslavement, and climate change.” Justin Robinson. US Botanic Garden HERE

Nov 5 Fri 5 A Woman That Keeps Good Orders: Female Tavern Keepers in 18th Century New Hampshire. Harvey Slayton, Marcia Schmidt Blaine. New Hampshire Humanities HERE TAPE HERE

Nov 5 Fri 6:45-8 Recipes from the President's Ranch: Home Cooking as Diplomacy. Chef Matthew Wendel “spent many years working for President George W. Bush and his family at Camp David and at their Texas home.” Smithsonian Associates $25 HERE

Nov 5 Fri 8:30 Wartime Drinking. “World War II had a profound impact on not only what we drank but also how we drank, especially in the decades that followed. .. variety of cocktails that will help us look at surprising and long-lasting impacts of the war” Tammy’s Tastings. $19 HERE Image: 1943, Library of Congress

Nov 6 Sat 12 Hops on the Shore. Dickie Leatherbury. Friends of the Cape Charles Memorial Library VA $5 HERE

Nov 6 Sat 12-1:15 Comfort Food from the Baltics. Zuza Zak author of Amber & Rye. Milk Street Live Online Cooking School $24.95 HERE Zak also Nov 7

Nov 6 Sat 5:30-9AM River barriers: problems and remediation. many speakers. Salmon Watch Ireland. €10 HERE

Nov 7 Sun 9AM Indigenous Mexican coffee exploration. “coffee harvesting tradition of the Nahuatl (Aztec) community.“ Explore Culture HERE TAPE HERE

Nov 7 Sun 1-3 The North and Rye. Russia, The Balkans and The Caucasus. Gabriella Gershenson, Dr. Darra Goldstein, Zuza Zak, Laura Valli, and Katrina Kollegaeva. Cultures.Group HERE Zak also Nov 6

Nov 7 Sun 7pm Mythbusting from Paddock to Loaf - Eat New Zealand Grains. Nadia Lim. Eat New Zealand HERE

Nov 8 Mon 12-1:30 Lakota Food and Culture Demonstration. Chef Inyan Eagle Elk. Museum of Native American History HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nov 8 Mon 1 The Greenings of Brentford End – Georgian royal gardeners. Part of a series of 7 online lectures, £5 each or all 7 for £28. HERE

Nov 8 Mon 1 Humans and Cattle: how domestication changed our (and their) lives forever. Domestication “from the Neolithic in Europe and beyond.” Dr Lizzie Wright. Creswell Crags. donation HERE /

Nov 8 Mon 1 London Archaeological Forum. 4 speakers. “Roman ceramic tableware remains, a new approach that will enable the investigation of eating and drinking practices, rather than just production and trade…;" Tudor ovens. CBA London HERE
Arch-I-Scan “image-recognition and machine-learning service to automatically identify and record Roman pottery vessels and sherds.” HERE and Big Data on the Roman Table: New approaches to tablewares in the Roman world. article 58p BDRT HERE

Nov 8 Mon 2-3:15 Why the Cold Shoulder? France and the Frozen Food Revolution. Dr. Jack Murphy. Georgetown University Department of French and Francophone Studies HERE /

Nov 8 Mon 5-6:15 Arab Fairy Tale Feasts: A Delicious Way to Explore Arab Culture, with author Karim Alrawi. Espech K-12 educators. Middle East Studies Program, U of Wisconsin HERE

Nov 8 Mon 5:30-7 The Sweet and Stimulating History of Sugar and Coffee in Brooklyn. “Coffee King John Arbuckle and Sugar King Henry Osborne Havemeyer — 86% of the nation’s coffee and 98% of its sugar were roasted and refined in Brooklyn.” Lucie Levine. New York Adventure Club $10 tape for 1 week HERE

Nv 8 Mon 6:30-7:45 The Scots-Irish in Appalachia. Jane MacMorran. Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center. NC $12 HERE

Nov 8 Mon 7 The History of Agriculture as Told by Barns. John C. Porte. Lakes Region Community College Bennett Library NH HERE

Nov 8 Mon 7 Our National Thanksgiving: With Thanks to President Lincoln and Mrs. Hale. [cookbook author, editor of Godey’s] historical background and first person by Sharon & Steve Wood. Washington Historical Society NH HERE. Hale, Lady Editor Nv 18. Tape to email /

Nov 9 Tue 2-3:30 Daily Life and Death in the Iron Age. “Celtic past in South Wales… daily life from bread making, potential medicines, iron smelting to combat…” Living Levels partnership HERE

Nov 9 Tue 6:30 Gourmet Tour of Ireland. Francine Segan. AARP membership not required HERE

Nov 9 Tue 6:30 Salt-Rising Bread in America: A Long, Colorful, and Pungent History with Jenny Bardwell. Culinary Historians of New York $10 HERE

Nov 9 Tue 6:30 Native American Foodways. Tavern Tastings. Keeler Tavern Museum HERE TAPE HERE

Nov 9 Tue 6:45-8 Truffle Hound: Following the World’s Most Seductive Scent. Rowan Jacobsen. Author of Truffle Hound: On the Trail of the World’s Most Seductive Scent, with Dreamers, Schemers, and Some Extraordinary Dogs. Smithsonian Associates. $25 HERE

Nov 9 Tue 7 Thanksgiving Traditions in Boston. author Anthony Samma. Falmouth Museums on the Green HERE

Nov 9 Tue 8 The Pilgrim Kitchen & The Harvest Celebration of 1621: Plimoth Patuxet Museum, Plymouth Massachusetts with John Ota. Culinary Historians of Chicago. HERE Chicago TAPE HEREalso Nv 3, 17

Nov 10 Wed 8 AM Selling a world of goods – trade cards in Georgian London. Jon Stobart. The Foundling Museum. UK donation HERE. TAPE HERE or HERE

Nov 10 Wed 9AM Sugar and Spice and Everything Science - the Science of Chocolate. Christine Campbell, Dr Craig Slattery. Midlands Science 30 min HERE TAPE HERE

Nov 10 Wed 12 Singapore. Eaten already, or not? “the origins, history and future of the food cultures of Singapore… a country where the equivalent of … “How are you?” is “Eaten already, or not?”” Dr. Justin Matthew Pang. Oakland Community HERE

Nov 10 Wed 2-2:30 From Garden to Eden - The Story of the Dundee Gasworks. Coal gasworks started 1825. Tape of talk sent before Q&A. Iain Flett. Abertay Historical Society. Scotland HERE TAPE may be HERE Coalfields Wales Nv 2 /

Nov 10 Wed 2:30-3:45 Why Hedgerows are Fabulous and How to Survey Them. ‘Close the Gap’, … ‘Healthy Hedgerows App’ and learn specialized survey techniques.” Megan Gimber (People's Trust for Endangered Species). 3 weekly talks Wild Oxfordshire. UK HERE same speaker on general info Oc 20 /

Nov 10 Wed 6 Mutiny On The Rising Sun: A Tale Of Slavery, Smuggling, And Chocolate. June 1743. Jared Ross Hardesty. Boston Public Library. HERE TAPE may be HERE also Nov 3 tape

Nov 10 Wed 6:30 Life Downstairs: British Servant Culture in Fact, Fiction, and Film. Ann McClellan HERE

Nov 10 Wed 7 Thanksgiving Traditions, its customs and foods. AARP Pennsylvania, the Lehigh County Historical Society HERE

Nov 10 Wed 7 Betty Crocker and Her Cookbook That Changed How America Cooks with Leslie Goddard. Chicago Public Library Edgebrook Branch. HERE. Lake Forest Lib Nv 2021 TAPE HERE

Nov 10 Wed 7 Food and Black Freedom: Reflections on Race, Resistance, and the Legacy of Food Justice. “central role food played in the strategies and tactics…the Civil Rights Movement in the Mississippi Delta.” author Dr. Bobby J. Smith II. Historic Sotterley’s 2021 Common Ground Initiative HERE. TAPE HERE

Nov 10 Wed 7-8:30 Indigenous Foods Series - Maple Cranberry Apple Crisp with Puffed Wild Rice. “Learn how to puff wild rice … about wild rice characteristics, maple syrup harvesting, and cranberries.” Vanessa Casillas, Hope Flanagan. Seward Community Co-op HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nov 11 Thurs 12 Breads of ancient Greece. Bread Seminar and baking by author William Rubel. Join Rubel's Facebook page Bread History and Practice for future topics and details. Register HERE TAPE HERE

Nov 11 Thur 12:30-2 Tea Gardens and New Intoxicants in Early Modern London. James Brown. Institute of Historical Research (IHR) U of London HERE TAPE may be HERE

Intoxicating Spaces: The Impact of New Intoxicants on Urban Spaces in Europe, 1600-1850. “Focusing on four European cities – Amsterdam, Hamburg, London, and Stockholm – this two-year project (2019–21) explores the impact of new intoxicants (especially tea, coffee, and tobacco)on urban public spaces.” Online exhibits, maps, HERE and TAPES HERE, HERE, HERE

Nov 11 Thur 6:30 The Food of Sicily. Francine Segan. 92Y $20 HERE

Nov 11 Thur 7 A Walk Back in Time: The Secrets of Cellar Holes. Adair Mulligan. HERE. May 2021 TAPE HERE Lyme NH survey project, stone walls, foundations, Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn: The Connected Farm Buildings of New England. Thomas Hubka (book), stone culverts. Great talk and project

Nov 11 Thu 7 Taste Makers: Seven Immigrant Women Who Revolutionized Food in America. Mayukh Sen author. Asian American Writers' Workshop HERE TAPE HERE

Nov 11 Thu 7 Persimmons. Fruit Talks and (Field Walks Sunday). Eliza Greenman. Audubon Society of Northern Virginia $15 HERE
Image: Persimon. Diospyros virginiana in Michaux, North American Sylva, 1817

Nov 11 Thur 9-10:30pm Wine Cask-Finished Whiskies. Holly Seidewand. New York Adventure Club $10 tape for 1 week HERE

Nov 12 Fri 4:15-7AM Coffee and (New) Foodways in East Africa. Various speakers. “How does coffee and coffee production shape regional foodways in East Africa?” UBVO HERE

Nov 12 Fri 9AM The wedding of the century: Arthur and Katherine of Aragon (1501). “Over two weeks, pageants, banquets, tournaments, new buildings & free wine…” Sean Cunningham, Head of Medieval Records. The National Archives UK £0 – £15 HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nov 12 Fri 12 History in a Crust: The Story of New England’s First Pastries. Paula Marcoux. Alden Kindred of America HERE Marcoux 18 TAPE HERE

Nov 12 Tue 12 Recovering Food Histories With Toni Tipton-Martin and Friends. “the importance of research and documentation in recovering historical food history narratives.” National Museum of American History’s YouTube Channel. Available after No 12 HERE TAPE HERE

Nv 12 Fri 12-2 Transatlantic Showcase: New Directions in Scottish Women's & Gender History. Talks incl: Coastal Kitchens: 19th cen Foodways in the West Highlands and Islands; Medical Recipe Collection of Anna Balfour and Jean Wemyss. 3 sessions. Nov 19 Fri 9-11AM and 12-2. Women's History Scotland HERE

Nov 12 Fri 12 Caribeños at the Table: How Migration, Health, and Race Intersect in New York City. Melissa Fuster. Pépin Lecture Series in Food Studies & Gastronomy. Boston University HERE Books & Books TAPE HERE

Nov 13 Sat 1pm 1850s SF Paris of the Pacific. Bruce Bennett. SF City Guides HERE

Nov 13 Sat 1:30 Baking 101: My Roundabout Route to a Career. Robert Wemischner. Culinary Historians of Southern California HERE
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Nov 13 Sat 2 Smuggling North Devon Coast 1700-1850. Devon Ghost Tours £2.74 for copy HERE

Nv 13 Sat 3-3:30 Autumn and Apples! “Laird & Company has been making applejack since the 1600s and is, in fact, the oldest distillery in America… in possession of federal liquor license #1” Horseations Free Course #11 HERE. TAPE HERE

Nov 14 Sun 3 Making Ends Meet: Working Women in the 18th Century. Amanda Doggett. Newlin Grist Mill HERE TAPE HERE and HERE

Nv 14 Sun 3:30-4:45 Rome after the Fall of the Roman Empire. Immersive Experience – follow the Pilgrim, the Merchant and the Baron. World Virtual Tours HERE

Nov 15 Mon 6 AM London’s Historic Markets. Histories of Smithfield, Spitalfields, Billingsgate and Covent Garden. Rob Smith. Footprints of London £6.00 HERE

Nov 15 Mon 12:30 The Atlantic journey of Chicha: An American maize indigenous preparation incorporated by the African Diaspora and transported to São Tomé in the sixteenth century. Paola Vargas Arana. Institute of Historical Research (IHR) U of London HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nov 15 Mon 1-2:30 Plant Nurseries in England - Norwich Nurserymen. c.1750-1860. The Gardens Trust £5 HERE

Nov 15 Mon 6 Betty Crocker & Her Cookbook That Changed How America Cooks. Dr. Leslie Goddard. Stark County District Library. OH HERE

Nov 15 Mon 6-7:45pm International Holiday Specialties: Persian Love Cake. Anna Mays. Brot Bakehouse School and Kitchen - Brotbakery $25 HERE

Nov 15 Mon 7 Jewish Flavor: Festival of Daughters Feast. “In North African countries, the seventh night of Chanukah is known as the Festival of the Daughters, a celebration of Judith… defeated the Assyrians … using nothing but cheese latkes and a big knife. In honor of this feminist holiday, follow Chef Vered Guttman as she prepares a diverse array of Chanukah classics from around the world." Sixth & I. $12 HERE

Nov 15 Mon 7-8:30 How Has Food Mended Cambridge? About “restaurants serving Asian, African, Latin American, and Middle Eastern cuisine impacted Cambridge in the 20th century.” Dr. Merry White, Dr. Megan Alias, Gus Rancatore. History Cambridge HERE TAPE HERE

Nov 15 Mon 8 A Tale of Two Food Journalists: ‘Jane Eddington’ of Chicago Tribune, 1910-1930 and Alma Lach of Chicago Sun-Times, 1957-1965. Emily Martin’s archival research of Caroline Maddocks who wrote as ‘Jane Eddington’ for the Chicago Tribune food section AND Kimberly Wilmot Voss’s research of Alma Lach, Chicago Sun-Times Food Editor. Chicago Foodways Roundtable HERE TAPE HERE

Nov 15 Mon 8 Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide. Book authors Cecily Wong and Dylan Thuras. Boswell Books HERE

Nov 16 Tue 11 Spanish Basque Country: A Unique Culture Explained. David Hosking. Context Travel. $36.50 HERE

Nov 16 Tue 12 The True Story of the Pilgrims, Wampanoag Indians, and the "First Thanksgiving" David J. Silverman, the author of This Land Is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving. US Capitol Historical Society HERE TAPE HERE
Nov 16 Tue 2-3:30 A Year in the Life of a Monitoring & Research Officer. in the Great Fen being restored. “In the 17th century the fens of Eastern England were drained to create peat-rich farmland. This resulted in 99% of the wild fen being destroyed.” Henry Stanier. Wildlife Trust BCN £5.63 HERE

Peat images and taped talks HERE

Nov 16 Tue 5 Long Island Migrant Labor Camps: Dust for Blood. “During World War II, a group of potato farmers opened the first migrant labor camp in Suffolk County…” Mark Torres. NYU Libraries HERE TAPE HERE

Nov 16 Tue 5:30-7 London's Underground Nightlife & Nightclubs of the 1920s & 30s. Lucy Jane Santos. New York Adventure Club $10 tape for 1 week HERE

Nov 16 Tue 6:30-8 Sharing Our Roots through Kitchen Tales. “Bring a piece of your personal food history & share its story… photos, letters, kitchen gadgets, utensils, crockery, cutlery, aprons, cookbooks, gardening tools…” or just listen. Martie McNabb HERE

Nov 16 Tue 7-9 Colonial Baking with 18th-Century Baker. colonial bread baking techniques with Justin Cherry in original 1738 oven of Stratford Hall VA $10 HERE. TAPE may be HERE and on Nov 23 he's doing savory pies and pastries.
Nov 16 Tue 8:30-10 The Real History of Thanksgiving. Sarah Lohman. Brooklyn Brainery $7 HERE

Nov 16 Tue 9:30 From Turkey to Teriyaki: An Immigrant Chef's Thanksgiving Table. “local immigrant chefs on how they’ve incorporated their traditions into the uniquely American holiday of Thanksgiving.” KCTS 9 $10 HERE

Nov 17 Wed 1 Staying Healthy and Well: All Quiet at the Distillery. “the temperance movement that preceded the 1916 declaration of Prohibition.” Canada. City of Waterloo - Recreation & Facilities HERE
Nov 17 Wed 1:30 A Stranger in My Mother's Kitchen. Inherited her mother’s handwritten recipes, (who was a head chef for 40 years), decided to make them to help process her grief. Celine Marchbank. Arts & Health Hub HERE

Nov 17 Wed 1:30 Piccadilly. “department stores, theatres, restaurants and hotels… Piccadilly Circus … 'Hub of Empire'.” Stephen Hoare author. City of Westminster Libraries & Archives HERE

Nov 17 Wed 2 A Pretty Pickle. Columella (60s AD Rome) “wrote … training manual covering all aspects of agriculture… preservation techniques for (among other foods) lettuces and turnips.” Dr. Ian Goh with cook along. Being Human Festival 2021. Cultural Institute, Swansea University HERE TAPE may beHERE
Nov 17 Wed 2:30-3:45 Hedgerows and Wildlife 'Reservoirs of Life'. Rob Wolton (Devon Hedgerow Project). 3 weekly talks Wild Oxfordshire. UK HERE

Nov 17 Wed 5 The Impact and Value of Food Luminary Documentaries. “documentary films about Julia Child, M.F.K. Fisher, and Anthony Bourdain.” NYU Libraries HERE
Nov 17 Wed 6:30 The Spirit of Christmas Past: Four Centuries of Christmas in New England. Kenneth Turino. Torrington Historical Society CT HERE

Nov 17 Wed 7 A Woman's Place Is in the Brewhouse: A Forgotten History of Alewives, Brewsters, Witches, and Ceos. Tara Nurin author. Main Point Books. HERE. Oct 2021 TAPE HERE

Nov 17 Wed 7 A History of Whitesbog Farm and Village. “history of cranberry farming and Birthplace of the Blueberry industry in NJ… village 1857.” Historical Society of Haddonfield NJ HERE. History, info, photos added as digitalized HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nov 17 Wed 7-8:30 Bison Roast and Bison Tacos. Derek Nicholas. Indigenous Foods Class – 5 part Series. Seward Community Co-op… Minneapolis American Indian Center. HERE

Nov 17 Wed 7:30-9 The real story of the "First Thanksgiving" in America in 1621. John Ota. Culinary Historians of Canada $11.34 HERE

Nv 17 Wed 10-11:30 na̓ʔk̓ʷulamən: Fishing and Hemp Rope. “Gathering hemp dogbane to make rope for fishing and other traditional practices happens just after the first frost.” Kelowna Museums Society. British Columbia, Canada HERE Se 27
Nov 17 10pm one week. Gather - An Online Film Screening. “indigenous food sovereignty in the United States… one week Nov 17 –Nov 24. Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) HERE

Nov 18 Thur 12 Let's Talk Gardens, Trees and Birds - Rooted Together. Gabe Andrle. Smithsonian Gardens HERE
Rhubarb and Spring Puddings HERE Rhubarb 1667
Nov 18 Thur 12:30-2 The Rhubarb Triangle: from Rail to Road. A Template for UK Seasonal Produce in the Twentieth Century? Owen Carlstrand. Institute of Historical Research (IHR) U of London HERE TAPE HERE

Nv 18 Thu 1 Taming Fruit - From Fruit Forests and Oases to Orchards. author Bernd Brunner. Great images and talk. Linnean Society of London HERE TAPE HERE

Nov 18 Thu 2 London Street Markets. “outdoor kerbside markets. Find out about the history of these streets and how the traders have adapted over time.” Jane Parker. Footprints of London £6.00 HERE

Nov 18 Thu 2-3 Honey From the Earth. Eric Tourneret. Somerset Beekeepers' Association HERE

Nov 18 Thu 5 If You Lived During the Plimoth Thanksgiving. author Chris Newell, member of the Passamaquoddy Tribe. Stanley-Whitman House HERE TAPE HERE

Nv 18 Thu 5:30 First Pies of New England. Paula Marcoux. Old Colony History Museum HERE Marcoux 12

Nov 18 Thu 6 This Land Is Their Land. “The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving.” author David J. Silverman. Boston Public Library Research Services Department HERE

Nv 18 Thu 6 Plantation Pottery: The 19th-Century Stoneware of Edgefield District, SC. Katherine Hughes. Wilton House Museum HERE
Nv 18 Thu 6 Lady Editor: Sarah Josepha Hale and the Making of the Modern American Woman. [cookbook author, editor of Godey’s, promote for Thanksgiving as holiday] Melanie Kirkpatrick . The Athenaeum of Philadelphia. $5 HERE. TAPE may be HERE C-SPAN Oc 6 2021 HERE Hale Thanksgiving (8)
Nov 18 Thu 7 Food in Art. Learning the Language of Art w/ Art Muse L.A. Regina Mamou. Atlas Obscura. $15 HERE

Nov 18 Thur 7:30-9 The Archaeology of Pumpkin Spice. Cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, ginger and pumpkin history. Patty Hamrick. Brooklyn Brainery $7 HERE

Nov 19 Fri 12 The Edible Gardens of Ethiopia: An Ethnographic Journey Into Beauty and Hunger. Valentina Peveri. Pépin Lecture Series in Food Studies & Gastronomy. Boston University HERE
Nov 19 Fri 12:30 The Harvest Festival: the History of Thanksgiving & Cookery. Heidi Herr. Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America HERE TAPE HERE
Nov 19 Fri 2 The Hidden Histories of London’s Mulberry Trees. Go West Hampstead. £6 HERE

Nov 19 Fri 6-8 Ancient Alcohol After Hours: Tour and Beer Pairing. “earliest known beer, try unexpected brewing techniques from South America, and learn how an ancient cousin of tequila was fermented from agave sap.” Cornmeal to make chicha “an ancient Andean beer made from chewed corn” Penn Museum $15 HERE

Nov 19 Fri 7 Food For Thought. “From documents written at the time, as well as Wampanoag oral histories, you will find that the history of Thanksgiving is more surprising…” Darlene Kascak of the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation. The Institute for American Indian Studies HERE TAPE HERE
Nov 20 Sat 10AM The Café Brûlot. Cocktail of coffee, liquor, and fire. author Sue Strachan; and Liz Williams. One Book One New Orleans HERE TAPE HERE short video of it being made in Antoine's restaurant at 4.30
Nov 20 Sat 10:30-11:15 Black-Eyed Peas. History in the Kitchen. 3 sessions “spotlights a dish eaten by one of the following groups: the Mason family, people enslaved at Gunston Hall, and the white laborers, shopkeepers, and tenant farmers of Virginia.” For ages 10-18. Gunston Hall VA HERE

Nov 20 Sat 12-1:15 Advent Baking. Doppeldeckers, Christmas fried dough, drink. Anja Dunk author of Advent: Festive German Bakes to Celebrate the Coming of Christmas. Milk Street Live $24.95 HERE

Nov 20 Sat 2 Fort from Home Victorian Cooking, Cupcake. Fort Nisqually Living History Museum $15 HERE

Nov 20 Sat 7 Spreckels' Sugar Empire. San Francisco. Bruce Bennett. SF City Guides HERE

Stir up Sunday for Christmas pudding post HERE

Nov 21 Sun 5AM Stir-Up Sunday Christmas Pudding Preparation Cook Along. Waitrose & Partners Cookery School £5HERE

Nov 21 Sun 10-12 Historic Christmas Pudding. Eliza Acton 1830 recipe. Paul Couchman. The Regency Cook. £25.00 HERE

Nov 21 Sun 3 New Native Kitchen author Freddie Bitsoie. “the variety of flavor and culinary history on offer from coast to coast” Politics and Prose HERE

Nov 21 Sun 4 Prohibition and Repeal with Tammy Coxen, author of Cheers to Michigan. Culinary Historians of Ann Arbor HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nov 21 Sun 8 Thanksgiving Traditions and Mayhem at the Macy's Parade. History, food. Eleanor Schrader. L.A. Architecture and Art Tours. $8 and tape HERE

Nv 22 Mon 1-2:30 Plant Nurseries in England - Armstrongs Nursery of Hants. “Three generations of the Armstrong family of Hampshire: A nursery with links to Repton and Jane Austen, and a plant hunter in Australia and Timor by Sally Miller.” The Gardens Trust £5 HERE

Nov 22 Mon 6 Maize Two Ways: Celebrating Indigenous Foods. Aziza Young. Culinary Literacy Center $10 HERE

Nv 22 Mon 7 Let’s Make Dumplings! “folding styles and fillings from across Asia, as well as dumpling lore.” authors Hugh Amano & Sarah Becan. The Westport Library CT HERE

Nov 22 Mon 7 Fermentation Journeys: Recipes, Techniques, and Traditions from Around the World. Sandor Katz (author) and Ann Yonetani. MOFAD $10 HERE

Nov 23 Tue 9AM Linnean Lens: Carl Linnaeus' Species Plantarum and Naming Nature. His 1753 book “and Linnaeus' personal herbarium contain both the information and the physical specimens upon which our understanding of important plants such as rice, foxglove and tomato… relationship between Linnaeus plant collecting and his writings.” Dr Mark Spencer. Linnean Society of London HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nov 23 Tue 10:30 AM Secrets of royal entertaining and style. Alexandra Messervy, William Hanson. The English Manner. £29.70 HERE

Nov 23 Tue 12:30-2 Human Capital and Empire: Scotland, Ireland, Wales and British Imperialism. “distinctive and different… role of Scots, Irish and Welsh within the English East India Company between c. 1690 and c. 1820.” Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies HERE

Nov 23 Tue 1:30 The Great British Baker that Ignited a Business Computing Revolution. 1951 “food giant J Lyons & Co. bought into service a room-sized computer” John Daines. The National Museum of Computing £5.98 HERE

Nov 23 Tue 5 The First Thanksgiving. Marc Callis. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Nov 23 Tue 6:30 Gourmet Tour of Italy from Venice to Sicily. Francine Segan. AARP not have to be a member HERE

Nov 23 Tue 7 Midcentury Christmas from the 1940s through the 1960s. Dr. Leslie Goddard. Renfrew Museum & Park PA $5 HERE

Nov 23 Tue 7-9 Colonial Baking with 18th-Century Baker. savory pies and pastries. Justin Cherry in original 1738 oven of Stratford Hall VA $10 HERE

Nov 24 Wed 8AM Coffeehouses in the 17th Century. Student showcase. “new, democratic spaces to discuss, debate, think and learn. … marred by their connections to slavery, colonialism, and elitism.” London Metropolitan Archives HERE. TAPE may be HERE doc viewing Nov25

Nov 24 Wed 8:30-9:45AM ‘Forbidden Mixtures’: Still Life Painting & the Colonial Gaze. “investigates the enticing, somewhat morally ambiguous world of still life paintings to consider what they can tell us about plantation…” Lauren Working. History of Art Research Seminar HERE. From Middle Temple to Manoa, Global Networks at the Early Modern Inns of Court. 2021 exhbition catalogue by Lauren Working HERE

Nov 24 Wed 1 Food & Art Through Ages: From Renaissance Sugar Sculpture to 3D Printing. Tasha Marks. LEVEL. £16.76 HERE. same as Sweet Tooth se 10 2021. neither taped

Nov 24 Wed 1 What's with Wheat? Sharon Roberts. Learn Sourdough HERE

Nov 24 Wed 2 Thanksgiving Turkey Curry Food History and Cooking. chef Josh cook recipe, Dr Lillian Cespedes Gonzalez tell history of ingredients. Travelusion Tours HERE

Nov 24 Wed 2:30-3:45 Protecting Hedgerows: Planning System & the Hedge Protection Bill. Emma Marrington. 3 weekly talks Wild Oxfordshire. UK HERE

Nov 25 Thur 12:30-2 Subverting “Back to the Kitchen”: Memories of food and lesbian love affairs in Italy’s 1950s. Gabriella Romano. Institute of Historical Research (IHR) U of London HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nv 25 Thu 2-2:30 Cilewent Farmhouse in Wales (English) Sgwrs Amgueddfa. 1734 rebuild of 1470 “long-house typical of mid and south Wales during the post-medieval period, where cattle and their owners would live at different ends of the same building.” Museum Talks. National Museum Wales £1.26 – £5.58 HERE

Nov 25 Thur 9-10:30pm Historical Shopping in Chicago. “from drug stores attached to log cabin taverns to the palaces erected by Potter Palmer, Marshall Field, Henry Selfridge, and more - with a look at long-lost candy shops, speciality stores” Adam Selzer. Mysterious Chicago Tours. donation HERE


Nov 26 Fri 7AM Not just a pretty picture - a vital lifeline for many. Peat bogs. Peatland Restoration, Lancashire Wildlife Trust. Jenny Bennion. Vertue £12.50 HERE

Nov 26 Fri 12 Turkey, Tour and Thanksgiving at Alden House. John and Priscilla Alden Kindred of America $8 HERE

Nv 27 Sat 11 Indigenous Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK). “how Indigenous culture, community, food and the environment all work together.” Dr. Adrianne Xavier. McMaster Children and Youth University (MCYU) HERE

Nov 27 Sat 1 Milan and Food Traditions: A Culinary Love Story. Laura Benitti. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Nv 28 Sun 1:30 Daily Life in Ancient Egypt. Immersive Experience. “Agriculture, food and drinks, arts, music and dancing, and religious offerings.” World Virtual Tours $9.99 HERE

Nv 29 Mon 12 Making Christmas Puddings. Sara Ward, Hen Corner £30.00 HERE

Nov 29 Mon 5:30-7 The Chocolate King: Life & Legacy of Milton S. Hershey. Tesa Burns, Archivist for Hershey Community Archives. New York Adventure Club $10 1 week tape HERE

Nov 30 Tue 1:30 Wagashi: Confectionery from Kyoto and Beyond. History, regional differences, more. Morisaki Mihoko, Dr Christopher Hood. Embassy of Japan in the UK HERE

Nov 30 Tue 6 Ancient Pottery for Beginners: Why Archaeologists Study Ceramics. James Osborne. The Oriental Institute HERE

Nv 30 Tue 7 Endangered Food! “one in five plant species is in danger of extinction, putting food sources and medications in jeopardy.” The Newark Museum of Art HERE

Nov 30 Tue 7 Tempest in a Tea Pot: The Boston Tea Party. Dr. Richard Bell. Howard County Library System. MD HERE

Nv 30 Tue 7-9 The Occaneechi in the Colonial Era: the long 17th century. “how the tribe traded, lived, and interacted with one another in the colonial era in” NC. Lawrence Dunmore. The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough HERE

Nov 30 Tue 8:30-10 But is it RUM? Cane Spirits of Alternate Traditions. “sugarcane spirits with different traditions… cachaca, arrack and aguardiente.” Matt Pietrek. Museum of Distilled Spirits $25 HERE

Ruman Nation: An Environmental History of American Cattle. “growth of the livestock feed industry from its beginnings in the late nineteenth century, to its dominance of the economic scene.” Nicole Welk-Joerger. Nov 29, 2021 Hagley Museum and Library TAPE HERE and info HERE

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Dec 1 Wed 2:30-4 Christmas food and drink through the ages. In the UK. Sylvia Levi, Simon Fowler. Bolton Family History Society £3 HERE

Dec 1 Wed 2:30-3:45 The Management Lifecycle of a Hedge. Nigel Adams. Wild Oxfordshire HERE

Dec 1 Wed 6 Why We Cook: Women in the Kitchen. “share your experiences in the kitchen, your family traditions, heritage recipes…” Lindsay Gardner author of Why We Cook: Women on Food, Identity, and Connection. one hundred women restaurateurs, activists, food writers, home cooks, and professional chefs. Culinary Literacy Center. Free Library of Philadelphia HERE

Dec 1 Wed 6 Why Food Matters. Paul Freedman. The Athenaeum of Philadelphia. $5 HERE TAPE may be HERE

Dec 1 Wed 6-7:15 All About Sumac. Christine Sahadi Whelan. Milk Street Live Online Cooking School. $24.95 HERE

Dec 1 Wed 7 Bene Appetit: The Culinary Traditions of the Bene Indian Jews. Esther David (author), Joan Nathan. MOFAD $10 HERE. MOFAD on demand $5 TAPE HERE

Dec 1 Wed 7 Poor houses and town farms: the Hard Row. Stephen Taylor. Lee Historical Society NH HERE.

Dec 1 Wed 7 Weird Christmas: A Journey into the Dark Heart of the Holiday Season. Matt Lake, author of Weird Pennsylvania and others. Chester County History Center HERE TAPE HERE

Dec 1 Wed 7 Jewish Cuisine: What Makes Traditional Foods Jewish? Jennifer Abadi. Context $36.50 HERE

De 1 Wed 7:30 Broasted Chicken, A Wisconsin Original. “Broaster is a trademarked brand… The combination deep fryer and pressure cooker is a Wisconsin invention that took flight at supper clubs, taverns, and restaurants across the state.” Daniel Higgins. CHEW Culinary Historians of Wisconsin HERE TAPE HERE

Dec 1 Wed 7:30-9 Girly Drinks: A World History of Women and Alcohol. Mallory O'Meara author. Bourbon Women $25 HERE

De 1 Wed 8-9:30 Israeli Cultural Evening and Chanukah/Holiday Celebration. History of Chanukah, Israeli dishes, wine and more. HERE

Dec 1 Wed 9-10:30pm Hanukkah Latke Making & Music Party. Yehudit Steinberg M.Ed. $25 HERE

Dec 2 Thu 12:30 Jewish Women & American Hanukkah. “evolution of Hanukkah, including a live cooking demo” Aurora Clare. American Jewish Historical Society HERE TAPE HERE

Dec 2 Thu 2-3:30 The Roman Origins of Our Christmas and its Customs. Mark Lewis, from the National Roman Legion Museum in Caerleon. Living Levels partnership HERE

Dec 2 Thr 2:30-4 Diet and migration at Ketton Quarry. medieval cemetery used for several generations, “isotopic analyses on the human and animal skeletons from Ketton, finding out what they ate and where they grew up.” Sam Leggett. Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society UK HERE

Dec 2 Thur 5 Potato Latkes and German Apple Fritters for Hanukkah. Cooking class and history. Jennifer Abadi. Context $36.00 HERE

De 2 Thu 6-7:15 Real Balsamic Vinegar. “differences between modern balsamic and traditional aceto balsamico.” Viola Buitoni and Mariangela Montanar. Milk Street Live. $24.95 HERE

Dec 2 Thur 6:30 Life Downstairs: British Servant Culture in Fact, Fiction, and Film. Ann McClellan. NH Humanities. Hampton Falls Free Library NH HERE Dec 8


Dec 2 Thu 10 Holiday Foods and Your Family History. “cover some of the stories behind holiday foods and how you can document your family's food history.” The Qualicum Beach Family History Society. Gena Philibert-Ortega. British Columbia CA$10 HERE

Dec 3 Fri 8:30-4:30 Animals and Humans in the Medieval and Renaissance Worlds: A Symposium. Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Ohio State University. Hybrid HERE

Dec 3 Fri 9 AM At Christmas We Feast: The history of the Christmas dinner. Annie Gray. National Archives UK HERE

De 3 Fri 12 Indigenous Knowledge Keepers Series. “Traditional Breads- Baganaak; Bannock; Labrador Tea; Food and Language (residential schools); Food and Seven Generations” Audrey Rochette. George Brown College. Toronto, Canada HERE
Dec 3 Fri 5 Turkish Coffee Happy Hour. History, how to brew. Yunus Emre Institute.HERE

Dec 3 Fri 5:30-7 London's Underground Nightlife & Nightclubs of the 1920s & 30s. New York Adventure Club $10 tape for week HERE

Dec 4-5 S&S 10- Past to Apron symposium of 8 speakers. Christmas Pudding by Paul Couchman; Festive table in Russia by Anna Kharzeeva; Gingerbread by Sam Bilton; Stargazy Pie by Bridget Bray; Saturnalia by Andrew Coletti; Fruitcake by Lisa & Sarah Lisson; Newspapers by Janeen Bjork; Night before menu by Bridget Bray. $25-30 tape for weekend HERE

Dec 4 Sat 10:30-11:15 Stewed Lettuce and Peas. History in the Kitchen. 3 sessions “spotlights a dish eaten by one of the following groups: the Mason family, people enslaved at Gunston Hall, and the white laborers, shopkeepers, and tenant farmers of Virginia.” For ages 10-18. Gunston Hall VA HERE

Dec 5 Sun 10-12AM Historic Mince Pie Cookery Course. Paul Couchman £25 HERE

Dec 5 Sun 12-2 Eid Al-Banat. North African holiday (The Festival of Daughters, in Judeo-Arabic). History, music, dance lessons and food. Various people and groups including Dr. Hélène Jawhara Piñer, author of Sephardi: Cooking the History. Recipes of the Jews of Spain and the Diaspora from the 13th Century to Today. ASF Institute of Jewish Experience HERE TAPE HERE

Dec 5 Sun 1 Hanukkah and the Jelly Doughnut. Maite Gomez-Rejón. Skirball Cultural Center $10 HERE

De 5 Sun 1 Hearthwarming: Canadian Winter Holiday Traditions. Topics include: fruitcake; Hanukkah; Vancouver holiday. Interview 6 Canadians. John Ota, author The Kitchen: A Journey Through Time … in Search of the Perfect Design. Culinary Historians of Canada. 2 sessions $17.50ea; $30 both HERE pt 2 De 12

Dec 5 Sun 1 From Parmigiano to Prosciutto: A Culinary Saunter Through Emilia Romagna. Silvia Giogoli Context $36.50 HERE

Dec 5 Sun 3:30 Hanukkah: Sufganiyot. “cook up a dish from Hanukkah, discuss the holiday” age 6+ Cultured Kids Cuisine HERE

Dec 5 Sun 4 Prohibition and Repeal. “December 5 marks the anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition. … speakeasies, gangsters and how Prohibition helped spread American cocktails across the globe.” Tammy’s Tasting $19 HERE

De 6 Mon 1:30-4 Celebrating Uyghur Culture and Jewish Friendship. “two traditional Uyghur dishes: Traditional Uyghur Leghmen noodles, Uyghur Sangza (deep fried dough twists). Mukadas Yadikar and Denise Philips. René Cassin HERE

Dec 6 Mon 3 London's Food Factories. Rob Smith. Footprints of London. £6.00 HERE

Dec 6 Mon 7:30 Midcentury Christmas: Fads and Fun from 1945 to 1970. Dr. Leslie Goddard. Bloomingdale Public Library IL HERE

Dec 6 Mon 6:30-8 Wine and Truth Go Hand in Hand: the ancient Greek symposium and its material culture. Kathleen Lynch. Culinary Historians of New York $10 HERE TAPE HERE

Dec 6 Mon 10pm Jews, Schmaltz, and Crisco: Authority and Authenticity in the Age of Industrial Food. Session 2 of Food Fights: Authority and Authenticity in American Jewish Food. Rachel Gross. HERE TAPE HERE

Dec 7 Tue 9AM Christmas in the City of London. Jill Finch. The Friends of the City Churches. Donation HERE

Dec 7 Tue 9AM Anyone for the pub?. History “…how London’s inns, taverns and public houses met and reflected the ever-present needs of Londoners for shelter, sustenance and escape.” London Metropolitan Archives £5 HERE. doc viewing Dec 10

Dec 7 Thu 12 Accounting For Labor In Colonial Connecticut. 17th 18th “wives and children, as well as indentured, hired, and enslaved laborers.” Dr. Caylin Carbonell. Connecticut Historical Society HERE

Dec 7 Tue 12:15-1:45 Christmas at Sea: 400 Years of the Festive Season Afloat. Richard Blakemore, Maya Wassell-Smit, Ellen Gill, Brian Lavery. Institute of Historical Research (IHR) U of London HERE TAPE may be HERE

Dec 7 Tue 12:30-2 Needles in a haystack? Population isotope profiles to individual histories. “early historic to late medieval Scotland… multi-isotope approaches in studying not only broad-scale societal dietary trends and patterns of mobility, but their value in revealing individual diachronic life-histories.” Dr. Orsolya Czére. School of Archaeological and Forensic Sciences. UK HERE

Dec 7 Tue 1:45-3:30 A History of Christmas. Prof Ron Hutton, medieval historian. Richard III Society Gloucester Branch £3 HERE

Dec 7 Tue 6 Koekje, Cooky, or Cookie? A History of American Christmas Cookies. Sarah Wassberg Johnson. Hackley Library HERE TAPE may be HERE

Dec 7 Tue 7 Gilded Age Cocktails: History, Lore, and Recipes from America's Golden Age, author Cecelia Tichi. Chester County History Center. tape for 7 days. donation HERE

Dec 7 Tue 7 Chocolate and Soul Food, from Colonial Virginia to Contemporary Kitchens. Cheyney McKnight, Nicole Moore, Ramin Ganeshram, Kelley Fanto Deetz. Stratfod Hall. VA HERE TAPE HERE

Dec 7 Tue 8 Around The World in 80 Pies Experience Series: Cool Britannia. Capri Cafaro and British food historian Emma Kay. ChefsFeed by Tastemade $20 HERE

Dec 8 Wed 1 Bread, Milk, Fish and Gold : Cheapside's Great Market. Richard Watkins. Footprints of London £6.00 HERE

De 8 Wed 1:30 Sherry - the finest wine. Ben Howkins. Académie du Vin Library. £10 HERE

De 8 Wed 1:30 English Pastoral. “farm that was passed down to James, and of the things that were lost – wild things, community, age-old rhythms of work… doing his best to restore the life that had vanished” James Rebanks. 5x15 £0 – £16.76 HERE

De 8 Wed 2-3:30 Traditional Christmas: How our British traditions of the Christmas season came about. Bob Massey. Heritage Lincolnshire £8.14 HERE

Dec 8 Wed 2-3:30 Er... what's in that hedge?! “foraging for food in hedgerows.” Adele Nozedar. Shropshire Hedgerow Project monthly talks. CPRE Shropshire HERE

De 8 Wed 2:30-4 Smuggling before, after and during the Napoleonic Wars. Waterloo Association £5 HERE

Dec 8 Wed 6-8 Anatomy Eats is where the culinary arts meet the medical arts. heart, bone marrow, and the liver. Chef Ari Miller and Dr. Jonathan Reisman. Culinary Literacy Center. Free Library of Philadelphia $25 hybrid HERE

Dec 8 Wed 6:30-8 Festive Foods. Museums of Mississauga HERE

Dec 8 Wed 8 Slicing into Chicago's Pizza History. Steve Dolinsky. Culinary Historians of Chicago HERE

De 8 Wed 8 Christmas in Oaxaca - A Virtual Tour of Mexican Christmas Traditions. “uniquely Oaxacan celebration: the Night of the Radishes.” Suzanne Barbezat. Discover Oaxaca Tours. $20 HERE

Dec 9 Thu 9AM Smithfield. How “ ’smooth field’ where horses were sold and tournaments took place became London’s biggest meat market.” Pete Smith. Guildhall Library. London HERE

Dec 9 Thur 12 The Fabulous Bread World of John Cochrane, 1797. A late 18th century British miller who owned four flour mills in India. His work, A Seaman's Guide (1797) is the focus of the talk. William Rubel. Bread History facebook page. HERE Registration HERE

Dec 9 Thur 12 Washington at the Plow. Bruce A. Ragsdale. Virginia Museum of History & Culture HERE

De 9 Thu 12:30 What can the recipes of the past tell us about the society they came from? Rebecca Earle. The Garden HERE

Dec 9 Thur 12:30-2 Industrial Food in the Wilderness: Dining and Democracy in US National Parks. Kathleen LeBesco. Institute of Historical Research (IHR) U of London HERE TAPE may be HERE

De 9 Thu 1 Kitchen Table Conversation: We need to talk about... Street Food! Gamze Ineceli, Scott Barton, Ansel Mullins and Sarah Khan. Oxford Food Symposium £15 HERE

Dec 9 Thu 2-2:45 Christmas and New Year Traditions Wales. “the museum’s archive and collections… seasonal delicacies, carols, decorations and of course, the famous Mari Lwyd… Plygain singing, to collecting calennig or New Year's Gifts.” National Museum Wales £1.26 – £5.58 HERE

Dec 9 Thu 2 Mistletoe, Wrens and Mumming: British Christmas folklore and traditions. Kirsty Hartsiotis £5 HERE

Dec 9 Thu 2-3:30 Russian Cooking Class. beef stroganoff and vinegret (beetroot salad). Elena Riddle. Cambridge Russian-Speaking Society UK Donation HERE

Dec 9 Thu 5:30 A Dickens' Christmas Feast: Culinary Traditions of 1800s Britain. Carl Raymond. New York Adventure Club. $10 tape for 1 week HERE

Dec 9 Thu 6 The Birth of Southern Cooking: Food, Politics, and Mary Randolph. Dr. Christopher E. Hendricks. Wilton House Museum HERE

Dec 9 Sat 6:45-8 Treasures of the Mexican Table. Pati Jinich. Smithsonian Associates $25 HERE

De 9 Thu 7 Celebrating a Victorian Christmas with Körner’s Folly. NC “seasonal food and drinks from the family cookbook” and decorations for the Körner family’s c1880 home. Suzanna Ritz. N. C Museum of History HERE

Dec 9 Thu 7-8:30 Dashing Through the Snow, the real history of Christmas in New England. “the historical actuality of the celebration of Christmas – or lack thereof – is an interesting tale and one that blends the heritage and spirit of many cultures and many lands.” Dennis D. Picard. Great Barrington Libraries HERE

Dec 9 Thur 8 When Cooking Was a Crime: Masak in the Singapore Prisons, 1970-1980’s. illegal cooking in the cells. author Sheere Ng. MOFAD $10 HERE

Dec 10 Fri 5:15-9:45 AM Sutton Hoo and the Old English Yuletide Feast. 3 talks: Old English calendar, mead-hall, Old Eng Yuletide Feast. “Excavations of rich barrow-burials like Sutton Hoo, which have revealed such fine drinking vessels and other feasting accoutrements” Dr Sam Newton FSA. Wuffing Education £30 HERE

Dec 10 Fri 11 Christmas Traditions and Food in Devon. “Vegetarian Christmas menu from the Dartmoor Hotel, Belstone, 1908… recipes from “Mrs Beeton, Mrs Martineau, Mrs Hallett, and the cookery book from Queen Mary's Dolls' House, 1924.” Dr Paul Cleave. Crediton Library HERE

Dec 10 Fri 12:30-2 Jewish Traders and the 17th century Dutch Atlantic World. Deborah Hamer. Institute of Historical Research (IHR) U of London HERE TAPE may be HERE
Dec 10 Fri 2:30 A Royal Christmas with Siobhan Clarke, Lecturer for Historic Royal Palaces. Hampshire County Federation of Womens Institutes £5 HERE

Dec 10 Fri 7 & 8:30 Spice Cabinet. “key ingredients in bitters, liqueurs, infused syrups and other cocktail ingredients. This class will explore their uses in a variety of cocktails.” Tammy’s Tasting $19 HERE

Dec 11 Sat 5-8AM Migration and Communication 4 speakers on migration incl Janet Montgomery Isotopes: what can (and can't) they contribute to the historical evidence for diet and mobility in the medieval period? Winter Seminar. Medieval Settlement Research Group UK HERE

Dec 11 Sat 10:30-11:15 Transparent Pudding. History in the Kitchen. 3 sessions “spotlights a dish eaten by one of the following groups: the Mason family, people enslaved at Gunston Hall, and the white laborers, shopkeepers, and tenant farmers of Virginia.” For ages 10-18. Gunston Hall VA HERE

Dec 11 Sat 12 The Visit of a King: King Henry I & the Christmas Court of December 1121. at Norwich Castle. Dr Hugh Doherty. Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery. £5 HERE

Dec 11 Sat 1:30 The Appalachian Tradition and Culture of Salt Rising Bread. Genevieve Bardwell. Culinary Historians of Southern California HERE

Dec 11 Sat 3-3:30 Christmas calls for Toddies. “Hot Toddy is a warm variation of the Old Fashioned cocktail?” Horseation HERE TAPE may be HERE

Dec 11 Sat 4-6 Recipes for the Holidays, artist Eva Scott Fenyes. “Amy Breyer recreates handwritten recipes from Eva Scott Fenyes’ kitchen.” Gingerbread, Cheese Straws, Lemon Pie. Fenyes 1849-1930 watercolors, sketchbooks in Pasadena Museum of History CA $20 HERE

Dec 12 Sun 1 Hearthwarming: Canadian Winter Holiday Traditions. Topics include: lefse, rosettes, and lutefisk… Norwegian-Albertan holiday; Gingerbread … and meat pies, not tourtières Acadians; Christmas foods of Icelandic emigrants. Interview 6 Canadians. John Ota, author The Kitchen: A Journey Through Time … in Search of the Perfect Design. Culinary Historians of Canada. 2 sessions $17.50ea; $30 both HERE pt1 De 5

Dec 12 Sun 2 Yoghurt, A Global History. author June Hersh. CHoW Culinary Historians of Washington DC HERE TAPE HERE

De 12 Sun 2-3:30 A Dive Into Barrel Aged Gins. Natasha Bahrami. Museum of Distilled Spirits $25 HERE

De 12 Sun 2-4 Traditional European Holiday Baking. Stollen, Lebkuchen, Platzchen. Germany, Austria and the surrounding areas. Brot Bakehouse School and Kitchen – Brotbakery. VT $40 HERE

De 12 Sun 3 Christmas Cookie Class in Tuscany. Cinzia. NextStopItaly tips HERE

De 12 Sun 7 Farm and kitchen. At the Table with Robin Koda and Minh Phan. “discuss their respective practices on the farm and in the kitchen.” Active Cultures CA HERE

Dec 13 Mon 12-1:15 Tiepolo and Cicchetti: Exploring Venice Through Art and Food. Elaine Trigiani. Smithsonian Associates $25 HERE

Dec 13 Mon 6 All About Chocolate. Maite Gomez Rejón. La Plaza de Cultura y Artes. HERE. Live HERE

Dec 13 Mon 7 Hot Chocolate: From Indigenous American Rituals to Victorian Children’s Breakfast. Sarah Wassberg Johnson. Middletown Township Public Library HERE

De 13 Mon 8pm Profiteroles: The Classic French Dessert Made Easy. Caprial Pence. RevelEleven HERE TAPE may be HERE

De 13 Mon 10pm Shabbat Candlestick Salad: The Serious Business of Jewish Food and Fun in the 1950s. Session 3 of Food Fights: Authority and Authenticity in American Jewish. Rachel Gross. HERE TAPE HERE

Dec 14 Tue 9 AM Creole Bengal: Dhakai Poneer, Bandel Cheese, Sandesh, Rosogolla. “Bengal’s culinary past and present and the roots of some of its most cherished delights.” Digital Museum HERE TAPE may be HERE

Dec 14 Tue 10:30 The Customs and Etiquette of British Christmas. Steven Moore. The English Manner £13.52 HERE

Dec 14 Tue 2-3:30 Peatlands and Agriculture. UK Anthology Series. Kate Carver - Great Fen Project Manager. RE-PEAT €15 HERE

Dec 14 Tue 5:30-7 Intro to German Holiday Baking. “history, traditions, and recipes around holiday baking…” City Market Classes & Events HERE

Dec 14 Tue 6:30 Tavern Tastings: Tea. Keeler Tavern Museum and Fraunces Tavern Museum. Donations HERE

Dec 14 Tue 7 The Spirit of Christmas Past: Four Centuries of Christmas in America. Ken Turino. Morris-Jumel Mansion HERE

Dec 14 Tue 8 Victoriana: Christmas Traditions. Mandy Crypt. Effing Chicago HERE live on their Facebook page, tape available for a while HERE

De 15-16 W-Th 4AM-11 Odeuropa Workshop: Malodours as Cultural Heritage? “unpleasant or foul odours [like rotting food]… Heritage and museum initiatives tend to shy away from malodours…” Odeuropa. 28 speakers and info HERE

Dec 15 Wed 11 A Victorian Christmas. Francesca Herrick. Context travel $36.50 HERE

De 15 Wed 11 AM Salt production and trade in Medieval Ethiopia. Helina S. Woldekiros. CfIA - IAIS [Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies] - University of Exeter HERE

De 15 Wed 1-1:45 Feeding the Laird and the Clansmen in 18th century Braemar, Scotland. Braemar Community Ltd for the restoration of Braemar Castle. £5.98 HERE

Dec 15 Wed 2-4 The history of hedgelaying “history of hedgelaying in the UK and Europe and describe local styles as well as the techniques and tools involved.” Nigel Adams. CPRE Shropshire HERE

Dec 15 Wed 2:30-4:30 A Truffler’s Tale - Hypogeous Historical Snippets & Truffle Fungi in the UK. Carol Hobart. British Mycological Society HERE

Dec 15 Wed 6:30 Virtual Tenement Kitchens: Holiday Edition. “Through different families and time periods, you’ll see how food was prepared in tenement kitchens, where people shopped, how women made decisions about what to cook, and what they cooked around the winter holiday season!” Tenement Museum NYC $10 HERE also De 22

Dec 15 Wed 6:30-7:45 Italy’s Holiday Traditions. Francine Segan. Smithsonian Associates $25 HERE

Dec 15 Wed 7 An Andalusian cookbook. Nawal Nasrallah author of Best of Delectable Foods and Dishes from Al-Andalus and Al-Maghrib: a Cookbook by Thirteenth-Century Andalusi Scholar Ibn Razin Al-Tujibi (1227-1293). Culinary Historians of Boston HERE >> Postponed until March

Dec 15 Wed 7 Christmas Among the Enslaved. Dr. Robert E. May. author of Yuletide in Dixie: Slavery, Christmas, and Southern Memory. Profs and Pints $12 HERE

De 15 Wed 7-8:30 The Architecture of Dining: A Brief History. Rick Ellis. Institute of Classical Architecture & Art - Louisiana Chapter HERE

De 15 Wed 7:30-9 Tea Across Time. Patty Hamrick. Brooklyn Brainery $7 HERE

Dec 15 Wed 8-9:30 Mushrooms 101. Tonya Papanikolov. Pineapple Collaborative $15-35 HERE

Dec 16 Thur 12:30-2 “Home for Xmas?”: mobility, marketing and London’s railways at Christmas, 1900-1914. David Turner. Institute of Historical Research (IHR) U of London HERE TAPE may be HERE

Dec 16 Thu 2 Christmas festivities and family traditions. Mulled wine and chat . Glamorgan Family History Society, Wales HERE

Dec 16 Thu 2 York Chocolatiers & Confectioners. Rowntree, terry and others. PastSearch UK £3.83 HERE

Dec 16 Thu 2-3:15 Fruit Farming in the Cam Valley. “history of the fruit industry… Cambridge Gage, for which the Cam Valley was famous, but also other plums, apples, pears, cherries and soft fruits… look at the historical sources ” Jonathan Spain. Museum of Cambridge donation HERE
Dec 16 Thur 2-3:30 A Wartime Christmas. at the homefront. Elsie Walton WWII memories. History Wardrobe £5.98 HERE

De 16 Thu 2-3:30 Recipes & Rituals - feasts for days of death and days of life. Seren Charrington-Hollins. Highgate Cemetery West £5 HERE

Dec 16 Thu 5 Christmas Unfolds at Anselma Mill. “The Mill retains its original Colonial-Era power train, as well as multiple layers of industrial equipment ranging from the late 1700s to the mid 1900s.” Chester County Historic Preservation Network HERE TAPE may be HERE

Dec 16 Thu 5:15-6:30 Local Food Before Locavores: Growing Vegetables in the Boston Market Garden District, 1870-1930. Sally McMurry. Environmental History Seminar. Hybrid. The Massachusetts Historical Society HERE TAPE may be HERE

Dec 16 Thu 8 Cooking and learning from a manuscript cookbook, circa 1892 with Nicole Stocker of the Dunn Museum and Catherine Lambrecht. Chicago Foodways Roundtable HERE

De 16 Thu 9-10:30 Pagan Bay: San Francisco's Impact on American Tiki. Eric Jost. SF City Guides HERE

Dec 17 Fri 7 AM The Rich Miss Scott’s [Duchess of Portland] Christmas Special. “Duchess Henrietta's household accounts from 1813-1834.” Deriek Adlam. The Harley Gallery, Portland Collection museum UK HERE TAPE HERE

Dec 17 Fri 3 German Christmas Traditions. Tom Mills. Context $36.50 HERE

De 18 Sat 7AM U.S.A. Christmas Foods & Desserts, Crafts & Ornaments. “designed for non-native English speakers interested in learning about U.S. culture.” Global Immersions, Inc. HERE

Dec 18 Sat 11 A Very Italian Christmas. Laura Benitti. Context travel $36.50 HERE

De 18 Sat 1 The History of Kwanzaa. Noni Ervin. Great Plains Black History Museum HERE

De 18 Sat 3 The Thirteen Desserts & Mulled Wine. History and traditions of ‘The Thirteen Desserts’ for Christmas in the South of France. Anina Belle and Sébastien Giannini. The Alliance Française of Washington, D.C. $5 HERE

Dec 19 Sun 11-1 Fruit From the Sands: The Silk Road Origins of the Foods we eat. by Dr. Robert Spengler III. ("with all available videos from the catalog for this event, including live session recordings as available") Cultures.Group HERE

Dec 19 Sun 1-2:15 Baklava and Turkish Coffee. Özlem Warren. Milk Street Live Online $24.95 HERE

Dec 19 Sun 2 Pompeii Uncovered: From Daily Life to Disaster. Archaeology talks £11.37 HERE

Dec 19 Sun 2:30-4:30 Christmas with Jane Austen. Regency. Virtual London walk. And Did Those Feet £10 HERE

Dec 20 Mon 12 How to shoot action shots in food photography. Giulia Verdinelli from Food Photo Circle HERE

Dec 20 Mon? 2:30-4 The History of Christmas. “aspects descend directly from very important and very ancient pagan festivals.” Ronald Hutton. The Viktor Wynd Museum & The Last Tuesday Society £5.82 – £11.04 HERE

Dec 20 Mon 6 Holidays at the White House. Sarah Morgan of Cooking with the First Ladies. National First Ladies' Library HERE

Dec 21 Tue 7 Exploring Christmas and New Year's traditions of Pennsylvania Germans. Landis Valley Museum HERE

Dec 22 Wed 2-3:30 Christmas in the Capital - London Walks Virtual Tour. Simon Whitehouse. Blue Badge Tourist Guide £10 HERE

Dec 22 Wed 3 Christmas in Georgian London. “decking the room with rosemary, eating Christmas porridge, or dining on a buttock of beef.” Rob Smith. Footprints of London £6 HERE

Dec 22 Wed 5 The Christmas Feast: An Artist's Point of View. “food and feasting is depicted in paintings.“ Sarah Ciacci. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

De 22 Wed 6:30 Virtual Tenement Kitchens: Holiday Edition. “Through different families and time periods, you’ll see how food was prepared in tenement kitchens, where people shopped, how women made decisions about what to cook, and what they cooked around the winter holiday season!” Tenement Museum NYC $10 HERE also De 15

Dec 22 Wed 9-10:30 Virtual Time Travel Pub Crawl - Drink Like the Dickens! “Dickensian taverns from history - with Dickensian drinks.” smoking bishop, Rocky Mountain Sneezer. Mysterious Chicago. Donation HERE

Dec 23 Thu 6:30-8 A Taste of Old Colony History: Caraway Cookies. Old Colony History Museum HERE

Dec 26 Sun 3:30 Kwanzaa: Jollof Rice. “cook up a dish from Kwanzaa, discuss the holiday” Age 6+ Cultured Kids Cuisine HERE

Dec 28 Tue 9:30AM Cachaça Route: Theaters, Sugar and Caipirinha Making. Brazil, drinks. Heygo HERE

De 28 Tue 5:30-7 The Rise of the Celebrity Chef in 19th Century London. Carl Raymond. Famed chefs: Marie-Antione Careme, Auguste Escoffier, Alexis Soyer, Charles Elme Francatelli. New York Adventure Club. Tape for one week $10 HERE

Hogmanay blog post images, quotes HERE

Dec 29 Wed 1 Celebrating Scottish New Year: The History and Traditions of Hogmanay. Dr. Jenny Litster. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Dec 29 Wed 3 Cleopatra's Table: Feasting and Entertainments in Ancient Egypt. Francine Segan. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Dec 30 Thu 7:30 Escape from the Ballantine House. “dine with the Ballantines, but …try to find the hidden Ballantine Beer recipe and escape the 1891 house before you get caught.” The Newark Museum of Art $5-8 HERE

Dec 31 Fri tape available Freedom’s Eve | Traditional Dishes to Bring in the New Year. Chef Ramin and Curator Joanne Hyppolite “will discuss the historical and cultural significance of the three prepared dishes: collard greens, Hoppin’ John, and cornbread.” Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture HERE

Dec 31 Fri 11-1 New Year's Good Luck Foods. Lindsay Smith. Co-op Food Stores $7 HERE

Dec 31 Freedom’s Eve -Traditional Dishes to Bring in the New Year. “historical and cultural significance of the three prepared dishes: collard greens, Hoppin’ John, and cornbread.” Ramin Coles. Nt Museum African American History. Smithsonian TAPE HERE

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