Saturday, July 9, 2011

National Archives talks and other July events

7 activities...

What's Cooking Uncle Sam?  June 10-January 2012  Exhibit at the National Archives in Washington DC.  Newly listed events:

Tuesday, July 12, noon  The Frozen Sucker War: Good Humor v. Popsicle [1920s]

Wednesday, July 20, noon The Astronaut’s Cookbook by Dr. Charles Bourland, retired long-time director of NASA’s food program.

Friday, August 5, noon A White House Garden Cook Book: Healthy Ideas from the First Family to Your Family

As part of the Archives' "What's Eating, Uncle Sam" exhibit a two hour discussion on Early American Cooking, Customs, and Chocolate -  The panelists were Stephen A. McLeod, author of Dining with the Washingtons; Mary V. Thompson, research historian at Mount Vernon; Rodney Snyder, Mars Chocolate history research director; and B.L. Trahos, open hearth cooking instructor for Gunston Hall.

Other July activities

July 14-19 Herbal workshops. Plimoth Plantation

July 17 is National Ice Cream Day, with many events occuring during the entire National Ice Cream Month. At the end of June there was the Annual Icescreamers Convention in Lancaster PA.

July 28-29 5th Annual Kneading Conference in Skowhegan, Maine includes building ovens.

©2011 Patricia Bixler Reber

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