Monday, January 25, 2021

Archive 2 - listing of past virtual food history talks Jan-Feb 2021

The first archive of links is filling up since several months had over 200 talks. The original calendar post will maintain the current month of virtual talks listing Calendar of virtual talks. This post is to "archive" all (including not taped) virtual talks on the events list from the past months.  Many talks are not taped (only a fourth of the talks are) and marked in red as Tape Those which are taped will be placed in the various categories when I have time. 

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

Current talks HERE

FEBRUARY EVENTS -- Eastern time zone
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** African American foodways virtual talks for Black History Month. Currently 42 upcoming talks from this list, many past ones are on tape. HERE

** Chocolate! upcoming and past taped virtual talks HERE

Feb 1 Mon 4-5:30 Culinary Luminaries: Buwei Yang Chao and Cecilia Chiang. After WWII author Chao and restaurateur Chiang “changed how Americans think about Chinese food.” Kian Lam Kho, Paul Freedman, Andrew Coe. The New School NY HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 1 Mon 5-6:30 From Mud to the Cosmos: Pigs in the Early Medieval West. Dr. Jamie Kreine. Animals in the Middle Ages series. Loyola University Chicago, Medieval Studies Program HERE

Feb 1 Mon 5-6:30 Arcimboldo: Art, Metamorphosis, and Alchemy in Europe. 16th cen artist “extraordinary portraits assembling objects, fruit, or vegetables, and paintings full of secret meanings.” Laura Benitti. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 2 Tue 11:30-12:45 Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America by author Marcia Chatelain. Exploring Social Justice HERE

Feb 2 Tue 12-1 Mediterranean diet & Hercules. “Roman history in Spain. Hercules…the Mediterranean Sea. 3 most basic ingredients in ancient times, wine, olive oil, and bread adding tomato to it after it was discovered in America. We learn about trade, productions, eating habits…” Not Just a Tourist. €16.85 HERE

Feb 2 Tue 3-4 London's Historic Markets. Smithfield, Spitalfields, Billingsgate and Covent Garden. Rob Smith. Footprints of London. £6.00 HERE

Feb 2 Tue 6:30 Tavern Tasting: Carrots. “history of carrots throughout the colonies… and Fraunces’s very own carrot cake recipe.” Catherine Prescott (Keeler Tavern Museum) and Theresa DeCicc of Fraunces Tavern Museum HERE

Feb 2 Tue 7-8 An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families by author Jane Ziegelman. Tenement Museum Youtube live HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 2 Tue 7 Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019. Each contributor wrote on 5 of the 400 years. Discussion with Dr. Ibram Kendi, Dr. Keisha N. Blain, Annette Gordon Reed, Herb Boyd. African American History and Culture Museum, Smithsonian HERE

Feb 2 Tue 7pm Pirates of the Chesapeake Bay: the Oyster Wars. Dr. Jamie L.H. Goodall. Historic Annapollis. $15 HERE Mount Vernon. June 23 TAPE HERE

Feb 3 Wed 9-10 AM Victorian London factories. Peak Freans, Sarsons and McVities. Rob Smith. Footprints of London. £6.00 HERE

Feb 3 Wed 1-2:30 The History and Archaeology of Olive Oil in the Mediterranean. Sarah Wolferstan. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 3 Wed 2-3 A Completely Impossible History of Wine in 60 Minutes. Dr. Jeff Peterson. Road Scholar. $25 HERE

Feb 3 Wed 5:30 The Cooking Gene: Tracing My African American Story Through Food memoir, by author Michael Twitty. The Library Company of Philadelphia HERE TAPE may be HERE

Feb 3 Wed 6:30–7:30 Breakfasting on Chocolate: Hearth Cooking Demo. Ellen Zale. and// A Cup of Chocolate in 1771. Claire Carlson. Historic Deerfield. $10 or $25 for all 3 talks HERE

Feb 3 Wed 7:30-8:30 New York style Bagels with Aaron. Tradition Kitchens HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 3 Wed 8-9:30 Migration Stories: Sustaining Gullah Geechee Cooking across Land and Sea. “West Africans who were brought to work the rice plantations of the lower Atlantic coast, the Gullah Geechee cultivated a distinct culture and cuisine.” Amethyst Ganaway, Benjamin “BJ” Dennis, Michelle Lanier. MOFAD Museum of Food and Drink, NY $15 HERE

Feb 3 Wed 9-10:30 PM Shrubs: The Secret to Amazing Cocktails. The old drink is popular. Manhattan Zodiac LLC $20 HERE

Feb 4 Thur 9-10:30 am Respecting the sea: Codfish and marine resource management. Skrei (Atlantic codfish) series 3 talks. streamed on Facebook. Museum Nord. North of Norway. HERE TAPE may be HERE

Feb 4 Thur 11 An Afternoon History of Tea. Steven Moore of Antiques Roadshow. “how taxes impended both its taste and widespread use and why etiquette rules still in place today were originally a comment of the quality of your china tea set.” MJW Financial Planning Ltd HERE

Feb 4 Thurs 12 Prison and Slave breads. Bread Seminar and baking by author William Rubel. Join Rubel's Facebook page Bread History and Practice for future topics and details HERE Register HERE TAPE HERE Recipes HERE

Feb 4 Thur 12:30-2 Dyspepsia on the Railways: Eating practices, complaints and rebelling bodies in Britain in the Nineteenth Century. Chloe Shields. The Institute of Historical Research (IHR) UK HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 4 Thur 1-5 Franka Philip - An evening (nearly) in Trinidad. “cook-a-long of some of her favourite Trinidadian food, and tell us the stories about the food we’ll eat and what they mean to Trinidad.” Franka Philip. YORStory Thursdays £12.99 HERE

Feb 4 Thur 3-4 Sparkling Wine Around the World and How it's Made. History. Dr. Clinton Lee. Asia Pacific Wine and Spirit Institute HERE

Feb 4 Thur 5:30-7 Food and Dining in New York's Gilded Age. Mansions, dining out, Delmonico and Sherry rivalry, menus, dishes, most outlandish dinners. Carl Raymond. New York Adventure Club. Week tape $10 HERE

Feb 4 Thur 7 The Story of Nathan Green - The First Recorded African American Distiller. “Nearest Green” and Jack Daniel. Mia “Mimi” Evans. Speed RackHERE [a different talk on Green Feb 17]

Feb 4 Thur 7-8 Tenement Kitchens: Women’s Work. 19th & 20th cen. Youtube live then 24 hours. Tenement Museum NYC. Donation HERE

Feb 4 Thur 9-10pm Conversation with Local Author Gina Rae La Cerva new book Feasting Wild: In Search of the Last Untamed Food. Slow Food Santa Fe HERE

Feb 5- Fri 10am Home is Where the Hearth Is February Cooking Series. “virtual tour of the Plimoth Grist Mill, three 30 minute cooking classes- Cooking Cornbread, Pancakes with a Pilgrim, and Indian Pudding 101. Plimoth Patuxet: Commemorating 400 Years 1620-2020 $55 HERE

Feb 5 Fri 12-12:30 Fast Food Places & Restaurants. something for kids! (Ages 7-13) “about the history and menu options of various restaurants and fast food places.” Homeschoolcoop2020 HERE

Feb 5 Fri 7:30 Alpine Cheese 101. Formaggio Kitchen Boston & NY $15 HERE

Feb 6 Sat 10-10:30 The Story, Plight and Progress of a Black Century Farm in Piedmont Virginia. “Africulture that teach and expound on the contributions of Africans and African Americans .” Michael Carter Jr, Carter Farms. Louisa County Historical Society HERE

Feb 6 Sat 12-2 From the Continent to the Americas: Foodways, Culture and Traditions in the African American Family. Gina Paige, Carla Hall, Stephanie Evans, and Daphne Maxwell Reid. Association for the Study of African American Life and History. HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 7 Sun 10-11:30am Quick Pickles. History, “Old World Preservation techniques.” Cheryl Paswater. Brooklyn Brainery. $22 HERE

Feb 7 Sun 12-1:30 The Original Brownie Bake & 1893 Time Travel. “developed by the famous Palmer House Hotel in Chicago in 1893 for the Columbian Exhibition, also known as the World's Fair of 1893.” ChiCitiGirl Treks & Bites $20 HERE

Feb 7 Sun 2 Sunday Sabor: An Afternoon of Spanish Sherry. Nika Shevela. Atlas Obscura. $25 HERE

Feb 7 Sun 5-6:30 Savoring Sicily: 2,000 Years of History in 100 Dishes. Francine Segan. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 8 Mon 1-2:30 The History of Food and Wine in Italy: From Ancient to Modern. Daniela Mendola. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 8 Mon 7 For the Love of Chocolate. “history of chocolate and the process of small-batch chocolate-making. sample their complex flavors with the big name brands.” Dan and JoAnne Sundell. WNED PBS. Buffalo Toronto Public Media. samples $25- HERE or HERE

Feb 8 Mon 8:30-9:30 Culinary Synesthesia. “flavor is constructed not just from taste, but also from sound, sight, smell, and touch.” Steve Daniels The Open Body HERE. [also Harold McGee Nose Dive talk Feb 18]

Feb 9 Tue 12 Redware on the Fire: Cooking with Earthenware. Carrie Blough. DAR Museum HERE TAPE HERE

** Redware exhibit online and taped virtual tour: Thrown, Fired and Glazed: The Redware Tradition from Pennsylvania and Beyond at the Landis Valley Museum in Lancaster PA. Description and photos of the terrific display HERE. TAPE by curator Jennifer Royer HERE

Feb 9 Tue 1-2:30 The Great Brooklyn Sugar & Coffee War: A Delicious Rivalry. History AmRev, NY Stock exchange, fight with ‘Sugar King’ when ‘Coffee King’ got into sugar. Lucie Levine. New York Adventure Club. Tape 1 week $10 HERE

Feb 9 Tue 2 Trades Tuesdays: Chocolate Making. Colonial Williamsburg. Facebook Live. HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 9 Tue 4 Soul Food & Friends – 1 Gullah foods “recipes of the Gullah people past and present “ Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 9 Tue 5:30-5:30 Soft German Pretzel Workshop. Bread For Life Workshops. £5 HERE

Feb 9 Tue 6:30-8 Whiskey 101 Part 1: History. Julia Ritz Toffoli, Kurt Maitland. Museum of Distilled Spirits $35 HERE

Feb 9 Tue 5-6:30 Dinner with Socrates: Feasting in Ancient Greece. Francine Segan. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 9 Tues 6:45 The Real Dish on Pizza. National Pizza Day. Two Experts Spill the Ingredients. Thom and James Elliot, with Scott Wiener. Smithsonian Associates $25 HERE

Feb 9 Tue 7-8 The Colored Mixologist Club. Founded in 1898 in DC, “The contributions of The Colored Mixologist Club are significant in understanding the contributions of the African American community in food and beverage.” Lauren Paylor. Speed Rack Academy HERE

Feb 9 Tue 8 Herbert Hoover and the Feeding of Germany. Dr. David Mills. National WWI Museum and Memorial HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 9 Tue 7-8 The Great Kosher Meat War of 1902: Immigrant Housewives and the Riots That Shook New York City. By author Scott Seligman. Tenement Museum Youtube live info HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 9 Tue 8-9:30 pm Tea Talk: Stories of a Leaf . Korean tea, tea rituals, processing, uses, steeping, more and demo of a traditional Korean Tea ceremony. Yoon Hee Kim - Part 2 [Jan 12 talk, on tape, world wide, was so good she wasn't able to get to Korean tea] Friends of the Chinese American Museum HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 10 Wed 12 Cooking in the Archives: Bringing Historical Recipes to Life. “recipes from manuscript recipe books produced between 1600 and 1800.” Marissa Nicosia. Penn State Graduate and Professional Studies HERE Not taped

Feb 10 Wed 5-6:30 Learn the secrets of making Tibetan momos. A dumpling, potsticker with sauces. “subtle transformations the momo makes in the Himalayan regions of Nepal, Bhutan and India.” Tashi Chodron. Tibet House US. donation HERE

Feb 10 Wed 5:30-7 Drive-Thru America: A Culinary History of the Fast Food Industry. Marcia Chatelain author of Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America. AARP One Day University (not have to be AARP member) HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 10 Wed 5:30-7 From Dickens to Downton: The World of Victorian & Edwardian Food. New York Adventure Club $10 and tape HERE

Feb 10 Wed 6:30-8 Taverns and the Emergence of the Colonial American Culinary Scene. Dr. Vaughn Scribner author of Inn Civility: Urban Taverns and Early American Civil Society. Culinary Historians of New York (CHNY) $10 HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 10 Wed 6:30-8:30 Absinthe: Debunking Myths & Unshrouding Mysteries. Zachary Faden, Ted Breaux & Brian Robinson. Museum of Distilled Spirits $35 HERE

Feb 10 Wed 7-8 Betty Crocker & the Cookbook that Changed How America Cooks. Dr. Leslie Goddard. Ellicott City HoCo Public Library MD HERE

Feb 10 Wed 7-8:30 African-American Heritage Foodways in early New York. “Before the great migration of the 19th century, the foodways of Blacks native to New York were based on Dutch and Native American culinary traditions as much as they were British or African.” Lavada Nahon. New Castle Historical Society NY HERE [another talk on Feb 24 about African Americans in Dutch NYC using primary docs]

Feb 10 Wed 7:30 Goaties Galore. Goat Cheese history and regions. Short 30-45 min. Formaggio Kitchen Boston & NY $5 HERE

Feb 10 Wed 8-9 Black Smoke: The History of African American Barbecue. Author Adrian Miller, Howard Conyers, PhD and pitmasters Ed and Ryan Mitchell and “premiere the debut screening of MOFAD’s original virtual reality short film featuring Jones Bar-B-Q.” MOFAD Museum of Food and Drink, NY $15 HERE

Feb 11 Thur 9-10:30 am Future of trade: how shall we innovate? “Stockfish has been traded since the middle ages.” Skrei (Atlantic codfish) series 3 talks. streamed on Facebook. Museum Nord. North of Norway. HERE

Feb 11 Thurs 4pm Tasting the History of Wine and Cheese. Charles Ludington author of The Politics of Wine in Britain and Food Fights: How the Past Matters in Contemporary Food Debates. Fermentology NC State U info HERE Register HERE TAPES HERE

Feb 11 Thur 4-5 At Edith’s Table: Food and Dining in Wharton's Life and Work. From her “major fiction and memoir… [and] how dining functioned in the overall Gilded Age society and how it defined social class.” Carl Raymond. The Mount (Edith Wharton's Home) $20 HERE

Feb 11 Thur 6:30-8 The History of Gin. A very thorough history of the ups and down and up of gin. David McNicoll. Brooklyn Brainery $6 HERE

Feb 11 Thur 7 Citron: How Citrus was Spawned by Faith with chef Aliza Green HFSDV Historic Foodways of the Delaware Valley HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 11 Thur 7-8 George Washington, Entrepreneur: How Our Founding Father's Private Business Pursuits Changed America and the World. “seven types of wheat. And, he built a state-of-the-art mill to produce flour which he exported to Europe in sacks stamped "G. Washington" and distillery for whiskey.” author John Berlau. Falmouth Museums on the Green MA $10 HERE TAPE 30 min HERE and 1 hr Jul 2020 HERE

Feb 11 Thur 7-9 Indigenous Chocolate Masterclass. from Oaxaca, Mexico make candies and “comparison of Indigenous practices.” EWU Alumni Association. $13 HERE

Feb 11 Thur 7-9 The History of the Hershey Chocolate Company. Ages 12+ Warrenville Public Library District HERE

Feb 11 Thur 7 Yan Can Cook with On Lok: Lunar New Year. New series on Chinese recipes and traditions. On Lok (nonprofit) HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 11 Thur 8 Thoughts on the Origins of Pizzerias in America and Chicago. Peter Regas of Chicago Foodways Roundtable HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 12 Fri 5 The President’s Kitchen Cabinet. African Americans chefs who have fed the first families. Andrian Miller. 92Y $20 HERE

Feb 12 Fri 8-9:30 Mexico's History in 10 Dishes. “early times … domestication of several important crops … colonial period and how the diet in Mexico changed with the introduction of new ingredients and techniques.” Suzanne Barbezat. Discover Oaxaca Tours $20 HERE

Feb 12 Fri 8-9 Innovations at the 1893 World's Fair. Chicago Detour $20 HERE

Feb 13 Sat 10am Lunar New Year Virtual Celebration Smithsonian American Art Museum. Lunar New Year DC HERE

Feb 13 Sat 11am Chicago's Sweet Candy History. Brach's caramels, Snickers and Milky Way bars, Wrigley's gum, Cracker Jack, Baby Ruth and Butterfinger, Tootsie Rolls, Frango Mints. Leslie Goddard. Oswego Public LibraryIL HERE

Feb 13 Sat 11:30-12:30 Indigenous Sustainable Agriculture with Mohawk Seed Keeper Gardens. Terrylynn Brant. Seedy Saturday Hamilton, ON Canada. Green Venture HERE FULL TAPE may be HERE

Feb 13 Sat 1 Champagne for Beginners, Bubbles & Brie. History, terminology, etiquette. WineSkipping $12 HERE

Feb 13 Sat 1:30 “Our Daily Bread” with The Reverend Sharon Sheffield. Culinary Historians of Southern California HERE sign up HERE

Feb 13 Sat 2-3:30 Dainty Lace Afternoon Tea. “brief sugar lace demo, learn about the origins of afternoon tea, followed by tales on lace.” Bridget Bray. BBNY Group LLC $15 HERE

Feb 13 Sat 2-3:30 French Cheese Fundamentals. “history, terminology and understanding the French cheese families.” Jennifer Greco $24 HERE

Feb 13 Sat 2-4 Fastelavn buns - Scandinavian Baking Workshop. “Fastelavn (Mardi Gras) is a family celebration in Denmark.” Leda Jessen. Scandinavian School in San Francisco $30 HERE

Feb 13 Sat 3-5 The Black Family – Food & Tradition: How Africa and Slavery Influence the Food We Eat. Deah Berry Mitchell author of Cornbread and Collard Greens: How West African Cuisine & Slavery Influenced Soul Food. W. Marvin Dulaney Branch of ASALH D/FW $10 HERE

Feb 13 Sat 3-6 Virtual Cooking Class: Pre-Columbian Feast. “history of the Columbian Exchange, but also how to make four different dishes…using only ingredients available in Europe and the Middle East before 1492.” Rob and Melissa. Til It's Done. $20-30 HERE

Feb 13 Sat 3:30-4:15 Carnival Street Food with Auntie Wendy Regisford. Part of Celebrating Carnival day. Horizon Foundation for NJ and The Newark Museum of Art HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 13 Sat 4-6 Chinese New Year Celebration: American Chinese Restaurants. Chinese food in Midwest, Jewish American connection, restaurants in South & Central America. By the authors of American Chinese Restaurants Society, Culture and Consumption. Chinese Historical Society of America HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 13 Sat 6-7:30 Rum 101 Part2: Agriculture. “thousands of sugarcane species … transformed into table sugar, molasses, and cane juice into rum.” Matt Pietrek. Museum of Distilled Spirits $35 HERE [sugar cane in Hawaii and rum talk Feb 25]

Feb 13 Sat 7pm Colonial Chocolate in the Atlantic World. Dr. Leni Sorenson. Stratford Hall VA Info and TAPE at bottom of page HERE

Feb 14 Sun 10-12 Space Food with Empowered Brains! “Intro to Space Food! Utensil design for the International Space Station.” The Empowered Brain Institute in partnership with the MIT Media Lab HERE FULL

Feb 14 Sun 1-2 1850s San Francisco: Paris of the Pacific. “French origins from City Planning, SF Infrastructure, Retail Industry and Restaurants.” San Francisco City Guides HERE

Feb 14 Sun 2 Dubious Gastronomy: Eating Asian in the USA. Robert Ji-Song Ku. CHoW Culinary Historians of DC HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 14 Sun 3 Sourdough Bread & the Origins of Grain. in the Americas. Clemence Gossett. City of Westlake Village HERE

Feb 14 Sun 3-4:50 Delftware in the Dutch Golden Age. "history of Delftware in the seventeenth century as we learn about the differences between Chinaware and Delftware." Wendy Fossen. Context Travel. $36.50 HERE

Feb 14 Sun 4-5:30 Tequila 101 Part 2: Agriculture. Blue Agave plant. Khrys Maxwell. Museum of Distilled Spirits $35 HERE

Feb 14 Sun 5 Love, Lust, and Libido: Aphrodisiacs in Medieval Europe. “period cookbooks, artworks, and courtly feasting cultures of northern Europe to discover ingredients, recipes, and customs.” Ken Albala; Larisa Grollemond, manuscript curator. The J. Paul Getty Museum HERE Recipes and short videos HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 14 Sun 5 The Surprising History of Hot Chocolate: From the 16th Century to Today. “hot chocolate's religious history and Indigenous origins, why Victorian and Progressive Era Americans wanted kids to drink more of it.” it’s Jewish history and Valentine connection.Sarah Wassberg Johnson. Gomez Mill House Foundation NY $5 HERE

Feb 14 Sun 5-6:30 Aphrodisiacs: Myth or Reality? Francine Segan. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 15 Mon 7:30-8:30 AM Tea and Coffee in the City – London a virtual walk. “Aldgate to Bank, to look at how important Tea and Coffee were to the City of London and its trade.” Barbican Library HERE FULL

Feb 15 Mon 6pm Chef Marcus Samuelsson author of The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food. Culinary Historians of Chicago HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 15 Mon 7:30-8:30 Hamentashen Class cookies for Purim. [Purim Feb 25-26] Debbie Lewis. The Breman Museum. Tradition Kitchens HERE TAPE HERE

** Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday - Feb 16 : Mardi Gras, Carnival. Donuts, Fastnachts, Kinklings post HERE. Tossing the Pancake post HERE

Feb 16 Tue 7:30 AM China and Northern Europe: Horticultural and Botanical Connections. “plants, gardens, and garden architecture, focusing particularly on Scotland, Sweden, and Russia.” The Manchester China Institute HERE> TAPE HERE

Feb 16 Tue 1-2:30 Dining with Jane Austen: Food in Georgian and Regency. Carl Raymond. England New York Adventure Club $10 HERE

Feb 16 Tue 2-2:45 Chesterfield's Industrial River Hipper. “sites of old potteries, water mills and markets along the river Hipper, looking at old maps, artefacts and photos to learn how the river shaped this market town.” Don Catchment Rivers Trust HERE FULL

Feb 16 Tue 2-3 Carnival in Italy! From Rome to Venice “traditions, some typical gastronomy, and a couple of important historical connections.” Silvia Prosperi. Bold Spirit Travel Donation HERE

Feb 16 Tue 2:30-3:30 Pancake Party. Shrove Tuesday “pancake traditions in the UK and around the world” BIST Bristol International Student Centre. HERE TAPE HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 16 Tue 4 Soul Food & Friends – 2 Gullah foods “recipes of the Gullah people past and present “ Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 16 Tue 7-8:30 The History of Donuts: A Mardi Gras Celebration. Michael Krondl . Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 16 Tue 8-9 Fat Tuesday with Harold & Belle’s. “LA’s authentic Louisiana Creole Cuisine for over 50 years.” Jambalaya for Mardi Gras. Ryan Legaux. Global Cuisine Cooking Lessons series. Fowler Museum at UCLA HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 16 Tue 8-9 Growing Rice: A Migration Story from Seed to Plate. Savona Bailey-McClain, JJ Johnson, Michael Twitty, and rice farmer Nfamara Badjie. MOFAD Museum of Food and Drink, NY $15 HERE

Feb 17 Wed 9-10am Chinese New Year food and recipes. Chinese food and dining etiquette. Museum of Wigan Life UK HERE

Feb 17 Wed 1-2 North Carolina and the Green Book. Published from 1936 to 1966, the travelors guide included restaurants, hotels and more. Families and individual children 10-13. Angela Thorpe. NC Museum of History. HERE

Feb 17 Wed 1-2 George Washington Carver: Inventor, Scientist, Educator. “developed hundreds of products from peanuts, sweet potatoes, and mineral clays; promoted home-canning and the addition of natural fertilizers to improve soil fertility.” Dr. Gary R. Kremer. Linda Hall Library HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 17 Wed 1-2:30 London Gardens: Botanic to Urban - An historic Virtual Tour £9.00 HERE

Feb 17 Wed 2-3 Kitchen Botanics: Colours and Fabrics from Plants. “Dyeing with plants - vegetables, flowers and fruits.” Zoe Burt. SLBI Donation HERE

Feb 17 Wed 2-3:30 [& 6] African Yam Culture in the Atlantic Region. Dr. Cassandra Stancil Gunkel, Bonnie. Friends Life Care: VigR® HERE

Feb 17 Wed 4:30-6:30 Food Matters: Growing Relationships through Indigenous Food Sovereignty. Dawn Morrison, Isaac Crosby, Clifford Paul. The Jesuit Forum for Social Faith and Justice. HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 17 Wed 6-6:45 Full of Flavor with Marcus Samuelsson. Author of The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food: A Cookbook. Bloomingdale's HERE

Feb 17 Wed 6-7:30 Philly Soul-Food Scene. Past: Tales of the Southern Table. “geographic origins, agricultural influences, food injustices and culinary achievement” Les Dames d'Escoffier Philadelphia. $10 HERE

Feb 17 Wed 6-7:30 Malaysian Sambals and Banana Leaves. While watching or cook along Spicy Sambal, Vegan Sambal Tofu and Steamed Bana Pudding in banana leaves learn about Malaysian food’s flavors, ingredients and history. Auria Abraham. Milk Street Cooking School Live Online $24.95 HERE

Feb 17 Wed 6:30-7:30 History in a Glass – Wine and the White House. “role wine plays in White House hospitality, the nation’s diplomacy, and American history.” Fred Ryan author Wine and the White House, Stewart D. McLaurin (White House His. Assn), Dr. Anthea M. Hartig (Smithsonian), Leslie Greene Bowman (Thomas Jefferson Foundation). Jefferson’s Monticello. $25 HERE

Feb 17 Wed 7 Know Your Black History: Tracing the African Diaspora’s Flavors and Techniques. Jackie Summers, Julia Coney, Valerie Erwin, Casandra Rosario. James Beard Foundation HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 17 Wed by 7:30 How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the American Cheese: Food, Status, and the Myth of Virtuous Consumption. Dr. Margot Finn author of Discriminating Taste: How class anxiety created the American food revolution. AAUW Ann Arbor branch HERE

Feb 17 Wed 7:30-9 Black Label: A Very Black Posters & Cocktails. “true history of Black drinking culture in contrast with popular representations of Blackness in alcohol posters over the past 120 years… AJ will mix up some of her favorite cocktails featuring Black-owned alcohol and spirits.” Andra 'AJ' Johnson. Poster House HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 17 Wed 8-9:30 Uncle Nearest: Untold Stories Behind the Whiskey Still. “Nearest Green, taught Jack Daniel how to make whiskey in Lynchburg, Tenn.” Fawn Weaver, Garrett Oliver, Shannon Mustipher. MOFAD Museum of Food and Drink, NY $20 HERE [a different talk on Green Feb 4]

Feb 18 Thurs 12 Salt Rising Bread. Jenny Bardwell. Bread Seminar and baking by author William Rubel. Join Rubel's Facebook page Bread History and Practice for future topics and details $5 HERE . TAPE HERE

Feb 18 Thur 12:30-2 Creating Cookbooks: Networks of Recipe Readers and Writers in England, 1300–1700. Dr. Sarah Peters Kernan. The Institute of Historical Research (IHR) UK HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 18 Thur 1 From Trowel to Table: Ceramic Sherds Inform History Detectives at Montpelier. “focus on the impressive collection of ceramics which includes a wide variety of wares and many British transfer-printed patterns.” Transferware Collectors Club and James Madison's Montpelier VA HERE

Feb 18 Thurs 2pm AZ Speaks: The Food of Arizona. Gregory McNamee author of Tortillas,Tiswin, and T-Bones: A Food History of the Southwest. Coolidge Public Library p7 for library email HERE

Feb 18 Thur 2-3:30 Smells Nasty and Nice: How they guide us in the kitchen and at the table. Harold McGee author of Nose Dive: A Field Guide to the World’s Smells, and Fuchsia Dunlop. Oxford Food Symposium. £15 HERE

Feb 18 Thur 2-4 This Good Earth. a documentary film “exploring the crisis facing food and farming globally, and possible solutions.” Filmmaker Robert Golden. Transition Bude HERE

Feb 18 Thur 3-4:30 The Energy of Falling Water Connecticut's Early Mills by author John Cilio. Mills and “the development of water mill technology.” Hagaman Memorial Library HERE

Feb 18 Thur 4-7 Heritage Food Startup Series. “for food entrepreneurs interested in incorporating heritage foods into their business, and for foodies and farmers wondering how to develop their heritage food idea and launch their business.” Tucson City of Gastronomy and The McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship HERE

Feb 18 Thur 6-7 Wilton Uncovered: Archaeology Illuminates an Enslaved Community. Talk on the exhibit and “material record of the lives of nearly a century of enslaved families.” Wilton House Museum VA $10 HERE

Feb 18 Thur 6-7 James Hemming’s Contributions to American Cuisine. Ashbell Mcelveen founder James Hemings Society. The National Arts Club Donation HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 18 Thur 6-7 Afrimerican Foodways “will look at similar recipes that exist in the African diaspora and make the connection to similar meals in Africa.” Black Eyed Pea fritters, Acaraje (Brazil), Akara (Nigeria). Deitra Dennis. Afrimerican Culture Initiative Inc HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 18 Thur 6-9 Art After Dark: Feast Your Eyes. “consider composition in works of art featuring food, followed by a cook-along class on the art of the charcuterie board.” Lindsay Smith. The Hood Museum of Art. Dartmouth NH HERE

Feb 18 Thur 6:30-8 Adapting Historic Recipes for Modern Kitchens. Marie Pangborn “using Skolfield family recipes, prepares two recipes on-screen, discussing how to adapt old recipes to modern kitchens.” Recipes sent in advance. Pejepscot History Center Maine $15 HERE

Feb 18 Thur 7-8 The Science of Chocolate. “explore the chemistry behind chocolate and the ingredients” Selvyn Simoes. RCIScience Canada HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 18 Thur 10-11pm Croatia: Overview of Wine & Culinary Heritage. Wine Events Worldwide HERE

Feb 19 Fri 7-9 AM Exploring Tea - The History and Culture. 4 parts. WildHeart UK £10.00 HERE

Feb 19 Fri 10-11 AM Tour of Gadsby’s Tavern and Celebrating the Birthnight Ball. Washington’s Birthday [Feb 22]. Senior Services of Alexandria VA HERE

** Washington Cakes (1830- three types), Washington Pies (1849- Jelly, cream, cake pieces) blog posts HERE

** Gadsby’s 1815 kitchen in his Baltimore hotel- stew stoves, metal wall oven, steam kitchen HERE

Feb 19 Fri 10:30 AM The History and Evolution of Cutlery and Silverware. Steven Moore. The English Manner £27.54 – £30.77 HERE

Feb 19 11-12:30 A Culinary Saunter through Tuscany with Kate Bolton-Porciatti. Context Travel. $36.50 HERE

Feb 19 Fri 1-2:30 Food As Medicine. Talk and demo “that explores health & wellness in the Black community and the importance of heritage practices and food as medicine.” Orrin Williams. Sankofa Living Memories Series. Sweet Water Foundation. HERE

Feb 19 Fri 1:30-2:30 Lodging in Georgian London. Dr. Gillian Williamson. Kensington Central Library HERE

Feb 19 Fri 2-3 The Drunken Botanist: The Plants that Create the World’s Great Drinks. Author Amy Stewart. Medical Culture Festival. Team London Bridge UK HERE

Feb 19 Fri 5-6:30 Let's make patties, not war - historical cooking class. Toronto Patty Wars - the City vs Jamaican Beef patty vendors in 1985. Chef Raquel. Hyr Live. CA$40 HERE

Feb 20 Sat 5:20-9:30AM Medieval Crafts and Guilds. London's Guilds and Companies: Authority, Regulation, and Community, Matthew Davies. Political Memory in Richard II's London: The 1388 Guild Petitions, Civic Governance and the Burning of the Jubilee Book, Daniella Gonzalez. Wax and Guilds in Late Medieval Baltic and North Sea Communities, Mark Whelan. [Lovely picture of a river mill]. London Medieval SocietyHERE

Feb 20 Sat 6-7AM Food and Florence Nightingale. “Your little chefs can learn to cook a classic Victorian treat, served with a side-dish of history!” Kid's Cookery School. Team London Bridge HERE

Feb 20 Sat 9-10am Native Medicinal and Edible Plants. “15 ecological valuable native plants…” Elyse Jurgen. Homefields PA $15 HERE

Feb 20 Sat 9-10:30 Restoring Audley End's Walled Kitchen Garden. A brief history of Victorian Kitchen Gardens and restoration by Michael Thurlow. Surrey Gardens Trust UK £6 HERE

Feb 20 Sat 10 am History of Bourbon I: Origins through the Third Dark Age (1780s to 1980s). KBBG Executive Board HERE

Feb 20 Sat 10:30-11:15 History in the Kitchen: Peanut Butter. Enslaved foodways. Gunston Hall 3 part series for 10 and up. VA HERE HERE

Feb 20 Sat 11:30-1 The Art of Chocolate – Vestri Chocolate Makers in Arezzo, Italy. “From the cacao bean all the way to the final beautifully-packaged product.” Danielo Vestri. Dr. Rocky Ruggiero. Making Art and History Come to Life $20 HERE

Feb 20 Sat 1:30-3 Jamming through the Ages. Christina Sleeper. Culinary Historians of San Diego. HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 21 Sun 5AM (10 GMT) What's with Wheat? Sharon Roberts. Real Bread Week. Learn Sourdough HERE

Feb 21 Sun 12-1:30 A nice cup of tea: a history of tea drinking. UK Tours Online £11.37 HERE

Feb 21 Sun 2-3 Blue Willow China. “mystical fairy tale which is depicted on each piece and displays the different types, patterns, colors…” Linda Boyd. Historic Peachfield. NSCDA-NJ National Society of Colonial Dames of America NJ $15 HERE

Feb 21 Sun 2:30 In a Wild Kitchen. “seasonal, wild edibles” Tanya Jordan. Cul Stories. Donation HERE

Feb 21 Sun 4-5:15 Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight That Revolutionized Cooking. Linda Civitello. Culinary Historians of Ann Arbor. Ann Arbor District Library HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 21 Sun 7-9:30 Pre-Purim Schmooze & Infuse: The connection between Jews & Vodka. “Before the1880's 85% of rural East European Jews were involved in some part of the liquor industry.” Make 3 infusions. Schmooze and Infuse. Donation to Lodzer Synagogue in Toronto HERE

Feb 21 Sun 7-9 Gastronomic Contributions from Mexico to the World. “Teotihuacan History and Food Tour: maize, tacos, and chocolate” by Cecilia, a Mesoamerica specialist. Impact Travel Collective. Donation HERE

Feb 22 Mon 1:30-3 Unlocking the Medieval Medicine Cabinet. The AncientBiotics project consortium “datamine historical medical texts to uncover patterns of natural product usage, and to identify, reconstruct and test remedies…” Dr Freya Harrison. British Society for the History of Pharmacy HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 22 Mon 6 Words From Their Fingers - African American Literature. “stories, recipes and experiences of African Americans in Food and Beverage.” Alisha Neverson. Speed Rack HERE

Feb 23 Tue 4:30-7:30AM Coastal Saltmaking in Lincolnshire c. 1300 BC – AD1600. How, why so much, uses, changing techniques… 3 hours. Tom Lane. Heritage Lincolnshire. £8.14HERE

Feb 23 Tue 9:30am Fun with Plants: An Historical Look at Gardening for Children. 1830s- Carolyn Keep. by Devon Gardens Trust £4 HERE

Feb 23 Tue 6-7:30 Stuffed & Steamed: The Art of Bao Buns & Dumplings. Chinese filled bun history (2000 years) and recipe. Alex Palzewicz. Marquette Food Co-op $12 tape for month HERE

Feb 23 Tue 7 The Country Store: The Store’s Role in the History of Community and Commerce in Lancaster, Pa. Connell O’Brien. Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum HERE

Feb 23 Tue 7:45-8:45 Hide & Seek: A Purim Kreplach Story. “tradition of eating hidden foods on Purim” kreplach (aka Jewish wontons), and other Eastern European Jewish cuisine. Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz of The Gefilteria. The Museum of Jewish Montreal HERE

Feb 23 Tue 8-9 Coastal Roots: Tracing the Ancestral History of Farming and Cooking in Georgia. Matthew Raiford, Chef Mashama Bailey, Adrian Lipscombe. short film featuring Gilliard Farms. MOFAD Museum of Food and Drink, NY $15 HERE

Feb 24 Wed 1-2 The African Family Experience in Early New Amsterdam. “the history of two African families through primary sources.” Tenement Museum NYC and the African Burial Ground National Monument. HERE TAPE HERE TAPE HERE[another talk on Feb 10 by Lavada Nahon about African Americans in Dutch NYC]

Feb 24 Wed 1:30-3 A for Argentina. “Exploration of main grapes and regions, as well as history, culture and gastronomy.” Wine Alphabet. €16.86 tape HERE

Feb 24 Wed 2-3 Stories from the Barts Archives. Covering 900 yr. of St Bartholomew's Hospital. Archivist Kate Jarman. Friends of Barts Heritage. HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 24 Wed 2-3:30 [& 6] Peanuts in African American Gardening Culture. Dr. Cassandra Stancil Gunkel, Bonnie. Friends Life Care: VigR® HERE

Feb 24 Wed 6 "The Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret" George Washington, Slavery, and the Enslaved Community at Mount Vernon. Mary V. Thompson. The Redwood Library & Athenæum HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 24 Wed 7-10 The Grecian Feast: The Traditional Collection of Mediterranean Cuisine. Cookbook “also includes recipes for Feasting and Fasting through out the Greek Orthodox Church calendar.” author Helen Demmie McKane $40 HERE

Feb 24 Wed 8 War Fare: Absinthe and Wine. “before 1914, absinthe was celebrated in cafes and literature alike, but by the end of World War I, wine was synonymous with French culture.” Doug Frost, Matthew Naylor. National WWI Museum $10 HERE

Feb 24 Wed 8:45 From Mash Bill to Distillate: Distillery Process and Effects of Equipment. Different distillery equipment and processes can impact final taste. Youtube live. Wanderback Whiskey Co. HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 25 Thur 1-2:30 Moroccan Culture: From Couscous to Crafts. Paul Clammer. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 25 Thurs 4pm Ukrainian Fermentation: Traditional Practices and Modern Uses. Olia Hercules. “fermented tomato sauce to apples picked in pumpkin puree and whole watermelons fermented in wooden barrels… in specil “summer kitchens.” Fermentology NC State U info HERE Register HERE TAPES HERE

Feb 25 Thur 4 Fraunces Tavern. A NYC Colonial landmarked building. Washington was there. Dine Around Downtown: A Cook-along series hosted by Rocco DiSpirito. Chef Jesus Guzman’s Slow-Roasted Chicken Pot Pie, and Chocolate Sticky Toffee Pudding. Alliance for Downtown New York HERE

Feb 25 Thur 6-7 Maple Magic in Mississauga. Maple harvest, syrup. Museums of Mississauga. Canada HERE

Feb 25 Thur 6-7:15 Chef's Choice – A History of Cuisine. “on the history of African-American Southern and Mexican cuisines.” Chef Atzimba Perez, Chef Kristen Harper, Michelle Herndon, Alpana Singh. Color Us Women HERE

Feb 25 Thur 6:30-8:30 History of Scotch. History, how made, Scots land use and fights with taxmen. David McNicoll. Brooklyn Brainery $6 tape one week HERE

Feb 25 Thurs 6:30-8pm A Taste of Old Colony History. Cook along historic recipes and local Massachusetts favorites with the museum staff in their kitchens. Recipe of the month to be send after registering. Old Colony History Museum. Tauton MA HERE

Feb 25 Thur 7-8:30 The History of the New England Maple Sugar Harvest. Folklore of maple sugar making in New England from the Native Americans to the end of the 19th century. Dennis D. Picard. Great Barrington Libraries MA HERE TAPE may be HERE

Feb 25 Thurs 8-9:30 The Legacy of Food Activism: A Storytelling Event. “African American ancestors paved the way for our modern-day food activism.” Therese Nelson, Chef Omar Tate, Paola Velez, The Common People Poetry Group, Korsha Wilson. MOFAD Museum of Food and Drink, NY HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 25 Thurs 8-9:30 Sugar Cane and Rhum Agricole. Sarah Lohman. Brooklyn Brainery $7 tape one week HERE [talk on sugar cane varieties and rum talk Feb 13]

Feb 26 Fri 8-8:45 A day in the life of... a food engineer. “what gives a wafer the perfect snap, a crisp the perfect crunch, and the surprising similarities between steel and chocolate.” Idris Mohammed . Great Exhibition Road Festival HERE TAPE HERE [admittedly not history, but intriguing]

Feb 26 Fri 10am-9pm 2021 Southwest Native Foodways Gathering Four Seasons Series Winter Edition. “Native American farmers, gatherers, storytellers, and food activists, as we continue and revitalize traditional cultural foodways.” Ajo Center for Sustainable Agriculture HERE

Feb 26 Fri 11-12:30 Soul Food and Civil Rights: History Around the Table. cooking and African-American history. Adrian Miller (author Soul Food; President’s Kitchen Cabinet) & Chef "The Lazy Makoti". U.S. Embassy South Africa HERE TAPE USEmbassySA Facebook live HERE

Feb 26 Fri 1-2 Celebrate National Margarita Day with 1800 and Moth (tequila and cocktail). “history and craftsmanship of tequila, and margaritas. Oli Pergl, Chef Sally Abé. Waitrose & Partners Wine Tasting at Home HERE

Feb 26 Fri 1:30~3 British Women in India. “the very early seventeenth century, worked as traders, cloth merchants, milliners, bakers, dress-makers, portrait painters, maids, shop-keepers, governesses, teachers, writers, travelers.” Katie Hickman author of She-Merchants, Buccaneers & Gentlewomen - British Women in India. Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Libraries HERE

Feb 26 Fri 2-3:30 Taste 101: Salt. complex global history of salt, diverse culinary uses, and nutrition science. Samantha Schmell, Margaret Dobbs. ShopRite Nutrition Team HERE

Feb 26 Fri 7-8:30 Food For The Soul: Celebrating Our African Roots. Rich history of soul food. Chef Ameer Natson. Neptune Township NJ HERE

Feb 27 Sat 10:30-11:15 History in the Kitchen: Johnny/Batter Cakes. how Johnny, or hoe, cakes were changed to suit the tastes of the social elite.. Gunston Hall 3 part series for 10 and up. VA HERE TAPE may be HERE

Feb 27 Sat 10:30-11 I Spy a...Sugarbush! for families with children ages 4-8 to conduct simple outdoor explorations. Sugar maples. Duke Farms HERE

Feb 27 Sat 11-12:30 Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tasting: An Introduction to The Mediterranean. Sarah Wolferstan. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 27 Sat 11-2 A Taste of Black History- Business in the black community. “role that food has played in our heritage and culture. Listen to current challenges and creative responses.” $20 HERE

Feb 27 Sat 1–1:45 Sugar Maple Ecology. Duke Farms HERE

Feb 27 Sat 2-3 Fort from Home: Victorian Cooking Offal. “Lawrence, AKA Thornhill, will be using the organs harvested from last month's Butchering and Curing workshop…” Fort Nisqually Living History $10- HERE

Feb 27 Sat 7-8:30 Spice up your life with Peppers. History, how to grow, recipes. The Chef & The Farmer - S1E1 Luay Ghafari & Melissa Cameron 27.54 HERE

Feb 28 Sun 10am Sephardic Culinary History. Episode 7 Turrón and Conversos. Dr. Hélène Jawhara Piñer author of Sephardi: Cooking the History. Recipes of the Jews of Spain and the Diaspora, from the 13th Century Onwards. Center for Jewish History, and American Sephardi Federation HERE

Feb 28 Sun 2-3 19th-Century Spa Treatments: A Virtual Workshop. Early 19th cen. cosmetic recipes. Mount Vernon Hotel Museum $10 donation HERE

Feb 28 Sun 4-7 pm The Beauty of Breadfruit.”history, nutritional information of Breadfruit, and 4 recipes.” Chef Nina Compton and Know Your Caribbean. Fiona Compton £27.54 HERE

Feb 28 Sun 4:45—6:15 Chocolate in Colonial New Mexico. Friends of Folk Art. Museum of NM $20 HERE

Feb 28 Sun 5-6:30 Berkeley and the California Cuisine Revolution. Narsai David, L. John Harris. Berkeley Historical Society. Donation HERE

Feb 28 Sun 5-6:30 Cleopatra's Table: Feasting and Entertainments in Ancient Egypt. Francine Segan. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 28 Sun 6-8 1,000 Jewish Cookbooks: Gems from a Personal Collection. Dr. Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett.50 years of collectins, her favorites, Yiddish cookbooks. Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies. University of Texas at Austin. HERE TAPE HERE

JANUARY EVENTS   Eastern time zone 146 /80 start of month

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National Hot Tea Month post - 15 talks and Prohibition talks HERE

Dr. Clarissa F. Dillon is cooking at the hearth of the 1696 Massey House, west of Philadelphia, using period correct recipes and some items that would have been available in the garden, where she has been taped working all summer and fall in the One Cool Colonial series. Check out her past and upcoming 10 min. segments HERE

Jan 2 Sat 3 Discover Sherry Wine, Its History And Its Unique Culture. Nika. Devour tours. Barcelona €19 HERE

Jan 3 Sun 3-4:30 'Galette des Rois', an Iconic French Holiday Dessert. History and traditions of the dessert for Epiphany (Three Kings) 12th Night. Mardi Michels. Context Travel $36.50 with tape HERE

Jan 3 Sun 6-7AM Famous & Favorite Foods of Boston. History and traditions for non-native English speakers. Global Immersions, Inc. (homestays) $23 HERE

Jan 4 Mon 9:00 AM Virtual Tour - London's Historic Markets. Rob Smith, Footprints of London. £6 HERE

Jan 5 Tue 2:30-4 [4 sessions to Jan 26] Archaeology of the Maritime Provinces, Part 2 Learn from artifacts, settlement styles, and food remains about the First Peoples of Canada. Dr. Cora Woolsey. The Ville Cooperative CA$40 for 4 sessions Canada HERE

Jan 6 Wed 12 The Rich cultural heritage of Bukharan Jews. “musical , literary and culinary heritage." Center for Jewish History $10 HERE

Jan 6 Wed 1-2 Pots, Glassware, Stone and Beer: Lambeth's Lost Industry. Eleanor Coade's stone, Lambeth delftware, Royal Doulton pottery and Lion beer. Richard Watkins, Footprints of London. £6.00 HERE

Jan 6 Wed 6-7 Why Waste Food? by author Andrew F. Smith. The National Arts Club NY HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 6 Wed 6-8 A Virtual Twelfth Night with Crailo and Schuyler Mansion. Crailo State Historic Site HERE TAPES HERE

Jan 6 Wed 6:30–7:30 Warming Winter’s Chill: A Brief History of Chocolate. Amanda Lange. Historic Deerfield. $10 or $25 for all 3 talks HERE

Jan 6 Wed 7:30 Cookbooks, Democracy, and Nations. by author Kennan Ferguson. CHEW Culinary Historians of Wisconsin HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 7 Thur 1:30-3 The Tale of the Blue Steaks: Science, Marketing and the Making of a Culinary Myth (1970). Joel Harold Tannenbaum . The Institute of Historical Research (IHR) UK HERE TAPES may be HERE

Jan 7 Thur 5-6:30 AM [8 sessions Thurs at 10am UK] The Tudor Garden. Jill Francis, David Marsh. The Gardens Trust UK £40 [8 talks] HERE

Jan 7 Thur 7-8:30pm Mezcal vs. Tequila. Difference and how evolve through Mexico’s history. Moe Peacock, Torrence Swain. Topshelf Peacock Spirit Education Series. $30 HERE

Jan 8 Fri 11 Care of the Poor in some Mid-Devon Parishes. Before the Victorian workhouse was built, how were the poor fed and helped since the 16th cen. Elly Babbedge. Crediton Library UK HERE very interesting, TAPE HERE

Jan 9 Sat 1:30pm That Farm Town, Los Angeles. Charles Perry. Culinary Historians of Southern California. HERE Tickets HERE

Jan 9 Sat 2 [7pm UK] Pubs, Penicillin, Pineapples and Plaques. Joanna Moncrieff. Footprints of London tours £6.00 HERE

Jan 9 Sat 2pm Copy of Smuggling North Devon Coast 1700-1850. (book by Waugh) Devon Ghost Tours. monthly UK £2.74 HERE

Jan 9 Sat 7pm (or at your time) Virtual Twelfth Night Celebration with Colonial Treats To Go. 18th cen music, history, rum punch. Fort Ligonier $15-45 HERE

Twelfth Night posts on cakes, shop displays, pranks (pin 2-5 people’s coats together), folded napkin like cake. Jan 6 HERE

Jan 10 Sun 1-2:30 Cooking with Cephalopods in Spain. Enrique catch, clean and prepare seafood such as squid, octopus, cuttlefish, and nautilus. Atlas Obscura $25 HERE

Jan 10 Sun 2-4 American Cuisine and how it got that way. Dr. Paul Freedman. CHoW Culinary Historians of Washington DC HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 10 Sun 2-3 National Hot Tea Month Online Workshop. History of tea consumption in 19th cen. Make a perfect cuppa” Kelsey Brow. King Manor Museum $5 or $10 for kit HERE

Jan 10 Sun 4-6 Tequila Distilleries Tour Mexico. Khrys Maxwell. Museum of Distilled Spirits $35 HERE

Jan 10 Sun 4-7 Acorn Processing: The Ultimate Slow Food. Identification, acorn selection, storage, shelling, winnowing, grinding, cold and hot leaching, recipes. Bryan Bramlett. Healing Ecosystems. CA. HERE Very informative 3 hours. TAPE HERE

Acorn Mush (Wiiwish) cooked in a basket blog post with pictures HERE

Jan 10 Sun 6-7:30 "Gourmet Ghetto" History Virtual Walking Tour. “North Shattuck Avenue area, where many claim a revolution in how Americans eat was born…first Peet’s Coffee, Cheese Board, and Chez Panisse.” Exhibit at Berkeley Historical Society CA Donation HEREHERE

Jan 10 Sun 6-7 American Pinot Noir wine class. “the history, how it got here, why it tastes so different, and its unique challenges.” Margot Mazur $10 HERE

Jan 11 Mon 12 Pennsylvania Farming: A History in Landscapes. author Sally McMurry talk on myriad of aspects from before 1800 to current. State Library of Pennsylvania HERE. Terrific talk TAPE HERE

Jan 11 Mon 6:30-7:45 Winter Workshop Fermentation Made Easy! history and culture of different fermentations and make small batch sauerkraut. Ishka Shir. Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center NC $12 HERE

Jan 11 Mon 7-8:30 History and Home Cooking. “history of home cooking as it relates to social changes over time in the US and during the current pandemic.” Chappaqua Cook Book: Modern Recipes from the Kitchens of an Old Quaker Village. [Chappaqua, NY: Congregational Church, 1940] Megan J. Elias. New Castle Historical Society $10 HERE POSTPONED

Jan 12 Tue 10-1 Silver in Georgian Ireland Lecture & Launch of Studies in Georgian Silver. Irish Georgian Society. €11.22 HERE

Jan 12 Tue 5:15-6:30 Water Over the Dam: The Destruction of Colonial New England's River Fisheries. Dr. Zachary Bennett, Dr. Matthew McKenzie. Massachusetts Historical Society HERE TAPE may be HERE

Jan 12 Tue 6-7 Goodbye Booze: The Music of Prohibition. “Gospel songwriters, Tin Pan Alley tunesmiths, and even moonshiners and bootleggers produced a torrent of commentary on alcohol in song.” Dr. Gregg D. Kimball. Library of Virginia. Russell County Public Library HERE postponed

Jan 12 Tue 7-9 Feeding the Forces: Soldiers' Rations & Foraging During the Revolution. Slides and video of campfire cooking, talk about foraging as war wore on, rations. Alicia McShulkis. ARRTOSJ American Revolution Round Table of South Jersey. $5 or Donation HERE

Jan 12 Tue 8-9:30 Tea Talk: Stories of a Leaf. Very thorough talk on types, process, fields, early development from around the world, teaware from various places. ritual. Part 2 Korean tea on Feb. 9. Yoon Hee Kim. Friends of the Chinese American Museum HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 13 Wed 1:15-3 Hanoverian Flavours on The King’s Table in the Long Eighteenth Century. Adam Crymble, Sarah Fox. The Institute of Historical Research (IHR) UK HERE TAPES HERE

Jan 13 Wed 2 The History of Tea. Glen and Marie. Northeast Georgia History Center HERE. Live on Facebook HERE and Youtube TAPE HERE

Jan 13 Wed 3pm Cooking for the Civil Rights Movement. Learn how Georgia Gilmore “used her kitchen skills to raise money in secret for the Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott.” Cook along Gilmore’s sweet potato pie. Cheyney McKnight. Living History @ Home - NY His Soc Dimenna Children's Museum HERE

Jan 13 Wed 5-6:30 Cocktail-Making Class: Three Historic American Drinks. “learning about the birth, death, and rebirth of the cocktail in America” Diana Pittet. Context Travel $36.50 with tape HERE

Jan 13 Wed 8-9:30 What’s for Dinner in 1920. Dr. Geoff Hunt. Grocery shopping and American diets in the Roaring Twenties. Golden History Museum & Park, Colorado. $10 nonmember HERE

Jan 13 Wed 8pm Gordon Sinclair. "An interview with the Chicago culinary icon conducted by award-winning foodwriter and publisher Michael Gebert." Culinary Historians of Chicago HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 14 Thur 2-4 The Story of Scotch & your favorite drams. “find out about the origin of Scotch, how it’s made and what makes it so special; learn how to read a bottle.” Rachel McCormack, Billy Abbott. YORStory. £12.99 HERE

Jan 14 Thur 3-4 London’s Food Factories. 19th cen. such as Lyle's Golden Syrup, McVities biscuit, Gordon's gin & Sarsons vinegar about companies, working there, and current uses. Rob Smith. Footprints of London £6 HERE

Jan 14 Thur 6-7:30 Maritime Smuggling on Long Island: From Pirates to Rumrunners. Bill Bleyer. East Hampton Library HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 14 Thur 6 The Great Kosher Meat War of 1902. Scott Seligman. Politics and Prose HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 15 Fri 12-12:30 Food Tour: The Belly of Paris. Les Halles, market streets of Paris. “Stohrer, the oldest pastry shop of Paris, a place opened in 1730 where the baba au rhum were invented.” Virtualtrips. Tip the guide HERE

Jan 15 Fri 12:30 The Cuisine of the Spanish Roma. Valerio Ferris. Culinary Historians of NY $10 HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 15 Fri 1-2:30 London Gardens: Botanic to Urban - An historic Virtual Tour £9 HERE

Jan 15 Fri 8pm Speakeasies of NYC: A Tale of Crime, Creativity, and Celebration. Sylvia Laudien-Meo. New York Adventure Club. Tape one week $10 HERE

Jan 15 Fri 8-9pm Innovations at the 1893 World's Fair. Chicago Detour tours $20 HERE

Jan 15 Fri 8-9:15 The Essence of Polish Vodka: Virtual Tasting & Lecture. Maciek Starosolski from Poland. Konekt Polish Canadian Professionals. free; $10 for samples HERE

Jan 16 Sat 10-11am Food. What it says about identities; travels of significant foods (sugar, tea, tomato), how taste changes… Dr. Padmini Mongia. Homefields PA $15 HERE

Jan 16 Sat 11-12 Sugar on Snow with Baird Farms. Maple Sugaring. Jenna Baird, Jacob Powsner. Come Alive Outside VT FULL HERE Quick TAPE of heated syrup on snow HERE

Jan 16 Sat 12 Indigenous Food as Medicine. “a brief history of chiles, and how they have been used as medicine and more for generations… making Chile infused Honey” Felicia Ruiz. Museum of Native American History AR HERE FULL. not taped

Jan 16 Sat 1:30-3 Our Daily Bread: Food in Western Christianity. Rev. Sharon Sheffield. Culinary Historians of San Diego. Info HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 16 Sat 2-3 Live from Bordeaux! The Secret of France’s Oysters. History, how to choose & open. “Oysters were important even in Gaul and where they had already developed farming techniques. In France, "flat oysters" were enjoyed at the table of kings...wild oysters... It was not until the XIX century that oyster farming developed [under] Napoléon III. 7 oyster farming regions in France with own character.” Romain Bourgeois, Véronique Banzet. Alliance Francaise of Greenwich. Donation HERE

Jan 16 Sat 2-3 Masala Chai: A Ritual Steeped in Tradition. “history, culture, types, spices, and methods of masala chai.” Timothy Chacko. The Cultured Cup. $15 + 25 gram loose leaf sample HERE

Jan 16 Sat 6:30 Parties, Pirates, Punch – and Rum! History, 1600s rum punch, tour Grateful Dane rum distillery Houston TX. Dr. Frederick Smith. Archaeology Now $25 box $50 reply Jan 11 HERE

Jan 17 Sun 4-5:15 Sweet Greeks: First Generation Immigrant Confectioners in the Heartland with author Ann Flesor Beck, a third-generation confectioner and independent scholar. Culinary Historians of Ann Arbor. Ann Arbor District Library HERE

Jan 17 Sun 6-7 Riesling & it's zippy history from California to the Mosel. Margot Mazur $10 HERE

Jan 17 Sun 4-6 Winter Foraging Adventures: Mushrooms, Wild Greens & Seeds. “Identification, preparation & medicinal properties will be covered.” Bryan Bramlett, Taylor. Healing Ecosystems. Donation HERE

Jan 17 Sun 7-8 Spreckels' Sugar Empire. Mid 1800s sugar from Hawaii, ships, processing. Bruce Bennett. San Francisco City Guides CA HERE

Jan 18 Mon 1-2:30 [6-7:30 GMT also Jan 25] The Medicine of Fungi in Scotland. “the traditional folk uses of these fungi, along with going deep into the medicinal properties and biological functions.” Mark from Tenement Foraging. UK £11.37 HERE

Jan 19 Tue 2:30-3:30 Petticoats and Plants - The Untold Story of Scotland’s Gardening Women “who cultivated, collected and made substantial contributions to horticulture within Britain in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.” Deborah Reid. Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society (The Caley), Scotland UK HERE

Jan 19 Tues 5:30-7 [4 sessions to Feb 9] New Year, Ancient Foods. 1 Smoke. 2 Salt. 3 Lunar New Year. 4 Sea. Lori McCarthy and Felicity Roberts. Atlas Obscura $75 [4 sessions] HERE

Jan 19 Tue 7-8 Cracking the Rumrunner's Code: Elizebeth Friedman and Prohibition-Era Cryptology. A cryptanalyst, “Friedman decoded thousands of messages during Prohibition, including more than 12,000 shortwave radio transmissions sent by rumrunners.” Claire White of The Mob Museum. National Cryptologic Museum HERE TAPE HERE

Elizebeth Friedman PBS movie - The Codebreaker: Wife. Mother. Secret American Hero. Based on the book The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies. Streaming on PBS “American Experience” Jan 2021, with articles HERE

Jan 19 Tue 7pm Occupied America: British Military Rule and the Experience of Revolution. Author Donald F. Johnson. “Focusing on day-to-day life in port cities” Mount Vernon VA HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 19 Tue 7pm The Art of the Japanese Tea Ceremony. Urasenke Tea Masters. New York Adventure Club. Tape one week $10 HERE

Jan 19 Tue 7:30-9 The Boston Tea Party. “talk that explores tea, revolution, and the East India Company.” Patty Hamrick. Brooklyn Brainery $7 HERE

Jan 19 Tue 10pm Highlands & Islands distilleries: Ireland & Scotland. Virtual tour of distilleries. Kim Ohanneson. Women Who Whiskey Los Angeles HERE

Jan 20 Wed 10:30-11:30 Science and Technology in the Food and Drink Industry: Haggis. STEM educators and career influencers. FDF Scotland HERE

Jan 20 Wed 12 [17:00GMT] Marvelous Marmalade. Seville Oranges now in season; history of preserving and marmalade, tips and make two types: Traditional Seville Orange Marmalade; Lemon, Honey & Ginger Marmalade. Sara Ward, Hen Corner £30 HERE

Jan 20 Wed 1:30-3 Chinese New Year 2021 Spring Festival …why special, traditions, special foods like dumplings and yuanxiao… Cardiff Confucius Institute Wales UK HERE

Jan 20 Wed 2-3 Medicinal Plants of the Civil War. Lesley Parness. Denville Public Library NJ HERE

Jan 20 Wed 6:30–7:30 Chocolate Pies and Little Flies: The Botany of Cacao. Faith Deering. Historic Deerfield. $10 or $25 for all 3 talks HERE

Jan 20 Wed 8:30- Presidential Soul: A Virtual Presidential Inauguration Event. Adrian Miller author of The President’s Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families; Jesse J. Holland, author, The Invisibles: The Untold Story of the Slaves Who Worked in the White House, and Black Men Built the Capitol; and other speakers over 3 hours. Recipes. Music. Dance. $46-70 HERE

Jan 20 Wed 9-10pm Decanting A Natural History of Wine by Ian Tattersall & Rob Descale. Book discussion. "Reading Between the Wines", a wine-centric book club. The Wine Foundry HERE

Jan 21 Thur 11-12:30 Venice and the Rialto Market: History, Symbols, and Local Flavors. Cecilia Sitran. Context Travel. $36.50 HERE

Jan 21 Thurs 12 Ships Biscuits . Jeff Pavlik. Bread Seminar and baking by author William Rubel. Join Rubel's Facebook page Bread History and Practice for future topics and details HERE. TAPE HERE Recipes HERE Summary of Reproducing the 18th Century English Sea Biscuit. HERE

Jan 21 Thur 1:30-3 ‘Food will win the War': Dietary Morality and Domestic Sacrifice in the Era of the Great War. Emily Bailey. The Institute of Historical Research (IHR) UK HERE TAPES may be HERE

Jan 21 Thur 2:30-3:30 Roman Life – Dining. Richard Bale. Colchester Archaeology Trust. £4.75 HERE

Jan 21 Thur 2:30-3:30 Traditional Farm Buildings of the Yorkshire Dales . Such as “field barns.” James Brightman. Thornton-le-Street History UK HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 21 Thurs 4pm The Story of Garum: Roman Fish Sauce in a Modern Context. Sally Grainger author of Cooking Apicus: Roman Recipes for Today and her latest The Story of Garum: Fermented Fish Sauce and Salted Fish in the Ancient World. Fermentology NC State U info HERE Register HERE TAPES HERE

Jan 21 Thur 6:30-8:30 The History of the Scottish Highlands. Whiskey and Celts, Viking raiders, kings to a “romanticized Victorian theme-park.” David McNicoll. Brooklyn Brainery. $7 HERE

Jan 21 Thur 7-8 More Virtual Open Hearth Cooking with the OCHM. “Jeffersonian dish using techniques and tools from the early 1800’s.” Linda Ostrand. Tape and recipe. Orange County Historical Museum NC $10 HERE

Jan 21 Thur 7-8:30 Asia in the 19th - 20th c. Global Economy of Capitalism. Andrew Liu author of Tea War: A History of Capitalism in China and India. UCLA Center for Chinese Studies. CA HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 21 Thur 7:30-9PM Catharine Parr Traill [1802-1899] on Enjoying and Surviving a Canadian Winter. Fiona Lucas author of Catharine Parr Traill’s Female Emigrant’s Guide: Cooking with a Canadian Classic. Culinary Historians of Canada. $10 – $17.50 HERE

Jan 21 Thur 8-9 War Fare: Modern Food, Moral Food. “American eating habits and more were influenced by WWI.” Dr. Helen Zoe Veit. Linda Hall Library and National WWI Museum and Memorial HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 23 Sat 10am Salt Rising Bread Workshop. Jenny Bardwell. Carnegie Hall WVlimit of 50. $25 HERE

Jan 22 Fri 7-9 Ancient Alcohol: Tour and Wine Pairing will uncover 9,000 years of wine culture from around the globe … agriculture and trade… tap a palm tree to create wine or adding resin, fruit… Janelle Sadarananda. Penn Museum. $10 HERE

Jan 23 Sat 1:30-4:30 Burns Night 2021 by JCI Edinburgh £2.74 HERE

Jan 23 Sat 3-4:30 Outrageous Drinking Habits of the Ancients. Lucas Livingston. Cellar Muse Wine Events and Education $35 HERE

Jan 23 Sat 3-5 From Beeswax to Illumination: The Alchemy of the Honeybee. Beeswax candle making, “history, magic & lore of the bees.” Alysia Mazzella. Seagrape Apothecary $45 HERE

Jan 24 Sun 1-2:30 Nose to Tail Cooking. History and make a stew from Madrid - Callos a la Madrilena. Arantxa. Atlas Obscura $25 HERE

Jan 24 Sun 2-3 Tea in Early America: A Virtual Workshop. Mount Vernon Hotel NY $10 HERE

Jan 24 Sun 5-6:30 Food of the Italian South. Katie Parla. Context Travel. $36.50 HERE

Jan 24 Sun 7 Wild Teas. “native plants that have been used by local tribes in teas” Dessa Gunning. Clarke Historical Museum. CA $10 or $30 teas, mug, strainer HERE

Jan 25 Mon 12:15-3 How bureaucratization created a problem: poor relief in the rural liberty of Shrewsbury, c.1625-1660. Richard Hoyle. The Institute of Historical Research (IHR) UK HERE TAPES may be HERE

Jan 25 Mon 4 The History of Tea. Active Minds. Littleton Library and Museum Events CO HERE

Jan 25 Mon 6-7 Cooking with the First Ladies: The Roaring Twenties. Grace Coolidge’s recipes. Sarah Morgan. National First Ladies' Library HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 25 Mon 8-9:30pm The Famous Gilded Age Balls that Forever Changed NYC. Extravagant culinary dishes. Kristen Oehlrich. New York Adventure Club tape week $10 HERE

Jan 25 Mon 8-10pm A Celebration of Genever. From Belgium. Veronique Van Acker-Beittel , author of Genever: 500 Years in a Bottle. Museum of Distilled Spirits $40 HERE

Jan 26 Tue 10-12:30 Food Tourism Workshop: Leveraging the Power of Storytelling. Danielle French, of Netflix series, Taste of the Country. Letchworth Gateway Villages NY HERE

Jan 26 Tue 11 How to Start an Early Modern Tax Haven: Smuggling, Fraud and Global Business in Eighteenth-century Britain. Channel Islands, Isle of Mann... David Chan Smith. Business History Collective TAPE HERE

Jan 26 Tue 12-1:30 The Secrets of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar. “guided virtual tour of the Giusti Museum in Modena (Italy)… Chef Andrea Marchesin (Toscana Divino restaurant), …discover the different vinegar acidities through a cooking demonstration and live tasting.” Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast HERE great. no tape

Jan 26 Tue 12-1:30 Burns Night Supper. First few toasts/talks very well done - Ode to Haggis, Immortal Memory talk, and another on Women & Whiskey by Darroch Bratt. “academic event celebrating Scottish Romanticism with an interdisciplinary excursus on whisky production in the Romantic period.” BARS Digital Events HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 26 Tue 6-7 The Science of Extreme Candy, A Tasty Learning Event . Julia Pierce. Camden Public Library ME HERE

Jan 26 Tue 6:30 Betty Crocker and her cookbook that changed how America cooks. Dr. Leslie Goddard, Tiffin-Seneca Public Library OH HERE

Jan 26 Tue 7:30-9 Hot Milk Cake Class. Lucy Neiderbach. [I did quick search, recipes from at least 1902] Tradition Kitchens HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 26 Tue 7 Gardens and Gardening in early Annapolis. “several eighteenth-century Annapolis gardens, their construction and design, and the stories of the enslaved and servant gardeners.” Bethany J. McGlyn. Historic Annapolis $15 HERE

Jan 26 Tue 7-8:30 The World of Sake: Japan's National Drink. Kana Hattori. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Jan 26 Tue 8-9:30 Shakespeare's Kitchen: A Lecture-Demonstration. Francine Segan author of Shakespeare’s Kitchen: Renaissance Recipes for the Contemporary Cook. UCI Illuminations U Cal Irvine HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 26 Tue 8-9:30 Cheese 101: Back to Basics. History, process, styles. Formaggio Kitchen $15 HERE

Jan 27 Wed 12 Making Her Mark Spotlight: Temperance and Suffrage. Women had been part of the production and consumption of alcohol which changed in late 1800s. Dr. Theresa McCulla. HERE TAPE may be HERE

Jan 27 Wed 1-2:30 Rye Revival: Bagels and Bread, Oh My. Why Rye? A staple of Northern and Europeans, and sustainable. Avery Robinson, Rita Hindin, John Meingalis. The Big Bold Jewish Climate Fest HERE

Jan 27 Wed 2-3:30 Bees and beeswax - the gold of the medieval world? Dr Alex Sapoznik to talk about the importance of bees, beekeeping and beeswax. Cambridgeshire Beekeepers Association UK HERE

Bees in the medieval world site HERE

Jan 27 Wed 5:30-7 Foraging in a Winter Wonderland of Lichen. “history, biology, and incredible uses for lichens, mushrooms, and other fungi in the winter.” Felicity Roberts. Atlas Obscura $25 HERE

Jan 27 Wed 7-8 The Great Molasses Flood of 1919 Boston. Mike Manning. Boston Harbor Now, and the Friends of the Boston Harborwalk HERE TAPE may be HERE

Jan 27 Wed 7-8 The World of Tea. History, 5 types, more. Nina Androski. Woodbridge Public Library NJ HERE

Jan 27 Wed 7 A Seat at the Table: Chinese Immigration and British Columbia exhibit. “Using food and restaurant culture as an entry point… the great diversity of immigrant experiences and of the communities that immigrants develop.” Bérangère Descamps, Charlotte Chang. Museum of Vancouver, Canada $9.42 HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 28 Thur 9-10:30 am Gadus morhua - The fish that can change our future. Skrei (Atlantic codfish) series 3 talks. streamed on Facebook. Museum Nord. North of Norway. HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 28 Thur 12-12:45 Dry January and the History of the Temperance Movement. Sarah Lohman. Brooklyn Brainery. $5 HERE

Jan 28 Thurs 1-2 Weeding, Washing, Milking, Plowing: Growing Up on a Midwestern Farm, 1870-1920. Pamela Riney-Kehrberg. Eisenhower Presidential Library. HERE

Jan 28 Thur 1-2:30 Red Sands author Caroline Eden. From “Caspian Sea, in oil-rich Kazakhstan… kitchens of underground desert mosques, through the world’s largest walnut forests in Kyrgyzstan, to remote orchards in Tajikistan, into cafés and canteens in Uzbekistan and to dining rooms in Soviet-era sanatoriums… how food mirrors and shapes landscapes, history and culture.” Pushkin House. Donation HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 28 Thur 1:30 Tea – Britain’s National Drink. Lits. The Holst Birthplace Museum UK £5 HERE

Jan 28 Thur 2-4 Dr Annie Gray - Reading lives through recipes. “reconstructed the lives of these two women, two generations apart, partly through the manuscript recipe notebooks that they kept.” YORStory UK £12.99 HERE link not working, may have been canceled or full, check with Eventbrite

Jan 28 Thurs 4pm Novel Misos. Copenhagen experiments on microbial biogeography and domestication histories. Joshua Evans. Fermentology NC State U info HERE Register HERE TAPES HERE

Jan 28 Thurs 6:30-8pm A Taste of Old Colony History. Cook along historic recipes and local Massachusetts favorites with the museum staff in their kitchens. Recipe of the month to be send after registering. Old Colony History Museum. Tauton MA HERE

Jan 28 Thur 7-8 Ship’s cracker, cabin bread, sea biscuits, sheet iron, molar breakers, worm castles… a staple of navies around the world from about the 15th Century to the early 20th Century.” Jeffrey Seymour. Virtual Grog Ration series. National Civil War Naval Museum . HERE cancelled

Jan 28 Thur 7 Food for Freedom: Feeding Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. Chef Gail Hinson of the Johnson House Historic Site. HFSDV Historic Foodways of the Delaware Valley. $8 HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 28 Thur 7-8:30 Oysters and Ecosystems: How the Eastern Oyster Shapes the Chesapeake Bay. Jesse Iliff. Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park $10 HERE

Jan 28 Thur 7-8:30 The Chocolate King: Life & Legacy of Milton S. Hershey. Jennifer Henderson, Senior Archivist for Hershey Community Archives. New York Adventure Club. Tape for week $10 HERE

Jan 28 Thur 8-10 Sweet Greeks. Turtles, Dove Bars, Heath Bars, Margie’s Candies, Andie’s Candies Chocolate Mints can trace their beginnings to Midwestern Greek immigrants. Ann Flesor Beck author of Sweet Greeks: First-Generation Immigrant Confectioners in the Heartland. Culinary Historians of Northern Illinois HERE

Jan 29 Fri 12:30-2 [5:30 UK] The Bishop of St David’s comes to Bruges: Gift-giving, civic entries and beeswax in north-western Europe. Mark Whelan. IHR HERE TAPE may be HERE

Jan 29 Fri 5:30-7 Grande Cuisine to Grand Opera: The History of French Food & Opera. Carl Raymond. New York Adventure Club. $10 tape for one week HERE

Jan 29 Fri 5-6:30 Demystifying Amaro. Centuries old herbal bittersweet Italian liqueur. Brad Thomas Parsons. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Jan 29 Fri 5:30-6:30 Coffee: Accidental Discoveries. Dr. Kelly Reidy. Atlas Obscura. $10 HERE

Jan 29 Fri 6 Stories Lived & Told Through African-American Food. Toni Tipton-Martin, Kimberly Prince, Celia Ward-Wallace, Chef Marilyn. Regarding Her. Donation HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 29 Fri 7-8:30 Let Them Eat Cake: Paris, Patisserie and French Society. Michael Krondl. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Jan 30 Sat 11 Manuscript Cookbooks and their Audience...books written for an audience, many of their puzzling features are illuminated. ... messages relayed by inscriptions; the use of printed-book features such as pagination and indexes;...and the rationales for borrowing recipes from print. Steve Schmidt. New York Academy of Medicine Library. HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 30 Sat 11-2 Classic King Cake. Joy the Baker. Bakehouse. Mardi Gras Feb 16 Tuesday. New Orleans $45 SOLD OUT HERE

Jan 30 Sat 12:30-1:30 Muslim Cuisine: Along the Silk Route. About the “past two millennia with special focus on the trade routes of the Silk Road that brought almonds, apples, figs, grapes, apricots, peaches, pistachios, rice, and a wide variety of other foods to European kitchens.” Haleh Moravej. MACFEST - Muslim Arts and Culture Festival. HERE TAPE HERE ppt starts 12 min

Jan 30 Sat 2-3 Fort from Home: Victorian Cooking. “preparing Dutch Cheese and discussing historical methods of cheese making.” Fort Nisqually Living History Museum $10 HERE

Jan 30 Sat 8pm A Deep Slice of Chicago Food History. Chicago Detour. $20 HERE

Jan 30 Sat 3-3:45 Tea: Tradition and Medicine. Chinese medicine, history, the evergreen Camellia sinensis plant. Victor Mair, Tracey Wang Stuligross. Penn Museum PA $5 with kit HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 31 Sun 8-9am World's Comfort Food: Instant Noodle. History, “different flavors from different countries…types of noodles and styles to serve.” Cultural Storytelling series. Explore Culture UK HERE TAPE HERE

Jan 31 Sun 10am Sephardic Culinary history. “Meatballs ‘cursed by the Jews’ & Muhallabiyye.” 14th cen. & 10th century recipes. Dr. Hélène Jawhara Piñer. Center for Jewish History HERE

Jan 31 Sun 12-1:30 The Power of Plantain Workshop. History, nutritional benefits and 4 recipes. Chef Nina Compton. Know Your Caribbean. £27.54 HERE

Jan 31 Sun 2-3 National Hot Tea Month Online Workshop. 19th cen. history. Kelsey Brow. King Manor Museum $5 HERE

Jan 31 Sun 4-5:30 Tequila 101 Part 1: History . 1 of 4 parts - History, Agriculture, Production, Recommendations. Khrys Maxwell. Museum of Distilled Spirits $35 HERE

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