Strawbery Banke Presents Interactive Hearth-Cooking Workshops

This two-hour, hands-on experience teaches participants culinary history, traditional recipes, how to churn fresh butter and hearth techniques. Highlighted by Yankee Magazine in their Guide to Simple Living, the workshop offers various seasonal, enticing menus.

Nov 4, Pork roast in the tin kitchen, apple sauce, roasted root vegetables, greens soup, pumpkin pie, whipped cream and fresh churned butter

Jan 13, Beef pie with puff pastry crust, pickled vegetables, turnip and potatoes mashed, onion soup, cake with brandied peached, fresh churned butter

Jan 27, Cod fish cakes, baked beans, vegetable soup, brown bread, lemon pie, fresh churned butter

Feb 10, Roasted chicken in the tin kitchen, stuffing, cranberry sauce, brussel sprouts, parsnip pancakes, oyster stew, cheese cake, freshly churned butter

Feb 24, Pork and apple pie, roasted root vegetables, ginger bread long rolls, whipped cream and freshly churned butter

March 17, Corned beef, boiled vegetables ( carrots, potatoes, cabbage, turnip, parsnips), pickled vegetables, pie, freshly churned butter

Apr 7, Fried fish, potato eggs, asparagus, grilled, sorrel soup. mushroom tart, pound cake with fruit, freshly churned butter.

Apr 21, (child & adult breakfast), Frittata, sausage, pancakes, doughnuts, fruit, spiced cider, freshly churned butter

Each workshop is offered on a Saturday, 10:30 am to 1 pm and is limited to 10 participants. The cost is $65 per person (Members receive a $10 discount.)

Click here to register.

*Designed for children 10-17 (must be accompanied by adults)

About Strawbery Banke Museum (

Strawbery Banke Museum, on the historic Portsmouth, New Hampshire waterfront, is a 10-acre outdoor history museum dedicated to bringing 300+ years of American history to life through heritage gardens, historic buildings, traditional crafts, preservation programs, hands-on activities, stories told by costumed role-players and the changing exhibits that offer hours of fun and discovery for all ages.  A 501©3 non-profit, Strawbery Banke’s daily programs, exhibits, seasonal outdoor ice skating and signature special events throughout the year are made possible by members and by grants from Proulx Oil & Propane, R.M. Davis, CP Management, the NH State Council for the Arts, the NH Charitable Foundation, Lincoln Financial Group, the Institute of Library and Museum Services and many other individual and corporate donors.  For a complete calendar of events, please visit