Flavors of the Hearth Cooking Classes
This 3-hour workshop (11 am to 2 pm) is a hands-on opportunity to learn hearth-cooking techniques using traditional methods and recipes that would have been familiar in the 1800s households of Puddle Dock. Members $55. Non-members $65. Class size limited to 8 participants, age 21 and up.

To register, click here


Saturday, February 9th – Valentine’s Day

Potted Cheese w/ crackers, Gourd Soup, Roast Beef w/ Benton sauce, Fish Pasty in the Italian Way, Roasted Potatoes and Carrots, Stewed Red Cabbage, Baked Beans, Bread Rolls w/ fresh butter, Lemon Pudding, Chocolate Tart with whipped cream, Marzipan Hedge-Hog, Apple Cider & Tea / Coffee.

Saturday, March 2nd – A Hearty Winter Meal

Pounded Cheese w/ crackers, Pease Porridge, Roasted Pork Loin w/ Applesauce, Beef & Potato Pie, Roasted Carrots, Stewed Red Cabbage, Dressed Macaroni, Bread Rolls with butter, Apple Pie, Washington Cake w/ fresh whipped cream, Apple Cider & Coffee / Tea.

Saturday, March 16th – St. Patrick’s Day

Potted Cheese w/ crackers, Onion Soup, Pickled Beef Brisket, Ham w/ Applesauce, Mashed Potatoes, Dressed Carrots, Stewed Red Cabbage, Bread Rolls w/ fresh butter, Apple Pie, Raspberry Charlotte, Apple Cider &Coffee / Tea.

Saturday, April 6th – Seasonal Transitions

Pounded Cheese w/ crackers, Pease Porridge, Ham w/ Applesauce, Fish Pasty in the Italian Way, Dressed Turnips, Spinach, Roasted Carrots, Bread Rolls w/ fresh butter, Dried Apple Pie, Lemon Pudding w/ whipped cream, Raspberry Shrub, & Coffee / Tea.

Saturday, April 27th – Celebrating Springtime

Potted cheese w/ crackers, Asparagus Loaves, Roasted Leg of Lamb w/ mint sauce, Chicken Pie, Roasted Potatoes, Stewed Red Cabbage, Ragoo of Mushrooms, Bread Rolls w/ fresh butter, Dried Apple Pie, Rhubarb Tart w/ whipped cream, Raspberry Shrub & Coffee / Tea.


Hearth-Cooking Reservation/Event Policy

 Allergies: Hearth cooking classes are not able to guarantee that food abides by dietary restrictions such as allergies not nuts, tree nuts, dairy or gluten. Menus will be posted ahead of time to notify participants of the types of foods present.

Cancellation Policy: If a workshop is cancelled due to weather or any other reason, registrants will be notified via email.




Winter 2019 schedule to be announced.


The Boatshop at Strawbery Banke offers adult education programs. For details, please click here.

Strawbery Banke and The Herb Society of America/Northeast Seacoast Unit host programs throughout the year. For details, click here.

Strawbery Banke hosts additional seasonal programs on honey harvesting, candle-making, fruit tree pruning, and other traditional crafts and garden skills. Check the Calendar of Events for details.

Archaeology Field School -- The Strawbery Banke Archaeologist leads a two-week field school on site each summer for information about this year's school, click here.

The Strawbery Banke Collections/Archaeology Departments host programs in connection with NH Archaeology Month in April and Historic Preservation Month in May.