War of 1812 Era Food: A Talk and Cooking Demonstration

Posted Feb. 21, 2013, at 12:28 p.m.

Thursday, March 21, 2013 7 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, ME

For more information: Larissa Vigue Picard; 207-774-1822 x215;

What did people eat in this part of the country 200 years ago? Join us for an educational and gastronomical treat as cookbook writer Katherine Moose talks about food history—production and consumption—leading up to and throughout the War of 1812 years. A cooking demonstration with foods typical of the period (and a book signing) follows the talk!