A Taste of History - Historic cooking methods, recipes, and food tastings.
Tread of Pioneers Museum
JANUARY 19, 2018
“Sourdough and Its Multiple Uses”
Join Nancy Mucklow, Linda Long and others who will discuss the history of sourdough, why it was important, how to make a starter, the many starters that have been in Routt County for decades and in some cases, close to 100 years.
Featured Recipes and Tastings for the Audience: Sourdough Biscuits and Sourdough Bread from the Fair Family Favorites Cookbook, and vegetable beef soup.
FEBRUARY 16, 2018
“Cast Iron/Dutch Oven Cooking”
Nancy Mucklow and friends will discuss the origins of Dutch oven cooking, ways to cook in Dutch ovens, different types of cast iron pots and Dutch ovens, and how these are used to make various recipes.
Featured Recipes and Tastings for the Audience: Mucklow family recipes for Egg Strata, stew and dessert.
MARCH 16, 2018
“Cobblers, Crisps, Buckles, Crumbles & Kringles.... what is in a name?”
This sweet event will also include a historic apron fashion show! Featured speakers will wear their favorite apron and talk about it and how their mothers and grandmothers wore various aprons for different occasions. Historical aprons from the museum’s collection will also be displayed.
The speakers will also talk about desserts involving crusts and cakes – cobblers, crisps, buckles, crumbles, and kringles – their differences and various uses.
Featured Recipes and Tastings for the Audience: Elaine Gay’s Sarvisberry Cobbler, Nancy Mucklow’s Buckle, and a surprise kringle. Local Steamboat coffee will also be served.