Eeegad! It’s now been almost two weeks since I last posted
anything here. I am sorry. Life gets in the way, sometimes.
However, I haven’t just been lazyin’ around! I’ve been busy
with assorted hearth cookery tasks. You see, I have not one,
but TWO, cooking gigs this week. One was yesterday (9/22),
as it was Homeschool Day at the Israel Crane House. Then
this coming Saturday (or possibly Sunday, due to the current
steady rain that may last til then), is the annual Apple Festival
at Brooklyn’s Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum. For both I’ve been
doing the usual buying of supplies, the transporting of same
plus equipment, doing pre-event prep (including cooking),
and so forth. Of course, my trusty camera and I documented
much of it with photos. HUZZAH!
So, let’s get started! I think I’ll begin with yesterday’s event
at the Crane House, then I’ll go back to some of the necessary
pre-event prep work. Although, I may throw in pictures from
the Apple Fest in the middle of it all. We’ll see.
Homeschool Day was a huge success. I don’t know the exact
numbers, but based on who joined me in the Crane kitchen,
I’d say they were pretty high. We discussed the foods that
would’ve been eaten not only in general, but also during
a typical Fall. We churned butter, fried up apple fritters,
enjoyed bowls of Hasty Pudding, and more.
More to come…