Picked, peeled, pressed and preserved, apples played a large role in the Colonial kitchen and on the farm, at Alden House and around New England. Join historic foodways expert Stacy Booth as she shares the cooking methods, recipes “receipts” and preservation techniques used by “huswives” of yore to prepare New England’s famous fruit on Saturday, September 9 from noon to 4 pm at the Alden House Historic Site.
There will also be cider pressing for kids, crafts, and tours of Alden House. This program is part of the Duxbury Food and Wine Festival. For more information, please visit alden.org.
A National Historic Landmark, Alden House Historic Site explores the legacy of Mayflower Passengers John and Priscilla Mullins Alden and their descendants. Alden House Historic Site is located at 105 Alden Street, Duxbury. Admission is $8 for adults; free for students and children. Members free.