Programs At Hanford Mills Museum

Baking with the Royal Bride: Quick Breads, Biscuits, Muffins, and Crumpets

Saturday, September 21, 2019
9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Hone your baking and woodstove cooking skills and develop your “biscuit hands” in this hands-on workshop. You will be guided through the process of preparing a mouth-watering assortment of quick breads.  You will use ingredients and techniques common in the early 20th century, recipes from cookbooks in use in the 1920s, and best of all, the Hanford House’s beautiful Royal Bride wood cookstove.

The cost for the workshop is $45 for Museum members (not yet a member? Find out about Museum membership), $55 for non-members.  Register for the workshop online, by calling 607-278-5744, or by emailing The deadline to register is September 12.

This workshop is limited to eight participants and is intended for ages 15 and up.Royal Bride Wood Cook Stove

The instructor, Pamela Cooley, has been cooking with wood for over 25 years and frequently demonstrates and gives workshops at Hanford Mills. She has also gives woodstove and open hearth cooking classes at Genesee Country Village, Mumford, NY and The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown. She is retired from the New York State Archives.