Friday, March 30, 2012

Cook Like It's 1796 at Woodville Plantation

March 29, 2012                                                                               

FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:                                                                                       
Rob Windhorst


Event: Cooking Made Plain and Easy

Date: Sunday, April 15, 2012

Time:  1 pm to 5 pm

Place:  Woodville Plantation, 1375 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, PA 15017

Cost:  $20.00 to register for class. 


 BRIDGEVILLE, PA (March 29, 2012) – Throughout 2012, Woodville Plantation will present a series of hands-on cooking classes titled Cookery Made Plain and Easy. Guests will have a unique opportunity to join historical interpreters in Woodville’s original kitchen to learn food preparation, cooking and presentation methods of the 18th century. Using Hannah Glasse’s 1796 cookbook and other period resources, students will learn how to prepare tasty 18th century recipes.

The first class of the year will be held from 1 pm to 5 pm on Sunday, April 15, 2012. With period correct ingredients and reproduction cooking equipment, students will be taught how to cook an onion pie, English onion soup and forced onions.

Interested participants must pre-register by phone prior to the class. The cost for each class is $20.00. Registration fees are non-refundable. Classes are limited to 6 students. Please call (412) 221-0348 to pre-register, or if you have any questions.

Woodville Plantation, the home of John and Presley Neville, is Western Pennsylvania’s link to the late 18th century. Built in 1775, this living history museum interprets life during the period of 1780-1820, the Era of the New Republic. Guided tours of the house are available every Sunday from 1 to 4 pm.

Just 7 miles and 15 minutes south of Pittsburgh, Woodville is conveniently located 1/4 mile north of Interstate I-79 Exit 55 (Kirwin Heights Exit) on Route 50, near the intersection of Thoms Run Road in Collier Township. For further directions or for more information, please visit Woodville’s website at or call 412-221-0348.

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