A look behind the scenes at our museum and those burning questions you have: "what happens when I give an object to our museum???"  Prepare to be amazed at how much goes into it, and why. 



Our holiday gift to you! A bonus video that explains the origins of our Christmas cookie decorating passion, and how it began with German springerle molded and painted cookies...



December's theme was Victorian puddings, and for all you non-Anglophiles out there, keep in mind that 'pudding' doesn't necessarily mean what you think it does. Hint: they are usually 'non-vegetarian!'

In November we asked our Facebook and Twitter followers to vote on which early 1800s Thanksgiving recipe Kyle, Donna and Caitlin should try. The people have spoken and jugged hare was the winner!


Our Halloween initiation of our 'What Were They Thinking? Food Edition" had its scary moments when we taste tested Jellied Cheese and Beet Salad.
 

And for those of you who like a little spooky with your Christmas, here is a 16 min. video of Caitlin Donnelly explaining the Victorian penchant for death and ghosts at Christmastime--with a dramatic reading.