Open-Hearth Cooking and Living History with Clarissa Clifton
Living history interpreter and cook, Clarissa Clifton, demonstrates open-hearth cooking using recipes from both African traditions and known Black female cooks, including Abigail Fisher, Flora Mae Hunter, and Mashama Bailey.
Clarissa explains the methods of cooking over an open fire using traditional cast iron cookware.
Clarissa Clifton is a long-term living history interpreter and open-hearth cooking expert. She shares and cooks seasonal recipes, often inspired by what's growing in the Smith garden, walking visitors through the methods of cooking over an open fire with use of traditional cast iron cookware and tools.
Demonstrations are offered free to the public and located in the cookhouse behind the historic house museum.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Dec 9, 2023 at 10:00 am - 02:00 pm (Sat)