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Open-Hearth Cooking and Living History with Clarissa Clifton

Presented by Roswell's Historic House Museums and City of Roswell, Georgia at Smith Plantation, Roswell GA

Feb 11 2023
Apr 08 2023
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. Please note that this is for educational demonstration purposes only. Visitors may not participate or taste food due to safety concerns at this time. Demonstrations are offered free to the public and located in the Cookhouse behind the historic house museum.

Clarissa Clifton is a long-term living history interpreter and open-hearth cooking expert. She shares and cooks seasonal recipes, often ... view more »



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935 Alpharetta St, Roswell, GA 30075

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