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Literary Luncheon with Food Historian Sandra Oliver
Friday, November 08, 2013, 11:45am

Literary Luncheon with Food Historian, Sandra Oliver

Sandy Oliver began working in food history in 1971 when she founded the fireplace cooking program at Mystic Seaport Museum. She continues researching historic foodways and speaks before professional and public audiences at museums, historical and culinary organizations. Sandy teaches historic recipe research and responds to media requests on historic food. When asked, she provides training programs in historic cooking for museum interpreters. She is the author of “Maine Home Cooking”, “Saltwater Foodways” and “Food in Colonial and Federal America”. She co-authored “Giving Thanks: Thanksgiving History and Recipes” with Kathleen Curtin of Plimoth Plantation. In 2008, Saltwater Foodways Companion Cookbook” was published, a recipes-only paperback version of the recipes from Saltwater Foodways”. The luncheon with Sandy begins at 11:45 a.m. at the Boothbay Harbor Town Hall on Friday, November 8.  Cost is $10 for the lunch catered by Red Cup.  Please sign up early as space is limited.  For more information, call the library at 633-3112 or email Barb at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library
4 Oak Street, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
207-633-3112 * 207-633-2049 (fax)
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