Kilts Farm

 “Cooking and Forging with Fire”

Blacksmithing and Traditional Cooking

October 13-15, 2023 9:30am – 4:30pm

Class size limited to 5 Costs: $325

Instructors: Steve Mankowski and Gwen Miner

Join us at Kilts Farm for 3 immersive days on October 13-15, 2023. This three-day course is designed to integrate the tool production of the blacksmith and tool use in the process of hearth cooking.

Participants spend part of each day at the forge producing implements critical for cooking in the late 1700 and early 1800s. Learn the art and science of hearth cooking by roasting, broiling, boiling & baking food using recipes and techniques from the first half of the 19th century. The class includes instruction on cooking tools and techniques, bake oven skills, and period recipes. Students gain knowledge they can apply to their own hearths with period cooking implements they produce themselves. All ingredients are supplied & participants get to dine on the food they cook. Students will expand forging, hammering, drawing, and bending skills as well as cooking and recipe knowledge.

The $325 fee for the workshop covers materials and will help Kilts Farm maintain its collection.

Food for all 3 days is included in the course costs. Assistance with local housing is available.

Use the Contact Us page to register for the workshop.  Let us know your contact information and we'll get back to you.