Just a quick “save the date” (more information, including a flyer, will be forthcoming soon!). The Peacock Harper Culinary History Friends are hosting a talk on Friday, March 11, 2016 at 3pm. It’s by your archivist/blogger Kira. (Shameless self-promotion, I know!) If you’re the Blacksburg area, consider joining us for:
“Cookery, Cocktails, Chores, and Cures: Food History in Special Collections”
Kira Dietz, Archivist
HAVE YOU HEARD OF THE HISTORY OF FOOD & DRINK COLLECTION?
Are you interested in cookbooks, culinary history, or historic recipes? Did you ever wonder why and how People learn about food history in America? Virginia Tech Special Collections might have the answers!
Join us to learn about the history and evolution of the History of Food and Drink Collection as Kira Dietz shares American culinary history, classic and unique recipes, favorite items, and creative uses of collection materials. Enjoy items that include cookbooks, manuscript receipt books, cocktail ephemera, artifacts, and a behind-the-scenes tour!