Sandra Tarbox

Sandra Tarbox

Sandra Tarbox is a Culinary Foodway Historian focusing on 16th, 17th and 18th century foodways and is a member of Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums – ALHFAM. While living in Connecticut, she was instrumental in starting Culinary Historians of Connecticut with a concentration on early American cuisine. Now living in New Hampshire, she presents workshops on hearth cooking in her home. Her blog conveys in picture and text the accomplishments of each workshop.

Articles by Sandra

Colonial fireplace

Kitchen History: The Colonial Country Kitchen

In colonial America, the kitchen, with its large cooking fireplace, was the focal point of the home. Snug, inviting, with the aroma of cooking food on the hearth,…