Dining with the Lees: a 19th -century mid-day meal will be hosted by culinary historian and author Nancy Carter Crump. Ms. Crump will present a lecture in the duPont Library followed by a tour of the Great House and Old Kitchen, culminating in a meal served in the Stratford Hall Dining Room with cash bar. The meal will be prepared using period recipes from Nancy Carter Crump’s Hearthside Cooking.
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Lecture on hearthside cooking in duPont Library at Stratford Hall
11:15 – 12:30 p.m. Tours of Great House and Old Kitchen.
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. 18th -century mid-day meal in Stratford Hall Dining Room
Shirley Plantation Mushroom Soup; entree: Blackford’s Glazed Ham; side dishes: French Beans, Stewed Tomatoes and Corn, and Parsnips; Salad with seasonal greens, served with Mr. Evelyn’s Vinaigrette; Sally Lunn Bread; Pumpkin Pie; and Chocolate Nuts
Cost: $75.00 per person
Reservations Required (deadline October 19):
To make reservations, call Lesley Brooks at 804-493-1966 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Space is limited to 50 attendees, so make your reservations early. For more information call Jon Bachman at 804-493-1972 or e-mail Jbachman@stratfordhall.org.