Maryland Cooking: Historic Cookbooks and Recipes from Maryland's Past

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Event Details

Curious about the origins of Smith Island Cake, crab soup, and Maryland fried chicken? Whether you are searching for that elusive recipe or you’re just interested in local history, Julie Saylor from Enoch Pratt's Central Library will help you savor Maryland’s culinary past. 

She’ll explore Pratt’s “Maryland Department” cookbook collection in historical and cultural context, and search for early examples of your favorite Maryland recipes. She’ll also delve into blogs about the history of cooking; digital collections of historic cookbooks; and other useful online resources. 

This event will be presented virtually on ZOOM and is scheduled for Wednesday, February 17 from 3:00-4:00 pm Eastern Standard Time.

A valid email address is needed at registration and once registered, you will receive a confirmation email from ZOOM containing the link and your unique password to this event. You will also receive a reminder email from ZOOM one hour before the scheduled start.  

Please click here to register. 

Event Type(s): Winter Reading, Guest Presenter
Age Group(s): Adults, Seniors
Presenter: Julie Saylor
Joyce Wemer
(410) 692-7850