Nye Museum to Host Talk with Food Historian Paula Marcoux

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The Nye Museum will host local food historian and author, Paula Marcoux, as part of its History Talks Lecture Series. The event will take place on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. in the Nye Museum Grange Hall at 91 Old County Road, East Sandwich.

Marcoux will present a lecture, “Brown Bread and Early New England Ovens.”  Her presentation will include samples of the bread and discuss its evolution through the 17th through 20th centuries and the ovens used to bake it.

Marcoux lives in Plymouth and has worked professionally as an archaeologist, cook and bread-oven builder. She teaches about natural leaving, historic baking, and wood-fired cooking. Her book, “Cooking with Fire” is sold in the Nye Museum gift shop. Marcoux also serves as the director of Plymouth CRAFT.

This event is free for Nye Museum members or $5 for nonmembers. Registration is required can be completed online at www.nyemuseum.org/events or by calling 508-888-4213.

Light refreshments will be served.