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The History of Chocolate at the New-York Historical Society

On President’s Day, Mars American Heritage Chocolate will take over two floors of the New-York Historical Society  to talk about the history of chocolate! They’ll be conducting demonstrations of 18th century chocolate-making and workshops about modern chocolate making, and visitors get to taste chocolate of the past and present. You might reasonably wonder: is there a difference? There certainly […]

At the Kids’ Thanksgiving Table

In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving a national holiday, and since then Americans have come up with a number of foods to celebrate with! At our most recent At The Kids’ Table program, we talked a lot about food tools of the past, like an apple parer from 1890, or things like this celery […]

100-Year-Old Toasters and REAL Cinnamon: At the Kids’ Table Returns This Saturday!

The DiMenna Children’s History Museum is hosting its second-ever family cooking class this Saturday at 2pm—and of course we are cooking the old fashioned way. I mean churn your own butter, make your own bread, grind your own spices, snip your own sugar old fashioned! Our theme is “How the Kitchen has Changed,”  and we’ll […]

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