October 21, 2009

Open Hearth Cooking - Rain or Shine!

The Friends of High Point State Park will be hosting their annual Open Hearth Cooking Day on Saturday, October 24 from 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM in the Interpretive Center.

Cooking demonstrations will be ongoing throughout the day, so stop by any time and taste a sample of the food that has just come off the hearth. A variety of foods will be prepared, including snacks, soups, meats, and desserts. There will also be cider pressing demonstrations at 11:30 AM and 12:30 PM.

Dishes that will be prepared during the day and will be available to sample include:

  • Salmon Cubes with Honey and Horseradish
  • Cheddar Biscuits baked in a tin kitchen
  • Impossible Shrimp Pie
  • Tomato and Onion Tart
  • Split Pea and Mulligatawny Soups
  • Corn Bread
  • Peach and Pennsylvania Dutch Apple Cakes
  • Roast Turkey with Ginger Apple Stuffing
  • Roast Beef with Horseradish Sauce
  • Summer Squash Casserole
  • Baked Corn and Tomatoes
  • and More!
There will also be pies and puddings as well as hot beverages.

This event is free of charge, but donations are appreciated. Proceeds support future Friends of High Point programs and events. The Friends of High Point State Park is a not-for-profit organization that supports historical, scientific, educational, recreational, and natural resource management activities within the Park.

October 16, 2009

October 10, 2009

Leaf Peeping

Colorful maples in the wetlands along the Flatbrook on Sawmill Road.