Food History Horror Stories: Witches, Poisoners and Puritans Online
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Food History Horror Stories: Witches, Poisoners, and Puritans
Lean in to the macabre with three scary stories from food history. Sarah investigates the fungus that many scholars believe caused the Salem Witch Trials, how brewers became the architype for classic witches, and when women murder why they choose poison--along with stories of some of the most infamous poisoners of the 19th century!
About the presenter:
Sarah Lohman is the author of Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine. Released in 2016 with Simon & Schuster, Eight Flavors is a #1 Bestseller on Amazon. The Atlantic called the book "Richly researched, intriguing, and cleverly written." Formerly the Curator of Food Programming at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, she has lectured at hundreds of universities and institutions nationwide, including the Museum of Science, Boston, the American Museum of Natural History, and The New York Public Library.
- Thursday, October 20, 2022
- 7:00pm - 8:00pm
- Adult > Cooking and Baking Adult > Lecture Featured Event
- This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.