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February 2016

For You and Your Valentine

You're invited to join us for a very special program, "The History of Chocolate," by Dave Borghesani, Chocolate History Research Manager, Mars Chocolate North America

6:30 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2016

5 - 8 p.m. enjoy two for one admission to the Museum

Admission to the program is free and includes chocolate tastings and AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolates will be on sale. Find more online.

Explore the origins of chocolate, which began in South America and expanded to Mesoamerica, Europe, and eventually, the American colonies. Discover the amazing story that brought chocolate into our lives.

Held in conjunction with the special exhibit What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?, running through May 1, 2016.

 
Kansas Cooking: Eat Like a President
2 - 4 p.m.
Saturday, February 20, 2016

You may not be able to eat like a president but you can learn to cook some of their favorite recipes. Spend two hours with Hy-Vee dietician Amber Groeling making (and eating) Laura Bush's Wild Mushroom Soup and General Eisenhower's Vegetable Beef Soup.  There might even be time for a presidential dessert.  The class is guaranteed to be filled with interesting nutritional tips and fascinating historical trivia.

The cost is $20 per person or $15 for Kansas Historical Foundation members. Pre-registration required, fine more online.

Kansas Cooking: With Kids
2 - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016

This fun cooking class s the perfect spring break activity for kids and a parent. They can spend two hours with Hy-Vee dietician Amber Groeling making (and eating) John F. Kennedy's Favorite Waffles, Cheese Straws, Fruit Cup, Stuffed Celery, and Breakfast Apples. The class is guaranteed to be filled with interesting nutritional tips and fascinating historical trivia.


The cost is $20 per student or $15 for Kansas Historical Foundation members, parents included. Pre-registration required, fine more online.

Kansas Cooking: Old Time Recipes
2 - 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 9, 2016


If you're not as good a cook as your grandmother, you can learn some recipes that would make her proud. Spend two hours with Hy-Vee dietician Amber Groeling making (and eating) Oatmeal Peanut Biscuits, Potato Pancakes, Mamie Eisenhower's Fluffy Turnips, and everyone's favorite Succotash! The class is guaranteed to be filled with interesting nutritional tips and fascinating historical trivia.
 
The cost is $20 per person or $15 for Kansas Historical Foundation members. Pre-registration required, fine more online.
 

 

War Fare
6:30 p.m.
Friday, April 9, 2016

A lecture and tastings with Lora Vogt, The National World War I Memorial Museum. Program is free. Fine more online.

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