7 October, 2012, Demonstration of the

Pierre Menard Home Summer Kitchen

In honor of Pierre Menard

Born, October 7, 1766-Died, June 13, 1844

An invitation is extended to travel to the Illinois country and celebrate Pierre Menard’s birthday at the Pierre Menard Home Historic Site in Ellis Grove, IL. Interpreters will be on hand in the home and in the summer kitchen. A celebratory birthday repast will be prepared featuring: Tourtière, Beef a la Mode,  Cucumbers to Stew, French Chicken Bouillon, Prairie du Rocher Bread, Common Seed Cakes, Lemon Puffs, Colonial Apple Cake, Sponge Cake, Spiced Pecans. Join us for a beautiful fall day and help us remember Illinois’ first lieutenant governor. 10 AM-4 PM, free admission.

Recipes for this event are posted on the Recette page of this blog.

Pierre Menard Home Summer Kitchen

Thank you to the L’Habitants of Fort de Chartres and the Randolph County Historical Society for their participation in this event. We also honor in this event, Linda McDonald, former site staff member.

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