Women’s work

Women’s work – Baking, cooking and brewing

In 2010 the Warren Historical Society received a large donation of the personal papers of Augustine Sackett, the inventor of plasterboard and a descendant of one of the founding families of Warren. Among the reams of papers were recipes collected and written by his wife, Charlotte Rice [1847 – 1925]. Here’s one she calls mead. I’m not sure it’s what the Vikings had in mind.