"I wanted to share with you how wonderful all your creations have been and continue to be this Fall season at Washington Irving’s Sunnyside! Each piece stands out, yet all together they make for an incredible feast."
Caitlin Monaco, Curatorial Coordinator at Historic Hudson Valley
Enhance Visitor Experience with Faux Food Displays at Your Historic Site!
Consulting services for historic sites & museum with accurate portrayals of food service and dining styles.
Historically accurate reproduction display foods, drinks, and cleaning products available through the Historic Faux Food Shop via individual consultations.
Virtual lectures on a wide range of food history topics such as chocolate, tea, Maryland foods, Thanksgiving, Christmas and more are available. A limited number of in-person presentations are also available.
Portal to hundreds of historic recipes as well as articles and videos about historic foods.
In honor of the 60th anniversary of the publications of Maryland's Way, Hammond-Harwood House Cook Book in 1963, historians are collecting recipes to produce a new Maryland's Way companion cookbook that will document and preserve the diversity of Maryland's continually evolving cuisine.
Whether your family's ties to Maryland date back centuries or just a few years, we want to know about the recipes that celebrate your family history & traditions. Submit yours to
Contact Joyce to discuss booking a presentation, providing your site with food history consulting services and/or faux display foods for display, or to inquire about other ways to collaborate.