When: Fri., April 27, 6 p.m.
The meal will feature recipes from "Dining with the Washingtons" with co-author Nancy Carter Crump. She specializes in Chesapeake regional food ways. Crump has lectured on various aspects of Virginia and North Carolina food history at Monticello, Colonial Williamsburg, the University of North Carolina, the Lynchburg City Museums and the Cape Fear Museum in Wilmington, North Carolina. Crump'ss book, "Hearthside Cooking," a history of Virginia food ways, was first published in 1986. A revised and updated edition was published in 2008 by the University of North Carolina Press. She is a co-author of "Dining with the Washingtons: Historic Recipes, Entertainment, and Hospitality from Mount Vernon," published by the Mount Vernon Ladies Association in 2011. Crump is a native of Tidewater Virginia, with roots planted firmly in the Northern Neck. She holds a bachelor's degree in history from Virginia Commonwealth University, and has done graduate work in history at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.