Small Hands at Work

Huntington Explorers summer camp recently finished its 14th year at The Huntington. Each day for three weeks, children aged 5-12 explored The Huntington’s library, art, and botanical collections in classes about everything from the art of storytelling to the world of science. We share the experience of one instructor, Emily … Continue reading

A Thanksgiving Cornucopia

Anyone searching for an authentic American dish to serve for Thanksgiving dinner should consider the humble succotash: it would make a hearty addition to the meal and a terrific conversation starter. The bean and corn medley was (and still is) prepared annually in Plymouth, Mass., as part of the Forefathers’ … Continue reading

Bewitched by Herbs

Bewitched by Herbs

If casting spells is not your cup of chamomile tea, you can work plenty of bewitching magic of the culinary kind by experimenting with herbs in the kitchen. Want to exorcise of few of your personal demons? Spend an afternoon planting tarragon and marjoram in your garden. Ideas and inspiration can be found among the cookbooks and gardening guides in the Bookstore & More. Look for Kerins’ A Celebration of Herbs: Recipes from the Huntington Herb Garden, among other titles. Continue reading