Susan McLellan Plaisted's Current Class Offerings:

Hearth Cooking

All classes and workshops are limited in number of participants to maximize hands-on experiences and individual learning. You are very welcome to discuss with Susan your interests and specific needs that will be accommodated in the class if at all possible. E-mail Susan.

Susan's first DVD in the series "Hearthside with Susan McLellan Plaisted"

Open Hearth Cooking Master Class
Historic Speedwell
333 Speedwell Avenue
Morristown, New Jersey
October 20, 2018

11 a.m. till 4 p.m.

Cook a full meal on the open hearth using period equipment and receipts (recipes).  Beginners to advanced cooks are welcome.  The class, part of a series of Master Classes, is led by Susan McLellan Plaisted of Heart to Hearth Cookery.  Pre-registration with Historic Speedwell is required.  Ages 16 and up.   

Cost:  $60 per person.

Contact Marissa McFarlane 973-285-6537  (Wednesday through Sunday) or e-mail . For on line registration:

Visit the Historic Speedwell website.


Keep checking back for additions to our schedule.

Classes available:
Bake Oven
Back to Basics - Hearth Cooking
Confectionary Workshop
The First Thanksgiving
Dutch Hearth Cooking
18th Century English Hearth Cooking
18th Century Scottish Highlands Cooking
18th Century Ice Cream
19th Century Hearth Cooking
Pennsylvania German Hearth Co
Native American Foodways
Syllabub and Posset
Evolution of the Pudding

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