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March 26, 2018

Contact: Robbin Davis
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 580-237-1907 x223

Dutch Oven Cooking Workshop at Heritage Center

ENID, Okla. — The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (CSRHC) will host a Dutch oven cooking workshop on Saturday, March 31, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The hands-on workshop will be taught by outdoor educator Luann Sewell Waters. Waters, a long-time educator and certified outdoorswoman, will give instruction on the care and keeping of Dutch ovens as well as guide class participants in recipe selection.

The workshop will begin at 9 a.m. with a presentation in the Humphrey Heritage Village Church, where Waters will provide information on how to select and care for a Dutch oven, history and recipes related to cooking outdoors. After the presentation, the class will be divided into cooking teams and each team will be given a recipe to prepare in the ovens. The class will enjoy a meal together and then learn about the fine details of cleaning and storing a Dutch oven. All supplies are included for the class.

“The class is designed to teach participants how to cook in a Dutch oven in their own backyard. It is a quick, fun and well-planned class led by an experienced instructor who truly enjoys teaching,” said CSRHC Director Robbin Davis. “This is a new class for us and Luann is a new instructor to the Heritage Center. She is such a great teacher, and I know that anyone who attends this class will have a good time and learn a lot.”

Cost for the class is $25 and those interested must make a reservation to attend. Class size is limited to 30. Participants must be at least 12 years old and those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. To make a reservation, contact the CSRHC during regular business hours.

The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center is open 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday and is located at 507 S. 4th Street in Enid, Okla. For more information on CSRHC programs, please contact the CSRHC at 580-237-1907 or www.csrhc.org. 

The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.  


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