Martha Lorden

Headshot of Martha LordenMartha Esersky Lorden is a member of OSHER@Dartmouth's Curriculum Committee and a retired teacher. A culinary historian, instructor, and food writer, she reviews cookbooks for <i>Publishers Weekly</i> and other trade publications. She is a member of the Culinary Historians of New York (CHNY) and the owner of Kitchen D'Or, a personal chef service here in the Upper Valley. 


Course Title: Home On the Range: Cowboy Cuisine of the Old West (Winter Term 2019)

Participant Testimonials:

"The pedagogy (lecture) part was well balanced with the experiential part (eating the food from historic recipes). Class discussion was encouraged and interesting and classes were well organized effectively paced. The teacher was very knowledgeable."

"Martha is a wonderful and engaging teacher who brings life the cultural, social and historical aspect of food history. Her slides and teaching tools are outstanding."

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