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About josephprivott

Check out the following sites to learn more about my projects and interests! www.linkedin.com/in/josephprivott/ https://twitter.com/JosephPrivott https://www.facebook.com/JPrivottMaker

Using the Bounty

The palace kitchen sits level with the east courtyard of the grounds. Behind it, a terraced garden brings guests down to a shady pond filled with carp, sunfish, and other aquatic life. The garden staff are diligent about their work throughout … Continue reading

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Getting Our Feet Wet

Despite the title, this post isn’t about the countless buckets of wash and cook water we carried (and occasionally splashed) as a part of our morning and afternoon routines. After a training primer delivered by one of the journeymen, the … Continue reading

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Meeting the Players – The Interns

In addition to the Historic Foodways team, I was also joined by two fellow interns: Tiffany Fiske-Watts and Todd Ellick. Our collective experience was diverse, and allowed us to support each other through the summer as we accomplished the daily … Continue reading

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Apicus Virginiana & Cooking in the Mode

The past ten weeks have been a blur of activity in the various kitchens of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. I was excited to return to the Historic Trades department for the Summer of 2014, this time to work with Frank … Continue reading

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