Current Exhibit

Sweet Treats: Desserts & Delicacies from the Garden State

Exhibit open June 25, 2019 through January 5, 2020

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Sharing special foods is a timeless tradition that has shaped our social gatherings for centuries, even though our taste buds and cooking methods have changed quite a bit over time. Next time you indulge in your favorite dessert, think about how it was prepared and where the ingredients came from. Was the recipe handed down through generations?

Sweet Treats: Desserts & Delicacies from the Garden State will indulge your senses in the rich culinary traditions that find their roots here in the Garden State. The exhibit features historic cookware, and draws from local recipes to help shape our understanding of the expertise and artisanship involved in creating these special dishes, many of which continue to be enjoyed today.