Cookin’ on the Canal

Join Erie Canal Museum staff in recreating the historic recipes of Oliver Wendell Petrie, a cook on the Barge Canal in the late 1930s whose recipe book is now house in the Museum’s archives. In addition to recreating these recipes, staff shares interesting bits of Erie Canal and food history. Be sure to subscribe to the Erie Canal Museum YouTube channel to see new episodes when they’re released.

Video Collection

This project was dependent upon the generous support from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor and the NYS Canal Corporation, along with support provided by Market NY through I LOVE NY, New York State’s Division of Tourism, as a part of the State’s Regional Economic Development Council initiative.