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Pioneer Cooking 101

A Service Learning Program
Tuesday, September 12, 19, 26 2017

Graduation Pot-Luck
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Historic Point Basse site
364 Wakely Road
Nekoosa WI 54457-1556

Time: 5:00pm to 8:00pm

This series of classes will concentrate on cooking methods used before 1860.

1. Basic fire building and primitive methods

2. Campfire and open hearth cooking using cast iron

3. Cooking and baking on an 1850 kitchen range.

Each of the 3 hour sessions begin at 5PM and will concentrate on methods and foods used by our ancestors.

These classes will be conducted by the volunteer staff of Historic Point Basse with assistance from others who have expertise in a specific area.

Cost: $5.00 per night for the first three classes to cover the materials used and a commitment of 15 hours of volunteer time at Historic Point Basse
The fourth class, everyone brings their own ingredients and cooks for everyone.
Class size 10 or less

For more information or to sign up, send an e-mail to:

Or call Diane & Jim Nickel at (715)886-4230

Pictures form the 2016 Pioneer Cooking Class