Episode 15: Laura Kumin Talks About The Hamilton Cookbook
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s smash hit musical, Hamilton, has created a groundswell of interest in Alexander Hamilton, one of our Founding Fathers and the first Secretary of the Treasury. There have been games, sketch books, coloring books, calendars, even Alexander Hamilton’s Guide to Life. Food writer and cooking coach Laura Kumin explored another angle The Hamilton Cookbook: Cooking, Eating & Entertaining in Hamilton’s World. What was it like to dine with this Revolutionary War hero who helped interpret the Constitution and founded our nation’s financial system? Laura is the perfect person to find out. At her blog, Mother Would Know, Laura encourages readers to become confident and creative home cooks. She talks with Woman Around Town’s Editor Charlene Giannetti about how she researched the material and recipes in the book.