#KeeperoftheDay – Emily Dickinson’s Hidden Kitchen
Deep in the hidden archives of Harvard’s Houghton Library are the butter-stained recipes of Emily Dickinson. Who knew? Emily Dickinson was better known as a baker than a poet in her lifetime. In the latest episode of The Kitchen Sisters Present… The Keepers meets Hidden Kitchens.
In this story a beautiful line up of “Keepers” — dedicated archivists, librarians, historians, Thornton Wilder, Patti Smith, and more — lead us through the complex labyrinth of Emily Dickinson’s hidden kitchen. A world of black cake, gingerbread, slant rhyme, secret loves, family scandals, and poems composed on the backs of coconut cake recipes and chocolate wrappers.