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Traditional Cooking with a Bentwood Box

Traditional cooking methods using a bentwood box are demonstrated to children on the beach just outside the Visitor Center.

Traditional Cooking with a Bentwood Box Program

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At home tonight, when you turn on your stove or use your microwave to cook dinner, it's easy to forget how convenient our modern world is. Historically cooking in southeast Alaska was much different. Learn about the traditional techniques of cooking with a bentwood box, and how bentwood boxes are constructed.


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