New England Pie with Robert Cox

Thursday, October 117:00—8:30 PMSecond FloorBillerica Public Library15 Concord Road, Billerica, MA, 01821

Take a bite out of the history of pie and pie-making in New England with author Robert Cox.  

Robert Cox explores the origin and evolution of popular pie ingredients, such as the Revolutionary roots of the Boston cream pie, and celebrates the seasonal fixings that fill New Englanders’ favorite dessert from apple and cherry to pumpkin and squash. His book, which will be available for signing, includes classic recipes and modern twists, featuring both savory and sweet selections one month at a time.  

About the author:

Rob Cox is head of Special Collections and University Archives at UMass Amherst, an archive that specializes in the history of social change and the histories of New England including the history of food in our region. As an historian, he has written on American religious movements, Quakers and Native Americans, and New England’s foods.

This event is sponsored by the Billerica Public Library Foundation

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