Read, Cook, Eat: Summer Sides & Salads

Even though you can't tell from our recent weather, summer is coming.  Join us on June 14th @ 2 pm for Read, Cook, Eat: Summer Sides & Sides. 

 

endless summer summer table mighty salad

 

If you are looking for a suggestion, please check out these books.

  • Choose a recipe from one of the cookbooks at the Reference Desk.
  • That recipe will be yours, no one else can select it for the group.
  • A Librarian will make a copy of your recipe to take home.
  • Prepare your recipe and bring it to share at the meeting.
  • Make one regular size recipe, there’s no need to double up.

Beverages will be served.

Here are the recipes chosen so far.

Read, Cook, Eat: Iberian Peninsula

Come and join us on May 17th while we travel and taste our way around the Iberian Peninsula.

new portuguese table authentic Portuguese cooking Made in Spain Spain and the world table

 

Read, Cook, Eat: America's Test Kitchen

The America's Test Kitchen cookbooks are one my go-to places to find a delicious recipe. I love that they tell you how to do something and why it will work.  Check out some of our other Test Kitchen cookbooks at the library.

April 19th @ 2pm

 

test kitchen

 

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Food Bloggers

Postponed

seriously delish  smitten kitchen 100 days of real food

 

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Soups and Sides

Soup is the ultimate comfort food.  The options are endless, chicken noodle, split pea, clam chowder. Join us on February 22 @ 2 pm when we taste some of your favorite soups. 

Soup of the day soup nights Ultimate Soups Stews

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Meatloaf

Come join us on January 9th @ 2pm for the a stick to your ribs, old time favorite book discussion and tasting featuring meatloaf.

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Attachments:
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Download this file (Cacio e Pepe Potatoes Anna.pdf)Cacio e Pepe Potatoes Anna.pdf160 kB
Download this file (Reuben Meatloaf.pdf)Reuben Meatloaf.pdf115 kB

Read, Cook, Eat: 6th Annual Cookie Swap

Join us on December 14 @ 1:30  for our 6th Annual Cookie Swap!

perfect cookie  good housekeeping holiday cookies

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Ree, Trisha & Paula

With the holidays right around the corner, who couldn't use some new recipes for your holiday table? Come in on Thursday November 16th @ 2 pm when we check out some recipes by Ree Drummond, aka The Pioneer woman, Trisha Yearwood and Paula Deen.

pioneer woman Trisha Yearwoodpaula deen

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Oktoberfest

The real Oktoberfest is the third Saturday of September but join us in celebrating this Munich festival on Thursday, October 19 @ 2pm

biergarten grandma oktoberfes

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Greek

I hope everyone enjoyed their summer! The weather has been amazing, the beaches beautiful and the food delicious. Join us on September 14th @ 2 pm we are exploring the foods of Greece.   

 From many greek kitchens   cooking with loula    around the greek table

 

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Mocktails and Appetizers

Join us on June 15th @ 2pm for some Mocktails (non-alcoholic) and Appetizers. Get all set for some fun in the sun.

zero proof mocktails marthaappetizers

Read, Cook, Eat: Your Heritage

Do you have a recipe that has been passed down through the years? 

Join us on May 18th @ 2 pm while we discover some of the foods that have helped shape who we are.

 ciao italia real irish food german cooking

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Passover

Join Read, Cook, Eat on April 13th at 2 pm for Passover dinner.

Never cooked for Passsover? Don't worry we have 3 books on display at the Reference Desk.

.jewish holiday cookbok new passover cookbok silver platter

 

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Your Favorite Dish

cook everything how easy was that silver platter

We all have that one favorite dish that we love and make repeatedly.  Join us on March 23 @ 2pm and see and taste everyone elses favorites. 

 

Read, Cook, Eat: High Tea

February 16th @ 2 pm

Get your pinkies up!

afternoon tea at home afternoon tea afternoon tea collection

Read, Cook, Eat: Soup and Sandwiches

The Holidays are over and its getting cold outside. You know what we could all use? Comfort food!

Join us on 1/19/17 @ 2pm as we keep warm with some soup and sandwiches.

soups and sides soup nights new york sandwich

  • Choose a recipe from one of the cookbooks at the Reference Desk.
  • That recipe will be yours, no one else can select it for the group.
  • A Librarian will make a copy of your recipe to take home.
  • Prepare your recipe and bring it to share at the meeting.
  • Make one regular size recipe, there’s no need to double up.

Beverages will be served.
Here are the recipes chosen so far.

Read, Cook, Eat: 5th Annual Cookie Swap

Read, Cook, Eat: Cookie Swap

Join us for out 5th annual Cookie Swap on December 15th @ 2 pm.

Cookies 1001 cookies and cups chewy gooey

Read, Cook, Eat: Holiday Food

**** Change of Date****

Join us on November 10th @ 2 pm, for  ideas for your holiday table 

new southern table how to celebrate everything american favorite

 

 

Who doesn't love the Barefoot Contessa!

Join us on October 20th @ 2pm, for all things Ina Garten.

Here are the recipes chosen so far...

French Apple Tart
Herbed Ricotta Bruschettas
Oven Fried Chicken
Spinach in Puff Pastry

Read, Cook, Eat: The Great Ina Garten

Who doesn't love the Barefoot Contessa! Join us on October 20th @ 2pm, for all things Ina Garten.

 

 Family Style Foolproof Barefoot in Paris

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Farmers Market

Go to your local farmers market, and try something new like Kohlrabi, beets or different types of greens.  Then join us on September 22th @ 2 pm and show off your new favorite recipe.

 

 

Vegetable butcher Summer table Farmhouse Rules Jacket crop

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Salads

The weather is warming up but who wants to cook?  Join us on June 23rd@ 2pm for some delicious salad ideas.  

 

Salmagundisalad for dinner book salad as a meal

Read, Cook, Eat: Brunch

Need some new brunch ideas for the warmer weather?

Then join us on May 26th @ 2 pm.

 

Bubbys Sarabeths brunch at bobbys

 

 

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Marcella Hazan

Ready for some classic Italian recipes?

Then join us on April 21st @ 2pm when we try the delicious foods of Marcella Hazan.

 

Marcella says essentials of classic italian cooking marcella cucina

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Irish Cooking

Join us on March 24th @ 2pm for hearty, delicious Irish cooking!

Irish HeritageReal Irish Food Country Cooking Ireland

 

Attachments:
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Download this file (Gaelic Steak.pdf)Gaelic Steak.pdf44 kB
Download this file (Irish Apple Cake.pdf)Irish Apple Cake.pdf32 kB
Download this file (Leek and Potato Soup.pdf)Leek and Potato Soup.pdf18 kB
Download this file (shepherds pie.pdf)shepherds pie.pdf26 kB

Read, Cook, Eat: Rick Bayless

Join us on February 25th @ 2 pm when we discuss and eat some of our favorite Rick Bayless recipes. 

Jacket2 Jacket3 Jacket1 

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Food Bloggers

Food Bloggers have changed the way we look for recipes.  Join us on January 14th @ 2 pm when we discuss some of our favorites. 

Smitten kitchen The Skinnytaste Cookbook My Paris Kitchen

 

Read, Cook, Eat: 4th Annual Cookie Swap

It's our 4th annual cookie swap!

Do you have a favorite recipe? Are you looking for desserts to serve at your holiday parties?  Then join us on Thursday December 10th @ 2pm for some delicious sweets. 

 

payard cookies 100 best cookies martha stewart cookies

 

Read, Cook, Eat: All American Dishes

Swing by on November 12th @ 2pm for Read, Cook, Eat: All Amerian Meal. 

 

Thanksgiving dinner American home cookingamericas test kitchen

 

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Mark Bittman

On September 17th @ 2pm, we will discuss the great Mark Bittman.  His set of books, How To Cook Everything is amazing series, that will guide the novice cook to new cooking heights.

 

how to cook everything How to cook how to cook everything the basics by mark bittman ef093aafacc6c3cf

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Ken Hom

Are you ready for something a little different this summer? Have you always wanted to learn how to cook chinese food?  Then join us on August 20th @ 2 pm while we discuss Ken Hom's recipes and sample the recipes that you have you recreated at home. 

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Here’s how it works!
• Choose a recipe from one of the cookbooks at the Reference Desk.
• That recipe will be yours, no one else can select it for the group.
• A Librarian will make a copy of your recipe to take home.
• Prepare your recipe and bring it to share at the meeting.
• Make one regular size recipe, there’s no need to double up.

• Beverages will be served.

Here are the recipes picked so far.

Read, Cook, Eat: Mario Batali

The kitchen really is the castle itself. This is where we spend our happiest moments and where we find the joy of being a family. - Mario Batali

On July 23rd @ 2pm we delve into the recipes of Mario Batali

molto molto batali molto gusto

 

Here’s how it works!
• Choose a recipe from one of the cookbooks at the Reference Desk.
• That recipe will be yours, no one else can select it for the group.
• A Librarian will make a copy of your recipe to take home.
• Prepare your recipe and bring it to share at the meeting.
• Make one regular size recipe, there’s no need to double up.

• Beverages will be served.

Here are the recipes picked so far. Happy Cooking!

Read, Cook, Eat: Jacques Pepin

The library had a change of plans for June's Read Cook Eat. Instead of Rocco Dispirto we will be cooking the recipes from Jacques Pepin! Sorry for any inconvenience.

 

Join us on June 18th @ 2pm when we delve into the amazing recipes of one of the worlds most reknown chefs.  

chez pepin new complete essenital pepin

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Nigella Lawson

Join us on May 21st @ 2pm when we explore the recipes of Nigella Lawson.  

nigellissima nigellas kitchen forever summer

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Jamie Oliver

On April 16 @ 2pm we are going explore the recipes of Jamie Oliver.

 

Comfort food cook with jamie meals in minutes

 

Read, Cook, Eat: Pie Day

Join us on March 12 @ 2pm for Pie Day.  

Choose a pie or tart (as long as its round) and then prepare it to share with the group on the 12th.
Come celebrate the number 3.14159................!
 
pies and tartspie
 

Here’s how it works!
• Choose a recipe from one of the cookbooks at the Reference Desk.
• That recipe will be yours, no one else can select it for the group.
• A Librarian will make a copy of your recipe to take home.
• Prepare your recipe and bring it to share at the meeting.
• Make one regular size recipe, there’s no need to double up.

Beverages will be served.
Here are the recipes picked so far. Happy Cooking!

Read, Cook, Eat: Lidia Bastianich

Join us on February 12 @ 2pm to cook the recipes of Lidia Bastianich. 

Long Island native Lidia Bastianich  is an Emmy award-winning television host,best-selling cookbook author, and restaurateur.

italian american kitchen LidiasFavoritesrecipes lidias common sense

Here’s how it works!
• Choose a recipe from one of the cookbooks at the Reference Desk.
• That recipe will be yours, no one else can select it for the group.
• A Librarian will make a copy of your recipe to take home.
• Prepare your recipe and bring it to share at the meeting.
• Make one regular size recipe, there’s no need to double up.

<p?Beverages will be served.
Here are the recipes picked so far. Happy Cooking!

Read, Cook, Eat: Julia Child

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On January 15th @ 2pm we are going explore the recipes of one of our most beloved chefs: Julia Child.

french chef mastering the art of french cooking

 

Here’s how it works!
• Choose a recipe from one of the cookbooks at the Reference Desk.
• That recipe will be yours, no one else can select it for the group.
• A Librarian will make a copy of your recipe to take home.
• Prepare your recipe and bring it to share at the meeting.
• Make one regular size recipe, there’s no need to double up.

Beverages will be served.
Here are the recipes picked so far. Happy Cooking!

Read, Cook, Eat: Cookie Swap

Its time for our 3rd annual Cookie Swap!  Come join us on December 11 @ 2pm with your favorite cookies.  You are more than welcome to bring a family favorite or pick from the books at the Reference Desk. If you use your own recipe, make sure I get the recipe before the program begins. 

Please make 4 dozen cookies, so we can sample and also bring some home with us.  This number might change depending on sign up. 

Southern living Cookies to die for Great Cookies

 

Here’s how it works!
• Choose a recipe from one of the cookbooks at the Reference Desk.
• That recipe will be yours, no one else can select it for the group.
• A Librarian will make a copy of your recipe to take home.
• Prepare your recipe and bring it to share at the meeting.
• Make one regular size recipe, there’s no need to double up.

• Beverages will be served.

Read, Cook, Eat: Rachael Ray

November's Read, Cook, Eat is all about Rachael Ray.  As we move into the holidays, we could all use quick and easy meals.  Rachel Ray certaintely fills that bill. Check out the recipes in the books that I have picked or choose one online and join us on November 13th @2pm for some Yum-O  dishes from Rachael Ray. Remember to sign up at the Reference Desk.

book of 10 Just in time 365 no repeats

Read, Cook, Eat: Bobby Flay

Can you out-do the Iron Chef?

Join us on October 16th @ 2 pm while we recreate some of Bobby Flays' most delicious recipes.

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