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Tree of Life cookbook event at Labyrinth

Tree of Life cookbook event at Labyrinth

Tree of Life cookbook event at Labyrinth on April 27 Turkish and Lebanese cuisine formed the basis of many of my own family’s dishes, as my readers know. And, even as today’s political situation in Turkey heats up, their delicious cuisine brings people from many countries together. At the table, we are all family. A … Continue reading

From “Cooking to Share” to “Cooking With Loula”

From “Cooking to Share” to “Cooking With Loula”

I’m patting myself on the back for recognizing early on that Athens native  Alexandra Stratou’s Kickstarter campaign title, Cooking To Share, was a winner. That original self-published edition (she raised almost $40,000!) is worth almost double now, and I treasure my copy, which has some unusual graphic and binding touches. But now, just as I’d … Continue reading

Dishing Up New Jersey (with bonus recipe)

Dishing Up New Jersey (with bonus recipe)

Dishing Up New Jersey is the title of journalist John Holl’s new release and he’ll be at the Princeton Public Library/Princeton Farmers Market’s Taste of the Market event on Thursday June 2 (11:30am-4:00pm) to discuss and sign copies of the book (you can purchase it there). For the book, Holl scoured the state from top to … Continue reading

Crazy For Cookbooks Photos are posted

Crazy For Cookbooks Photos are posted

With thanks to Princeton Public Library’s Janie Hermann, here is the link for the photos from the Crazy For Cookbooks event at the Princeton Public Library earlier this month at which panelists, including area food writers, chefs and publishers, discussed what makes a good cookbook and revealed their personal favorites. The panel included Yours Truly; Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa … Continue reading

We’re serving up some fun for you!

We’re serving up some fun for you!

Here’s the flyer for our December 2, 7:00pm Crazy For Cookbooks panel at the Princeton Public Library – we hope to see you there! We’re looking forward to dishing about our favorite cookbooks, but remember to bring along your favorite to show off at the photo booth after the discussion (photos will be shared on social … Continue reading

Tiny Batch Jam Making with Marisa McClellan

Tiny Batch Jam Making with Marisa McClellan

Last week I attended a jam making demo at the Whole Earth Center, given by Marisa McClellan, author of Preserving by the Pint. During the hour she spoke to us and answered questions (oh, so many questions), she whipped up a batch of her pear-chocolate jam, using a skillet, an induction “burner” and this handy-dandy “4th … Continue reading

Hear me at the Literacy Readathon Thursday

Hear me at the Literacy Readathon Thursday

Come to Thursday’s Literacy Readathon at the Princeton Public Library and hear yours truly read three short poems about food. I’m on at 1:10pm, and just before me, at 1:00pm, you can also hear my colleague Pat Tanner read! Really, how lucky can you get? AND, you can enjoy the Princeton Farmer’s Market on Hinds Plaza that … Continue reading