THIS WEEK IN JULY

  1. Tuesday Aug 2 CARA MANGINI DEBUTS VEGETABLE COOKBOOK TUESDAY, AUGUST 2; 7 PM CARA MANGINI, owner and executive chef of Little Eater, a produce-inspired restaurant in Columbus, Ohio, will introduce her beautiful cookbook, The Vegetable Butcher. Subtitled How to Select, Prep, Slice, Dice, and Masterfully Cook Vegetables from...
  2. Thursday Aug 4 KRISTINA MCBRIDE DEBUTS NEW YA NOVEL! THURSDAY, AUGUST 4; 7 PM KRISTINA MCBRIDE, author of One Moment and The Tension of Opposites, will debut her new Young Adult novel, A Million Times Goodnight. On the night of the big spring break party, 17-year-old Hadley “borrows” her...
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CARA MANGINI DEBUTS VEGETABLE COOKBOOK

TUESDAY, AUGUST 2; 7 PM

CARA MANGINI, owner and executive chef of Little Eater, a produce-inspired restaurant in Columbus, Ohio, will introduce her beautiful cookbook, The Vegetable Butcher. Subtitled How to Select, Prep, Slice, Dice, and Masterfully Cook Vegetables from Artichokes to Zucchini, it gives the reader a glorious introduction to the beauty and delicious nature of vegetables. You’ll be intrigued to try vegetables you may have never considered before; perhaps kohlrabi, jicama, eggplant, rutabaga, artichokes, celery root, fennel, ginger, parsnips, and sunchokes. Of course, you’ll find favorites like corn, kale, asparagus, beans, squash, carrots, and potatoes, but whatever you choose, you’ll sure to enjoy eating these wonderfully prepared vegetables.

We’ll have a vegetable butchery demo and “tastes” from the book during the event.
You’ll learn tips on how to “butcher” vegetables efficiently, sharpen knives, choose fresh vegetables, pair vegetables that go well together, and so much more. WORKMAN

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