Aviva Goldfarb's fourth cookbook The Six O'Clock Scramble Meal Planner: A Year of Quick, Delicious Meals to Help You Prevent and Manage Diabetes (American Diabetes Association, 2016) is out on February 9. Of note, the photos were styled by Lisa Cherkasky and shot by Renee Comet.
Nora Pouillon's Restaurant Nora was named as one of Dupont Circle's Top 10 restaurants by TheCultureTrip.com.
Polly Wiedmaier and husband Chef Robert Wiedmaier and their Chesapeake Bay retreat were featured in an article, A Chef's Christmas on Chesapeake Bay, in the current edition of Coastal Living Magazine.
Ris Lacoste was featured in the Winter/Holiday edition ofEdible DC. The Apple of Ris Lacoste's Eye. It is a Q&A about her approach to cooking and eating apples. http://digitaleditions.sheridan.com/publication/?i=279836
Susan James' Stonyman Gourmet Farmer was featured in The Washington Post's "Our Top Gift Ideas for the Food and Drink Lover"
Ris LaCoste was featured in the Winter/Holiday edition of Edible DC. The Apple of Ris LaCoste's Eye. It is a Q&A about her approach to cooking and eating apples. http://digitaleditions.sheridan.com/publication/?i=279836efined
Woo-Hoo do we have Dames to meet!
On Sunday Dec 6, the DC chapter held its 2nd Annual Culinary Women In Words -a book signing holiday party of 14 of our esteemed Dames who together have put forth 20 beautiful cookbooks.
Guests not only enjoyed mingling with our prolific writers, but got a chance to sample sumptuous foods from their cookbooks.
We give a big hats off to our dedicated Dames who made our annual event such an overwhelming success!
Merci to our DC Dames Nancy Baggett, Cathy Barrow, Najmieh Batmangli, Monica Bhide, Jenn Crovato, Nongkran Daks, Aviva Goldfarb, Alexandra Greeley, Ruth Gresser, Sheilah Kaufman, Joan Nathan, Nancy Piho, Nora Pouillon, and Amy Riolo!!
Bonnie Benwick was a guest on WAMU's The Kojo Nnamdi show November 25 with The New York Times Atlanta Bureau Chief Kim Severson (who won second prize in LDEI's 2007 M.F.K. Fisher Award competition) and Serious Eats Managing Culinary Editor Kenji Lόpez-Alt chatting about new ways recipes are being presented.
Susan Holt and her cooking school Culinaierie were featured in The Washington Post on November 21 in How to cook your turkey to perfection: Tips from the pros that recounted the history and effectiveness of the ubiquitous pop-up turkey timer. Susan ran an evaluation of a chorus line of turkeys fitted with various brands of pop-up timers.
Marjorie Meek-Bradley was featured in The Washington Post Style section November 30 article Meet the three D.C. cheftestants on the new season of 'Top Chef.'
Les Dames d'Escoffier DC
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