Thursday, April 7 at 6 pm, Hooray for Books,1555 King Street in Alexandria, booksigning for Lisa Cherkasky, for her newest cookbook You're the Chef (American Girl, 2016.) The spiral-bound paperback is filled with recipes, beautifully-styled photos and useful cooking and baking hints. It is suitable for anyone of any age who might need a little help in the kitchen. Recipe categories are breakfast and brunch, soups and sandwiches, meats and mains, salads and sides, sips and snacks, and sweets and treats. Contact: Shirley Cherkasky -firstname.lastname@example.org ; 703-684-5861.
Thursday, April 14 at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital on Capitol Hill, Joyce Goldstein (SF) will be interviewed by Vered Guttman to discuss her forthcoming book, The New Mediterranean Jewish Table. In it, Ms. Goldstein explores the kitchens of three Mediterranean Jewish cultures: the Sephardic, the Maghrebi and the Mizrahi. Susan Barocas will prepare light Hors d'Oeuvres from the cookbook. For more information, click here.
Sunday, February 8, 2:30 p.m., Culinary Historians of Washington, D.C. (CHoW) at Bethesda-Chevy Chase Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, MD. Nadia Berenstein will speak about the history of food flavoring. For more information, contact Claudia Kousoulas at 202-487-6740 or visit www.chowdc.org
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