A Readable Feast - A Cookbook Book Group

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A Readable Feast meets the second Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 8 p.m. Registration is required to attend this program.
For more information on this unique book group, contact Nancy Nadeau at nnadeau@skpl.org or call 401-783-8254.

2017 Cookbooks and Dishes

April 13th

My Kitchen Year by Ruth Reichl


January 12th
 

Mastering the Art of French Cooking Vol. 1 by Julia Child

February 9th

  • The Fireside Cookbook: A Complete Guide to Fine Cooking for Beginner to Expert by James Beard
  • James Beard's American Cookery by James Beard
  • The Essential James Beard Cookbook: 450 Recipes That Shaped the Tradition of American Cooking by James Beard

March 9th

Indian Cookbooks by Madhur Jaffrey

  • At Home with Madhur Jaffrey: Simple, Delectible Dishes from India
  • Vegetarian India: A Journey Through the Best of Indian Home Cooking
  • A Taste of India
  • Madhur Jaffrey's Step-by-Step Cooking: Over 150 Dishes from India and the Far East
  • Madhur Jaffrey's Quick and Easy Indian Cooking

May 11th


Vietnamese Cookbooks

June 8th

The pioneer woman cooks : dinnertime : comfort classics, freezer food by Ree Drummond.

July 13th

Moosewood Restaurant Cookbooks

  • Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home
  • Moosewood Restaurant Favorites: the 250 Most-Requested, Naturally Delicious, Recipes from One of America's Best-Loved Restaurants
  • Moosewood Restaurant low-fat favorites : flavorful recipes for healthful meals / the Moosewood Collective

August 10th

September 14th

Members choice from their favorite cookbook.

October 12th

November 9th

December 14th

2016 Cookbooks & Dishes


January 14th


The Smitten Kitchen by Deb Perelman

February 11th


Joanne Chang's Cookbooks: Flour, Baking with Less Sugar, and Flour, Too.

March 10th


How to Cook Everything Fast by Mark Bittman

April 7th


Barefoot Contessa at Home: Everyday Recipes You'll Make Over and Over Again and Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics by Ina Garten

May 12th


Mexican Cookbooks by Rick Bayless
  • Authentic Mexican: Regional Cooking from the Heart of Mexico
  • Mexican Everyday
  • More Mexican Everyday: Simple, Seasonal, Celebratory
  • Rick Bayless Mexico One Plate at a Time
  • Rick Bayless's Mexican Kitchen: Capturing the Vibrant Flavors of a World-Class Cuisine, and Fiesta at Rick's

June 9th


Culinary Expressions by Normand Leclair.

Chef Leclair will be attending this meeting.

July 14th


Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London's Ottolenghi by Yotam Ottolenghi
Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London's Ottolenghi by Yotam Ottolenghi.
Jerusalem: A Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi

August 11th


Farm to Fork: Cooking Local, Cooking Fresh by Emeril Legasse

September 8th


Lidia's Family Table by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich
  • Asparagus, Green Pea, and Scallion Sauce with Pasta (Brandi)
  • Boston Creme Cakes (Kristina)
  • Crostata with Chocolate, Hazlenuts and Orange (Sue)
  • Free-Form Plum Crostata (Erika)
  • Sausage and Grapes (Jeanne)
  • Torta al Vino with Grapes (Lissa)

October 13th


Comfort Food by Jamie Oliver

November 10th


Thanksgiving 101 : Celebrate America's favorite holiday with America's Thanksgiving expert / Rick Rodgers.

December 8th


  • Feast: Food That Celebrates Life by Nigella Lawson
  • Nigella Kitchen: Recipes from the Heart of the Home by Nigella Lawson

2017 Cookbooks & Dishes


January 12th


Mastering the Art of French Cooking Vol. 1 by Julia Child

February 9th


The Providence and Rhode Island Cookbook by Linda Beaulieu

March 9th


Indian Cookbooks by Madhur Jaffrey
  • At Home with Madhur Jaffrey: Simple, Delectible Dishes from India
  • Madhur Jaffrey's Quick and Easy Indian Cooking
  • Madhur Jaffrey's Step-by-Step Cooking: Over 150 Dishes from India and the Far East
  • Simple Indian Cookery: Step-by-Step to Everyone's Favorite Indian Recipes
  • A Taste of India
  • Vegetarian India: A Journey Through the Best of Indian Home Cooking