Cook the Book: Family Recipes
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Cook the Book: Family Recipes

Have any favorite dishes from childhood or treasured hand-me-down recipes from your relatives? Get ready to recreate them for the Family Recipes edition of Cook the Book, PPL’s culinary book club.

Cook the Book is a hybrid program: we’re meeting at Davis Library and via Zoom on Tuesday, November 15 at 1 p.m. Register for Cook the Book here, and choose whichever option is most convenient for you. You will receive a confirmation email that includes the Zoom meeting link, in case you want to join virtually. Prepare something delicious to “share” virtually with others. For those meeting in-person, bring the finished dish so everyone can get a sample. Don’t forget the recipe!


Need inspiration? Check out these books from our collection:


Ashia’s Table: Family Recipes from India & Beyond by Ashia Ismail-Singer, available in Print

The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook by Brent Ridge, Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Sandra Gluck, available in Print

Bisous & Brioche: Classic French recipes and Family Favorites from a Life in France by Laura Bradbury and Rebecca Wellman, available in Print

Cocinando on Cook Street: A Collection of Mi Familia’s Recipes by Marcela Valladolid, available in Print

Five Marys Ranch Raised Cookbook: Homegrown Recipes from our Family to Yours by Mary Heffernan, available in Print

Flavors of Africa: Discover Authentic Family Recipes from all Over the Continent by Evi Aki, available in Print

Healthy Homestyle Cooking: 200 of Your Favorite Family Recipes, With a Fraction of the Fat, available in Print

Italian Moms: Something Old, Something New: 150 Family Recipes by Elisa Costantini, available in Print

The Pepper Thai Cookbook: Family Recipes from Everyone’s Favorite Thai Mom by Pepper Teigen, available in Print

Taste Tibet: Family Recipes from the Himalayas by Julie Kleeman and Yeshi Jampa, available in Print

Whitney Miller’s New Southern Table: My Favorite Family Recipes with a Modern Twist by Louise Davidson available in Print

The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen: Classic Family Recipes for Celebration and Healing by Grace Young, available in Print

Check out past Cook the Book themes and suggested cookbooks on the blog using the Cook the Book tag.

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