Events at Omnivore Books on Food

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OFF-SITE EXHIBITION! June 23-August 25 • The Joy of Cookbooks, at the American Bookbinders Museum • 355 Clementina St, San Francisco

 

The cookbook is a snapshot of its time, its culture, and its owner. Omnivore Books and the American Bookbinders Museum are delighted to present The Joy of Cookbooks, drawing from Omnivore’s shelves as well as from the collection of Omnivore owner Celia Sack. Come see why, after 2000 years, the cookbook is still going strong.

 

 

Thurs. July 19 • Leslie Jonath • Feed Your People: Big-Batch, Big-Hearted Cooking and Recipes to Gather Around • 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE

Sharing a meal is one of life’s greatest pleasures and a powerful and intimate way to create community. Starting with an introduction to big-batch cooking, this book features dishes by Alice Waters, Bryant Terry, Gonzalo Guzman, Joyce Goldstein, Tanya Holland, Dennis Lee, Preeti Mistry, and other generous cooks who know how to feed a crowd.

 

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Sat. July 21 • Tabitha Blankenbiller • Eats of Eden • 3:00-4:00 p.m. FREE

Eats of Eden is a trip into the memory, into the stomach, and into the heart of every woman. These essays of tasty bites, writing, coming-of-age, family, sex, self-esteem—and above all, overcoming personal odds to live your best life—are complete with mouth-watering recipes and memories that will change your relationship with food forever.

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Sat. July 28 • Cured Meat, Smoked Fish & Pickled Eggs: Recipes & Techniques for Preserving • 3:00-4:00 p.m. FREE

Food preservation teacher and cook Karen Solomon teaches you how to smoke, pickle, salt-cure, oil-cure, and dehydrate a variety of meats, dairy, fish, eggs, and other proteins economically and at home. Fifty-six creative recipes highlight the range of specialty foods that you can make yourself with these techniques, including smoked salmon, pickled beans, cured sardines, brined cheese, duck breast prosciutto, and, of course, beef jerky (eight varieties!).

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Sat. Aug. 4 • Stephanie Rosenbaum • A Little Taste of San Francisco • 3:00-4:00 p.m. FREE

Exploring the sweet and savory dishes of San Francisco has never been easier. This exquisitely prepared guide through the numerous flavors of one of the most popular cities in America will take you on an unforgettable adventure with steep hills, exciting landmarks, and incredibly delicious foods from food trucks, restaurants, and the like.

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Sun. Aug. 12 • Joyce Goldstein • Jam Session: A Fruit-Preserving Handbook • 3:00-4:00 p.m. FREE

Former restaurant chef/owner, culinary historian, and master preserver Joyce Goldstein includes straightforward, no-fail instructions for canning fruit preserves, along with serving ideas for using preserves for much more than toast, including Mango-Lime Jam to elevate pork tenderloin, Pickled Peaches to perk up fried chicken, and Apricot Jam to glaze cake.

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Sat. Aug. 18 • Laura Borrman • Iconic San Francisco Dishes, Drinks and Desserts • 3:00-4:00 p.m. FREE

The roots of San Francisco's celebrated food and drink culture are as diverse as the city itself. A bountiful ocean, rich soil and ingenious residents combined to create unforgettable and enduring gastronomic legacies. Discover the disputed origins of local specialties like the Chicken Tetrazzini, chop suey and the classic martini, along with the legend behind the creation of Green Goddess Dressing. Special guest stars in attendance: Peruvian cuisine expert Nico Vera making pisco punches, and Tamir Ben-Shalom of Bull Valley Roadhouse representing (and doing a tasting of) the martini/martinez cocktails!

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