A Readable Feast - A Cookbook Book Group

A Readable Feast meets the second Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Registration is required to attend this program.
For more information on this unique book group, call 401-783-8254, or email Britta at bobertello@skpl.org
Cookbooks and Chefs for 2017 and 2018

2017
Thursday December 14th
Cookbooks by Alice Waters
  • The Art of Simple Food
-Jerry: Lemon Curd (pg. 199)

  • The Art of Simple Food II
-Kristina: Sour Cherry Pie (pg. 251)
-Britta: Blueberry and Poppyseed Butter Cake (pg. 276)
-Brandi: Blood Orange and Golden Beet Salad (pg. 317)

Wednesday December 20th, 6:30 pm
Holiday Cookie Swap

-Mark: Almond Crescents
-Cynthia: Coffee Shortbread Cookies
-Kristina: Chocolate Chip Cookies
-Britta: Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies


2018
Thursday January 11th
Tapas and Spanish Food Cookbooks
  • Tapas: The Little Dishes of Spain  By: Penelope Casas
  • Tapas: A Taste of Spain in America  By: Jose Andres
  • Spanish Made Simple: foolproof Spanish recipes for everyday  By: Omar Allibhoy
  • Spain: recipes and traditions from the verdant hills of the Basque country to the coastal waters of Andalucia  By: Jeff Koehler
Thursday February 8th
Moroccan, Persian, & Middle Eastern Cookbooks
  • Honey and Co.: The Cookbook By: Sarit Packer
  • Taste of Persia: a cook's travels through Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, and Kurdistan By: Naomi Duguid
  • Mourad: new Moroccan By: Mourad Lahlou
  • The New Persian Kitchen By: Louisa Shafia
Thursday March 8th
Cookbooks by Martha Stewart 
  • Martha's American Food: a celebration of our nation's most treasured dishes, from coast to coast
  • Martha Stewart's Cooking School: lessons and recipes for the home cook
Thursday April 12th
Brunch Cookbooks
  • Bubby's Brunch Cookbook: recipes and menus from New York's favorite comfort food restaurant By: Ron Silver
  • Gale Gand's Brunch! : 100 fantastic recipes for the weekends best meal By: Gale Gand
  • Sweet Mornings: 125 sweet and savory breakfast and brunch recipes By: Patty Pinner
Thursday May 10th
Irish Cookbooks
  • Real Irish Food: 150 classic recipes from the old country By: David Bowers
  • The Farmette Cookbook: recipes and adventures from my life on and Irish farm By: Imen McDonnel
Thursday June 14th 
Jewish Cookbooks by Joan Nathan
  • King Solomon's Table: a culinary exploration of Jewish cooking from around the world
  • Jewish Cooking in America 
  • The Foods of Israel Today
For a complete list of cookbooks we'll be using in 2018, please visit the link below:

2018 Themes & Cookbooks