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Cookbook Flash Sale!!

Cookbook Flash Sale!!!! There are tons of great new cookbooks coming out this fall, but our shelves are already full with wonderful cookbooks, so it’s a win-win situation for you: From June 14th through June 19th, ALL of the cookbooks in our store (no special orders) are 20% off!!! Discounted cookbooks now, and more great cookbooks coming down the road. Win-win! This is an in-store sale only; not online. So come browse our shelves!

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Michelle Tam in Conversation With Gregory Gourdet

Michelle Tam knows that the healthiest meal is the one you make yourself, so she’s all about getting you off your butts and into the kitchen. Whether you’re cooking for yourself, whipping up a family dinner, or preparing a special-occasion feast, Nom Nom Paleo: Let’s Go! (Andrews McMeel) — co-written with Henry Fong — will inspire you with deliciously nourishing meals. Weeknight suppers should be healthy and flavor-packed but also fast and simple. Weekends and celebrations, on the other hand, are the perfect excuse to craft elevated (but easy!) crowd-pleasers. Nom Nom Paleo: Let’s Go! offers crazy-delicious recipes for all occasions, and every single one is free of grains, gluten, dairy, and refined sugar. Better yet? No one in your family will notice what’s missing!…

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Sandor Ellix Katz in Conversation With Liz Crain

For the past two decades, James Beard Award winner, fermentation expert, and bestselling author Sandor Ellix Katz has traveled the world, both teaching and learning about the many fascinating and delicious techniques for fermenting foods. Wherever he’s gone, he has gleaned valuable insights into the cultures and traditions of local and Indigenous peoples, whether they make familiar ferments like sauerkraut or less common preparations like natto and koji. In his latest book, Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys (Chelsea Green), Katz takes readers along with him to revisit these special places, people, and foods. Katz’s new cookbook reminds us that the magical power of fermentation belongs to everyone, everywhere. Perfect for adventurous foodies, armchair travelers, and fermentation fanatics who have followed Katz’s work through the years —…

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Cookbook Club (Remote)

BUY JUBILEE HERE We will be ordering books as orders come in and it shouldn’t be more than a few days before you receive notification that your book has arrived. Have you ever browsed through a new cookbook and thought how nice it would be to talk to other people who had tried some of those recipes? Now you can. Join us for the Fall gathering of the Cookbook Club on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 7:00 PM. Books Around the Corner owner Stephanie Rose will lead the discussion. Participants will choose a recipe from the cookbook and “share” it via from their homes. We’ll eat a delicious meal over Zoom, discuss the recipes we made, and what we liked or didn’t like about them. We…

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Gregory Gourdet in Conversation With Michelle Tam

When award-winning, trendsetting chef Gregory Gourdet got sober, he took stock of his life and his pantry, concentrating his energy on getting himself healthy by cooking food that was both full of nutrients and full of flavor. Now, the beloved Top Chef star shares these extraordinary dishes with everyone. Gourdet’s Everyone’s Table (Harper Wave) features 200 mouthwatering, decadently flavorful recipes carefully designed to focus on superfoods — ingredients with the highest nutrient density, the best fats, and the most minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants — that will delight home cooks. Gourdet’s dishes are inspired by his deep affection for global ingredients and techniques — from his Haitian upbringing to his French culinary education, from the cuisines of Asia as well as those of North and West…

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Inheritance Stories: Oral Histories of Food Culture with Lola Milholland

Lola Milholland produces food-related art installations and events, bringing together interactive public engagement with art making and food activism. Her favorite projects involve collaborating with artists and community members to take an idea from seed to full-blown project. These include a multi-day festival focused on mushrooms, with food, videos, and a zoetrope sculpture; a CSA Share Fair to introduce local eaters to CSA farmers in the Portland area with matchmaking booths and a cookbook swap meet; and a convening of community members to make miso from scratch together and investigate what it means to share cultures, bacterial and otherwise. You can read more about these projects on her website. Lola also runs a noodle business in Portland called Umi Organic. Their ramen was a recent…

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Livestream Event: Let’s Dish with Carly Knowles MS, RDN, LD

Join West Linn Public Library for Let’s Dish with Carly Knowles MS, RDN, LD: a Local Cookbook Author Talk featuring guest interviewer Grant Butler from the Oregonian food section! This is a live Zoom cookbook author talk that will not be recorded. Annie Bloom’s is proud to be the official bookseller for this event! Please visit this event page to register using the calendar provided: https://calendly.com/wlpl-programs/online-lets-dish-with-author-carly-knowles About The Nutritionist’s Kitchen: This is both an approachable, science based guide to support optimal health and wellness through everyday meals and a cookbook filled with mouthwatering recipes. Throughout the book are simple charts like How to Understand Intuitive and Seasonal Changes in Nature and Identify Our Own Personal Climate (page 61-62) to sidebars such as The Difference between…

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Cookbook Extravaganza with Jami Curl

Jami is a confectionery connoisseur, master storyteller, and literary advocate. She will be sharing how these skill sets inform and overlap in her work, how candy-making can be an accessible pursuit for all, the secret to creating sweets that are perfectly balanced in flavor, plus all the tips and tricks you need for the holiday baking season. Jami Curl is a pastry chef, home baker, and the author of Candy Is Magic and Baking Gold: How to Bake (Almost) Everything with 3 Doughs, 2 Batters, and 1 Magic Mix. Her work has been featured in Food + Wine, Gourmet, Good Housekeeping, Food52, Real Simple, Martha Stewart, and the New York Times. Register for and attend any two nights of the Cookbook Extravaganza for $5 off…

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Cookbook Extravaganza with Annemarie Ahearn

Annemarie is a true farm-to-table teacher and chef. Her experience and expertise in food is extensive, ranging from apprenticing in the kitchen at Le Jardin Notre Dame in Paris to working for Dan Barber at his Blue Hill Restaurant. After leaving the city for coastal Maine, Annemarie founded the Salt Water Farm cooking school. Students from around the world come to Salt Water Farm for classes that help them thrive as DIY cooks. We’ll discuss the farm-to-table movement, dive deeper into her cookbooks, and reflect upon the reality of a rural life—plus how creating a deeper relationship to our environment impacts our food. Annemarie Ahearn runs Salt Water Farm, lauded by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, and Bon Appetit.…

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Cookbook Extravaganza with Haile Thomas

Creative multi-hyphenate Haile Thomas is making waves. At 12, Haile founded the youth empowerment non-profit The HAPPY Org. At 16, Haile was the youngest graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition as a Certified Integrative Nutrition Coach. At 19, Haile has amassed a dedicated Instagram following, using the platform to share inspiring writing and content and to give space for others to open up and connect. Her cookbook, Living Lively, combines 80 wholesome and super-powered plant-based recipes to inspire readers to heal and energize themselves through nourishing food. The night’s discussion will center around Haile’s approach to activism, how showing up authentically builds connection and community, and how food helps fuel her work and inspires her vibrant life. Haile Thomas is a wellness and compassion…

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