The Portland Cookbook Social

Twenty local cookbook authors team up to share nosh and sips straight out of their award-winning tomes.

By Allison Jones November 30, 2012 Published in the December 2012 issue of Portland Monthly

Just in time for last-minute gift shopping, the area's best cookbook authors will gather together for the free Portland Cookbook Social on Sunday, December 16.

From 1 to 4 pm, Portland's culinary scribes will set up shop at Vitaly Paley's Imperial to sign gift copies of their books, share food and drink inspired by their own culinary discoveries, and celebrate PDX's role as one of the hottest cities for culinary tomes in America. 

Among the talented crowd:

  • Kim Boyce of Good to the Grain, serving her Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Lucy Burningham of Hop in the Saddle: A Guide to Portland’s Craft Beer Scene by Bike (featured on Eat Beat here)
  • Sasha Davies of The Cheesemaker's Apprentice serving Montgomery's Cheddar and Chutney
  • Piper Davis and Ellen Jackson of The Grand Central Baking Book serving Gingerbread and Whipping Cream
  • Lynne Sampson Curry of Pure Beef: An Essential Guide to Artisan Meat with Recipes for Every Cut serving 100% Grassfed Summer Sausage with Whole-Grain Mustard (featured on Eat Beat here)
  • Lara Ferroni of Doughnuts and Real Snacks (featured on Eat Beat here)
  • Ashley Gartland of Dishing Up Oregon serving Two Tart’s Hazelnut Tassies (featured on Eat Beat here)
  • Martha Holmberg of Modern Sauces and Crepes (featured on Eat Beat here)
  • Kir Jensen of The Sugar Cube: 50 Deliciously Twisted Treats from the Sweetest Little Food Cart on the Planet serving Twisted Tollhouse Cookies
  • Ivy Manning of The Adaptable Feast and The Farm to Table Cookbook serving Mini Empanadas and Dal with Winter Vegetables
  • Katherine Miller of The Oregonian Cookbook serving Walnut-Pecan Bars
  • Diane Morgan of Roots: The Definitive Compendium with more than 225 Recipes, Skinny Dips, The Christmas Table, and Salmon (featured on Eat Beat here)
  • Hanna Neuschwander of Left Coast Roast serving coffee to wash it all down (featured on Eat Beat here)
  • Vitaly Paley of The Paley’s Place Cookbook
  • Julie Richardson of Vintage Cakes and Rustic Fruit Desserts
  • Laura Byrne Russell of The Gluten-Free Asian Kitchen
  • Laurie and Bruce Wolf of The Portland, Oregon Chef's Table serving infused Eggs and Pastry (featured on Eat Beat here)
  • and Linda Ziedrich of The Joy of Pickling and The Joy of Jams, Jellies, and Other Sweet Preserves

The Portland Cookbook Social
Sunday, December 16th from 1 to 4 pm at Imperial
410 SW Broadway 

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