Beth Dooley and Mette Nielsen: Cooking Demonstration at Winneshiek Farmers Market
Dragonfly Books is thrilled to welcome cookbook author and cook Beth Dooley and photographer Mette Nielsen for a cooking demonstration at the Winneshiek Farmers Market. Sponsored by Dragonfly Books, the Winneshiek Farmers Market, and the Oneota Community Food Cooperative everyone is invited to this free event at the Farmers Market on Saturday, June 22 at 10:00 AM.
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Beth Dooley has covered the local food scene in the Northern Heartland for thirty years: she writes for the aste section of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune, and appears regularly on KARE 11 (NBC) television and MPR Appetites with Tom Crann. She co-authored The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen with Sean Sherman, winner of the James Beard Award for Best American Cookbook. Other titles include: Savory Sweet: Preserves from a Northern Kitchen, In Winter's Kitchen: Growing Roots and Breaking Bread in the Northern Heartland, Minnesota's Bounty: The Farmers Market Cookbook, The Northern Heartland Kitchen and coauthored Savoring the Seasons of the Northern Heartland with Lucia Watson, among other books.
Mette Nielsen is coauthor, with Beth Dooley, of Savory Sweet: Simple Preserves from a Northern Kitchen (Minnesota, 2017) and photographer of The Birchwood Cafe Cookbook: Good Real Food (Minnesota, 2015). Her photographs have been featured in cookbooks, newspapers, and magazines.
A beautiful, delicious celebration of two natural sweeteners in irresistible recipes
Honey and maple syrup might be better for you than sugar. They might be better for the environment. But even better, and sweet as anything, is how these natural ingredients taste and the wonders they do for a dish.$24.95ISBN: 9780816699582Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Univ Of Minnesota Press - April 25th, 2017
“Let’s dispense with the usual old notions of preserving,” Beth Dooley suggests, leading us into Mette Nielsen’s kitchen, where old-world Danish traditions meld with the freshest ideas and latest techniques to fill the pantry with the best of the season, all year long.$29.95ISBN: 9780816679867Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 2-6 business daysPublished: Univ Of Minnesota Press - November 2015Creating a better world starts at home—in the kitchen—and for twenty years the Birchwood Cafe has guided diners to live and eat sustainably and joyfully.$34.95ISBN: 9780816699797Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Univ Of Minnesota Press - October 10th, 2017
2018 James Beard Award Winner: Best American Cookbook
Named one of the Best Cookbooks of 2017 by NPR, The Village Voice, Smithsonian Magazine, UPROXX, New York Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Mpls. St.$16.00ISBN: 9781571313614Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 2-6 business daysPublished: Milkweed Editions - October 11th, 2016
Beth Dooley arrived in Minnesota from her native New Jersey with preconceptions about the Midwestern food scene. Having learned to cook in her grandmother's kitchen, shopping at farm stands, and making preserves, she couldn't help but wonder, "Do people here really eat swampy broccoli, iceberg lettuce, and fried chicken for lunch everyday?"$29.95ISBN: 9780816673155Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 2-6 business daysPublished: Univ Of Minnesota Press - May 2013
The moment you step into a farmers market you are enveloped in a swirl of colors, aromas, and sounds—brilliant orange squash, vibrant green beans, glossy eggplant, crimson crab apples, the spicy bouquet of hot and sweet peppers, ripe muskmelons. Tables are bursting with sunflowers, honey, and eggs.
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