Friday, December 7, 2012

Food & Drink Gifts: Celebrate Homegrown Food & Recipes at Sickles Market 12/8

Karen Irvine wrote this news announcement for her Rumson Patch column about tomorrow's Book Signing at Sickles Market. 
Can’t say it any better – so here it is:

Two local authors will sell and sign their recently released books at Sickles Market, Little Silver, NJ, on Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The authors and their books are Leeann Lavin, Atlantic Highlands, the Garden State, Food & Drink editor and author of THE HAMPTONS & LONG ISLAND HOMEGROWN COOKBOOK (Voyageur Press 2012) 
and Karen Schnitzspahn, Little Silver, NJ, author of JERSEY SHORE FOOD HISTORY (The History Press 2012)
Both books will make ideal holiday and hostess gifts.

The Hamptons and Long Island Homegrown Cookbook is a collection of outstanding food stories and recipes from Long Island’s finest, pioneering locavore, homegrown chefs who give every plate a striking sense of place, and the farmers they work with to bring the freshest locally grown, sustainable foods to their menus. Filled with beautiful photographs and fantastic recipes, this book will be of interest to foodies, home cooks, gardeners and chefs everywhere and will make a beautiful gift for the holidays.  
Jersey Shore Food History: Victorian Feasts to Boardwalk Treats explores the delicious history of a coastal cuisine. No trip to the Jersey Shore would be complete without indulging in the cuisine that helps make it famous. These foods enjoyed today are part of a long tradition beginning in the Victorian era, when big oceanfront hotels served elaborate meals. Diverse dishes and restaurants emerged during prohibition and the Great Depression, when fast food appeared and iconic boardwalk treats developed. Predating the farm to table movement, fancy and fast eateries have been supplied by local fishermen and farmers for decades. So whether indulging in a tomato pie, pork roll or saltwater taffy, this mouthwatering historical tour, stocked with plenty of photographs and recipes, discovers timeless treats from Sandy Hook to Cape May.

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