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Food Notes: Sept. 5, 2012

Historic cooking

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Susan Scouras, Archives and History librarian, will present "West Virginia Cookbooks" at 6 p.m. Sept. 13, in the Archives and History Library at the Culture Center, state Capitol Complex in Charleston. The program is free and open to the public.

Scouras will discuss cookbooks as historical resources, and food availability and recipes during periods of rationing, such as World War II. She will explain how newspapers have been used as a source for cooking, recipe and food information from the mid-19th century to the present -- the time period covered by the Archives and History newspaper collection and will showcase cookbooks from the Archives collection.

Participants are encouraged to register for the program, but advance registration is not required. To register, email bobby.l.taylor@wv.gov or call 304-558-0230, ext. 163.

Cooking school

The 2012 Taste of Home Cooking School comes to the Charleston Civic Center Little Theater at 2 p.m. Sept. 15. Advance reserved seating tickets are required. Tickets are $18 and may be purchased at the Civic Center Box Office or at Ticketmaster.com.

Tickets also include entrance to the West Virginia Food Fest, held from 10 am to 5 p.m. at the Civic Center. Vendors from across the state will provide samples of food, beverages and other specialty items.

VIP $40 tickets are also available for prime seating locations, and include a meet-and-greet session with culinary specialist Michael Barna, cookbook and embroidered apron.

RibFest

The Charleston RibFest will be held Thursday through Sunday on MacCorkle Avenue in South Charleston featuring nationally known barbecue rib and chicken vendors, live entertainment, arts and crafts and a carnival. The site is located across MacCorkle Avenue from Dow Chemical Plant.  Visit Good4U.prCG09012012@AllergenFreeCookbook.com" target="_blank">www.charlestonwvribfest.com for schedule and details.

Allergen free cooking

"Easy to be Allergen Free -- Family Favorites" cookbook written by Elkins resident Gail Collins Phares was accepted into Tamarack in Beckley. The book includes recipes, food substitutions, tips and short cuts.

Visit http://www.wvculture.org/index.aspx "Charleston RibFest": http://www.charlestonwvribfest.com/ "Easy to be Allergen Free - Family Favorites": http://www.easytobeallergenfree.com/index.htm @brfs:Historic cooking @bod:Susan Scouras, Archives and History librarian, will present "West Virginia Cookbooks" at 6 p.m. Sept. 13, in the Archives and History Library at the Culture Center, state Capitol Complex in Charleston. The program is free and open to the public. Scouras will discuss cookbooks as historical resources, and food availability and recipes during periods of rationing, such as World War II. She will explain how newspapers have been used as a source for cooking, recipe and food information from the mid-19th century to the present -- the time period covered by the Archives and History newspaper collection and will showcase cookbooks from the Archives collection. Participants are encouraged to register for the program, but advance registration is not required. To register, email bobby.l.taylor@wv.gov or call 304-558-0230, ext. 163. @brfs:Cooking school @bod:The 2012 Taste of Home Cooking School comes to the Charleston Civic Center Little Theater at 2 p.m. Sept. 15. Advance reserved seating tickets are required. Tickets are $18 and may be purchased at the Civic Center Box Office or at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets also include entrance to the West Virginia Food Fest, held from 10 am to 5 p.m. at the Civic Center. Vendors from across the state will provide samples of food, beverages and other specialty items. VIP $40 tickets are also available for prime seating locations, and include a meet-and-greet session with culinary specialist Michael Barna, cookbook and embroidered apron. @brfs:RibFest @bod:The Charleston RibFest will be held Thursday through Sunday <co Sept. 6 to 9> on MacCorkle Avenue in South Charleston featuring nationally known barbecue rib and chicken vendors, live entertainment, arts and crafts and a carnival. The site is located across MacCorkle Avenue from Dow Chemical Plant. Visit www.charlestonwvribfest.com for schedule and details. @brfs:Allergen free cooking @bod:"Easy to be Allergen Free -- Family Favorites" cookbook written by Elkins resident Gail Collins Phares was accepted into Tamarack in Beckley. The book includes recipes, food substitutions, tips and short cuts. Visit www.EasyToBeAllergenFree.com or email Good4U.prCG09012012@AllergenFreeCookbook.com. @tag:Reach Julie Robinson at julier@wvgazette.com or 304-348-1230." target="_blank">www.EasyToBeAllergenFree.com or email Good4U.prCG09012012@AllergenFreeCookbook.com.

Reach Julie Robinson at julier@wvgazette.com or 304-348-1230.

 


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