Wednesday, November 7, 2012

New Haven Public Library to hold Fall baking series

NEW HAVEN - Learning about baking at the New Haven Public Library?
Why not, we learn so much else there!
In an event from 6 to 7 p.m. Nov. 14, "author Adrienne Kane will 'Give Thanks For Pie' in the first of a two-part Fall Baking Series" offered at the Library, 133 Elm St., according to a release.
Kane will be discussing selected recipes from her recent cookbook, "United States of Pie: Regional Favorites from East to West" and "North to South."
"Kane’s book showcases the innovative spirit of American home cooks in the era before processed foods and imported produce.," the statement said. "She re-imagines classics and invents new desserts designed to be made and served—deliciously-- in the home. Examples include Meyer Lemon Cream Pie, Concord Grape Pie, and Burnt Sugar Meringue Pie."
Further, Kane will "offer baking tips and techniques ranging from the best thickeners for fruit pies to why we can embrace corn syrup."
So, if you "want to know how to make a perfect pie crust" the event "is designed to be the perfect primer for upcoming holiday baking projects."
There event is free. For information call the library at 203-946-8835.
Kane is the author of the memoir "Cooking and Screaming" and of the popular food blog,, the statement said. She is a food writer, recipe developer, and food photographer whose work has appeared in Natural Health, Prevention, Chow, and, the statement said. She lives and cooks in New Haven.
Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed.


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