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Sake Class at Cooking by the Book this Monday, March 4 at 6:30 PM

Taste of Sake Come and experience the very elusive spirit of Sake. Sake is one spirit that many of us want to enjoy, but are just not sure how to approach. Come and join us as we will be hosting 6 Sake producers from Japan as we pour a total of 9 sakes – some of which are not…

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Reminder: Bubbles and Bites on Valentine’s Day at Cooking by the Book

  That lovely picture Suzen found makes us all wish that on Valentine’s Day we could be in Paris. Sitting high up on the Monmontre hillside, sipping wine, gazing south over the city toward the Tower and watching the boats on the Seine. Have you actually ever been in Paris in February? It can be…

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Bubbles and Bites on Valentine’s Day at Cooking by the Book

We invite you to come into our kitchen and share in creating a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner. At our Bubbles and Bites class everyone will enjoy a fully hands-on culinary experience, as couples work together to create their evening meal. At this very romantic dinner guests will also enjoy the experience of tasting several different…

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Setting the Table: A Lovely Centerpiece for Your Holiday Table

People often bring things to a holiday party. For post-Thanksgiving party, Cynthia Beckman brought the centerpiece. It would be an vast understatement to say Cynthia is a decorating genius. It help, of course, that she simply loves making anything she is around beautiful. Cynthia’s centerpiece concept here is elegant, rich, and simply. First, get some…

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