A Readable Feast - A Cookbook Book Group

A Readable Feast meets the second Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Registration is required to attend this program.
For more information on this unique book group, call 401-783-8254, or email Britta at bobertello@skpl.org

Cookbooks and Chefs for 2018

Tapas and Spanish Food

Moroccan, Persian, & Middle Eastern Cookbooks

Cookbooks by Martha Stewart 

April- Meeting Cancelled ‚Äč
Brunch Cookbooks

Irish Cookbooks

Thursday June 14th
Jewish Cookbooks by Joan Nathan

  • King Solomon's Table: a culinary exploration of Jewish cooking from around the world

          -Brandi:      Homemade Herbed Labneh with Beets and Puy Lentil Salad Bowl (pg. 97) *partially vegan*
         -Britta:        Jerusalem Kugel (pg. 180)
         -Karen:       Vegetarian Tagine (pg. 197) *vegan*
Cindy:       Bulgur and Tamarind Dip with Nuts (53) *vegan*
Cindy        Sicilian Eggplant Caponata Jewish Style (pg. 60) *vegan*
Cindy:       Minestrone Split Pea Soup (pg. 130) *vegan*
         -Sara:         Curried Beef Borscht (pg. 122)
         -Sara:         Matzo Muffins (pg. 183)
         -Shirley:     Shtritzlach, Toronto Blueberry Buns (pg. 35)

  • Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: my search for Jewish Cooking in France
       -Ruth:         Rosh Hashanah Chicken with Cinnamon Apples from Metz (pg. 178)
       -Mark:         Friday Night Bread (pg. 126)
       -Mark:         Chopped Liver with Confit of Onions (pg. 53)
       -Rich:          Tunisian Carrots with Caraway and Harissa (pg. 112) *vegan*
  • Jewish Cooking in America

          -Peter:        Lindy's Cheesecake (pg. 335)  
         -Elizabeth:  My Favorite Brisket (pg. 175)
-Cynthia:     Putterkuchen (pg. 97)
-Cynthia:     Oregon's Kocher Maven's Honey Cake (pg. 338)
-Jean:         Almond Pudding (pg. 411)

Thursday July 12th
Rhode Island Cookbooks

  • Rhode Island Recipes By: Lydia Walshin and Jennifer Leal
  • Providence & Rhode Island Chef's Table: extraordinary recipes from the Ocean State  By: Linda Beaulieu
Thursday August 9th
Cookbooks by Jacques Pepin
  • Heart and Soul in the Kitchen
  • Essential Pepin: more than 700 all-time favorites from my life in food
Thursday September 13th
Greek Cookbooks
  • The Olive and the Caper: adventures in Greek Cooking By: Susanna Hoffman
  • Cooking the Greek Way By: Lynne W. Villios
  • How to Roast a Lamb: new Greek classic cooking By: Michael Psilakis
  • Cooking with Loula: Greek recipes from my family to yours By: Alexandra Stratou
Thursday October 11th
Thai Cookbooks
  • Everyday Thai cooking: quick and easy family style recipes By: Katie Chin
  • Simple Thai Food: classic recipes from the Thai home kitchen By: Leela Punyaratabandhu
  • Cooking the Thai Way By: Supenn Harrison
Thursday November 8th
Food 52 Cookbooks
  • Food 52 Vegan: 60 vegetable-driven recipes for any kitchen
  • Food 52 Mighty Salads: 60 new ways to turn salad into dinner-and make ahead lunches too
  • Food 52 Ice Cream and Friends: 60 recipes & riffs for sorbets, sandwiches, no-churn ice cream and more
  • The Food 52 Cookbook : 140 winning recipes from exceptional home cooks
Thursday December 13th
Cookbooks by Diana Henry
  • Roast Figs, Sugar Snow: winter food to warm the soul
  • Pure Simple Cooking: effortless meals every day
  • Simple: effortless food, big flavors
  • A Bird in the Had: chicken recipes for every day and every mood