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

Thursday March 8th
Cookbooks by Martha Stewart 

  • Martha's American Food: a celebration of our nation's most treasured dishes, from coast to coast

          -Mark: Louisiana Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce (pg. 215)
          -Brandi: Carrot Layer Cake (pg. 66)

  • Martha Stewart's Dinner at Home: 52 quick meals to cook for family & friends
          -Britta: Cauliflower Gratin (pg. 229)

Thursday April 12th
Brunch Cookbooks
  • Bubby's Brunch Cookbook: recipes and menus from New York's favorite comfort food restaurant By: Ron Silver
  • Gale Gand's Brunch! : 100 fantastic recipes for the weekends best meal By: Gale Gand
  • Sweet Mornings: 125 sweet and savory breakfast and brunch recipes By: Patty Pinner
Thursday May 10th
Irish Cookbooks
  • Real Irish Food: 150 classic recipes from the old country By: David Bowers
  • The Farmette Cookbook: recipes and adventures from my life on and Irish farm By: Imen McDonnel
Thursday June 14th 
Jewish Cookbooks by Joan Nathan
  • King Solomon's Table: a culinary exploration of Jewish cooking from around the world
  • Jewish Cooking in America 
  • Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: my search for Jewish Cooking in France
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 Hofman
  • 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