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Julia Turshen: Now & Again

We are so excited to welcome back to Ann Arbor food writer Julia Turshen who will be sharing with us her latest cookbook Now & Again: Go-To Recipies, Inspired Menus + Endless Ideas for Reinventing Leftovers. Julia will be in conversation with Chef Kate Williams of Lady of the House restaurant in Detroit and journalist Ashley Woods

About Now & Again:
Small Victories, one of the most beloved cookbooks of 2016, introduced us to the lovely Julia Turshen and her mastery of show-stopping home cooking, and her second book, Feed the Resistance, moved a nation, winning Eater Cookbook of the Year in 2017. In Now & Again, the follow-up to what Real Simple called "an inspiring addition to any kitchen bookshelf," more than 125 delicious and doable recipes and 20 creative menu ideas help cooks of any skill level to gather friends and family around the table to share a meal (or many!) together. This cookbook comes to life with Julia's funny and encouraging voice and is brimming with good stuff, including:

- can't-get-enough-of-it recipes 
- inspiring menus for social gatherings, holidays and more 
- helpful timelines for flawlessly throwing a party 
- oh-so-helpful "It's Me Again" recipes, which show how to use leftovers in new and delicious ways 
- tips on how to be smartly thrifty with food choices

Now & Again will change the way we gather, eat, and think about leftovers, and, like the name suggests, you'll find yourself reaching for its pages time and time again.

JULIA TURSHEN is the bestselling author of Feed the Resistance, named the Best Cookbook of 2017 by Eater, and Small Victories, named one of the Best Cookbooks of 2016 by the New York Times and NPR. Her latest book, Now & Again, will be out in September, 2018. She has coauthored numerous cookbooks and hosted the first two seasons of Radio Cherry Bombe. She has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Vogue, Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, and Saveur. Epicurious has called her one of the ‘100 Greatest Home Cooks of All Time’ and she sits on the Advisory Board of the National Museum of American History’s Kitchen Cabinet. She is the founder of Equity At The Table (EATT), an inclusive digital directory of women and non-binary individuals in food. Julia lives in the Hudson Valley with her wife and pets.

KATE WILLIAMS is the owner and executive chef of Lady of the House. With the opening of Lady of the House, Williams brought a new breed of progressive, vibrant and dynamic cooking to Detroit’s Corktown district. In its first year of opening, Lady of the House was named James Beard Foundation semi-finalist for “Best New Restaurant” 2017, GQ “Best New Restaurant in America, 2018”, and was profiled twice in the New York Times.  In May 2018 Williams received the honor of Food & Wine“Best New Chef 2018”. Passionate about highlighting local farms, Williams focuses on #uglyfood, which minimizes food waste on farms to feed more people and encourage them to grow their own food. An extension of the Slow Food movement, it’s meant to beautifully prepare food that would otherwise be thrown away on the farm. 

ASHLEY WOODS is the founder of Detour Media, a digital content publisher and agency based in Detroit, which publishes the Detour newsletter to thousands of engaged subscribers in the Motor City. She is a member of The Information Accelerator, a Silicon Valley-based initiative to fund the next generation of subscription-based news publications. Ashley was also a 2018 Visiting Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.  Before startup life, Ashley led digital strategy and consumer experience at the Detroit Free Press, and was a reporter and editor for Detroit-based publications like HuffPost Detroit, MLive, Issue Media Group and Real Detroit Weekly, specializing in entrepreneurism, culture and city life.

Event date: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
124 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Now & Again: Go-To Recipes, Inspired Menus + Endless Ideas for Reinventing Leftovers (Meal Planning Cookbook, Easy Recipes Cookbook, Fun Recipe Cookbook) Cover Image
By Julia Turshen, David Loftus (Photographs by)
ISBN: 9781452164922
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - September 4th, 2018

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