Portfolio wants to make holiday gift giving a little bit easier and a whole lot more
tasty this year! Beginning Monday, November 14th we’ll be bringing you “The 12 Days
of Cookbooks” - our delicious version of a holiday classic. Each day we will feature
a fabulous cookbook from renowned local and national authors such as Judith Fertig,
Karen Adler, Chef Jasper Mirabile, Meg Ray, Sylvie Hogg Murphy and many others. From
BBQ to French culinary classics, wine selections to chocolate delights - there’s
something for everyone on your gift giving list. The 12 Days of Cookbooks will culminate
with a book signing event on Wednesday, November 30th. There will be two signing
periods from 11am to 3pm and again from 5pm to 7pm. Authors Karen Adler, Judith Fertig,
and Joyce Lock will be signing at both sessions (Karen & Judith will be performing
their entertaining Martha Stewart & Julia Child artisan bread demonstration as well).
Authors Megan and Cody Garrelts will be signing at the 11-3 session. And authors
Sylvie Hogg Murphy and Jasper Mirabile, Jr. will be signing at the 5pm-7pm session.
Chef Jasper Mirabile will also be doing a fresh Mozzarella demonstration during the
5pm-7pm session.We invite you to join us on November 30th to come meet the authors,
sample a bite to eat and pick up one or all of these fantastic cookbooks to give
as gifts or to add to your collection. Click here to register by email for this free
event or use the registration form at the bottom-right of this page.
So without further adieu, we give you The 12 Days of Cookbooks
On the first day of Cookbooks, my true love gave to me . . .
A Charming Prairie Story (no place like home)
Heartland by Judith Fertig
On the second day of Cookbooks, my true love gave to me . . .
Two Chefs in Love (kiss the cook)
Bluestem by Colby & Megan Garrelts
On the third day of Cookbooks, my true love gave to me . . .
Three French Gems (bon appetit!)
The Bonne Femme Cookbook by Wini Moranville
Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child
The Way to Cook by Julia Child
On the fourth day of Cookbooks, my true love gave to me . . .
Four Pasta Chefs (buon appetito!)
Mozzarella Theater Kit & Cookbook by Jasper Mirabile, Jr.
Venezia by Tessa Kiros
Grilled Pizzas & Piadinas by Craig Priebe
Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy by Lidia Bastianich
On the fifth day of Cookbooks, my true love gave to me . . .
Five Chocolate BonBons (Mmmmmmmm)
Miette by Meg Ray
Chocolat by Stephan Lagorce
Luscious Chocolate by Lori Longbotham
Milk & Cookies by Tina Casaceli
Sticky, Chewy, Messy, Gooey by Jill O’Connor
On the sixth day of Cookbooks, my true love gave to me . . .
Six Gamers Gaming (I won!)
Foodie Fight, Wine Wars, and Food Fight Rematch by Joyce Lock
On the seventh day of cookbooks, my true love gave to me . . .
Seven Foodie Shopping (for a gourmet pantry)
Food Lover’s Guide to Kansas City by Sylvie Hogg Murphy
On the eighth day of cookbooks, my true love gave to me . . .
Eight Bakers Baking (smell that bread!)
The Artisan Bread Machine by Judith Fertig
Cake Simple by Christie Matheson
Amish Baking Book by Lovina Eicher
Luscious Lemon Desserts by Lori Longbotham
On the ninth day of cookbooks, my true love gave to me . . .
Nine Wines Decanting (pour me another)
Wine Bites by Barbara Scott-Goodman
Small Plates-Perfect Wines by Lori Lyn Narlock
Cakebread Cellars’ American Harvest Cookbook by Jack & Dolores Cakebread
On the tenth day of cookbooks, my true love gave to me . . .
Ten Comfort Classics (mash those ‘taters)
Prairie Home Cooking by Judith Fertig
Bon Appetit Y’All & Basic to Brilliant Y’All by Virginia Wills
Caserole Queens by Crystal Cook and Sandy Pollock
Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi
Homemade by Clodagh McKenna
On the eleventh day of cookbooks, my true love gave to me . . .
Eleven Cupcakes Twirling (I ate one already)
500 Cupcakes by Judith Fertig
The Pretty Cupcake Kit and Cutie Pies by Dani Cone