Dining with Writers: Michele Anna Jordan - The Good Cook's Book Series

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 6:30pm

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Spinster Sisters Restraurant, Santa Rosa
Ticket: $95 per person (Includes Meal and Choice of Michele Anna Jordan's Books)

How do you cook with flavored vinegars and should they be bought or made at home? What are the best oils for frying? The Good Cook's of Oil and Vinegar: One of the World's most Delicious Pairings, with More Than 150 Recipes answers these and many other questions about this important culinary duo. The most comprehensive oil and vinegar guide available today, it offers key scientific, nutritional, and culinary facts as well as interesting history behind oil and vinegar. In addition, award-winning author Michele Anna Jordan shows how a distinctive oil or vinegar can add spark to a meal. She showcases a whole realm of delicious cooking with recipes such as: Bruschetta, Fall fruit gazpacho, and more.

Salt is indispensable and pepper is superfluous. Michelle Anna Jordan guides you through this cookbook where salt and pepper is a one-word dictionary term in her kitchen vocabulary. This exquisite cookbook will go over the necessities of salt, and the luxury of pepper via 135 seasoned recipes. The Good Cook's Book of Salt and Pepper: Achieving Seasoned Delight, with More Than 150 Recipes separates itself from other competitors by offering scientific facts, a healthier exposure to salt and pepper, and some interesting worldwide trivia. Recipes in this book include: 
Au poivre rouge steak, Three-peppercorn bread, and Pepper-crusted pizza with porcini, fontina, and sage.

Michele Anna Jordan has twelve years of experience as an award-winning chef and has written a multitude of cookbooks. Currently, she writes three weekly columns for The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Savuer magazine, which recently took a first place award from the Association of Food and Wine Journalists. Jordan has held positions as restaurant critic for San Francisco Focus Magazine, as well as the San Francisco Chronicle, and has written for numerous national publications, including: Cooking Light, Wine Enthusiast, Kitchen Garden, Fine Cooking, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Asian Week, and more. Jordan also teaches and lectures on a variety of food-related topics and is a frequent guest on radio and television around the country. Jordan lives in Western Sonoma County with her two black cats, Poe and Rosemary.

Location: 
Spinster Sisters
401 South A Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
The Good Cook's Book of Oil and Vinegar: One of the World's Most Delicious Pairings, with More Than 150 Recipes Cover Image
By Michele Anna Jordan, M. F. K. Fisher (Foreword by), Liza Gershman (Photographer)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781632205872
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Skyhorse Publishing - July 21st, 2015

"Michele Jordan knows her food and she knows how to write about it." --San Francisco Examiner

What is extra virgin olive oil and how do you find the best kind? How do you cook with flavored vinegars and should they be bought or made at home? What are the best oils for frying? How does the strength of a vinegar influence a recipe?


The Good Cook's Book of Salt and Pepper: Achieving Seasoned Delight, with More Than 150 Recipes Cover Image
By Michele Anna Jordan, Liza Gershman (Photographer)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781629145761
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Skyhorse Publishing - July 21st, 2015

"It amazes me that so little has been written about the two foods we eat most often. Here is a book that tells us about these two ingredients--one essential to life, the other the flavor of almost everything we eat. . . . A book like Ms. Jordan's is long overdue." --James Peterson