Cookbook Club

Cookbook Club

Sat, Oct 14 @ noon

Cookbook Club, where cooking enthusiasts of all skill levels meet to share and sample each other’s cuisine! Have lunch and enjoy good company as we talk about recipe, cooking experiences, and the cookbook-of-the-month.

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October 2023

The Apple Kitchen
by Madeleine and Florian Anker

From appetizers and main courses to desserts and drinks, the Ankners share mouthwatering recipes that celebrate this fruity favorite, with both classic and creative recipes that shows the versatility of this fruit.

How it works

  1. Each month, the cookbook-of-the-month will be on display at the library.
  2. Those wishing to participate can browse it, then choose and make a copy of the recipe. (The cookbook is not available to checkout during it's featured month.)
  3. Add your name and selected recipe to the sign up sheet.
  4. On Cookbook Club Day, each person brings their dish to share with the group!

Questions? Contact Robyn at (218) 773-9121 ext. 221 or

Previous Cookbooks

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August 2023

Korean American : Food that tastes like home by Eric Kim

With thoughtful insights, New York Times staff writer and son of two Korean immigrants Eric Kim introduces Korean flavors to comforting American classics and makes traditional Korean dishes more familiar through the addition of a beloved American flavor profile. It's an homage to what it means to be Korean American with more than 85 delectable recipes that explore how new culinary traditions can be forged to honor both your past and your present. 

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July 2023

Watermelon & Red Birds by Nicolge Taylor

All-day cook-outs with artful salads, bounteous dessert spreads, and raised glasses of “red drink” are essential to Juneteenth gatherings. As a master storyteller and cook, she bridges the traditional African-American table and 21st-century flavors in stories and recipes. 

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June 2023

Williams-Somona's Picnics and Tailgates by Diane Rossen Worthington

Create a festive casual outdoor feast!

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May 2023

The Essential Wok ⇗ by Naomi Imatome-Yun

Enjoy Chinese comfort food at home with The Essential Wok: a simple Chinese cookbook for stir-fry, dim sum, and other restaurant favorites. With this simple cookbook in your kitchen and a mighty wok in your hand, Chinese favorites are now quicker, healthier, and cheaper than delivery.

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April 2023

Two Peas & Their Pod ⇗ by Maria Lichty

Quick and easy everyday recipes from the popular food-blogger that celebrates a family, friends, and community-oriented lifestyle.

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February 2023

Homestead Recipes ⇗ by Amanda Rettke

Midwestern inspirations, family favorites, and pearls of wisdom from a sassy home cook and Minnesota food-blogger.