Join the Slow Food Network

In the words of the International Slow Food Movement ( people have “a right to taste.” This is especially true when the temperature falls to the teens and we have the time to bake bread, simmer soups, and roast meat and potatoes. Slow cooking gives us the opportunity to linger in a warm kitchen and savor our meal-from food preparation to last bites.

The following titles might make you wish that winter would last all year:

To check the Online Public Access Catalog for the current availability of these books, please click here. Once you have gotten into the catalog, limit your search to the East Meadow location.

Bread Bible by Rose Levy Berenbaum

Berenbaum, Rose Levy. Bread Bible.

Haedrich, Ken. Soup Makes the Meal: 150 Soul-Satisfying Recipes for Soups, Salads, and Breads.

Hoffman, Mable. Crockery Cook.bowl of soup

Kafka, Barbara. Roasting: a Simple Art.

James. Michael. Slow Food: Flavors and Memories of America‘s Home towns.

Jones, Barbara. Ultimate Casserole Cookbook.

Lawson, Nigella. How to be a Domestic Goddess: Baking and the Art of Comfort Cooking.

Older, Julia. Ultimate Soup Book.

Splendid Soups by James Peterson 

Peterson, James. Splendid Soups.

Reinhart, Peter. Crust and Crumb: Master Formulas for Serious Bread Bakers.Chef holding a casserole.

Villas, James. Crazy for Casseroles.


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