Entertaining, canning, swapping with the author of the The Hip Girl's Guide

kate payne

Author Kate Payne will be in town next weekend for a series of events related to her new book, The Hip Girl's Guide to the Kitchen:

June 6: Affordable Entertaining Class at Healthy Living Market
"This demo-style class will feature a menu of Spring Loaded Risotto, Radish Bites, Seasonal Shrub, and a special added demo on DIY Bitters for all your summer cocktail needs." 6 pm - $15

June 6: From Scratch Club Food Swap at Healthy Living Market
An FSC food swap following that class. (This will almost certainly fill up -- they usually do -- so registration now if you'd like to attend.) 7 pm - free (registration required)

June 7: Demo & Book Signing at Healthy Living Market
Signing books and demonstrating recipes with Christina Davis. 11:30 am-3 pm - free

June 8: Pressure Canning 101 Class at Oakwood Community Center in Troy
"Learn how to line your pantry shelves with homemade stocks (and make more room in your freezer)! Participants will learn methods for making various stocks and safely preserving them using a pressure canner. You'll learn proper methods for how to safely seal jars for shelf storage with ingredients that are not safe to simply waterbath can." 1 pm - $35

June 8: From Scratch Club Food Swap at Oakwood Community Center
Again, this will probably fill up. 4 pm - free (registration required)

photo: Jo Ann Santangelo

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