Anyone else a fan of cook books? I mean, with all the technology we have, particularly Pinterest, I still prefer to hold a book in my hands rather than read from the pad. I don’t know, call me old fashion but I just love to browse through a book versus the screen.
When Tracey Medeiros approached me to take a look at her latest book, The Connecticut Farm Table Cookbook, I was indeed excited! Anytime I’m asked to support our local businesses and in this case an author with a love for farms, organic ingredients, great restaurants and a knack for cooking, I’m always happy to oblige. I’m a huge believer in the local industry and I love to show my support.
The book offers a beautiful layout of amazing recipes from all over Connecticut. Also available is The Connecticut Farm Table Cookbook YouTube Channel where Tracey brings the recipes to life in a friendly and educational way. But you don’t have to live in Connecticut in order to savor some of the amazing recipes featured in the book. You can easily get your hands on the cook book now available online and in most book stores.
Already my favorite recipe is “Saunder’s Farm Arugula Salad with Orange Vinaigrette and Harvest Moon Cheese,” on page 60. Remember this post, where I talk about how much I love arugula, the recipe in the book is a celebrity version of my humble creation.
The runner up recipe is on page 54, the “Late Summer CT Heirloom Tomato Salad,” so refreshing. Similar to a Caprese Salad this one features humungous, gorgeous and flavorful heirloom tomatoes. It happens to be peak season for tomatoes so this recipe is perfect! If you’re looking for more great earthy and comforting recipes to add to your cooking repertoire look no further than The Connecticut Farm Table Cookbook.For my local readers, Tracey will be having book signing events in the months ahead. You can meet her at the following places. For more times and locations visit www.ctfarmtablecookbook.com.
- September 2015
Washington (New Haven), CT 06793
Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 3:00 pm
Outstanding In the Field – Waldingfield Farm
24 East Street
Monday, Sept. 14 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2 E Main St., Branford, CT
Book signing with coauthor Christy Colasurdo, with introduction by Master Chef and Sustainable Farmer Mark Shadle
Westport, CT 06880
Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Barnes & Noble (Westport)
1076 Post Road East
Book signing with coauthor Christy Colasurdo and refreshments by Fairfield Cheese Co.October 2015
Greenwich, CT 06830
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Roger Sherman Baldwin Park at the Celebrity Bookstore
Arch StreetOctober 2015
- October 2015
Manchester, CT 06040
Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Botticello Farms, LLC
209 Hillstown Road
- November 2015
Fairfield, CT 06824
Thursday, November 12, 2015 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Whole Foods (Fairfield location)
Farm-To-Table holiday cooking class
“The Connecticut Farm Table Cookbook” c/o Tracey Medeiros. All opinions are 100% my own. Pictures taken by me of the book for the sole purpose of this post.