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Holiday Festivities in the Norwich Square!

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Holiday Festivities
in the Norwich Square


We invite you to sample foods from our featured cookbooks & enjoy lots of good cheer!
Our book shelves are full of holiday suggestions from fiction to adventure, history, mystery and humor for everyone on your list.
Our baskets and tables are piled with colorful and thoughtful treasures.
The holiday lights will be up, the candles will be lit...
The Book Angels are hard at work collecting books for children for the mid-December deliveries.
We're ready to help get your gifts wrapped and ready to slip under the tree!


And for parents of young children...
Our friends at the Norwich Public Library invite children to enjoy a  film (6:00 - 7:45) while parents come to the Square. Come find out what happens when: “Mr. Incredible is left home with the kids and Elastigirl becomes the new face of superheros.” BYO pillow; snacks provided! All ages welcome. Children 5 and under must be accompanied by a caregiver.

2018 Featured Cookbooks

Food52 Genius Desserts: 100 Recipes That Will Change the Way You Bake by Kristen Miglore
Sourced from expert bakers and chefs including Rose Levy Beranbaum and Alice Waters, this is a mouth-watering collection of cookies, cakes, ice creams, crumbles, and pies. All recipes have been tested in the Food52 kitchens and sprinkled throughout this excellent book are helpful tips that will ensure success in the kitchen for both beginners and experienced bakers alike.

Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food by Nik Sharma
Season introduces home cooks to a new way to cook and think about flavor. Nik Sharma combines Indian flavors from his hometown of Bombay with those he encountered when he moved to the U.S. This cookbook covers all the bases, from appetizers and entrees to desserts and drinks, each illustrated with color photos by the author.

Cooking From Scratch: 120 Recipes for Colorful, Seasonal Food by PCC Community Market
Make the most of seasonal, local bounty with this collection of flavorful yet simple recipes from Seattle’s leader in sustainable food sourcing and preparation. Breakfast "boats" and dessert "crinkles" are listed along with soups, salads, sides, and sauces. Preparations tips for the cook and beverage pairing suggestions make this a book to turn to again and again.

(* Note: Unfortunately, sale books and some regular stock and special order books cannot be discounted.)

Event date: 
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
Norwich Bookstore
291 Main
Norwich, VT
Food52 Genius Desserts: 100 Recipes That Will Change the Way You Bake [A Baking Book] (Food52 Works) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524758981
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Ten Speed Press - September 4th, 2018

In this follow-up to the IACP award-winning, New York Times best-selling cookbook Genius Recipes, Food52 is back with the most beloved and talked-about desserts of our time (and the under-the-radar gems that will soon join their ranks)—in a collection that will make you a local legend, and a smarter baker to boot.

Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food (Indian Cookbook, Books about Indian Seasoning, Beautiful Cookbooks) Cover Image
By Nik Sharma, John Birdsall (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781452163994
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Chronicle Books - October 2nd, 2018

"Quite simply beautiful food-wide-ranging, inspiring, and infused with an enlivening and generous sensibility."—Nigella Lawson, author of At My Table

Cooking from Scratch: 120 Recipes for Colorful, Seasonal Food from PCC Community Markets Cover Image
ISBN: 9781632171887
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Sasquatch Books - September 18th, 2018

120 simple and delicious recipes in a cookbook that's chock-full of nutritional information and expert advice from Seattle's popular grocer, PCC Community Markets.