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Norwich Square Holiday Festivities | Join us!

Holiday Festivities in the Norwich Square

20% off storewide!

We invite you to sample foods from our featured cookbooks & enjoy lots of good cheer!

Martin Philip, head baker at King Arthur Flour, will be our special guest between 5:30 & 7:00 pm to sign copies of Breaking Bread. Informally, he will share stories of his learning to bake and the decision to move his family to the Upper Valley. (He may even bring his banjo.)


And for parents of young children...
Our friends at the Norwich Public Library invite children to enjoy the film Despicable Me 3 (6:00 - 7:45) while parents come to the Square. BYO pillow; snacks provided! All ages welcome; children 5 and under must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Our 2017 Featured Cookbooks

Breaking Bread: A Baker's Journey Home in 75 Recipes by Martin Philip
Breaking Bread is a unique combo of memoir and cookbook chronicling Philip's life growing up in the Ozark mountains, being an opera singer, a banjo player, and working in the corporate finance world in NYC. A meditation on craft and love, it is also an intimate portrait of baking and our communion with food.

Six Seasons: A New Way with Vegetables by Joshua McFadden
After years racking up culinary cred at renowned New York City restaurants, McFadden managed the Four Season Farm in coastal Maine, where he developed an appreciation for every part of the plant and learned to coax the best from vegetables. 

Dining in: Highly Cookable Recipes bu Alison Roman
Alison Roman, former senior editor at Bon Appetit and BuzzFeed, creates recipes for simple, of-the-moment dishes are full of quickie techniques. Her ingenuity will seduce seasoned cooks, while her warm, amusing writing makes these recipes practical enough for the novice. 

Event date: 
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
Norwich Bookstore
291 Main Street
Norwich, VT
Breaking Bread: A Baker's Journey Home in 75 Recipes Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062447920
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Wave - October 31st, 2017

Grand Prize Winner of the 2017 New England Book Festival

"I bake because it connects my soul to my hands, and my heart to my mouth."--Martin Philip

Six Seasons: A New Way with Vegetables Cover Image
ISBN: 9781579656317
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Artisan Publishers - May 2nd, 2017

Named a Best Cookbook of the Year by the Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Bon Appetit, Food Network Magazine, Every Day with Rachael Ray, USA Today, Seattle Times, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Library Journal, Eater, and more

Dining in: Highly Cookable Recipes Cover Image
ISBN: 9780451496997
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - October 24th, 2017

Alison Roman is known as much for her keeper recipes as her wry Instagram voice and effortless style. Her debut cookbook features 125 recipes for simple, of-the-moment dishes that are full of quickie techniques (think slathering roast chicken in anchovy butter, roasting citrus to bring out new flavors, and keeping boiled potatoes in your fridge for instant crispy smashed potatoes).