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Avid Bookshop presents an evening with Rebecca Lang for her book, PECANS: RECIPES & HISTORY OF AN AMERICAN NUT. This event will take place on Thursday, November 21, 2019, from 6:30-7:30 pm at our Prince Avenue location and is free and open to the public. A signed copy would be a lovely hostess gift for Thanksgiving and we encourage you to purchase a copy of the book to get it signed by Rebecca!
PECAN PIE CONTEST: Bring your homemade pecan pies to this event and Rebecca will taste them all and pick a grand prize winner!
You can purchase this event book online from Avid Bookshop here: https://www.avidbookshop.com/book/9780847864560
ABOUT THE BOOK:
A delicious superfood, the pecan is quintessentially American but also an international favorite, prized for its buttery flavor and abundant fiber, protein, and vitamins. Pecans gives the underrated nut its due with sixty recipes inspired by global flavors and regional traditions, plus sidebars from chefs and writers such as Vivian Howard, Virginia Willis, Gerard Craft, Nathalie Dupree, Sandra Gutierrez, Lois Ellen Frank, Wendell Brock, and Janet Fletcher.
Dishes run the gamut from breakfasts and baked goods to sauces and entrées, showcasing the pecan's delicious versatility in original recipes, including Pecan, Pineapple, and Lemon Sunrise Smoothies; Fried Pecan-Coated Oysters with Old Bay Remoulade; Penne with Turnips and Turnip Green-Pecan Pesto; Stir-Fried Pecan Kung Pao Chicken; and Mexican Dark Chocolate Pecan Shortbread Tart.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Rebecca Lang is an author, cooking instructor, television personality, and a ninth-generation Southerner. Born and raised in South Georgia, she is the author of THE SOUTHERN VEGETABLE BOOK. Her five other cookbooks include FRIED CHICKEN (Ten Speed Press, May 2015) and AROUND THE SOUTHERN TABLE (Oxmoor House, 2012)