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Winchester Digs In

“Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.” ~ Ruth Reichl


Join us for a series on the food we love, historical and modern, sweet and savory.

Feasting Then & Now: Recipes from Colonial New England
Monday, March 12 at 7:00 PM [NEW DATE]
Join Chef Liz Barbour as she takes a journey back to the early 1700s and discusses the workings of a colonial New England kitchen and the ingredients available. Liz will provide a cooking demonstrates of two recipes with historic roots that she has adapted for today’s shopping and palate. Sample tastings provided to the audience. Limited seating. Register here beginning February 13.

Tea Travels Through China
Monday, March 26 at 7:00 PM
From Beijing tea rooms to the tea fields of the Hunan Province, Danielle Baudette from the Cozy Tea Cart will share stories of her travels. Attendees will learn about the tea leaf, from harvest to production, as well as the amazing people who cultivate the leaf. Throughout the presentation, enjoy sipping teas harvested directly from these tea estates. 

New England Pie: History Under a Crust
Monday, April 9 at 7:00 PM
Take a bite out of the history of pie and pie-making in New England from maple to mock-cherry with this mouthwatering presentation from author Robert Cox. Coffee and pie provided for the audience.

Cookbook Club: A Potluck Book Discussion
Tuesday, April 24 at 7:00 PM
Prepare a dish from Deb Perelman's cookbook Smitten Kitchen Every Day to share with the group as we discuss the book and its recipes. Select a recipe to make and be prepared to tell us how you made it, what you thought about the recipe and if you would do anything differently. Register here beginning March 26.

If you are interested in learning more, please contact us at 781-721-7171 ext. 318.

This program series is funded by the Winchester Public Library Endowment Fund.