Bibliobites is a book group with a culinary focus. We read a combination of cookbooks, culinary memoirs and Foodie fiction. We often pick a theme for a meeting and encourage members to try recipes related to the theme. We do not discourage members from bringing those recipes in for us to try! Bibliobites meetings are open to everyone, and meet the last Friday of the month at 11 am.
Please note: during COVID-19, all of our book groups are meeting online. Contact the group leader for access details.
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Previous Bibliobites Discussions
- Bibliobites in March: Pizza: A Love Story (4/20/2021) - America’s love affair with pizza is deep and enduring (dare we say passionate?), and continues to blossom in new and unexpected ways. In fact, one could argue that pizza is a unifying cultural force, because who doesn’t love pizza? Regardless of age, race, gender, ethnicity, or political persuasion, there are very few of us who … Continue reading Bibliobites in March: Pizza: A Love Story
- Bibliobites in February: Those Were the Days, My Friends (3/16/2021) - Author/editor/critic Ruth Reichl has had a long and storied career in the food world; and she’s shared many of her unique experiences in a series of memoirs. Our Bibliobites group first perused this territory back in 2014, when we reviewed Garlic and Sapphires, Ms. Reichl’s engaging and revealing memoir of her years as a restaurant … Continue reading Bibliobites in February: Those Were the Days, My Friends
- Bibliobites in January: My Dinner With Dorie (2/12/2021) - What do you get when you combine cold weather, short days, a long stretch between meetings, an ongoing pandemic that has most of us at home almost all the time, and a cookbook filled with dinner ideas? You get a lot of cooking going on, so buckle up, folks– this could be a long ride! … Continue reading Bibliobites in January: My Dinner With Dorie
- Bibliobites in December: Midwest Meh (1/8/2021) - Often the culinary world seems to be neatly divided between those who love to cook, and those who have a passion for baking. Those on the savory side appreciate the more-improvisational nature of cooking– the freedom to alter on the fly and go where whim and ingredients take them. For those with this view, baking … Continue reading Bibliobites in December: Midwest Meh
- Bibliobites in October: Back to the Garten (11/30/2020) - The Barefoot Contessa (a.k.a. Ina Garten) has amazing staying power. After almost four decades in the food business, with twelve bestselling cookbooks and numerous TV shows, she is easily one of the most successful authors in the food world. Her devoted fans are legion, and they love her warm, approachable personality as much as her … Continue reading Bibliobites in October: Back to the Garten
- Bibliobites in September: TwoFer (10/23/2020) - Table for two….tea for two….like two peas in a pod….it takes two to tango. Coupledom is celebrated in our culture, but not so much in the kitchen. Most recipes typically serve four or six, which can be problematic for a small household. While it’s convenient to have tasty leftovers in your fridge, how many times … Continue reading Bibliobites in September: TwoFer