Durham's Kathy Hester—our vegan slow-cooking hero—to appear on Cook the Book | Food
Food
INDY Week's food blog

Archives | RSS

Monday, November 9, 2015

Durham's Kathy Hester—our vegan slow-cooking hero—to appear on Cook the Book

Posted by on Mon, Nov 9, 2015 at 1:46 PM

click to enlarge Kathy Hester - FILE PHOTO BY JEREMY M. LANGE
  • File photo by Jeremy M. Lange
  • Kathy Hester
Following the success of Saturday's debut online cook-along with Chapel Hill's Nancie McDermott, Cook the Book With Denise and Jenni  has scheduled its second event with another local talent: Kathy Hester of Durham. Hester, a prolific writer of vegan cookbooks recently featured in the INDY, will select a recipe from her new release, The Easy Vegan Cookbook.

"We're still working to confirm the date, but mostly likely it will be January 9 or 10," says Field, a Garner baker and recipe developer who blogs as Pastry Chef Online. "We're hoping that Kathy will have some big news to share by then, too."

Field presented Saturday's live, bi-coastal cooking program with colleague Denise Vivaldo, a  food stylist and instructor based in Southern California. McDermott cooked along with Field in her camera-filled kitchen, while Vivaldo surprised McDermott by having a guest present, too: Jill O'Connor, McDermott's longtime friend, who is thanked in the acknowledgements section for providing the good-humored encouragement to complete the new Southern Soups & Stews.

Saturday's participants cooked in real time with the four presenters, who prepared Sheri Castle's recipe for Watauga County Chicken Stew with Fluffy Dumplings; at least 157 participants from several continents were logged in at one point. Participants in Saturday's event who made the recipe were encouraged to post a photo of it on the Cook the Book Facebook page. Three personally autographed copies of McDermott's Southern Soups will be awarded today to randomly selected entrants.

Follow the page for additional details about the Kathy Hester cook-along, as well as events being organized in California by Denise Vivaldo. If you missed Saturday's broadcast, it can be viewed via blab.im.

Tags: , , , ,

Pin It

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

INDY Week publishes all kinds of comments, but we don't publish everything.

  • Comments that are not contributing to the conversation will be removed.
  • Comments that include ad hominem attacks will also be removed.
  • Please do not copy and paste the full text of a press release.

Permitted HTML:
  • To create paragraphs in your comment, type <p> at the start of a paragraph and </p> at the end of each paragraph.
  • To create bold text, type <b>bolded text</b> (please note the closing tag, </b>).
  • To create italicized text, type <i>italicized text</i> (please note the closing tag, </i>).
  • Proper web addresses will automatically become links.

Latest in Food



Twitter Activity

Most Recent Comments

Find out how to promote your fishery business: case study of fishery creation - new article of Cleveroad company. If …

by Yulia Ye on N.C. Fishers Face a Policy Battle Today That Will Affect Our Local Seafood Options (Food)

Great, friendly place where you can relax and talk to all kinds of folks that come in. Try it, you …

by Joe Sadler on Raleigh's New The Blind BARbour Opens Friday Night (Food)

I noticed a couple of stores in Raleigh still sell the Golden Ale. Can you tell me all the stores …

by Jimesha on Bye Bye, Triangle Brewing Company, Which Is Closing Its Doors After Nearly a Decade (Food)

Hey ZZ, stop trolling. Allie wasn't commissioned for this pic -- she was eating lunch at this restaurant & took …

by Charlie Reece on Korean Fried Chicken and More at Durham's M Kokko by Chef Michael Lee (Food)

Sounds great....but the picture here by Allie Mullin, WTH?!?!!?
Why is the empty spot on the plate facing forward? …

by ZZ on Korean Fried Chicken and More at Durham's M Kokko by Chef Michael Lee (Food)

Comments

Find out how to promote your fishery business: case study of fishery creation - new article of Cleveroad company. If …

by Yulia Ye on N.C. Fishers Face a Policy Battle Today That Will Affect Our Local Seafood Options (Food)

Great, friendly place where you can relax and talk to all kinds of folks that come in. Try it, you …

by Joe Sadler on Raleigh's New The Blind BARbour Opens Friday Night (Food)

Most Read

© 2017 Indy Week • 201 W. Main St., Suite 101, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation