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Virtual Stirring the Pot The LVIS Cookbook, hosted and interviewed by Florence Fabricant
Join Florence Fabricant on Zoom as she chats with Anne Thomas, Bess Rattray, and Mary Talley from East Hampton’s Ladies’ Village Improvement Society (LVIS) about their brand new cookbook, The Ladies’ Village Improvement Society Cookbook: Eating and Entertaining in East Hampton. The latest LVIS cookbook is a spectacular edition, containing recipes from members of LVIS and the community, including noted chefs, accompanied by beautiful photos taken by Doug Young. Martha Stewart wrote the foreword and member Bess Rattray contributed a witty, charming history capturing the spirit of the ladies. The book contains over 250 pages arranged into 20 menus, including Pasta on the Porch, a Labor Day Barbecue and a Holiday Buffet. LVIS members were asked to submit recipes and Florence selected and tested each one, occasionally making slight changes as needed. An audience Q&A will follow.
To order the LVIS Cookbook click here: https://lvis.org/lvis-cookbook
By ordering directly from LVIS, you not only get this beautiful book, but a substantial part of the proceeds will support the LVIS and their continued commitment to East Hampton.
Florence Fabricant, a food and wine writer for the New York Times, contributes the weekly Front Burner and Off the Menu columns, is a member of the wine panel and writes the pairings column for the wine tastings. She frequently writes features that appear in the Food section and also covers food and travel elsewhere in the Times. She has written 13 cookbooks. This spring, her latest, The Ladies Village Improvement Society Cookbook: Eating and Entertaining in East Hampton" to celebrate the 125th anniversary of LVIS was published by Rizzoli. Other books include Wine with Food, based on the New York Times pairings columns and written with Eric Asimov and The City Harvest Cookbook, both published by Rizzoli. She actually began her career as a food writer in East Hampton, contributing the column In Season to the East Hampton Star. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Smith College, she has an M.A. in French from New York University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. She holds L’Ordre National du Mérite from the French government, is on the Board of Trustees of Guild Hall in East Hampton, N.Y., and is a member of Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America. (New York, NY). She and her husband, Richard, a retired lawyer, live in Manhattan and East Hampton, N.Y. They have two children and two grandchildren.