Black History Month: Stones, Bones & Black-Eyed Peas Pt1

Sun Feb 18
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join chef and owner of Finer Things Events and Catering, Michelle Guinn, along with her daughter, Sable Askew and take a trip back into history. Enjoy a cooking demonstration using traditional foods and recipes created by African American women chefs from the mid-1800s through to today. 

Part 1 at Woodstock Library: Chef Edna Lewis inspired spiced shortbread, Chef Leah Chase inspired creole chicken soup and spiced African Red Bush tea. (2/18/24)

Part 2 at Troutdale Library: “Soul Charcuterie” with tasty bites like chow chow, deviled eggs, pickled peppers, candied pecans, black eyed peas hummus, cucumber salad, pickled okra. (2/27/24)

Feel free to bring any family cookbooks or recipes to show and tell!

Registration opens January 28th.

Made possible by The National Endowment for the Humanities Fund of The Library Foundation.

Roast Chicken, onions, fresh whole tomatoes and olive oil

All abilities are welcome. For disability accommodations, call 503.988.5123 or email" 2-3 days before a program.