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Humans bond over food, don’t we? We get together over a meal casually, as well as mark major milestones with a special meal. Food or meals from childhood often take on a mythic status, as in the case of the macaroni and cheese served at my father’s elementary school in Cleveland, Ohio. My mother spent 50+ years of marriage trying to replicate that recipe … which was – knowing cafeteria food – probably awful.
Artist Michael J. Strand understands the pull of food. He wants to collect your recipes – for cafeteria mac and cheese or the special stuffing you serve at Thanksgiving or your grandmother’s tamales. He wants to collect your stories of preparing and eating that recipe. Through Bowls Around Town, a collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Craft, Strand hopes to gather these treasures from you.
Picture a wooden box … inside is a large hand-thrown ceramic bowl and a book. Place a hold on the box (found here in the catalog), check it out, take it home. Think about a dish with special meaning to you. Prepare it. Eat it. Take lots of pictures (instructions on where to send these are in the box). Write your recipe in the book along with a bit of its history and what happened when you prepared and ate it this time.
Bring the box and its contents back to the library. Return it on time so someone else can share their story.
Bowls Around Town at Multnomah County Library will circulate from May 16 to September 21, 2013.
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