Upcoming Events

  1. Author Talk: Dandelion and Quince
    Free to all
    August 25: 6:30-8pm

    Michelle McKenzie: Author Talk: Dandelion and Quince

    Dandelion and Quince is an illustrated cookbook that celebrates the less familiar and more unique produce available to all of us. There is so much at the farmers' market and local grocery store yet to be discovered by the everyday cook: mustard, kumquats, spigarello, nettles, fava leaves, sunchokes. Professional… Read More & Register »
  2. Author Talk: Lark
    Free to all
    September 6: 6:30-8pm

    John Sundstrom: Author Talk: Lark

     James Beard Award-winning chef tells the story of Seattle’s popular restaurant, Lark, and shares his recipes for the local seasonal cuisine that has made it a Northwest destination for over ten years. Now available in paperback, Lark is John Sundstrom’s culinary homage to… Read More & Register »
  3. Cooking Class: Gourmet Game Night
    $65.00
    September 7: 6:30 - 9pm

    Cynthia Nims: Cooking Class: Gourmet Game Night

    Are you tired of serving the same snacks for every game night, book club, or casual gathering?  Join local author Cythia Nims for a fun evening as she demonstrates some of her favorite recipes from her book Gourmet Game Night.  Cynthia will also show &… Read More & Register »
  4. Author Talk: Big Food Big Love
    Free to all
    September 8: 6:30-8pm

    Heather Earnhardt: Author Talk: Big Food Big Love

    When Heather Earnhardt opened her tiny, magical café, The Wandering Goose, in Seattle, she infused a little Southern comfort into the heart of a city that’s skies are often gray. Her specialty is biscuits, slathered with butter and homemade jam, piled high with fried chicken and bread-and-butter… Read More & Register »
  5. Cooking Class: Seasonal Southern Pies
    $70.00
    September 11: 9:30am - 12:00pm

    Brian Medford: Cooking Class: Seasonal Southern Pies

    Nothing says Southern hospitality like a homemade pie. Join Brian Medford of Idlewild Biscuits and Bakes to create classic Southern pies from scratch. Learn how to make foolproof flaky pastry crust and seasonal inspired Southern pie fillings. Brian will lead you though the fundamentals of creating a three … Read More & Register »
  6. Cooking Class: Salmon 101
    $75.00
    September 12: 6:30 - 9pm

    Kyle Wisner: Cooking Class: Salmon 101

    We are thrilled to welcome chef Kyle Wisner back to the Book Larder kitchen!  He will be here to teach you everything you need to know about salmon from where to shop, how to butcher, and the best ways to prepare it.  You will break down your… Read More & Register »
  7. Lunch Break Cooking Class—September 12th
    $30.00
    September 12: Noon - 1pm

    Amanda Coba: Lunch Break Cooking Class—September 12th

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. This week, our event chef Amanda Coba will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Amanda will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and seasonal ingredients,… Read More & Register »
  8. Author Talk: Dried & True
    Free to all
    September 13: 6:30-8pm

    Sara Dickerman: Author Talk: Dried & True

    Dehydrators have transitioned from the kitchens of the world's best chefs onto the wedding registry—and this book reveals why. There's no dinner party with friends, school lunchbox, or weekend-backpack dry bag that isn't made more delicious and nutritious thanks to a dehydrator. In this book… Read More & Register »
  9. Author Talk: Buck, Buck, Moose
    Free to all
    September 14: 6:30-8pm

    Hank Shaw: Author Talk: Buck, Buck, Moose

     Buck, Buck, Moose is the first comprehensive, lushly photographed, full-color guide to working with and cooking all forms of venison, including deer, elk, moose, antelope and caribou.  Buck, Buck, Moose will take you around the world, from nose to tail. The book features more than 100 recipes… Read More & Register »
  10. Author Talk: Run Fast. Eat Slow.
    Free to all
    September 15: 6:30-8pm

    Shalane Flanagan & Elyse Kopecky: Author Talk: Run Fast. Eat Slow.

    Four-time qualifying Olympian and world-class marathoner Shalane Flanagan and chef and nutrition coach Elyse Kopecky team up on a cookbook for runners that proves food can be indulgent and nourishing at the same time. As former cross-country teammates and roommates at the University of North Carolina, Shalane and Elyse have… Read More & Register »
  11. Author Talk: Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling
    Free to all
    September 16: 6:30-8pm

    Meathead Goldwyn: Author Talk: Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling

    For succulent results every time, nothing is more crucial than understanding the science behind the interaction of food, fire, heat, and smoke. This is the definitive guide to the concepts, methods, equipment, and accessories of barbecue and grilling. The founder and editor of the world's most popular BBQ and… Read More & Register »
  12. Cooking Class: Southern Biscuits
    $70.00
    September 18: 9:30am - 12:00pm

    Brian Medford: Cooking Class: Southern Biscuits

    Join Brian Medford, of Idewild Biscuits and Bakes pop up- bakery to learn the basics of creating classic Southern buttermilk biscuits. Brian will teach you tricks for creating a flaky and tender biscuit at home as well how to create the perfect sausage gravy.  He’ll also show… Read More & Register »
  13. Lunch Break Cooking Class—September 19th
    $30.00
    September 19: Noon-1pm

    Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class—September 19th

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. This week, local chef Kyle Wisner will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Kyle will higlight one of his favorite ingedientes,… Read More & Register »
  14. Cooking Class: Tomato Sauces
    $65.00
    September 20: 6:30 - 9pm

    Susan Volland: Cooking Class: Tomato Sauces

    We wait all year in Seattle for tomatoes to come in, and when they arrive we want to use them to their fullest!  Join local author Susan Volland  as she demonstrate some of her favorite tomato sauces from her latest book Mastering Sauces. … Read More & Register »
  15. Cooking Class: Cooking 101
    $70.00
    September 21: 6:30 - 9:00

    Amanda Coba: Cooking Class: Cooking 101

    If you’ve ever been intimidated by just the thought of taking a cooking class, this class is for you.  Whether you are setting up your own kitchen for the first time, are new to cooking, or want an overview of the fundamentals you’ll take away… Read More & Register »
  16. Author Talk: Superfood Soups
    Free to all
    September 22: 6:30-8pm

    Julie Morris: Author Talk: Superfood Soups

    Acclaimed superfood chef Julie Morris has chosen 100 favorites packed with nutrient-dense and plant-based whole foods such as vegetables and fruits, legumes and grains, nuts and seeds. Plus, she boosts each dish with such scientifically lauded superfoods as chia, medicinal mushrooms, turmeric, and kale. From a comforting Smoky Pumpkin Soup with… Read More & Register »
  17. Author Talk: Small Victories
    Free with Book Purchase; $5 without
    September 25: 4-5:30pm

    Julia Turshen in conversation with Aran Goyoaga: Author Talk: Small Victories

    Julia Turshen has many fans here at Book Larder (well, and everywhere).  From her days as host of Radio Cherry Bombe, to the books she's written with other authors, to the delicious, approachable meals she posts on Instagram, she's gained quite a devoted following.  We've… Read More & Register »
  18. Lunch Break Cooking Class—September 26th
    $30.00
    September 26: Noon - 1pm

    Amanda Coba: Lunch Break Cooking Class—September 26th

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. This week, our event chef Amanda Coba will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Amanda will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and seasonal ingredients,… Read More & Register »
  19. Cooking Class: Knife Skills
    $65.00
    September 27: 6:30 - 9:00pm

    Erin Coopey: Cooking Class: Knife Skills

    This hands-on class covers techniques used by chefs to safely and quickly mince, slice and dice vegetables. Chef Erin Coopey will help you with everything from proper grip to safety and maintenance. With a little practice you'll be cutting like a pro. Since this is a hands-on class, please… Read More & Register »
  20. Author Talk: The Coupe
    Free to all
    September 29: 6:30-8pm

    Brian Hart Hoffman: Author Talk: The Coupe

    The Coupe features signature recipes from the country’s best mixologists and barkeeps and embraces the mood and magic that comes from drinking a craft cocktail from this storied glass. The author’s personal coupe collection inspired this book, and he offers tips for collecting coupes and… Read More & Register »
  21. Lunch Break Cooking Class—October 3rd
    $30.00
    October 3: Noon-1pm

    Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class—October 3rd

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. This week, local chef Kyle Wisner will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class.  Kyle will also demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk… Read More & Register »
  22. Author Talk: Mad Hungry Family
    Free to all
    October 3: 6:30-8pm

    Lucinda Scala Quinn: Author Talk: Mad Hungry Family

    Author of the beloved Mad Hungry: Feeding Men and Boys, Lucinda Scala Quinn is the country’s foremost evangelist for family meals every day of the week. And she knows that the only way to make them a reality is by building a repertoire of dishes that are… Read More & Register »
  23. Author Talk: The Rye Baker
    Free to all
    October 4: 6:30-8pm

    Stanley Ginsberg: Author Talk: The Rye Baker

    To many Americans, rye bread is a bland, store-bought loaf with an oval cross-section and, sometimes, a sprinkling of caraway. But true rye bread— the kind that stands at the center of northern and eastern European food culture—is so much more. In The Rye Baker, Stanley… Read More & Register »
  24. Cooking Class: Seasonal Southern Pies
    $70.00
    October 9: 9:30am - 12:00pm

    Brian Medford: Cooking Class: Seasonal Southern Pies

    Nothing says Southern hospitality like a homemade pie. Join Brian Medford of Idlewild Biscuits and Bakes to create classic Southern pies from scratch. Learn how to make foolproof flaky pastry crust and seasonal inspired Southern pie fillings. Brian will lead you though the fundamentals of creating a three … Read More & Register »
  25. Author Talk: Art of the Pie
    Free to all
    October 13: 6:30-8pm

    Kate McDermott: Author Talk: Art of the Pie

    Pie-making should be simple and fun. Kate McDermott has taught this and made pies with thousands of people across the country at her Pie Camps. Her confidence comes through in every recipe, and will inspire readers to don an apron, grab a rolling pin, and get cooking. (The stunning photographs… Read More & Register »
  26. Author Talk: Scandinavian Gatherings
    Free to all
    October 14: 6:30-8pm

    Melissa Bahen - aka Lulu the Baker: Author Talk: Scandinavian Gatherings

    From the creator of the popular Lulu the Baker blog, this darling book of Scandinavian-inspired gathering ideas includes recipes and crafts for every day and special occasions. Equal parts entertaining, crafting, and cooking, it features 10 seasonal family-friendly gatherings filled with Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, and Finnish flavors and traditions.… Read More & Register »
  27. Cooking Class: Southern Biscuits
    $70.00
    October 16: 9:30am - 12:00pm

    Brian Medford: Cooking Class: Southern Biscuits

    Join Brian Medford, of Idewild Biscuits and Bakes pop up- bakery to learn the basics of creating classic Southern buttermilk biscuits. Brian will teach you tricks for creating a flaky and tender biscuit at home as well how to create the perfect sausage gravy.  He’ll also show… Read More & Register »
  28. Author Talk: Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees: Essential Techniques of Authentic Chinese Cooking
    Free to all
    October 17: 6:30-8pm

    Kian Lam Kho: Author Talk: Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees: Essential Techniques of Authentic Chinese Cooking

    After emigrating from Asia in the 1970s, Kian Lam Kho sorely missed the abundance of flavors from his native cuisine. Disappointed with the substandard Cantonese fare he found in the United States and unable to find a good Chinese cookbook, he wrote home to his family for instructions… Read More & Register »