Sunday, December 10, 2017, 4:00-7:00 p.m., Ladies Literary Club of Ypsilanti, 218 North Washington Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Our Winter Themed Meal will celebrate the beautiful Danube River, which once formed the boundary between great empires.  Today its banks are still lined with castles and fortresses, and its waters still serve as a vital commercial highway between nations.  The meal will feature the foods of those nations: Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, and Ukraine.
Choose your recipe and then reserve your spot by downloading a registration form and sending it to Phil Zaret along with the entrance fee: $5.00 per member and $10 for non-member guest. Table service and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided; you may bring wine or beer if you like.

Sunday, January 21, 2018, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m., Ann Arbor District Library – Malletts Creek Branch, 3090 E. Eisenhower Parkway (east of Stone School Road), Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Hot from the oven:  Zingerman’s Bakehouse Cookbook!
Kick off the new year right with Amy Emberling and Frank Carollo, Managing Partners of Zingerman’s Bakehouse, as they introduce their first-ever cookbook, which features all the recipes of the Bakehouse’s most popular items. Also included are recipes that are unique to Michigan, along with Frank and Amy’s personal favorites. They’ve also added essays and brief stories for context, to give readers a sense of how the Zingerman’s community works together to produce great food. Copies of the cookbook will be available for purchase. And if you’ve received the book as a holiday gift, bring it along!

Join Us!

Our membership year runs from September to September, so now is the perfect time to join CHAA. The annual membership is $25.  You can print out the membership form here.

The Culinary Historians of Ann Arbor (CHAA), founded in 1983 by Jan Longone and friends, is an organization of scholars, cooks, food writers, nutritionists, collectors, students, and others interested in the study of culinary history and gastronomy.

Kitchen sceneThe mission of the group is to promote the study of culinary history through regular programs open to members and guests, through the quarterly publication Repast, and through exchanges of information with other such organizations.

Monthly meetings of the CHAA are held in Ann Arbor, Michigan, from September through May from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on the third Sunday of the month (unless otherwise announced).

Membership in CHAA is open to anyone interested in culinary history. Dues

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From “To Market, To Market,” 1994, Junior League of Owensboro, KY, Inc.

are $25.00 for an individual or couple and include a subscription to Repast. The membership year is from September to September. For those who cannot attend meetings, a yearly subscription to Repast is $20.00.

Repast is the official quarterly publication of CHAA. Besides announcements of future meetings and reports of past meetings, it also contains feature articles, book reviews, a calendar of upcoming events of culinary interest, and special events. For information about contributing articles, placing information, announcements, or other regular features, contact the Editor.

Contribute to the CHAA Food Blog, where all members are invited to tell stories about their own adventures.  Access is limited right now, so just write your story and send it (with a visual if you like) to Judy Steeh.  … Continue reading →

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