Celebrate “The Sun-Ripened Sirens of Summer” as Chef/Food Writer Miriam Rubin Introduces Her New Cookbook "Tomatoes" at Now We’re Cookin’, Evanston, IL on September 30th

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Tomato connoisseur, food writer and heirloom tomato grower Miriam Rubin comes to Chicago to share her passion for tomatoes. On September 30, 2013, Rubin will demonstrate several recipes from her recently published cookbook, Tomatoes, a SAVOR THE SOUTH®, at Now We’re Cookin’, a culinary center in Evanston.

Holding a fresh-picked tomato makes me want to carry it off to the kitchen and have my way with it.

As the local growing season ebbs, celebrated Writer and heirloom tomato grower Miriam Rubin comes to Now We're Cookin', a culinary center in the Chicago area to share her passion for tomatoes. With a new cookbook that includes recipes celebrating the down-home, inventive and contemporary - such as Stand-over-the-Sink Tomato Sandwiches, Spiced Green Tomato Crumb Cake, Green Tomato and Pork Tenderloin Biscuit Pie and Tomato and Golden Raisin Chutney – Rubin’s commentary on growing, cooking and preserving tomatoes is a delightful resource.

Learn more on Monday, September 30th, 2013, as Rubin demonstrates several recipes from her recently published book, "Tomatoes", a SAVOR THE SOUTH® cookbook, at Now We’re Cookin’ in Evanston. Rubin will talk about tomato’s rich history, share her knowledge of growing heirloom tomatoes and discuss which tomatoes work best with different applications. The class will include a tasting, and Rubin will sign cookbooks which will be available for purchase.

    Monday, September 30, 2013
    6:00 – 8:00 pm
    Now We’re Cookin’
    1601 Payne Street
    Evanston, Il 60201
    $35 + cost of book

Miriam Rubin, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, was the first woman to work in the kitchen of the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York City. She is the author of Grains and writes a food and gardening column, “Miriam’s Garden” for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. She lives in rural Pennsylvania where she grows heirloom tomatoes.

Now We’re Cookin’ is a culinary center promoting culinary entrepreneurship and innovative culinary events. Its commercial kitchens are home to small culinary enterprises and host to the new Food Business Incubator program which is structured to accelerate the progress of food business start-ups. In the exciting demonstration kitchen, Now We’re Cookin’s team of talented chefs conduct a wide range of cooking classes, host private parties and events as well as corporate team meetings, schedule celebrity chef demonstrations and welcome film/video production teams.

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