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Release Date: 07/31/2014

Amy Pennington demos recipes from 'Fresh Pantry' Aug. 14 at the Lake City Branch Library

book jacket for "Fresh Pantry"

Author Amy Pennington will use tomatoes fresh from the farmers market to demonstrate recipes from her book "Fresh Pantry: Eat Seasonally, Cook Smart and Learn to Love Your Vegetables" from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14 at The Seattle Public Library, Lake City Branch, 12501 28th Ave. N.E.


The program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Free parking is available in the garage beneath the branch.


"Fresh Panty" features simple recipes centered on one vegetable or fruit per month. The recipes show cooks how to create seasonal meals throughout the year.


Pennington is a cook, author, urban farmer, and host of the PBS show "Check, Please! Northwest." She has been named one of Seattle Magazine's 2013 Top 50 most powerful players in Seattle's food scene. Pennington has been featured in Bon Appetit, Wall Street Journal, the Huffington Post, GOOP.com and Apartment Therapy. She runs GoGo Green Garden, an urban farming service. Pennington lives in Queen Anne.


Books will be available for purchase and signing.


For more information, call the Lake City Branch at 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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