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Category ... APPEARANCES

Farmers' Market Book Signing in Stroudsburg PA Saturday!

Sep 15, 2015 | From the kitchen of Rose in APPEARANCES

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Woody and I will be at the Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania Farmers' Market on September 19 from 9 to noon. It is located at the town's square, one block north of Main Street, on North 7th Street. Bring your books for signing and books from Rose's stock for sale as well.

Hope to see you there!

Toronto Here We Come!

Jul 28, 2015 | From the kitchen of Rose in Announcements

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In August, the whole Beranbaum family is off to Toronto to attend the Parapan American Games. It will be the largest in history, with more than 1,600 athletes from 28 countries to compete in 15 sports. And our granddaughter Haley will be swimming!

For those of you who live close enough, I would love to see you at Golda's Kitchen on Sunday, August 9 at 4:00

2885 Argentia Road (Winston Churchill and the 401)
Mississauga, ON L5N 8G6
905-816-9995

Owner Fred Pritchard saw the new Rose's Signature Series Pie Kit at the Chicago Housewares Show in March and was one of the very first to order it. It will be available for purchase along with my most recent book The Baking Bible, and, of course, I will be delighted to sign any of my books you may already have.

You will also get to meet my long-time friend and esteemed colleague Norene Gilletz. Many years ago I taught my first class away from home at Norene's cooking school in Montreal.

Golda's carries an extensive selection of my product lines. You can check it out on their website.

Upcoming Appearances

Mar 25, 2015 | From the kitchen of Rose in APPEARANCES

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For those of you who have asked if or when we will be in your vicinity, this posting will list any appearances scheduled within the coming two months.

Mohonk Wine & Food Festival: demo, talk, tasting, and book signing:
Saturday, May 30, and Sunday June 31

Wine & Food Festival

Fox 4 Dallas Morning Show

Feb 09, 2015 | From the kitchen of Rose in Television

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Just back from a terrific four day visit to Dallas, organized by my dear friend Zach Townsend. We'll be doing a posting on all the fun events and fabulous food but can't wait to share this video that kicked off our visit. I couldn't have asked for more delightful and gracious hosts.

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Two Special Events in Dallas, Texas in February

Jan 25, 2015 | From the kitchen of Rose in APPEARANCES

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Woody and I are visiting our dear friend and colleague Zach Townsend and he has organized two terrific events.
The first event is on Saturday afternoon, February 7, from 4 pm to 7 pm. The host is Chandler Roosevelt Lindsley, granddaughter of FDR and Eleanor. It is limited to 20 people and will include a demo, tasting, sparkling wine and hors d'oeuvres. The ticket price of $125.00 includes a copy of The Baking Bible which Woody and I will sign, and of course feel free to bring any of Rose's books you may already have.
To register, please call Zach at 214-289-5419. He can accept credit Card/Debit only. If he is not in, be sure to leave a voice mail message and he will return your call promptly.

The second event is Sunday Feb. 8, 3:15 pm to 5:00 pm at Rise Restaurant. It is hosted by Hedda Dowd. I met Hedda, and chef Cherif Brahmi on my last visit to Zach and was literally blown away by their restaurant. Woody and I are bringing a small appetizer/dessert cookie and will be signing The Baking Bible which is included in the $45 price of the ticket, and of course feel free to bring any of Rose's books you may already have. Please call Rise at 214-366-9900.

The Special Book Event in Princeton, New Jersey

Dec 03, 2014 | From the kitchen of Rose in Epicurious

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There are only a few places left for the upcoming event at the Miele Center in Princeton a week from tomorrow: Wednesday, December 10, 6:30 pm

Woody and I are doing a demo of the Red Velvet Rose from The Baking Bible, giving baking tips, answering questions, telling stories about book production, and the Miele test kitchen staff are preparing several samples from the book.

We also will be signing the books. (The price of the book will be included in the admission fee.) Select Princeton as the location after you click on the link. It promises to be a fun party!

A Very Special Appearance in the Bay Area

Nov 02, 2014 | From the kitchen of Rose in APPEARANCES

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All the events of our upcoming book tour, posted on the Appearance Link, are totally exciting and special, but what makes this one extra special is that it also includes two of my favorite renowned baking colleagues and authors: Emily Luchetti and Alice Medrich, and will be moderated by the delightful and much loved food editor of Sunset Magazine, Margo True !

This is an event not to be missed. We will each be talking about the evolution of our careers, and will no doubt have at least as much fun doing so as you will listening and participating with questions.

The event will take place on November 18 at 7:00 at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco For information and ticketing click on this
link.

Upcoming Fall Appearances and Events for The Baking Bible

Sep 28, 2014 | From the kitchen of Rose in APPEARANCES

This listing of events will be updated as things are added. Woody and I are so excited about meeting you all.

Most of the events are open to the public free of charge. Those with links or where indicated are the ones with the fees. There will be books for purchase if not included in the price of admission. Please feel free to bring any books (of mine!) that you may already have for signature.

Rose Levy Beranbaum's Book Signing Events for THE BAKING BIBLE
(Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; on sale November 4th, 2014)

Wellesley, MA

Wednesday, November 5th, 9:45 am
Authors on Stage in Wellesley: Beranbaum, Enger, Merkin
Wellesley College Club

New York, NY

Wednesday, November 5th, 6 pm
Book Launch Party at Whisk NYC
933 Broadway (between 21st and 22nd Streets), New York, NY 10010

Rhinebeck, NY

Saturday, November 8th, 3pm
bluecashew Kitchen Pharmacy
6423 Montgomery Street, Suite 3, Rhinebeck, NY 12572

St. Louis, MO

Wednesday, November 12th, 1pm
St. Louis Jewish Book Festival, Jewish Community Center, Staenberg Family Complex - Arts & Education Building
2 Millstone Campus Drive, St. Louis, MO 63146

Denver, CO

Thursday, November 13th, 12:30 pm
Johnson & Wales University, Denver Campus

Thursday, November 13th, 6:00 pm
Book Launch Party at The Fort Restaurant
P.O. Box 569, 19192 Highway 8, Morrison, CO 80465

Friday, November 14th, 7pm
Tattered Cover Book Store
2526 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80206

San Francisco, CA

Sunday, November 16th, 3pm
Omnivore Books on Food
885 Cesar Chavez, San Francisco, CA 94131

Tuesday, November 18th, 7pm
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco - An Evening with Rose Levy Beranbaum, Alice Medrich, & Emily Luchetti, moderated by Margo True
3200 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118

Seattle, WA

Wednesday, November 19th, 6:30pm
The Book Larder
4252 Fremont Ave N., Seattle, WA 98103

Thursday, November 20th, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Tom Douglas' Hot Stove Society Cooking School - Hotel Andra
2000 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121

Somerville, New Jersey
Saturday, November 22, 2:00 pm
Barnes & Noble book signing
319 Route 202/206
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

New York, NY

Thursday, December 4th, 12:00pm
The 92nd Street Y Kitchen Arts & Letters Series - Rose Levy Beranbaum in Conversation with Lucinda Scala Quinn
1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Paramus, NJ

Saturday, December 6th, 2:00 Demo
Chef Central
240 New Jersey 17, Paramus, NJ 07652

Hyde Park, NY

Monday, December 8th, 11:00 am
Culinary Institute of America
1946 Campus Drive, Hyde Park, NY 12538
Open to the Public--no fee, autographed books will be available for sale

Princeton, NJ
Wednesday, December 10, 6:30 pm

The Miele Center at Princeton
9 Independence Way
Princeton, NJ 08540
Demo, samples, and book signing. (The price of the book will be included in the admission fee.) Select Princeton as the location after you click on the link.


Philadelphia, PA

Saturday, December 13,1:00 pm
Fante's Kitchen Shop
1006 South Ninth Street
Philadephia, PA 19147
cookie sampling from The Baking Bible and book's will be available for sale.

Saturday, December 13, 6:30 pm
cocktail party with a nominal fee for guests ($10) with antipasti served, as well as samples from The Baking Bible. Books will be available for sale.
Chef Anthony's Italian Market
101 Ridge Road
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

Sunday, December 14, 1:00 pm
A demo, talk and book signing. Books will be available for sale and Art will make a sample for tasting from the book.
The Kitchen Workshop
21 Plank Avenue, Suite 204
Paoli, PA 19301
Open to the public

Monroe County PA Farmer's Market

Aug 23, 2014 | From the kitchen of Rose in APPEARANCES

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Last month, Woody and I did a book signing at the market for the first time and we had the best time! Not only did we sign many books, we also met many fascinating people.

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We were invited by our friend and neighbor Maria Menegus who organizes the vendors as well as selling her own organic produce. The above photo shows her delicious and beautiful beets which she calls Candy Cane Beets but I call Blushing Beets. It also features her purple string beans which turn dark green on boiling. Fresh picked string beans are a world apart from ones that have been shipped to supermarkets. They also take less time to cook. Boiling is the best method to get maximum flavor. I find that 7 to 8 minutes gives me the ideal texture of tender with a slight snap.

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After the market closed, we met with Laurie Farmer at the nearby Café Duette
and were joined by Maria Menegus. Laurie interviewed us for an article in a Fall issue of Parade Magazine featuring our upcoming The Baking Bible.

I love farmers markets and this time of year my food pyramid changes to protein on the top smaller section and produce on the larger base.

Farmers' Market Book Signing in Stroudsburg PA Tomorrow!

Jul 25, 2014 | From the kitchen of Rose in Epicurious

Woody and I will be at the Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania Farmers' Market on July 26 from 8 to noon. It is located at the town's square, one block north of Main Street, on North 7th Street. Bring your books for signing and we will have complimentary brownie samples, chocolate speckled angel food cake, and books from Rose's stock for sale as well.

Hope to see you there!

Links to the Melissa Harris-Perry Pie Show on MSNBC

Dec 02, 2013 | From the kitchen of Rose in Epicurious

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For those of you have missed yesterday's show, or who would like to see it a second time, here are the links to the two segments.

Melissa was a truly terrific host and the other guests were delightful.

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The Politics of Pie

Nov 27, 2013 | From the kitchen of Rose in Epicurious

I'm delighted to announce that I will be appearing on a very special show on MSNBC this Sunday, December 1--The Melissa Harris-Perry Show.

It will be a segment focusing on America's love of pie, family traditions, and recipes. Melissa provides analysis and guest-driven discussion on political, cultural and community issues which is why I named this posting "The Politics of Pie." I will be appearing from 11:30 to 12:00 east coast. Check your local listings and see you there!

Here's the official listing:

* Life of Pie: Blueberry, Apply, Pecan, Sweet Potato. These are just a few of #Nerdland's favorite pies. And we're going to tell you why pies are about more than just the good eating they provide.

Also appearing on the show are:

* Jelani Cobb, Associate Professor at UConn

* Sunny Anderson, Author of "Sunny's Kitchen" / Host of Food Network's "Cooking for Real"

* Kelly Choi, Emmy-Award winning TV Host and Producer / Produces and Hosts "Very Appetizing"/Former Host of Bravo's "Top Chef Masters"

And Beth Howard, Author of "Ms. American Pie"/ Baker/Producer ((VIA REMOTE))

Belvidere New Jersey Farmer's Market Bake Sale & Book Signing

Sep 12, 2013 | From the kitchen of Rose in Epicurious

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The date is set for this Sunday, September 15, at the court house square in the lovely Victorian town of Belvidere--about an hour from New York City.

Woody and I will be there from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, offering tastings of my signature cake The Lemon Poppyseed Sourcream Cake. Volunteers will be baking recipes from my books and all proceeds from the baked goods will be donated to a wonderful charity: The Family Promise--a local homeless shelter for families.

Please feel free to bring any of my books you may have for signing. There will also be a chance drawing to win one of my cookbooks.

Maria Menegus, the organizer of this event, Woody, and I all look forward to meeting you.


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The Fante Book Signing and Demo

May 21, 2013 | From the kitchen of Rose in APPEARANCES

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It had been many years since I last visited my favorite kitchenware shop in Philly and what a joyful homecoming it was! Fante's is located right in the middle of the vast Italian market. Bob Trinque and I drove down together and after finding a rare parking place were tempted by all the produce, sausages, and homemade cheese. But more exciting still was the incredible display of cookware at the store.

It couldn't have been lovelier visiting with old friends, meeting new ones young and older, and showing off the new Rose™ line. And after the demo, Mariella Esposito treated us to the biggest and best Philadelphia cheese steak ever. I can't wait to go back for a longer visit!

For Cookbook Lovers

May 08, 2013 | From the kitchen of Rose in Epicurious

I've just been invited to participate on a panel with four of my favorite friends: esteemed authors Madhur Jaffrey and Marion Nestle; director of the Fales Library and Special Collections at NYU, Marvin J. Taylor; and moderator par excellence, host of the Critical Topics in Food Series, Clark Wolf.

The event features the recently published 101 Classic Cookbooks. It will be held at the 92Y Tribeca at 7:30 on Wednesday, May 29. Entrance fee is $15 and books will be available for sale.

Trust me: this is an experience not to be missed!

A Book Signing and Demo at Fante's in Philly

Mar 27, 2013 | From the kitchen of Rose in Epicurious

I have known and loved the Giovannucci/Esposito family for almost 25 years since the publication of the Cake Bible when I did a book signing in their fabulous store Fante's. Fante's always seems to carry anything I'm looking for plus things I didn't realize I should be looking for!

On Saturday, April 20, I will be visiting the store to demo my new product line between the hours of 12:00 to 1:30. I'll also be signing any book you bring as long as it has my name on the cover!

If you live in the area, do come and say hello.

Cooking Class at Central Market, Plano, Texas

Jan 16, 2013 | From the kitchen of Rose in APPEARANCES

On Sunday, February 10th, from 2 to 4 pm, Woody and I will be giving a special Valentine's Day class followed by a book signing. Do feel free to bring books you already own.

Here is how the class appears on the Central Market calendar:

Rose's Heavenly Cakes with Rose Levy Beranbaum

Rose Levy Beranbaum, Award-winning Author of nine cookbooks, including THE CAKE BIBLE; Contributing Editor to Food Arts magazine, the Washington Post, Fine Cooking, Reader's Digest, and Bride's; Blogger at realbakingwithrose.com

(For Ages 13 & Up)


FEATURED CHEF. DEMONSTRATION. Spend an afternoon during our Chocolate Festival with the author of the classic cookbook that has helped thousands of home bakers make exquisite cakes. Rose will reduce the most complex techniques to easy-to-follow recipes right before your eyes. This widely respected "Diva of Desserts" is revered by professionals and home bakers alike for her ability to teach us all to create delicous and beautiful cakes with confidence and ease. She'll review basic baking techniques and offer tips on creating layers of flavor as she demonstrates:

Chocolate Sweetheart Cake (Chocolate Cake with Ganache Glaze,Raspberry Topping & Whipped Cream Decoration);
Deep Chocolate Passion Cake (Chocolate Cake with Milk Chocolate Ganche Syrup, Dark Chocolate Ganche Undercoat & Chocolate Lacquer) ;and
Chocolate Ingots with Caramelized Cocoa Nibs.

$60

To sign up, either click on this link, or call 469-241-8389

See y'all there!!! You will also meet our host, the talented chocolatier Zach Townsend (of the fabulous La Bomba in Rose's Heavenly Cakes).

You'll Never Guess Where Woody and I Are Now

Dec 15, 2012 | From the kitchen of Rose in APPEARANCES

At long last we are visiting Hector in Hawaii!

I have been corresponding with Hector for the past 7 years. He has edited and made available just about every tv and video appearance I've ever done on youtube. And he has created such stunning cakes based on ones from my book that I gave him a presence on this blog "Hector's Take on My Cake."

There will be many photos and stories of our trip including the demo we are doing at the Kapiolani Community College in Honolulu.

Don't be surprised if none of the three of us answers any questions on the blog as we are leaving the computers behind and immersing ourselves fully in the experience. Of course there is still cell phones for real emergencies but try not to have any!

Happiest of Holidays,

Rose

The Book Signing and Demo at NY Cake

Nov 21, 2012 | From the kitchen of Rose in APPEARANCES

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When I arrived at the store yesterday, and took one look at the incredible display and organized variety of baking equipment, all i wanted to do was shop shop shop!

Lis Mansour, the owner, had done all the prep and even made the spice cake frosted with peanut butter cream cheese frosting from Rose's Heavenly Cakes that I was planning to demo. I've known Lisa since she was a young girl helping out when this was her mother Joan Mansour's store. She has always been as lovely as she is beautiful. Now I can add magnificently organized as well!

There was a great group of people who came to watch the demo and it was really fun getting to know some of them and what they are doing in the baking world. There was even a lovely one of our bloggers who took the day off from work and drove in all the way from Long Island.

I also demonstrated, among other things, how quick and easy it is to beat whipped cream in the MixerMate (pictured to my left) and how beautifully the the caramel pot performs on an induction burner. The caramel smelled so heavenly we were all tempted to eat it so when we served the cake, i topped the buttercream with whipped cream and a dollop of caramel. it was fabulous!

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

Demo and Book Signing at NY Cake

Nov 15, 2012 | From the kitchen of Rose in APPEARANCES

This coming Tuesday, November 20, from 12:00 to 2:00, I will be doing a book signing of my latest book Rose's Heavenly Cakes and demo of my new Rose™ Line.

The first 50 books purchased will receive a free gift from the new line.

Please feel free to bring any of my books you may already have and I"ll be happy to sign them as well.

Click to download Media Alert.docx for a detailed description.

Location:
NY Cake
56 West 22nd Street (Between Fifth & Sixth Avenues)
New York City
(212) 675-CAKE

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