{events} KATE PAYNE IS COMING TO TOWN

credit Jo Ann Santangelo
credit Jo Ann Santangelo

I am pumped with excitement to announce that Austin-based author, Kate Payne, is coming back to the Capital Region for a THREE-DAY Extravaganza!!!!! I love Kate, you love Kate, we all love Kate!

Kate is coming to town June 6, 7 & 8th to celebrate her newest book in the “Hip Girls” series: Hip Girls Guide to the Kitchen: A Hit-the-Ground Running Approach to Stocking Up and Cooking Delicious, Nutritious and Affordable Meals. 

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Kate single-handedly inspired me to create From Scratch Club into a full-fledged community. Kate first came visited in 2011, with her visit, our first ever Food Swap (!!!!!!) 50 swaps later, and we’re still going strong.

Photo Credit: Tim Raab/Northern Photo
Photo Credit: Tim Raab/Northern Photo

We have an exciting list of events from you to choose from, so here with go with the listings and the registration links:

FRIDAY NIGHT, JUNE 6th

A) Affordable Entertaining Class
My home-away-from-home, Healthy Living Market & Cafe in Saratoga Springs is hosting a “Affordable Entertaining with Kate Payne” Class $15, 6-7pm. This demo-style class will feature a menu of Spring Loaded Risotto, Radish Bites, Seasonal Shrub, and a special added demo on DIY Bitters for all your summer cocktail needs! Register Here

and

B) FSC SWAPPERS: Saratoga Food Swap
Join us for our intimate Saratoga Springs food swap with Kate Payne, immediately following her class!
Register Here


SATURDAY, JUNE 7th

Demo & Book Signing
Stop by my home-away-from-home, Healthy Living’s Demo Center,  from 11:30am to 3pm as Kate will be signing copies* of her newest book in the “Hip Girls” Series;  Hip Girls Guide to the Kitchen (Harper Collins, 2014). Kate & I will be rocking out sampling some of Kate’s delicious and affordable recipes from her book!
No registration needed, just stop by for a chat!


From L to R: Liz R, Michael Kilpatrick of Kilpatrick Family Farm, Jillian E, Deanna F, Erika T and Ms. Payne at KFF.

SUNDAY, JUNE 8th

A) PRESSURE CANNING 101 CLASS WITH KATE PAYNE, 1-3:30pm

Learn how to line your pantry shelves with homemade stocks (and make more room in your freezer)! Participants will learn methods for making various stocks and safely preserving them using a pressure canner. You’ll learn proper methods for how to safely seal jars for shelf storage with ingredients that are not safe to simply waterbath can. Students will gain an understanding of how to pressure can other foods and will receive a recipe and methodology packet in class. $30 + $5 materials fee, Before our Troy Food Swap. The Class is two hours, and the last 30 minutes will be dedicated to book buying/selling/signing with Kate in an intimate setting. FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO REGISTER CLICK HERE
B) FSC SWAPPERS TROY: FOOD SWAP 4-6pm
We are back at Oakwood Community Center for a food swap 4-6pm, following Kate’s Pressure Canning Class. For the nitty gritty and to register click here. 

 THREE YEARS AGO: April 28, 2011 (!!!!!)

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