Cool Beans Cooking Demo with Joe Yonan

Fri. March 20, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Williams Sonoma at Stonefield

2030 Bond Street, Suite 180, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Sponsored by: Ballyshannon Fund, Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge


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Joe Yonan (Cool Beans: The Ultimate Guide to Cooking with the World’s Most Versatile Plant-Based Protein, with 125 Recipes) leads a demonstration of one of his recipes while discussing his passion for cooking and food writing. Book sales and signing will follow. FREE to attend and open to the public.

Why should you attend?

A fresh, modern look at the diverse world of beans, chickpeas, lentils, pulses, and more—featuring 125 recipes for globally inspired vegetarian mains, snacks, soups, and desserts, from a James Beard Award-winning food writer.

Beans are emerging from their hippie roots to be embraced for what they truly are: a delicious, versatile, and environmentally friendly form of protein. With heirloom varieties now widely available across the United States, this nutritious and hearty staple is poised to take over your diet. Enter Joe Yonan, food editor of The Washington Post, who provides a master base recipe for cooking any sort of bean in any sort of appliance as well as 125 recipes for using them in daily life. Drawing on the culinary traditions of the Middle East, the Mediterranean, South America, and the American South, and with beautiful photography throughout, this book has recipes for everyone. With fresh flavors, vibrant spices, and clever techniques, Yonan shows how beans can save you from boring dinners, lunches, breakfasts—and even desserts!

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