THE COOKBOOK COMMITTEE & FRIENDS OF THE PALISADES FREE LIBRARY invite Palisades residents to join us in supporting the library by adding a favorite family recipe to the fourth edition of "Pots and Pans in Palisades."

The Palisades Free Library was founded in 1891 and has been an important part of our community ever since.  Profits from the sale of the new edition will ensure the library will remain a community landmark and treasure for future generations. The previous editions of the “Pots and Pans” have become fascinating time capsules capturing the flavor of life in our little hamlet.

Our plan is to create a book of recipes, photos (both current and historic) with sidebars from members of our community. This could include subjects like bread baking, vegetable gardens, and more. We welcome old favorite recipes or something new you have been making during these pandemic days at home.
This is what we need you to do:
Or a couple, if you like, in case we get too many of one thing or the other. Soups, muffins, pastas, anything you want, or maybe you want to include a cocktail or mocktail recipe, or a recipe that’s great -- and easy -- to make with kids. Please also include a short paragraph about your recipe, anything you want to share: a bit of history about the recipe itself, why it’s a family favorite, if there’s a specific time of the year you make it and why, is it passed down in the family and have you changed it? 
SEND US PHOTOS (high resolution, please)
Share a photo of a place or thing in Palisades, either past or present. 
Are you a homesteader in Palisades? Maybe you bake your own bread or boil up maple syrup from the sap from your own trees. Or do you keep chickens? Grow your own vegetables? Make wine from your own grapes or anything else that is out of the ordinary? If the answer is yes, we’re looking for tips, anecdotes and advice… please consider writing a paragraph or a few about your special interest. 
Please feel free to submit something from each category, or just one. And also, please spread the word to your neighbors.  Because space in the cookbook is limited, we are only accepting recipes from residents of Palisades. Send your submissions to by April 31, 2021.
Bon Appetit!
The Cookbook Committee & Friends of the Palisades Free Library


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