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Sit Down with Southern Cooks at Darien Library on November 1

Darien Library and Barrett Bookstore are thrilled to present a lively virtual conversation with three Southern cooks: Carrie Morey, Cheryl Day, and Stacey Little.

Learn about the authors’ current work, including Carrie’s biscuit brand, Hot Little Biscuit; Cheryl’s upcoming solo cookbook, Cheryl Day’s Treasury of Southern Baking; and Stacey’s blog, The Southern Bite, which has been adapted into a cookbook of the same title. The authors will also share their favorite classic family recipes, from no-fuss suppers and tried and true Southern baked goods. A question and answer period will follow the discussion.

This virtual event will take place on Monday, November 1 at 7 p.m. Register on Darien Library’s website at www.darienlibrary.org/event/5319.

About The Authors

Carrie Morey founded her handmade biscuit business in 2005, with the goal of making the tender, buttery, made-by-hand biscuits of her mother accessible across the country. Over 15 years later, Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit is widely recognized as an iconic Southern brand. Carrie is the author of two cookbooks and is currently starring in a culinary docu-series, How She Rolls, about biscuits, business, and balance in her life as an entrepreneur, debuting on PBS in the spring of 2021.

Cheryl Day is a New York Times bestselling cookbook author, a James Beard Award semifinalist for Outstanding Pastry Chef, a self-taught scratch baker, and an entrepreneur. Cheryl and her husband Griffith are cofounders of the Back in the Day Bakery in Savannah, Georgia, and coauthors of The Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook. Cheryl is a cofounder of Southern Restaurants for Racial Justice and a founding member of the leadership committee for the James Beard Foundation Investment Fund for Black and Indigenous Americans. Her first solo cookbook, Cheryl Day’s Treasury of Southern Baking, will be published in November 2021.

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