Napa Bookmine at Oxbow is ready to cook with you! They’ve got a great selection of cookbooks covering a range of styles, cuisines, and methods. And on April 8, Napa Bookmine will play host to food and lifestyle influencer Colu Henry, as she presents her cookbook Back Pocket Pasta: Inspired Dinners to Cook on the Fly. Picking up this cookbook is a surefire way to start your journey to cooking great meals in a short period of time, while also utilizing your pantry more efficiently (every cook’s dream)! Who doesn’t want to create meals in “less time than it takes to boil the water”!? Colu will sign copies of her book, and if you ask nicely, may give you a few extra insider tips!
Back Pocket Pasta shows how a well-stocked kitchen and a few seasonal ingredients can be the driving force behind delicious, simply prepared meals. Pantry staples — a handful of items to help you up your dinner game — give you a head start come dinnertime, so you can start cooking in your head on the way home from work. For instance, if you know that you have a tin of anchovies, a hunk of parmesan, and panko bread crumbs, you can pick up fresh kale to make Tuscan Kale “Caesar” Pasta… With genius flavor combinations, a gorgeous photograph for every recipe, and a smart guide to easy-drinking cocktails and wine, Back Pocket Pasta will inspire you to cook better meals faster.