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Cookbook Signing

201 South Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Dates: October 1, 2016
Phone: (866) 253-5317
Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Join John Shelton Reed for a cookbook signing ofBarbecue Saturday, October 1st from 12-2 pm. John Shelton Reed's Barbecue celebrates a southern culinary tradition forged in coals and smoke. Since colonial times southerners have held barbecues to mark homecomings, reunions, and political campaigns; today barbecue signifies celebration as much as ever. In a lively and amusing style, Reed traces the history of southern barbecue from its roots in the sixteenth-century Caribbean, showing how this technique of cooking meat established itself in the coastal South and spread inland from there. He discusses how choices of meat, sauce, and cooking methods came to vary from one place to another, reflecting local environments, farming practices, and history.