DAPHNA RABINOVITCH, The Baker in Me

October 20, 2016

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  • Bring out the baker in you at a special evening with Daphna Rabinovitch, author of “The Baker in Me”!

    Please join us for a very special evening with celebrated baker Daphna Rabinovitch as she demonstrates baking techniques with recipes from her just-released, sure-to-be-a-classic cookbook “The Baker in Me”.

     

    Eat Your Words in coordination with Appetito Events & Catering is excited to bring this event to you.

     

    Thursday, October 20th
    7:30 to 9:30 pm

    At the Monogram Design Centre
    1290 Castlefield Ave, Toronto M6B 4B3

    Price: $75 plus HST includes a copy of The Baker in Me ($45 retail), food & drink

     

    It will be a sweet night with chocolate as the focus. Appreciate the nuances of chocolate with a chocolate tasting. You can sip bubbly and/or Kusmi Tea while sampling amazing desserts made by Daphna herself.

    KARMA BROWN – The Choices We Make

     

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    Following her bestselling debut novel Come Away With Me, Karma Brown returns with an unforgettable story that explores the intricate dynamics between friends and mothers.  The Choices We Make, debuted July 2016 to great acclaim.

     

    Hannah and Kate became friends in the fifth grade and have been close as sisters ever since. Hannah can’t help but feel envious of the family Kate and her husband, David, have created—complete with two perfect little girls.

    She and Ben have been trying for years to have a baby, so when they receive the news that she will likely never get pregnant, Hannah’s heartbreak is overwhelming. But just as they begin to tentatively explore the other options, it’s Kate’s turn to do the rescuing. Not only does she offer to be Hannah’s surrogate, but Kate is willing to use her own eggs to do so.

    Full of renewed hope, excitement and gratitude, these two families embark on an incredible journey toward parenthood…until a devastating tragedy puts everything these women have worked toward at risk of falling apart. Poignant and refreshingly honest, The Choices We Make is a powerful tale of two mothers, one incredible friendship and the risks we take to make our dreams come true.

     

    Join us for an evening with food and drink at our EAT YOUR WORDS BOOK CLUB, as we hear from Karma and discuss The Choices We Make.

    We will have an author table after the discussion where Karma will happily autograph her books for you.  We will also have extra copies of The Choices We Make  and Come Away With Me for purchase.

    Karma Brown, The Choices We Make

    Wednesday – October 12, 2016

    7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

    The Home Smith Jazz Bar

     at The Old Mill Inn, 21 Old Mill Road, Toronto ON

    Tickets:  $75.00 + HST   (Price includes the book, food & drink)

    Register by email at info@eatyourwords.biz, call Eat Your Words at 416-604-2665 or drop by the store.

     

    Eat Your Words Book Club: September Event

     

    We’ve been busy over the summer lining up amazing authors for Eat Your Words Book Club. All the fun of Book Club without tidying, baking or cooking. We provide the venue, the food & drink, and do the cleanup.

     

    Our September event is a chance to get up close and personal with an international bestselling author of historical fiction, Jennifer Robson.

     

    If you haven’t read at least one of Jennifer Robson’s three books, you’ve been missing out. Please join us as we hear from Jennifer and discuss Moonlight Over Paris.

     

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    Tuesday, September 27, 2016  

    7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

    Baby Point Club, 71 Baby Point Road, Toronto

     

     

    We will have an author’s table after the discussion where Jennifer will happily autograph her books for you. We’ll have extra copies of Moonlight Over Paris, Somewhere in France and After the War is Over as well as a specially-priced package of Jennifer’s novels available for purchase.

     

    Price: $75 plus HST

    Includes the book and French-themed food & drink

     

    Register by email at info@eatyourwords.biz, call Eat Your Words at 416-604-2665 or drop by the store. Pick up your copy of Moonlight Over Paris or have us deliver it and you can start reading.

     

    It happens, should you find you cannot attend the event after you’ve registered, a refund (excluding the price of the book) will be issued for cancellations made up to one week ahead of the event. Alternatively, you may have your payment applied to a future EYW Book Club event or send someone in your place.

     

    For further information on our amazing author please visit her website at http://www.jennifer-robson.com and check out this wonderful article at http://www.alumni.westernu.ca/alumni-gazette/fall-2016/the-fortunate-life-of

     

     

     

    Summerfest 2014

    It’s back! Your passport for a chance to win a $1,000 shopping spree in Baby Point Gates. And, once again, Eat Your Words has an amazing line-up for the BIA’s annual Summerfest:

     

    1. Meet the Author times two:

     

    Meet “The Messy Baker“, Charmian Christie, noon to 2 pm

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    Charmian Christie is a food writer, recipe developer and cookbook author. She specializes in approachable, inspiring, from-scratch cooking. 

     

    Sample some delicious recipes from Charmian Christie’s recent cookbook. Pick up an autographed copy & bake something for Dad for Father’s Day.

     

     

     

    Meet Corey Mintz, Toronto Star Food Columnist, dinner host and author of “How to Host a Dinner Party” 2:00 – 3:30 pm

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    Ask Corey Mintz anything you want about successfully hosting a dinner party – he hosts dinner parties in his home weekly & writes about them in his popular “Fed, by Corey Mintz” column. And pick up an autographed copy of his book to take home to take the fear out of entertaining in your own home.

     

     

     

     

    2. Draws for books generously supplied by Harper Collins Canada and House of Anansi Press.

     

    3. “OneWalk to Conquer Cancer” Sidewalk Book Sale & Outreach:

    All day, starting at 10 am, a Sidewalk Book Sale with 100% of the proceeds going to “OneWalk to Conquer Cancer” to benefit the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. A OneWalk representative will be on hand to answer questions about the 25 k walk being held on September 12th and take registrations at a discounted rate ($15 off offered now through June 20th).

     

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    Cancer affects everyone. Please help support this cause by walking on September 12, 2015 (we’d love to have you join Team Eat Your Words &/or our training walks), by contributions of books for the sale (we are accepting any type of books, not just cookbooks) or buying some books on June 20th. Why not buy a bundle of books for Dad for Father’s Day & support a great cause? In fact, why not sign Dad up to walk with you?

    Hope to see you on June 20th!

     

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    AUTHORS FOR INDIES DAY 

    At Eat Your Words we are delighted to participate in what we hope will be the first annual Canadian Authors for Indies Day. Stop by Saturday, May 2nd to meet five amazing local authors – Jan Scott, Jennifer Robson, Nettie Cronish, Will O’Hara and Christina Crook – who have generously volunteered their time to greet customers, recommend books, and highlight the importance of supporting independent bookshops in Canada.

    To learn more about Canadian Authors for Indies, visit authorsforindies.com.

    There will be something fun all day at Authors for Indies at Eat Your Words:

    11:00 am to 12:30 pm    Jan Scott, “Gatherings: Bringing People Together with Food”   

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    As well as a cookbook author, Scott is a popular Canadian food blogger and creator of www.familybites.ca & party planner, with a specialty in easy entertaining ideas and celebrations for kids. Scott is the Food Editor for SavvyMom Media & a contributor to several other family-focused publications. Scott lives in Toronto with her husband and three hungry boys. Talk books, spring entertaining tips & food with Scott.

     

    1:00 to 2:00 pm     Jennifer Robson, “Somewhere in France” and “After the War is Over”

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    Jennifer Robson, international bestselling author of “Somewhere in France”, historical fiction set in the dark & dangerous days of World War I and “After the War is Over”, currently on The Globe and Mail bestseller list. Robson is the daughter of acclaimed historian Stuart Robson, absorbing history at her father’s apron strings so to speak. She served as an official guide at the Canadian National War Memorial at Vimy Ridge and holds a PhD in British Economic and Social History from the University of Oxford. Robson lives in Toronto with her husband and young children. Meet Robson, rebounding in the glow of just submitting her third novel in this series for publication, & talk books, food and balancing motherhood & writing.

     

    2:30 – 3:30 pm    Nettie Cronish, Flex Appeal

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    Nettie Cronish, “Flex Appeal: A Vegetarian Cookbook for Families with Meat-Eaters”. Cronish has been described as a “Vegetarian Goddess”. Her cooking philosophy is that “delicious is a prerequisite for healthy”. Cronish is an organic foods chef, culinary instructor and a distinguished food writer frequently appearing in Chatelaine Magazine, Canadian Living, The Globe and Mail and The Toronto Star among other publications. She is the author of five cookbooks – three vegetarian and two flexitarian. Meet Cronish and pick up a copy of her latest cookbook “Flex Appeal” to find out how to get a healthy and delicious dinner on the table within 30 minutes or less for unwavering meat lovers and committed vegetarians alike.

     

    3:30 – 5:00 pm     Will O’Hara, Enemy Arrows

    enemy arrowsWill O’Hara, “Enemy Arrows”, a novel which describes the experiences of three young men from the Wendat (Huron) nation who lived in mid 15th Century Toronto. The engaging story is centred in a walled Wendat village on the plateau high above the Humber River, in the area now known as Baby Point. Since his earliest days O’Hara has been an enthusiastic canoeist and hiker, even paddling the St. Lawrence River from Kingston to Montreal at age fifteen, accompanied by a friend of the same age and otherwise only by good luck. “Enemy Arrows” draws heavily from his restless youth and his experiences in the wilderness. When O’Hara discovered the ancient First Nations’ mound near Magwood Park he set out to learn as much as he could about the original inhabitants of Toronto and the Great Lakes area. The result was “Enemy Arrows”. O’Hara is a partner at Gardiner Roberts LLP and a Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation. 

     

    5:00 – 6:00 pm    Christina Crook, “The Joy of Missing Out”

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    Christina Crook, “The Joy of Missing Out: Finding Balance in a Wired World”. Christina lives within a few blocks of Eat Your Words but I was introduced to her by The New York Times when it interviewed Crook for a March 2015 article “Unplugging Without FOMO”. I met Crook, when unplugged she heard about “Authors for Indies” seeing my bookstore’s posters in the Baby Point neighbourhood. And, full circle, Janie Chang, author and initiator of May 2nd’s Canada-wide event, Crook and myself are all Simon Fraser University Alumni. so, of course, Eat Your Words” made room for Crook, extending our usual Saturday closing time by an hour. Crook’s JOMO has been called “our age’s sequel to The Joy of Cooking and The Joy of Sex”. Crook, an essayist and TEDx speaker, is a proud sister, wife and mother of three who lives in Baby Point. Don’t expect Crook to know what’s trending on Twitter but come out to find out what she knows  5 – 6 pm.

    Enter draws for free books & try delicious food samples. And we are offering a bestseller of our own, to any customer spending over $30 in books, a free dishcloth (retail value, $6, pretax), while supplies last. Please pop by Eat Your Words on May 2nd

     

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    2014 Holiday Ideas

    At “eat your words” we think it’s better to give than receive. We have had the best December yet. Thank you for shopping at “eat your words”. We invite you to pop back for those still on your list and if you’re organized and done, pop in and give yourself a gift.

    A portion of our December sales is being donated to Community Food Centres Canada www.cfccanada.ca where “good food is just the beginning”.

    There are three shopping days left before Christmas. We’ll be open for all of them from 11 am until at least 7 pm Monday, December 22 and Tuesday, December 23 and Christmas Eve until 4 pm.

    Now to give you our best Holiday ideas, and a few price breaks sprinkled here and there, so that you may receive the gift of joy and gratitude when your gift is opened. No one will ever guess you left it to the last minute!

    For the cookbook-loving Foodie:

    Prune CBPRUNE – pair it with a hardcover “Blood, Bones & Butter”, Gabrielle Hamilton’s New York Times bestselling memoir, and we’ll take $20 off the pair. Not enough? Add your own coupon for a dinner reservation at the East Village restaurant. Imagine the recipient’s joy.

    HeritageHeritage – Sean Brock’s amazing cookbook paired with Issue #2 of FOOL Magazine featuring Brock as the coverboy.

    My-Paris-Kitchen2My Paris Kitchen – Love everything about David Lebovitz from his social media & blog postings to this wonderful latest cookbook and every one of his previous books. Pair it with “My Sweet Life in Paris“. Pas assez? Add an Air Canada return trip to Paris.

    ToqueFor the patriotic Foodie: Toque - not the All- Canadian headwear but the cookbook of Normand Laprise of the acclaimed Montreal restaurant bearing the same name. At once, deliciously photographed and inspiring and yet accessible. Not just a “Taste Canada” award-winner, not just a James Beard Foundation award-winner, this stunningly gorgeous cookbook was also an international Gourmand award-winner. On our own wish list – a weekend to La Belle Provence with a dinner reservation at Toque.

    For Mac n Cheese Lover: Mac n Cheese a cookbook, “You’re the Mac to my Cheese” letterpress card and sterling silver crossed Macaroni Cuff Links handmade in Toronto by Michelle Witt Studio.

    AofGGFor the “Anne of Green Gables” Fan:Aunt Maud’s Recipe Book” – Compiled by Elaine & Kelly Crawford, relatives of Lucy Maud Montgomery and owner/operators of the famed Crawford’s Bakery in Norval, from Maud’s recipes, updated for today, interspersed with memories and ‘tidbits” from Maud’s life. Amazing recipes for lemon crumbles, butterscotch squares and mock cherry pie made with cranberries and raisins. LMM always was ahead of her time! Pair it with the “Anne” Boxed Set for a surprise that will send your Anne fan over the moon.

    For your preschooler: Your preschooler loves wheeling Pippy Longstockings and our Cabbage Patch dolls around our store in our “eat your words” Melissa & Doug grocery carts. Imagine the look on your preschooler’s face when they find their very own Melissa & Doug grocery cart beside the tree on Christmas Morning. Fill it with any of our children’s books or toys for more fun: Yummy Doodle placemats, Melissa & Doug’s Wooden Cutting Food, “Goodnight ipad”, “The Book with No Pictures” by B.J. Novak of “The Office”, “The Green Eggs & Ham Cookbook” by Dr. Seuss or a children’s cookbook by Ella, Mollie Katzen, Marion Cunningham or DK. Our “eat your words” holiday price for the grocery cart $59.95 but we’ll match the big box online price. We’ll goggle it together at the counter.

    For the teen who is unimpressed with anything:  Popping corn on the cob. Locally grown without chemicals. Everyone is amazed by this corn that pops right off the cob, then they taste it and are really transported. Enjoy plain, buttered or trend it up with olive or avocado oil, smoked paprika or chopped rosemary and freshly ground salt and pepper.

    For the person you love to impress with a unique, and practical, gift: Organic soy wax candles hand-poured in Toronto into iconic Duralex Picardie glasses still made in France. Sold, beautifully gift-wrapped, by the six-pack for $24.95. 8 hours approximate burning time per candle then, washed out, these 3 oz glasses take hot or cold liquids and a lot of abuse - perfect for enjoying espresso or for a shot or liqueur glass or as a starter glass for toddlers who may torpedo one off their highchair. An “eat your words” exclusive. Not romantic? No need for candlelight? The six-pack is $11.99 without wax and all seven other sizes available too.

    For the tea lover: Kusmi Tea. No explanation need. New shipment arrived Friday.

    For the hosts at a potluck Holiday celebration: Take your food contribution presented in a gorgeous vintage or new item and leave that treasure behind as a gift. Weck Jars, Le Cordon Bleu, vintage silver tray, vintage Pyrex or an over the top Mauviel lidded sauté pan.

    For the art-loving Foodie or “Drinkie”: Art for the kitchen or dining room from Toronto artists. An original painting by Dan Dubois, from $70, take the painting right off our shelves or walls or commission one for the New Year or a limited edition print by Les Tait of the playful “Coffee Lovers” or “Vineyard” (approx 9” by 14”), $45  And a gift to you: Give us the code “Art for Christmas” when checking out and we’ll take 20% off your art treasure. Not enough? Pair it with a trip to the AGO, Museum of Modern Art, The Louvre …

    One last gift: Candy canes, Kusmi sampling and complimentary gift-wrapping, as always.

    We will be closed December 25, 2014, reopening January 5, 2015.

    We wish you and yours a merry & bright holiday and the happiest of New Years.

     

     

     

    “Baby, It’s Cold Outside!”

    but it’s Warm & Cozy & Fun inside “eat your words”

    November 15, 2014

    Let’s start with a chance to win prizes donated by BIA merchants & services and a grand prize of a $1,000 shopping spree in Baby Point Gates. Check out all the activities at www.babypointgates.ca “Baby, It’s Cold Outside!” has been the busiest day of our first two Holiday seasons at “eat your words’. 2014 is the third Annual kick off to the Holiday season for the Baby Point Gates BIA and our third Christmas season here at “eat your words” & this year we have three amazing activities & more planned for you at “eat your words’. “eat your words” doors open at 10 am: Enjoy samplings of our popular luxury Kusmi Tea and our locally grown organic popcorn throughout the day.   11:00 am to 1:30: Demo, sampling & book signing with Carla Azevedo, author of “Pimentos & Piri Piri: Portuguese Comfort Food” . Enter our draw for an autographed copy of this award-winning cookbook   1:30 pm Meet the delightful Jude of “Jude’s Miracle Cloth“. Enter our draw for three of these amazing cloths.   3:30 pm Demo of “Food Gifts in Weck Jars“. Trendy (since the 1800′s) Weck Jars are gifts in themselves. Give the ultimate Holiday gift – something special made in your kitchen packaged beautifully in reusable Weck Jars. Enter a draw to win two Weck Jars from their new “Deli” Jar line. Watch for our ads in this week’s editions of “The Bloor West Villager” and “Etobicoke Guardian” and clip & bring it in for $5 off your in-store purchase on November 15th. Grab a friend & join the fun. Can’t wait to greet you at “eat your words”!

    “Share” Cookbook Signing – June 15th, 2013

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    Book signing with Jennifer Bain ~ June 8, 2013

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