[kwlug-disc] OT: [About KWLUG] Invitation: Cooking for Geeks / Waterloo / Wednesday / 6pm

Oksana Goertzen ogoertzen at gmail.com
Sat Sep 18 22:49:56 EDT 2010


Further OT

One of the cornerstone books on cooking that would appeal to nearly all
Geeky Foodies is "On Food and Cooking - The Science and Lore of the Kitchen"

by Harold McGee.  It was out of print for a while but was revised and
re-released not so long ago.

:)  Oksana



On Sat, Sep 18, 2010 at 7:41 PM, Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca> wrote:

>
> Richard and I could not decide whether this webform submission was too
> spammy for the list or not. It's definitely borderline, in my opinion,
> and I could have easily gone the other way.
>
> I guess I am forwarding it because it is the kind of item I might
> include at the bottom of a kwlug-announce post on request -- a local
> event intended for our demographic. But maybe that is a lousy
> criterion.
>
> - Paul
>
>
> ----- Forwarded message from paul at cookingforgeeks.com -----
>
> Subject: [About KWLUG] Invitation: Cooking for Geeks / Waterloo / Wednesday
> /
>        6pm
> From: paul at cookingforgeeks.com
> Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2010 17:40:04 -0400
>
> Paul Schreiber sent a message using the contact form at
> http://kwlug.org/contact.
>
> Please extend this invitation to all KWLUG members:
>
> Jeff Potter (a Mac user) is the author of O’Reilly’s Cooking for
> Geeks:
>        http://www.cookingforgeeks.com/
>
>        I LOVE this book. It’s inspiring, invigorating, and damned fun to
> spend
> time
>        inside the mind of ‘big picture’ cooking. I’m Hungry!
>        —Adam Savage, co-host of Discovery Channel's MythBusters
>
>        Cooking for Geeks, a new cookbook by Jeff Potter, is probably the
>        best science-meets-the-kitchen book to come out. Ever.
>        —Roxanne Webber, Chow.com reviewer
>
> He’s on a DIY book tour:
>
> http://www.cookingforgeeks.com/blog/posts/diy-book-tour-september-schedule/
>
> He will be in Waterloo next Wednesday, September 22, at 6pm.
>
>        Math and Computer building (MC) Room 4045
>        University of Waterloo
>        200 University Avenue West
>        Waterloo ON N2L 3G1
>
> Please come, and bring friends! Bring coworkers! Bring your mom!
>
> If you know of any foodie/tech/geek/science organizations, clubs or mailing
> lists, please invite them.
>
>
> Paul
>
> PS Here’s a poster you can print out
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/ugcqd74rajgz00o/cfg-poster-mulberry-uw.jpg
>
> ----- End forwarded message -----
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