​​What's On

in Woodbury

April 2018

Cookbooks by Lidia  Bastianich
The Emmy award-winning chef and bestselling author Lidia Bastianich, creates wonderful, uncomplicated recipes from little-known parts of Italy.

October 2018

Cookbooks by Giada De Laurentiis
In her hit Food Network show Everyday Italian, Giada De Laurentiis shows you how to cook delicious, beautiful food in a flash. Create fabulous dinners for friends or just for the kids, with a minimum of fuss and a maximum of flavor.

The Joy of Cooking, American Cookery, & Mastering the Art of French Cooking

A truly amazing cookbook earns its stains through frequent use, and can almost become a family member as it reappears year after year at birthdays and holidays. Some books are even more than that. These are a few.

September 2018

Recipes to Know by Heart

January 2018

Martha Stewart’s Cookies
Each tantalizing recipe is accompanied by a lush, full-color photograph, so you never have to wonder how the cookie will look. Beautifully designed and a joy to read, Martha Stewart’s Cookies is  rich with helpful tips and techniques for  baking, decorating, and  storing,as well as lovely gift-packaging.

Holiday Cookie Swap

Cookbooks by Food52.com
The Food 52 Cookbook is the firstever online community cookbook, based on the popular Food52.com website (“Best of the Web” — Saveur) & includes tips for eating thoughtfully and living joyfully. Click here for the website! https://food52.com/recipes

May 2018

Cookbooks by Jamie Oliver
British chef Jamie Oliver wants to make you a better cook; his books include simple twists on recipes and techniques that have you cooking  like a pro.

Italian Feasts

Introducing WOW's fun and free cookbook club featuring recipes, potluck dinners, and community!

Cooking Classics

Home Cooks are the Best Cooks

Veggie Lovers


Cookbook Club

How It Works

The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman
The New York Times bestselling, IACP award-winning cookbook (and a Cooking Light Top 100 Cookbook of the Last 25 Years) from the celebrated food blogger and founder of smittenkitchen.com.


Garden Party Treats

Cookbooks by  Alex Guarnaschelli
For Alex Guarnaschelli—whose mother edited the seminal 1997 edition of The Joy of Cooking, a life in food and cookbooks was almost predestined. Now an accomplished chef and author in her own right Alex pens cookbooks for the way we eat today. 

Busy Family Nights

Cookbooks by Ree Drummond
Also known as The Pioneer Woman, Ree Drumond is a blogger, Food Network personality, and #1 New York Times bestselling author and founder of thepioneerwoman.com



June 2018

Cowgirl Comfort Food

August 2018

February 2018

Cooking from the Classics

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Recipes from a Home Cook

Cookbooks by Ina Garten
Ina Garten and The Barefoot Contessa Cookbooks provide the perfect recipes for hosting parties that are easy and fun for everyone--including the cook.

December 2018

Cook Like a Chef

Vegetarian Cookbooks from the Moosewood Restaurant
Moosewood Restaurant, founded in 1973, revolutionized vegetarian cooking by introducing delicious soups, warming casseroles, spiffy salads, and divine desserts.

Copies of cookbooks will be available to check out at the Woodbury Library for up to 20 participants (Join us as an individual or as a team!). We will meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month to share recipes - yes! - a pot luck dinner once a month! To avoid duplicates, we ask for you to let Loryn Ray at the Woodbury Senior Center (203-263-2828) or Marla Martin at the Woodbury Public Library (203-263-3502) which recipe you are planning to share.

WOW will provide the paper goods and coffee & tea.
We will have copies of the recipes chosen and will discuss the cookbooks/chefs over a delicious dinner. 
Sign up today so you don’t miss out on the fun!
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July 2018

November 2018

Cookbooks by Jacques Pepin
In his more than sixty years as a chef, Jacques Pépin has earned a reputation as a champion of simplicity. His recipes are classics. They find the shortest, surest  route to flavor, avoiding complicated techniques.

March 2018