The Two Books, Two Communities program, a partnership between Northern Michigan University and the Marquette and Alger County communities, will host its Battle of the Recipe Box Taste Off Finale at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Munising School Public Library.
A total of 71 favorite recipes, and reasons they are special, were submitted to the contest by the public. Voting was held online and the top five winners will be announced at the Taste Off event. View the submitted recipes, memories and stories at nmu.edu/onebook/twobooks or the Munising School Public Library site msplonline.org/battle-of-the-recipe-box.
The 2021 Two Books, Two Communities program features Fried Walleye and Cherry Pie, a collection of essays on food edited by Peggy Wolff, and 2021 Michigan Notable Book Award Winner Teacher/Pizza Guy, a collection of poems by Jeff Kass. The program hosts a number of author events and related programming. A virtual panel discussion comprising three authors from Fried Walleye will be held on Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. Learn more about the books and events here.
Copies of the books are available for purchase at the NMU bookstore, Snowbound Books, Falling Rock Books and Cafe in Munising and other bookstores in Marquette County. Download the free Libby or Overdrive app from Google Play, the App Store or Microsoft to access a free eBook version, if you have a library card.
For more information, contact Rebecca Tavernini at firstname.lastname@example.org or 227-1016.