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Eating in Style on a Bare-bones Budget: the Story Behind, and Philosophy of, the Poor Girl Gourmet Cookbook

Amy McCoy, Author and Blogger
Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 2 p.m.
White Fund Room, NECC
78-82 Amesbury St. (Louise Haffner Fournier Education Center), Lawrence, MA

Join author Amy McCoy as she discusses the food philosophy that led to the Poor Girl Gourmet cookbook, as well as tactics for saving money on groceries. The Poor Girl Gourmet cookbook features meals for $15 or less for 4 people, along with strategies for saving money on food spending, and cooking tips and techniques that everyone from the novice to the seasoned home cook can utilize.

A freelance broadcast producer of graphic packages and promos for clients such as A&E, History Channel, and Discovery Channel for more than 13 years, Amy McCoy is an avid home cook with a passion for food, writing, and photography. She began the Poor Girl Gourmet blog to chronicle her mission to feed her husband and herself the best possible food for the least possible amount of money.


This event is part of the White Fund Enlightenment Series, a series of free cultural conversations offered by NECC.