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Need a new recipe? Join us!

Coos Bay Library has teamed up with Coos Head Food Co-op to provide safe, easy, and healthy recipes to create at home. Join us virtually on Zoom for this fun community event!

Monthly Event: Every Fourth Thursday!


For this month’s recipe, we are excited to announce the return of our original chef, Jamar Ruff, who will be featuring: CORNBREAD FRITTERS, GARDEN SALAD, & ROASTED PEARS

Jamar's plated Cornbread Fitters, Garden Salad, and Roasted Pears

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Event is FREE and open to everyone!


Cornbread Fritters, Garden Salad, & Roasted Pears ingredients:

1 Cup of Cornmeal (think bulk) can reduce to half a cup
1 Cup of Flour (think bulk) can reduce to half a cup
1 Egg (if you have questions about what to use instead of egg: Mashed Bananas, Apple Sauce or Flax Seed)
1 to 2 Jalapeño
1 Pint of Tomatoes or Heirloom Tomatoes (remember this is a $25 meal, so read the labels that say per pound)
1 Cucumber
2 Starkrimson Pears
1 Ear of Corn
1 Package of Chevre Goat Cheese (Co-op has a good variety of plant-based cheeses)
Olive Oil
1 Tablespoon of Cumin (think bulk)
1 teaspoon of Cardamom (think bulk)
2 Tablespoons of Rice Wine Vinegar

You will need:
Frying Pan
Cookie Sheet or Roasting Pan
Parchment Paper
Mixing Bowl
Prep Bowl for Salad

Check out the Community Cooking playlist on the library's YouTube channel with over three years worth of recipes!
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