A cooking demo and tasting with Gouldsboro resident Helen Chen, daughter of of culinary legend Joyce Chen. Helen will share her secrets to this healthy cooking style and teach you basic knife skills, best oil for frying, proper temp., cooking vegetables tender-crisp and keeping meat/shellfish moist. Learn correct food prep and tools, Chinese sauces and spices, and how to make the perfect fried rice.
Audette will talk about her second novel, Court Appointed, which celebrates the humanity of the elderly and challenges the way our society cares for them.
David T. Ellwood, former Dean of the JFK School of Government at Harvard University, is recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts on poverty and welfare. His work has influenced public policy in the U.S. and abroad. He will give a talk on this subject.
Essayist, teacher and lay minister, Richard Wile, discusses his first novel, Requiem in Stones, which deals with the difficult questions about suffering loss.
Jeffersonian scholar from the University of Virginia and part-time Winter Harbor resident Peter Onuf will give a talk on President Thomas Jefferson. Onuf’s most recent work on Jefferson, Most Blessed of the Patriarchs, was published last year.