Here are a couple of interesting opportunities for those of you who know your way around a kitchen:
COOL has just extended their deadline to November 15th for their Lowell Cooks Contest. The book is slated to be published in the spring of 2012, its aim is to highlight the delectable diversity of our fair city. You can submit your recipe to firstname.lastname@example.org and further details are available on the COOL website.
Also, we just received word the ALA is promoting a nationwide Beekman 1802 Heirloom Recipe Contest which is being held in honor of the publication of The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook. Entries get the chance to win an all expense paid trip to meet Discovery-Planet Green reality TV stars The Fabulous Beekman Boys in Sharon Springs, NY, take a tour of the Beekman 1802 Farm, and have dinner with Josh and Brent. Submissions are due by November 1st. We have entry forms at the 2nd Floor Reference Desk of the library or you can fill one out online and submit it at the 2nd Floor Reference Desk.