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Out of Old Saskatchewan Kitchens by Amy Jo Ehman was celebrated during the month of March as Saskatchewan's official One Book, One Province selection for 2018.
The One Book, One Province selection committee said Out of Old Saskatchewan Kitchens was chosen for its potential to promote an understanding of the province's heritage through its food, while appealing to a broad, diverse, and contemporary audience. Out of Old Saskatchewan Kitchens is the story of the people and the food they prepared. The book is a tantalizing blend of pioneer cuisine and rich culinary heritage dating back to the First Nations and beyond. With dozens of photos, it is a window into life as it was then.
Amy Jo is pictured above with Deborah McConkey, a librarian with the Saskatchewan Library Association. Photo courtesy of Deborah McConkey.
Pictured above: some of the amazing food served at the One Book, One Province celebration held recently at McNally Robinson. All recipes are from Out of Old Saskatchewan Kitchens. Photos courtesy of One Book, One Province.
Launched by the Saskatchewan Library Association in 2017, Saskatchewan's One Book, One Province aim is to engage Saskatchewan residents with their communities through a shared story, while at the same time creating a reading culture and raising the profile of libraries and literacy organizations in the province.
Pictured above: Amy Jo on the set of Wheatland Cafe, a cooking show on CTV, with the host CJ Katz. Photo courtesy of CTV.
Out of Old Saskatchewan Kitchens has been a perennial bestseller since it was first published in 2014.