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          Portland Book Festival Virtual Event Pass: November 8–12
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          Tenderness: Donika Kelly, Brandon Taylor, and Kirstin Valdez Quade
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Megan Scott

Megan Scott

Megan Scott is the newest member of the Joy clan. She has worked for the cookbook since 2010, when she and John met and immediately bonded over a shared love of blue cheese and Cheddar biscuits. Megan’s culinary education began in the South, where she learned to cook from a long line of matriarchs. She grew up in a farming family, shucking corn and snapping green beans for as far back as she can remember. She has been a cheesemaker’s apprentice, a baker, and an assistant pastry chef, and in addition to her work for Joy she is the culinary director of a creative culinary agency in Portland, Oregon.

Events, Classes, and Seminars

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Saturday

Nov 9

Portland Book Festival  

Home Cooking: New Classic Cookbooks

Two new cookbooks destined to become classics that home cooks will reach for again and again. John Becker and Megan Scott have spent nearly a decade revising and updating one of the most iconic American cookbooks, a veritable kitchen bible, Joy of Cooking. The new edition features more than six hundred new recipes, with updates

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