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Family Recipe Contest!

Everyone has at least one special family recipe, one that’s been passed down through the generations. The one that reminds you of supper at Grandmom’s or summer picnics with aunts and uncles. Or maybe you created it just this past Thanksgiving and your family went wild for it. It’s the one that comes out flawless each time or it’s the type of recipe that survives despite numerous kitchen catastrophes. Regardless, it’s a recipe that goes deeper than delicious; it contains a story.

For our next Edible World program, we are hosting a family recipe contest! We are very excited to be bringing author Suzan Colón to read from her memoir Cherries in Winter on Sunday, April 11th. Bridget Foy’s is creating a special three-course meal (menu details are here) for the event. Dinner guests can submit family recipes from now till March 26th. Three will be chosen to tell their family story along with Ms. Colón and they will be featured on her blog!

Your story should be a maximum of 250 words. Send recipes to me at kkacala@firstpersonarts.org by March 26th. Buy tickets for the event here.

Also, starting March 29th, look to the First Person blog for family recipes from some of Philly’s best foodies: Snackbar’s John Taus, Meal Ticket’s Felicia D’Ambrosio, Green Aisle’s Erace Brothers, and more!


Upcoming Events
  • BEyond Expectations: Living with an Intellectual disAbility
  • Date: April 18, 2019
  • Time: 6:30 PM
  • Venue: Interact Community Center
  • Location: 7372 Henry Avenue
  • StorySlam: Laws of Nature (tickets on sale 4/8/19)
  • Date: April 30, 2019
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Venue: The Playground at the Adrienne
  • Location: 2030 Sansom Street