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9/22 Friday cookbook sales

On Friday, the Cubs Wives will sell copies of the Chicago Cubs Cookbook on the concourse at Wrigley Field prior to the game against the Cardinals. Proceeds from the sale benefit the Ryan Dempster foundation, and Dempster said he’ll be at the booth to sign copies of the cookbook. Have you gotten your copy yet?

– Carrie Muskat

9/13 Cubs Cookbook update

Thanks to everyone who has purchased a copy of the Cubs Cookbook. It ranked 15th in sales among Sports & Recreation books for the week ending Sept. 5, according to the Wall Street Journal. Looking for a gift idea? Or just want to make Marlon Byrd’s baked ziti? Remember, proceeds from the sale go to Ryan Dempster’s foundation. The cookbook features more than 60 recipes from Cubs players, past and present, as well as Lou Piniella’s wife Anita’s chicken salad and a pecan-crusted fish entree from Mike Quade. Plus, there are recipes from some of Chicago’s top restaurants, such as Harry Caray’s, Hub 51, Wildfire, Twin Anchors and more. You can purchase the cookbook at Chicago area Jewel stores and Meijer stores, as well as online at Cubs.com (Go to the “Fans” section or do a search).

– Carrie Muskat

 
 

9/6 Cubs wives & cookbook event

The Cubs Wives will be selling copies of the Cubs Cookbook today at the Jewel store on 2940 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago from 12:30-2 p.m. CT. Proceeds from the sale benefit the Ryan Dempster Foundation. The book features more than 60 recipes selected by Cubs players, coaches and others, including Hall of Famers Billy Williams and Ernie Banks. There’s also Lou Piniella’s favorite chicken salad recipe and a very good pecan-crusted fish recipe from manager Mike Quade. Plus, the book includes a history of food at Wrigley Field and recipes from some of the top restaurants in Chicago. It’s all for a good cause.

– Carrie Muskat

9/1 Cubs wives, food drive & cookbook

The Cubs Wives will sell copies of the Chicago Cubs Cookbook on Monday, Sept. 6, at the Jewel store on 2940 N. Ashland Avenue in Chicago. They’ll be there at 12:30 p.m. CT. Proceeds from the cookbook sale will go to Ryan Dempster’s foundation.

Don’t forget this Saturday when the Cubs wives host their eighth annual Food Drive at Wrigley Field prior to and during the club’s 12:05 p.m. CT game against the New York Mets. That event benefits the Lakeview Pantry. Fans making a donation of 10 non-perishable food items or $20 will receive a 5×7 autographed photo of a Cubs player, limited to two photos per person while they last.

– Carrie Muskat

8/20 Wells, Cashner & Demp events

Randy Wells will be at the Fannie May store today from 7-8:30 p.m. CT to sign autographs. Chicago’s own chocolatier, Fannie May, will donate 100 percent of the profits from the sale of their ice cream today to Cubs Care, a fund of the McCormick Foundation.

* Also today, Andrew Cashner will show off his cooking skills at the Meijer store in Orland Park, Ill., from 6-8 p.m. CT. Cashner will be joined by Healthy Living advisor Kristen Johnson, and they will put on a cooking demonstration from the Chicago Cubs Cookbook. After the demonstration, Cashner will sign autographs. The store is located at 15701 71st Court, Orland Park, Ill.

* The Cubs wives are scheduled to help sell the cookbook Sept. 6 at the Jewel Food Store on Ashland Ave. in Chicago near Wrigley Field at 12:30 p.m. CT.

The Chicago Cubs Cookbook features more than 60 recipes from players past, present and future, plus Lou Piniella, coaches and others. There also are recipes from some of
Chicago’s top restaurants, including Hub 51, Wildfire, Stanley’s and Harry Caray’s. And
there’s a history of food at Wrigley Field. Proceeds from cookbook sales benefit the Ryan and Jenny Dempster Foundation.

Can’t wait? You also can purchase a copy at cubs.com.

* On Saturday, you can walk for a good cause in the “Slow and Steady Walk for 22q” in Glen Ellyn, Ill. All proceeds from the event will benefit the genetics department at Chicago’s Children’s Memorial Hospital, the 22q11 Awareness Foundation, and “Big Love, Little Hearts.” The cost is $22 for adults and $11 for children. Participants receive a t-shirt and goody bag. You’ll walk 2.2 miles through suburban Glen Ellyn to raise awareness of 22q. Registration begins at 9 a.m. CT and the walk will begin at Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road, Glen Ellyn, Ill.

– Carrie Muskat

8/17 Cubs Cookbook, Cashner & more

Cubs pitcher Andrew Cashner will show off his cooking skills on Friday at the Meijer store in Orland Park, Ill., from 6-8 p.m. CT. Cashner will be joined by Healthy Living advisor Kristen Johnson, and they will put on a cooking demonstration from the Chicago Cubs Cookbook. After the demonstration, Cashner will sign autographs. The store is located at 15701 71st Court, Orland Park, Ill.

Also, the Cubs wives are scheduled to help sell the cookbook Sept. 6 at the Jewel Food Store on Ashland Ave. in Chicago near Wrigley Field at 12:30 p.m. CT.

The Chicago Cubs Cookbook features more than 60 recipes from players past, present and future, plus Lou Piniella, coaches and others. There also are recipes from some of
Chicago’s top restaurants, including Hub 51, Wildfire, Stanley’s and Harry Caray’s. And
there’s a history of food at Wrigley Field. Proceeds from cookbook sales benefit the Ryan and Jenny Dempster Foundation.

Can’t wait? You also can purchase a copy at cubs.com.

Also, Dempster and Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab on 60 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, will host a fundraising event Thursday to benefit his foundation. Tickets are $55 in advance and $70 at the door. There will be a seafood station with King Crab Legs and Jumbo Shrimp Cocktails at this coastal themed event plus beach-y music.

– Carrie Muskat

8/4 Cubs Cookbook update

The Cubs Cookbook is into its second printing, which is great news for the Ryan Dempster Foundation — and all foodies out there. The book, released July 23, features more than 60 recipes from players, past, present and future, plus a history of food at Wrigley Field and recipes from some of Chicago’s top restaurants. You can order the book on Cubs.com. http://bit.ly/9vTw9y

Also, the cookbook will be for sale at select Jewel, Meijer, Barnes & Noble, Borders stores in the Chicago area. If you have ordered, be patient. Apparently, the response has been tremendous. It’s for a good cause, and in good taste.

– Carrie Muskat

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