Events Featuring Meatballs and Matzah Balls

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Book Talk and Tasting
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia
Adult Outreach Program
Beth El Hebrew Congregation
Alexandria, VA

Sunday, November 22, 2015
Giving Thanks, It’s Chanukah Event—FREE, 4-6pm
Recipe and Olive Oil Tastings, Book Sale & Signing, Artisanal Shopping
Ah Love Oil & Vinegar Artisanal Marketplace
Mosaic District, 2910 District Avenue
Fairfax, VA

Sunday, November 15, 2015
Book Talk—Conversations and Caponata: Food and Reflections at a Jewish and Italian Crossroads
1:30pm–2:20pm, Room 1303
Part of ROUTES: A Day of Jewish Learning
University of Maryland, Van Munching Hall
College Park, MD
$36 pre-registration includes access to all sessions and a boxed lunch; FREE for students!
Register online

Thursday, November 12, 2015
Book Talk and Tasting
Congregation Beth Israel Sisterhood
Scotch Plains, NJ
Private Event

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Book Talk, Demo, and Tasting, 12 noon
Levite Jewish Community Center
Birmingham, Alabama
Part of The 2nd Edition Jewish Book Festival
Tickets: $10; RSVP to Mindy Cohen at by November 8

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Book Talk
Women’s Philanthropy of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
Chevy Chase, Maryland
Private Event

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Book Talk and Tasting
Greater Gainesville Jewish Community
Gainesville, Virginia
Private Event

Friday, February 13, 2015
Book Talk and Tasting, 11:30 am
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia
Fairfax, Virginia
Part of The Art of Jewish Food Festival
Tickets: $8/$5 for JCC members

Monday, February 9, 2015
Congregation B’nai Israel Sisterhood
Tustin, CA
Private Event

Monday, September 15, 2014
Book Talk and Tasting
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia
Adult Outreach Program
Leisure World at Lansdowne
Lansdowne, VA

Sunday, May 18, 2014
Mishkan Torah Synagogue
Greenbelt, MD
Private Event

Saturday, March 22, 2014
Virginia Festival of the Book
Annual Book Fair, Omni Hotel
Charlottesville, Virginia
9 am – 3:45 pm
Peruse wonderful books and book-related items and stop by Marcia’s table for a taste from Meatballs and Matzah Balls and to purchase copies of the cookbook.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Hamantashen Demo and Cookbook Talk
One More Page Books
Arlington, VA
7 pm
Just in time for Purim, Marcia demonstrates how to roll, cut, fill, and shape her original Chocolate Cream-Cheese Hazelnut Hamantashen (with finished samples to taste!), and she’ll talk about creating Meatballs and Matzah Balls.

Saturday, December 7, 2013
Shop Local with Hot Cocoa
Alexandria, VA
Private Event

Sunday, November 17, 2013
Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation
Reston, VA
Private Event

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Northern Virginia Jewish Book Festival Local Author Event
One More Page Books
Arlington, VA
7 pm
Marcia will be giving a 3-minute presentation on Meatballs and Matzah Balls (one of eight 3-minute author presentations on books on various topics)
Reception to follow
FREE but RSVP suggested

Saturday, November 2, through Wednesday, November 13
Northern Virginia Jewish Book Festival
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia
Fairfax, VA
Meatballs and Matzah Balls will be available in the Book Fair, open various hours

Saturday, November 2, 2013
MetroCookingDC, The Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show
The Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C.
3 pm—Workshop: “Meatballs and Matzah Balls: A Cross-Cultural Culinary Journey”
Description: Ever tried a meatball matzah ball? Here’s your chance. Join Marcia as she discusses her Jewish and Italian culinary journey and ways she approached choosing recipes for her unique collection—and how you can do the same, no matter what cultures or traditions you are uniting. Sample three recipes from the book, including those trademark meatball matzah balls.
3:30 pm—Book Signing: Meatballs and Matzah Balls book signing immediately after the workshop
4 pm—Conversation Corner: Interview with journalist and American Food Roots Web site Cofounder Michele KayalFor tickets/info:
For the workshop schedule:

Sunday, September 22, 2013
“Tapas and Sweets in the Sukka with Writer, Photographer, and Home Cook Marcia Friedman”
Rodef Sholom Temple
Hampton, VA
Private Event