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Calling All Cooks! Learn ‘Tasty Meals’ at the Ocean County Library

April 13, 2023

TOMS RIVER – Expand your recipe binder with simple, economical and nutritious meal ideas from restauranteur Devon Smith, the host of “Tasty Meals for One or Two” at three Ocean County Library branches during the month of May.

  • Point Pleasant Beach Branch - 710 McLean Avenue, (732) 892-4575, 2 PM Thursday, May 4
  • Upper Shores Branch – 112 Jersey City Avenue, Lavallette, (732) 793-3996, 2 PM Thursday, May 11
  • Lacey Branch - 10 East Lacey Road, Forked River, (609) 693-8566, 2 PM Wednesday, May 31

Join us for live cooking demonstrations by the proprietor of Devon’s Kitchen in Sea Girt. She’ll share budget-minded ways to use seasonal herbs and produce for nourishing intimate meals and sensational snacks, which she also features on Facebook.

Bring your appetite, sample savory creations, and leave empowered and inspired to try them yourself at home. Some ingredients might contain potential allergens.

Please register at to attend any of these free programs, sponsored by the Ocean County Library Senior Services Department. For more information, visit any participating branch, or call (732) 349-6200.

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