University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Save the date for 2017!

March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Kelly Vaughn

Ms. Vaughn is sponsored by Mister Car Wash

Kelly Vaughn is the managing editor for Arizona Highways magazine and praises the magazine's "award-winning photography, travel journalism and its steadfast commitment to discovering the state’s treasures has brought the beauty and splendor of Arizona to visitors and natives alike for more than 90 years." She is also the founder of Songbirds Southwest, a celebration of women writers from the southwestern United States. It’s a place for women to publish essays, poetry, creative non-fiction and fiction, as well as a forum for creative inspiration.

Kelly Vaughn is also the editor of "Arizona's Best Recipes," which features recipes from some of the destinations Arizona Highways has identified as the state's best restaurants. With photography by Paul Markow, the book includes step-by-step instructions for creating some of your favorite restaurant dishes in your own kitchen, from Garland's famous apple tart and the Asylum's prickly-pear pork tenderloin to Barrio Café's beloved guacamole and more.

Scheduled events:
Arizona's Best Recipes
Arizona Highways editor Kelly Vaughn will discuss how restaurants were chosen for the new "Arizona's Best Recipes" cookbook, and discuss life as an editor. One of Tucson's top restaurants will demonstrate their featured recipe!

Culinary Stage (Seats 266)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Kelly Vaughn
Moderator: Jennifer Slothower

Arizona's Best Recipes
Arizona Highways
November 2015
ISBN 9780991622849
Hardcover, 167 pages

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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