Darien Cooks! A Taste of Community cookbook celebrates the power of cooking to
bring together a community, our community!
In the early months of the pandemic, The Community Fund of
Darien and the Darien YMCA came together to discuss a community building
project. We gathered to brainstorm and we said, ‘well, we’re all stuck, inside,
at home and have been doing a lot of cooking, spending time with family, and
having meals together’. That was our inspiration for this treasury of Darien recipes
to feed the soul, your family, and our community.
We saw it as an opportunity to engage our neighbors, to
capture this moment in time, to give us all a variety of options for, solving
the everlasting question ‘what’s for dinner?’, as well as a way to support our
From our homes to yours,
Jennifer Gardner, Darien YMCA
Janet King, The Community Fund of Darien