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Gluten-Free Chef and Cookbook Author Karen Morgan Announces San Francisco Book Tour Stop

San Francisco, CA (Sept. 29, 2014) – Karen Morgan, founder and chef of Austin’s Blackbird Bakery, announced San Francisco as the next stop of her book tour and signing of her latest gluten-free cookbook, The Everyday Art of Gluten-Free, published by Abrams. The Blackbird Bakery book tour, sponsored by Tito’s Vodka, is scheduled for Sept. 30th, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at Omnivore Books on Food.

Morgan’s second gluten-free cookbook transforms more than 100 favorite comfort foods into gluten-free delights, including jelly donuts, chicken and dumplings, red velvet cupcakes, challah and more. These sweet and savory treats boast the same taste, texture and appearance as their gluten-base inspiration, and some – like the lemon-raspberry pop tart – are even better than the original.

The cookbook is divided by each of Blackbird Bakery’s six gluten-free flour blends – Biscuit, Donut and Fritter, Pie and Pasta, Bread and Pizza, Cake and Muffin, and Cookie Jar – with each chapter offering easy-to-follow recipes that demonstrate the versatility of the blends and debunk the notion of an "all-purpose" gluten-free flour.

WHO: Karen Morgan, gluten-free cookbook author and chef

WHAT: Book signing

WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Omnivore Books on Food

3885a Cesar Chavez Street

San Francisco, California 94131

About Blackbird Bakery

Founded in 2008 by Karen Morgan, Blackbird Bakery is dedicated to making gluten-free cooking better than what came before. After years of intensive scientific and intellectual trial and error, Blackbird Bakery has developed a line of gluten-free flour blends that perform for every possible manner of baking and cooking, both sweet and savory. Morgan’s first cookbook, titled “Blackbird Bakery Gluten-Free,” debuted in 2010.

About Omnivore Books on Food

In San Francisco’s Noe Valley, Omnivore Books on Food is a bookstore devoted to food- and drink-related books from all eras and places. Visitors can find books on anything ranging from the cooking techniques of Victorian England to the history of organic farming in Asia. The bookstore carries cookbooks on vintage and antiquated cooking instructions, rare first editions, and modern day culinary techniques. Omnivore Books on Food is a go-to spot for chefs, food-lovers and cookbook authors alike. For more information on Omnivore Books on Food, visit

About “The Everyday Art of Gluten-Free”

Written by Karen Morgan

Stewart, Tabori & Chang

Publication Date: Sept. 9, 2014

ISBN: 978-1-61769-060-0


Also available as an e-book. To learn more about Karen Morgan and Blackbird Bakery, visit

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