2021 Online Programs from Amy Alessio

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Vintage Cookbooks: Recipes Included!

Nostalgia and humor are a delicious combination


  • Brunches and Breads
  • Crazy About Cakes
  • Crazy Cuisine: Foods That Shouldn’t Be as Good as They Are!
  • Donuts and Dainties
  • Fabulous 50’s
  • From Spam to Victory Gardens: Food on the Homefront During WWII
  • Green Goddess, Watergate and More: Funky Foods of the 1970s
  • Harvest Themed Desserts
  • International Vintage Desserts
  • The Joys of Jello
  • Kolackies and Cookie Recipe Exchange
  • Pie Party
  • Vintage Cocktail Parties
  • Vintage Cookies and Candy & Vintage Holiday Cookies and Candy
  • Vintage Fall Flavors
  • Vintage Holidays & Vintage Spring Holidays
  • Vintage Snacks and Sweets
  • Vintage Tea Party Trends
  • Vintage Weddings and Showers
  • Yule Love Vintage Holiday Desserts


Workshops for Authors!

Great for NaNoWriMo and Writing Groups

  • Finish That Book
  • Steps to Success with Indie Publishing

Amy Alessio is an award-winning librarian with a black belt in karate. Her latest reference book is the co-authored of 50+ Programs for Adults, Teens, Tweens (American Library Association, 2019). Her fiction includes the Amazon bestselling Alana O’Neill mysteries with vintage recipes, and romance under a pseudonym. She was the Windy City RWA Northern Illinois Librarian of the year in 2012. She served on the Young Adult Library Services Association Board of Directors and is an adjunct faculty for Dominican University. She is a romance reviewer for Booklist and has given over 300 presentations to libraries and large groups on vintage cooking and crafts. 

Please contact me for more information [email protected]