Fearrington Cooking School | Celebration of Summer Tomatoes with Sheri Castle
Jul
14
3:00 PM15:00

Fearrington Cooking School | Celebration of Summer Tomatoes with Sheri Castle

From Fearrington:

Join cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher Sheri Castle for a cooking demonstration celebrating what is arguably the best part of summer: tomatoes! This demo will show you how to prepare these recipes, plus tips and tricks to grow your culinary technique.

• Chilled Yellow Tomato and Peach Gazpacho
• Goat Cheese Panna Cotta with Heirloom Tomato Salad
• Old-Fashioned Southern Tomato Pie

This class is $75 per person and includes tax and gratuity, and delicious food & drink!

The class will be held in The Cottage, our brand new creative studio space and teaching kitchen.

The fine print: Please include the names of attending guests in the gift message area. Your purchase confirmation serves as entry to this class – just pull it up on your mobile device or print out your confirmation.

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Southern Season Cooking School | Sunday Dinner from the Summer Garden
Aug
7
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season Cooking School | Sunday Dinner from the Summer Garden

It’s crazy hot, but the garden and farmers’ markets are bursting with fresh produce. Let’s make the most of it. A great Sunday dinner is welcome any day of the week.

What’s Being Served

  • Summer Squash and Pasta Salad

  • Tomato Biscuits with Basil Butter

  • Ham-Wrapped Skillet Chicken

  • Field Peas, Corn, and Okra in Country Ham Cream

  • Orange Cream Pie with Blackberry Compote

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Fearrington Cooking School | Sunday Dinner from the Garden
Aug
11
3:00 PM15:00

Fearrington Cooking School | Sunday Dinner from the Garden

From Fearrington:

Join cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher Sheri Castle for a cooking demonstration taking inspiration from the beautiful Fearrington gardens and our local farmer’s markets (plus, perhaps, our own backyard gardens). This menu showcases our summer bounty of fresh produce.
• Pan-Seared Chicken Wrapped in Air-Cured Country Ham with Tomato Beurre Blanc
• Herbed Butterbean and Corn Succotash
• Summer Squash Gratin
• Margarita Pie with Blackberry Compote This demo will show you how to prepare these recipes, plus tips and tricks to grow your culinary technique.

This class is $75 per person and includes tax and gratuity, and samples of course!

The class will be held in The Cottage, our creative studio space and teaching kitchen.

The fine print: Please include the names of attending guests in the gift message area. Your purchase confirmation serves as entry to this class – just pull it up on your mobile device or print out your confirmation. This event is not refundable, but if your plans have changed, please feel free to send a lucky friend in your place!  Just send us an email with their name or have them bring your confirmation email.

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Fearrington Cooking School | Easy and Elegant Make-Ahead Chilled Menu for Hot Days
Aug
25
3:00 PM15:00

Fearrington Cooking School | Easy and Elegant Make-Ahead Chilled Menu for Hot Days

From Fearrington:

Join cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher Sheri Castle for a cooking class. A key to appealing summertime meals for entertaining family and friends is to make dishes ahead to stash in the fridge until it’s time to serve and enjoy the meal. These recipes fill that bill beautifully and deliciously.
• Herbed Watermelon and Tomato Salad with Ricotta Salata
• Poached Salmon with Green Goddess Dressing
• Summer Vegetable Potato Salad
• Blackberry Sherbet with Key Lime Shortbread Cookies

This class is $75 per person and includes tax and gratuity, and samples of course!

The class will be held in The Cottage, our creative studio space and teaching kitchen.

The fine print: Please include the names of attending guests in the gift message area. Your purchase confirmation serves as entry to this class – just pull it up on your mobile device or print out your confirmation. This event is not refundable, but if your plans have changed, please feel free to send a lucky friend in your place!  Just send us an email with their name or have them bring your confirmation email.

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John C. Campbell Folk School | Fresh Takes on Regional Southern Cooking
Sep
15
to Sep 21

John C. Campbell Folk School | Fresh Takes on Regional Southern Cooking

  • John C. Campbell Folk School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

From JCCFS:

Join a prolific "Southern Living" cookbook writer to prepare dishes that showcase essential recipes, ingredients, and techniques of Southern cuisine. From soup to nuts, baking to barbeque, learn tricks to put a new spin on traditional favorites, with the realization that authentic Southern cooking is deeply agrarian, seasonal, and resourceful. This lively, fun, and informative class will allow cooks at all levels to learn something new.

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Fearrington Cooking School | A Taste of Spain
Sep
29
3:00 PM15:00

Fearrington Cooking School | A Taste of Spain

From Fearrington:

Join cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher Sheri Castle for a cooking demonstration of the sunny Mediterranean flavors of Spain hit the spot during the last days of summer in North Carolina. Some of these recipes and many of the ingredients are familiar, but these versions offer intriguing twists that can rekindle your love for Spanish classics. This demo will show you how to prepare these recipes, plus tips and tricks to grow your culinary technique.

• Green Gazpacho
• Tomato Bread with Serrano Ham
• Seared Shrimp and Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Romesco Sauce
• Cream Cheese Flan

This class is $75 per person and includes tax and gratuity, and samples of course!

The class will be held in The Cottage, our brand new creative studio space and teaching kitchen.

The fine print: Please include the names of attending guests in the gift message area. Your purchase confirmation serves as entry to this class – just pull it up on your mobile device or print out your confirmation. This event is not refundable, but if your plans have changed, please feel free to send a lucky friend in your place!  Just send us an email with their name or have them bring your confirmation email.

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Fearrington Cooking School | Let’s Eat Outside: An Early Summer Supper for the Patios, Porches, and the Pool
Jun
9
3:00 PM15:00

Fearrington Cooking School | Let’s Eat Outside: An Early Summer Supper for the Patios, Porches, and the Pool

From Fearrington:

Join cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher Sheri Castle for a cooking demonstration featuring delicious eats that are perfect for al fresco dining. This demo will show you how to prepare these recipes, plus tips and tricks to grow your culinary technique.

• Pan Bagna
• Niҫoise Orzo Salad with Oil-Poached Tuna
• Cornmeal Pound Cake with Peaches, Blackberries, and Sweet Basil Syrup

This class is $75 per person and includes tax and gratuity, and samples of course!

The class will be held in The Cottage, our brand new creative studio space and teaching kitchen.

The fine print: Please include the names of attending guests in the gift message area. Your purchase confirmation serves as entry to this class – just pull it up on your mobile device or print out your confirmation.

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Fearrington Cooking School | A Taste Of Italy for Early Summer
May
19
3:00 PM15:00

Fearrington Cooking School | A Taste Of Italy for Early Summer

From Fearrington:

Join cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher Sheri Castle for a cooking demonstration of early summer Italian-inspired tastes. This demo will show you how to prepare these recipes, plus tips and tricks to grow your culinary technique.

• Herbed Farro Salad
• Grilled Chicken Panzanella
• Strawberry Tiramisu Trifles

This class is $75 per person and includes tax and gratuity, and samples of course!

The class will be held in The Cottage, our brand new creative studio space and teaching kitchen.

The fine print: Please include the names of attending guests in the gift message area. Your purchase confirmation serves as entry to this class – just pull it up on your mobile device or print out your confirmation.

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Southern Season Cooking School | Primavera: Italian Flavors for the Spring
Apr
11
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season Cooking School | Primavera: Italian Flavors for the Spring

From Southern Season:

An Award-Winning Professional Food Writer, Cook, Recipe Developer, Cooking Instructor, Public Speaker and Raconteur that describes herself to be “fueled by farmers’ markets, excellent bourbon, and the pursuit of the right word.”

Menu: Farro Salad with Herbs and Pistachios; Chicken Cutlets with Prosciutto and Roasted Lemon Sauce; Orzo with Wilted Spinach; Fresh Strawberry Granita and Vanilla Ice Cream with Aged Balsamic; Double Chocolate Biscotti

$65.00

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Food for Thought | West Palm Beach Library Foundation
Apr
6
6:30 PM18:30

Food for Thought | West Palm Beach Library Foundation

From the Foundation:

You’re invited to an elegant dinner party featuring notable authors and personalities leading an array of lively discussions. Choose your table host to converse, inquire, and engage with an expert about their professional field, alongside guests with similar interests. Gain insights into varied topics including the arts, culture, food, ethics, literature, science, society, politics and more. Dinner will be served in the impressive 'Grand Reading Room on the 4th Floor. Lend an ear, pose a question, make a friend, hoist a drink... and learn something new. Your support benefits the community programs at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach Peruse the menu of great conversations and table hosts on our website www.WPBLF.org .

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Inns at St. Albans Cooking Camp | Cooking with Cast Iron
Mar
22
to Mar 24

Inns at St. Albans Cooking Camp | Cooking with Cast Iron

Did you inherit your grandmother’s skillet or invest in a French enameled cast iron oven and now wondering what to do with them? Spend the weekend learning how to care for and cook with cast iron. By the end of the weekend, your cast iron recipe repertoire will expand beyond fried eggs and soups to hearty one-pot dinners, entrees for entertaining, and delicious desserts. 

2-day Culinary Camp with 2-nights accommodations includes: Cooking class Friday evening, Cooking Class all day Saturday. Wine Tasting and heavy appetizers on Friday night, Saturday morning continental breakfast. Saturday lunch buffet, Saturday night dinner (alcohol by consumption) Sunday morning breakfast buffet. 

Saturday Only Cooking Class is from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and includes lunch.

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Fearrington Cooking School | An Irish Feast for St. Patrick’s Day
Mar
17
3:00 PM15:00

Fearrington Cooking School | An Irish Feast for St. Patrick’s Day

From Fearrington:

Price: $75

Join cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher Sheri Castle for a cooking demonstration of Irish favorites. This demo will show you how to prepare these recipes, plus tips and tricks to grow your culinary technique.

  • Corned Beef and Roasted Root Vegetables with Whiskey-Marmalade Glaze

  • Colcannon

  • Chocolate Guinness Decadence

This class is $75 per person and includes tax and gratuity, and samples of course!

The class will be held in The Cottage, our brand new creative studio space and teaching kitchen.

The fine print: Please include the names of attending guests in the gift message area. Your purchase confirmation serves as entry to this class – just pull it up on your mobile device or print out your confirmation.

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Five-Mile Farm | Crave-Worthy Cornbread and Buttermilk Creations
Mar
8
to Mar 10

Five-Mile Farm | Crave-Worthy Cornbread and Buttermilk Creations

From Half-Mile Farm in Highlands, NC:

What could be more Southern than cornbread and buttermilk? And who could create more ways to make, bake, blend, and twist it up than southern-favorite, Award-Winning cookbook author, chef and storyteller, Sheri Castle? We're talking about a full weekend of deliciousness, including...

At Friday Evening Social Hour, an Assortment of Hoecakes topped with:

  • Buttermilk Ricotta and Smoked Trout

  • Pulled Pork Barbecue and Slaw

  • Butter Bean Hummus


Specials at J. Henry Farmhouse Tavern, available all weekend

  • Individual Tamale Skillet Pies

  • Wedge Salad with Herbed Buttermilk Dressing, Crisp Bacon, and Black Pepper Cornbread Croutons


Special Breakfast Course
Mango and Buttermilk Smoothies

Afternoon Demo, Discussion, and Degustation

  • Perfect Appalachian skillet cornbread, paired with chilled farmstead buttermilk (Sheri will be bringing some of her family's home-ground heirloom cornmeal)

  • Cornbread Panzanella

  • Cornmeal Pound Cake with Macerated Fruit and Homemade Buttermilk Ice Cream and/or Blackberry-Buttermilk Sherbet

As Sheri puts it, she is "fueled by farmer's markets, excellent bourbon and pursuit of the right word," as she connects with everyone around her with clarity, insight and humor.

From breakfast Saturday morning, the experience builds with fun food chats, book signings and a tasty evening social hour.  The Crave-Worthy Cornbread and Buttermilk Weekend with Sheri Castle will delight, amuse and satisfy-both you and your palate!

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The Cottage at Fearrington | Casual Country French with Sheri Castle
Mar
3
3:00 PM15:00

The Cottage at Fearrington | Casual Country French with Sheri Castle

From Fearrington:

Price: $75

Join cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher Sheri Castle for a cooking demonstration featuring classic french dishes. This demo will show you how to prepare these recipes, plus tips and tricks to grow your culinary technique.

  • Garlic and Herb Gougeres

  • Classic Beef Bourginon

  • The Apple Lady’s Apple Cake

This class is $75 per person and includes tax and gratuity, and samples of course!

The class will be held in The Cottage, our brand new creative studio space and teaching kitchen.

The fine print: Please include the names of attending guests in the gift message area. Your purchase confirmation serves as entry to this class – just pull it up on your mobile device or print out your confirmation.

Reserve your seats now.

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The Cottage at Fearrington | Warming Winter Recipes From Your Instapot with Sheri Castle
Feb
24
3:00 PM15:00

The Cottage at Fearrington | Warming Winter Recipes From Your Instapot with Sheri Castle

From Fearrington:

Join cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher Sheri Castle for a cooking demonstration featuring winter recipes that you can whip up in your instapot. This demo will show you how to prepare these recipes, plus tips and tricks to grow your culinary technique.

  • Chicken with Fluffy Dumplings

  • Yakamein Noodle Bowls

  • Coconut Rice Pudding with Fresh Ambrosia

This class is $75 per person and includes tax and gratuity, and samples of course!

The class will be held in The Cottage, our brand new creative studio space and teaching kitchen.

The fine print: Please include the names of attending guests in the gift message area. Your purchase confirmation serves as entry to this class – just pull it up on your mobile device or print out your confirmation.

Price: $75

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The Cottage at Fearrington | Warming Winter Soups with Sheri Castle
Jan
27
3:00 PM15:00

The Cottage at Fearrington | Warming Winter Soups with Sheri Castle

From Fearrington:

Join cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher Sheri Castle for a cooking demonstration featuring winter soups to warm you inside and out. This class will show you how to prepare these recipes, plus tips and tricks to grow your culinary technique.

  • Creamy Chicken and White Bean

  • Light and Luxurious Cabbage Soup

  • Real Skillet Cornbread

This class is $75 per person and includes tax and gratuity.

The class will be held in The Cottage, our brand new creative studio space and teaching kitchen.

Price: $75

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Southern Season | Dinner from the Winter Farmers' Market
Jan
17
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season | Dinner from the Winter Farmers' Market

From Southern Season:

What is at the Farmer’s Market in Winter and what can I make with it?? Let Chef Castle open your eyes to the possibilities of the winter bounty.

Menu: Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Wild Mushrooms and Hazelnuts; Mustard Crusted Pork Loin; Two-Potato and Aged Gruyère Gratin; Warm Brussels Sprout Slaw; Pear and Dried Cherry Crisp

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Talking with Our Mouths Full: Stories of Food, Family, and Memories | Guest Speaker at The Best of Our State
Jan
5
10:30 AM10:30

Talking with Our Mouths Full: Stories of Food, Family, and Memories | Guest Speaker at The Best of Our State

Please join Our State at the 21st Annual Best of Our State January 4-6, 2019, at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina.

Celebrate North Carolina with Our State as the magazine “comes to life” with music, history, humor, storytelling, art, and food at the Pinehurst Resort. The Best of Our State is a lively weekend of learning and luxury designed to rejuvenate the senses to begin the new year.

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The Cottage at Fearrington | A Cocktail Party
Dec
16
3:00 PM15:00

The Cottage at Fearrington | A Cocktail Party

It’s the gift that keeps on giving – mastering the art of the cocktail! Join others in a demonstration exploring the method and mindset behind making the best drinks with Watson Fitts, our resident mixologist and bartender at the Fearrington House Restaurant. Enjoy the company of other libation-loving individuals as you learn the ways of mixology over hors d’oeuvres and, obviously, cocktails!

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Instantly Southern Book Signing | Page 158
Dec
15
3:00 PM15:00

Instantly Southern Book Signing | Page 158

From Page 158:

In Instantly Southern Sheri Castle shares 85 recipes that give us new, quick, easy, and convenient ways to prepare fresh, delicious Southern cuisine. There’s a taste of tradition and comfort food, plus inventive recipes that showcase beloved Southern ingredients, such as rice, seafood, chicken, and plenty of garden-fresh produce.

There are delectable soups and stews (and a gumbo, of course), but also wholegrain salads, tantalizing side dishes, fun appetizers, breakfast delights, and pages of tempting desserts. Hearty entrees range from quick weeknight suppers toSunday dinners and holiday celebrations—just what we need to make quick work of satisfying family meals and gracious entertaining.

An acclaimed food writer and beloved cookbook author, Sheri is known for her thoughtful, reliable recipes that are peppered with practical tips and hints that make cooks feel confident and excited about home cooking – and it’s never been quicker or easier thanks to the one-button shortcuts of a multicooker. With only a few fresh groceries, a handful of pantry staples, and an outlet to plug in the pot, home cooks of all skill levels can create fabulous, memorable Southern meals and treasured family recipes with ease.

Sheri Castle is a Chapel Hill-based cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher. Her cookbook, The New Southern Garden Cookbook, was the winner of Cookbook of the Year by the Southern Independent Booksellers’ Association.

Learn more at https://www.page158books.com/event/cookbook-club-sheri-castle

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Instantly Southern Book Signing & Recipe Tasting | Quail Ridge Books
Nov
24
12:00 PM12:00

Instantly Southern Book Signing & Recipe Tasting | Quail Ridge Books

From Quail Ridge:

Castle is a highly regarded Chapel Hill-based author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher. 

The New Southern Garden Cookbook, was the winner of Cookbook of the Year by the Southern Independent Booksellers' Association.

She will be here to answer questions, talk about cooking and sign books.



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Washington Post's Free Range on Food: Special Pre-Thanksgiving Chat
Nov
21
12:00 PM12:00

Washington Post's Free Range on Food: Special Pre-Thanksgiving Chat

Every Wednesday at noon, Washington Post Food section staff members and guests answer your burning culinary questions. Wednesday, November 21 from 12:00PM to 2:00PM, I will be joining Stella Parks, Angela Davis, Kathy Gunst, and Andrea Nguyen to answer all your turkey, dressing, gravy, casserole, and otherwise-Thanksgiving questions.

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Cooks Warehouse Cooking Class | Thanksgiving Hits in a Flash
Nov
17
10:30 AM10:30

Cooks Warehouse Cooking Class | Thanksgiving Hits in a Flash

Join cookbook author Sheri Castle in this exciting class featuring recipes from her new cookbook, Instantly Southern: 85 Southern Favorites for Your Pressure Cooker, Multicooker, and Instant Pot. Sheri will demystify the pressure cooker and show you just how simple, and safe, it can be! If you've been hoping to learn more about multicookers, today you will learn from the very best. You will make all of your holiday favorites, so you can pull off Thanksgiving with no muss, no fuss. This is entertaining in a flash!

• Winter Squash Soup with Apple Butter Cream

• Really Good Mashed Potatoes

• Lemony Sweet Potatoes

• Corn Pudding

• Quick Greens with Bacon

• 5-Minute Mac and Cheese

• Pecan Praline Cheesecake

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Southern Season | Holiday Dinner in an Instant
Nov
13
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season | Holiday Dinner in an Instant

From Southern Season:

Sheri has a brand new cookbook called Instantly Southern: 85 Southern Favorites for your Pressure Cooker, Multicooker, and Instant Pot. In this class, Sheri will share recipes from the book to create a delectble holiday meal, plus poenty of tips and hints on how to get the best results from these marvelous time machines.

Menu: Winter Squash Soup with Apple Butter Cream; Baked Ham with Bourbon Jus; Lemony Sweet Potatoes; 5-Minute Mac and Cheese; Quick Greens with Toasted Garlic; Pecan Praline Cheesecake

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Instantly Southern Book Signing
Oct
27
11:00 AM11:00

Instantly Southern Book Signing

From Fearrington Village:

If you own an Instant Pot or are thinking about taking the plunge, this is the book for you. Sheri Castle was kind enough to drop off several samples from this cookbook as she was testing recipes, and we at McIntyre’s can vouch for how fabulous this cookbook is. With the holidays coming up, here is THE cookbook you need to add to your repertoire…

Classic Southern recipes adapted for any multicooker or Instant Pot–from jambalaya to peach cobbler. 

With 75 recipes and full-color photographs dedicated to delicious and soulful Southern cooking, Sheri Castle’s Instantly Southern brings super power categories–Southern cooking, slow cooking, and cookbooks for the Instant Pot/multicooker–together. Featuring supermarket staples such as winter squash, pork chops, pot roast, and corn as well as signature Southern ingredients like okra, greens, beans, and Bourbon, these dishes are easy to know and love. Whether you’re cooking for company, the church social, or your family on a hectic night, there are plenty of tempting options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert too.

Sheri Castle is a highly regarded Chapel Hill-based cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher. She co-authored The Southern Living Community Cookbook and The Southern Foodways Alliance Community Cookbook. Her cookbook, The New Southern Garden Cookbook, was the winner of Cookbook of the Year by the Southern Independent Booksellers’ Association. Sheri is a frequent contributor to Southern Living, The Kitchn, and many others.


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Southern Season | Casual Dinner Party for Fall
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season | Casual Dinner Party for Fall

A Fun, Casual Dinner Party, Just in Time for Halloween

Menu: Sweet Potato Hummus; Smoked Sausage Bites with Lemon Aioli; Seasonal Salad of Warm Spice-Roasted Pumpkin Wedges, Apples and Pomegranate with Honey Vinaigrette and Pumpkin Seeds; Beef Stew with Sweet Potato Dumplings; Hard Cider Quick Bread; Raid the Halloween Candy Reese's Cup Cake 





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