News Flash


Posted on: May 25, 2023

SML Presents “Mix It All Together Now: No Cook Summer Salsas” Cooking Program June 5-29

Newsflash Template 2-9

Shreve Memorial Library will present “Mix It All Together Now: No Cook Summer Salsas” cooking program for adults as part of the library’s “All Together Now” Summer Reading Program. Instructed by retired head chef, Jacquelyn Caskey, patrons will learn how to make a variety of summer salsas. The program will be held at Shreve Memorial Library branches throughout Caddo Parish beginning Monday, June 5 through Thursday, June 29. This program is free and open to library patrons, ages 18+. Registration is not required to attend.

Jacquelyn Caskey, a Shreveport native, worked in the local food industry for 38 years. She began her career as an apprentice under Shorty Lenard and Dietmar Molitar before opening her own restaurant in 1983. She and her late husband, Jimmy, enjoyed success in creating the menu and recipes for their restaurant, Jacquelyn’s Café, before selling and retiring in 2019.

During “Mix It All Together: No Cook Salsas,” Jacquelyn Caskey will teach participants how to make an avocado mango salsa and a 15-minute black bean salsa. Participants will be able to sample both salsas and take home a printout of featured recipes. “Mix It All Together” will be held at the following Shreve Memorial Library branches according to the schedule below. Each program will last approximately one hour.

  • Monday, June 5 at 5:30 p.m. -- Broadmoor Branch 1212 Captain Shreve Dr.
  • Tuesday, June 13 at 2:00 p.m. – Oil City Branch 102 Allen St. Oil City, La
  • Thursday, June 15 at 12:30 p.m. – Hollywood/Union Ave. Branch 2105 Hollywood Ave.
  • Monday, June 26 at 11:00 a.m. – Wallette Branch 363 Hearne Ave.
  • Thursday, June 29 at 10:00 a.m. – North Shreveport Branch 4844 N Market St.

Facebook Twitter Email