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America Star Books Radio Interview

Published by: Claudine McDonald

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  • Oct
  • 12

Listen to my radio interview on America Star Books

http://www.americastarbooks.com/radio/ in episode 12!

New Cookbook Interview with Karen Allyn

Published by: Claudine McDonald

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  • Sep
  • 11

Watch my new interview with Karen Allyn on my new gourmet cookbook

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Book Signing: An Afternoon Tea

Published by: Claudine McDonald

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  • Sep
  • 11

Enjoy video footage from my book signing in March 2014 at the Bethesda Pooks Hill Marriott

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Claudine in the Gaithersburg Gazette

Published by: Claudine McDonald

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  • Jan
  • 27

Claudine was featured in the Gaithersburg Gazette newspaper on her birthday January 15, 2014. She shared some of her gourmet recipes with the Gazette. Learn more about which scrumptious recipe she shared here: http://www.gazette.net/article/20140115/NEWS/140119739/1080/gaithersburg-woman-shares-her-gourmet-recipes-for-success&template=gazette

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Fine Living Gourmet Cookbook Release

Published by: Claudine McDonald

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  • Jan
  • 3

Claudine Shannon McDonald publishes her new Fine Living Gourmet cookbook. Get your copy today!

Frederick, MD December 4, 2013 — PublishAmerica is proud to present Fine Living Gourmet Cooking by Claudine Shannon McDonald from Gaithersburg, MD.

For many years, the author has wanted to write a gourmet cookbook. After teaching gourmet foods and other foods classes to hundreds of students over the last 40 years cooking, McDonald decided to share the recipes that have enriched the heart and soul of her cooking for many years. Her students used to tell her how much they loved her cooking after taking my foods classes. With this cookbook you will be able to browse through dozens of delicious recipes and find the perfect menu for any particular occasion. The recipes are especially designed for entertaining keeping in mind that almost everyone is on a budget these days. Gourmet cooking is an art! It adds beauty to food and rewards everyone eating at your table. It can be relaxing and very enjoyable. McDonald’s book will help you become the gourmet cook that you have always dreamed of becoming, or know enough about preparing gourmet meals to leave your friends and family wanting more. Follow her instructions, and they will come out perfect every time.

Purchase your copy now here and enjoy!

 

Alabama A&M October Newsletter

Published by: Claudine McDonald

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  • Nov
  • 3

Alumna Claudine Shannon McDonald is a retired teacher from the Montgomery County Public School district in Rockville, Maryland. She began her career as an Early Childhood Education teacher in the Huntsville, Alabama Public School System. She later did graduate work in Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Alabama, University of Maryland, and Hood. […]

Alumna Claudine Shannon McDonald is a retired teacher from the Montgomery County Public School district in Rockville, Maryland. She began her career as an Early Childhood Education teacher in the Huntsville, Alabama Public School System. She later did graduate work in Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Alabama, University of Maryland, and Hood.

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Alumna McDonald is originally from Montgomery, Alabama, the heart of the Civil Rights Movements.  As a young girl her pastors included the late Vernon Johns and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  In 1955, she and her family participated in the legendary bus boycott of Montgomery, which was organized to protest the injustice of segregation on city buses in the south. Alumna McDonald was recognized by her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. as an unsung hero of the civil rights movement. Her story was highlighted in an exhibit with other members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Unsung Soror Award - Boule 2012

Published by: Claudine McDonald

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  • Aug
  • 16

Claudine was honored at the 2012 Boule in San Fransisco as the Unsung Soror of the Civil Rights Movement for the Mid Atlantic Region of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated.

View Claudine’s photos at the Boule in the gallery

Xi Sigma Omega Book Signing 3.4.12

Published by: Claudine McDonald

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  • Mar
  • 19

The Xi Sigma Omega Chapter Book Signing was a wonderful event.

Claudine had a book signing at the Xi Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha in Gaithersburg, MD. View pictures here.

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Claudine Honored at Boule 2012

Published by: Sherri McDonald

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  • Dec
  • 29

Claudine will be honored at the 2012 Boule in San Francisco California as one of the Unforgettable, Sorors of the Civil Rights Movement.for the North Atlantic Region.  At the close of the Boule, the exhibit of her work and her two cookbooks,, Simply Elegant Southern Cooking and Fine Southern Living Gourmet Cookbook will be donated to Mooeland-Springarn Research Center in Howard University’s Founders Library. 

January 2012 Ivy Notes – Unsung Soror Announcement

Atlanta Book Signing - Nov. 6, 2011

Published by: Sherri McDonald

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  • Dec
  • 13

Claudine had a beautiful book signing in Atlanta on November 6th at The Green Room Actor’s Lounge, Check out pictures from this wonderful event here: http://fordefotog.smugmug.com/event/Claudine-McDonald-Simply