Minnesota mystery author to host hot dish lunch/book talk Sept. 16 in Hackensack

Jeanne Cooney has collection of culinary mystery books.

Author Jeanne Cooney will be at the Hackensack Hub for a hotdish lunch and book presentation. Cooney's mystery books are food themed and contain recipes for classic Minnesota cuisine. Contributed / Northwoods Arts Council

The Hackensack Hub will host a hot dish lunch with Minnesota author Jeanne Cooney, who wrote the "Hot Dish Heaven" cozy mystery series, at noon Thursday, Sept. 16.

Cooney's books, "Hot Dish Heaven," "A Second Helping" and "A Potluck of Murder and Recipes," are culinary mystery books with recipes for hot dish, bars and Jell-O salads. The books are set in the Red River Valley. She will do an author presentation after lunch.

Attendance is limited to the first 60 guests and reservations are required. Entrance is $12 in check or cash. Reservations can be made by calling 218-682-2562. Cooney will also sell books at the event.

The event is a collaborative sponsorship from The Hub and the Northwoods Arts Council.

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