Find out what cookbooks you need to check out from the Cooking Neighborhood at your library! This month you can read my reviews on Joy the Baker and Dorie Greenspan.
Gear up for Spring by attending information-packed programs from the Shawnee County Extension Master Gardeners – at your library! Here is a glance at the various Master Gardener presentations this year at your library.
Earlier this month I had at least 5 brand new cookbooks arrive within a few days and I intended to try at least one recipe from each throughout one or two weeks. Instead, I ended up cooking from only one over a two week period. I have been following The Kitchn, a website dedicated to recipes, […]
Do not panic. You officially have less than a month to plan a Thanksgiving feast and you will pull it off! Start with the basics Will you be traveling, hosting, or just relaxing and eating? No matter where you celebrate, if you plan to host a crowd or make a dish for a holiday potluck, […]
We have two exciting Lawn & Garden programs in June for you to look forward to! Come to the library on June 12, 2014 7:00-8:00PM in Marvin Auditorium 101C for “Roses,” and June 26, 2014 7:00-8:00PM in Marvin Auditorium 101C for “Vegetable Problems, Diseases, and Pests.” Both programs are presented by the Master Gardeners of […]
Container gardening is an answer for those with small, limited garden space. If you are like me and live in an apartment, you know you can still enjoy growing flowers, herbs, and vegetables. In order to get started, you need a container (plastic, clay, or wood), a soil mix, fertilizer, water, and the most important […]
Have fun baking for special (or everyday!) occasions by borrowing a cake pan from the Cake Pan Library in the Cooking Neighborhood! Cake Pan Library Basics Cake Pans check out for 14 days. Cake Pans can be found in the Cooking Neighborhood on the display wall. Cake Pans are non-renewable. Overdue fees are $1 per […]
Use library books, DVDs and magazines and attend a whole slew of gardening programs. Use the library and save your money for the garden store.
The Master Gardeners bring you tried-and-true techniques to growing a great garden. You’ll harvest so many scrumptious fresh foods that your kids, and even your neighbors, will want to help you pick your garden vegetables.
If you are starting to think about your Spring garden and need help, have no fear! Master Gardeners will be back in 2014 for a great series of programs. Here is a quick list of what you can expect almost every month – sometimes even twice a month! Thursday October 24, 2013 | 7-8:00PM | […]
Are you in a brown-paper-bag-peanut-butter-sandwich-slump? Well then this is for you! Even if you are not sending kids or yourself back to school, once in a while we all can use inspiration for weekday lunches. Below are a few recommendations found in the Cooking Neighborhood and in the blogosphere. Bento Boxes 10-Minute Bento by Megumi […]
My mom did most of the cooking in he house while I was growing up, but my Dad was obsessed with grilling and trying to perfect certain barbecue recipes – I have a feeling this is the case for many people. He will actually be retiring next week, so I expect during my future visits […]