I have been on a blackberry cobbler kick lately. I have been constantly looking in all the new cookbooks that have come out for a blackberry cobbler recipe. What started all this? Well, I needed to make something for the Cooking by the Book cookbook club and the cookbook we were discussing that night was [...]
Hi. My name is Kathy Jennings and I have been a reference librarian since 2002. My passion is cooking and I can help you find just the right recipe from the Cooking Neighborhood. From compost to container gardening, I will also assist you in finding information and inspiration from our Lawn and Garden Neighborhood. In addition, I love to help people find great books to read using the Personalized Reading List service.
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As some of you already know, raised garden beds are becoming a fast and easy way to do flower gardening and vegetable gardening. What is a raised garden bed? Well, they look like a box with soil in them. What is so great about this type of gardening is that there aren’t as many weeds [...]
So, who lives in Oklahoma with her husband and children, writes a blog and two cookbooks, and has a dog named Charlie? Well, the Pioneer Woman, that’s who. Yes, the Pioneer Woman (Ree Drummond) has a new cookbook, The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from my frontier and it is as good or maybe even better [...]
So, with this really warm weather, is your garden growing like mine is? Let me qualify that. What is left of my garden from last year is growing like crazy. My lilacs are blooming right now and smell divine. My tulips have bloomed too and look beautiful. My japanese maple tree is just starting to [...]
Joy the Baker who has had a blog for many years has a new cookbook out. Her recipes are simple but absolutely delicious. It is available here at the library in the Cooking Neighborhood. Be sure and check out the new bookclub, Cooking by the Book.
In this edition of All Booked Up! Kathy and Diana share stories of Martha Stewart and explain why for those planning a special event the library is a great place to start. How many of you remember the entertaining book that Martha Stewart wrote in the 1980s? I do, and I have that book in [...]
Welcome to the first edition of the All Booked Up video blog. Life gets busy and browsing takes time, so that’s why each All Booked Up video is short but informative. We advise having your pen and paper handy because you are going to want to write down the titles of the books talked about [...]
Heartland: the Cookbook by Judith Fertig is the featured cookbook for Cooking by the Book. Judith Fertig will also be here to talk about making your own cookbooks.
February is the month for Valentine’s Day and chocolate. But February is also the month when I start thinking about gardening. Why? Because the Kansas Lawn and Garden show is always in February. This year the date is February 17-19th. There is just so much to see at this show that it is just like [...]
Baking Style by Lisa Yockelson and The Cook’s Illustrated Cookbook are two new cookbooks in the Cooking Neighborhood. The new book club, Cooking by the Book, is featuring chocolate.
Oh yes, I do know it is January. And who would think of doing gardening now? Well, most gardeners do because, if you are like me, the seed catalogs are coming. I must get at least 2 different seed catalogs a week. So, now is the time to be thinking of what you want to [...]