Another new cookbook is here and it is one that I have been anxiously waiting to see. The Food52 Cookbook: 140 winning recipes from exceptional home cooks is just that. Recipes from great cooks at home. There are many I want to try but I settled on the cider brined pork with calvados, mustard and thyme by Oui, [...]
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I know that it is December and everyone is thinking about Christmas. But yesterday, I got my first seed catalog for the 2012 garden season. And I have to say I was very excited. And now that I am looking at the calendar, I have noticed that the Master Gardeners will be coming back for the [...]
I don’t know how classic this cookbook is but it is definitely a bible on some really delicious dishes. What cookbook am I talking about? Well, Paula Deen’s new cookbook, Southern Cooking Bible. This cookbook is big and it has more than 300 recipes for some really delicious dishes. Of course, it is Paula Deen. [...]
Do you know who the Beekman Boys are? They have a reality TV show on Discovery. The show is about their farm but the Beekman Boys have written a new cookbook. I have seen it and the recipes all look delicious. I would reall like to try several for the holidays. But what does that have [...]
With all this hot weather, my grass looks very bad. Dry and just plain crunchy. But help is on the way. The Master Gardeners will be here on Thursday, September 1st in the Marvin Auditorium from 7:00-8:00 pm talking about turf or as I call it grass. The Master Gardeners have been here many times this [...]
It is finally August and August is National Peach month. In the Cooking Neighborhood there is a display with all kinds of cookbooks featuring peach recipes. There are also cookbooks with panini recipes as well as brownie recipes because August is also National Panini month and National Brownie month. Be sure and check out the cooking [...]
Everyone that I know has to deal with some shade in their garden. I do but I don’t really know what plants to use in a shade garden. I have some hosta and astilbes and they are doing really well. But I would like to grow something else that has beautiful color. Well, on August [...]
I wanted to try and find a new gardening book to read and I came across a really good one. If you like history, you will really love this book. The title of the book is Founding Gardeners by Andrea Wulf. This is a fascinating read that involves our founding fathers from the perspective of how [...]
I love to look at both new and old cookbooks. But I also like looking at cooking and baking blogs. Here are a few that I use all the time.
We have a new baking book called Flour: Spectacular Recipes from Boston’s Flour Bakery + Cafe by Joanne Chang. It is a great baking book.
Here is a list of cooking magazines that is available at the library. All of these magazines except for Gourmet can be found in our Periodicals room. If you are interested in looking at Gourmet, be sure and ask any librarian and they will be glad to help you. With the exception of Gourmet, all [...]