I have really enjoyed having the Shawnee County Master Gardeners come to the library and we have two more programs in May that you might be interested in. The first is Herb Gardening. I love having fresh herbs right by my back door. They smell wonderful plus it is easy to get to them when [...]
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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We held a drawing in the Lawn and Garden Neighborhood for two ten dollar gift certificates. Congratulations to the winners.
If you have not heard, Martha Stewart has published a new cookbook. Martha Stewart’s New Pies and Tarts is her latest cookbook and it is full of pies and tarts. She has devoted ten chapters in all to both sweet and savory pies and tarts. On Easter Sunday, I needed to make two desserts for [...]
The Master Gardeners of Shawnee County are having a plant sale on May 7th. The library is offering two gift certificates to be used to buy plants at this sale.
On April 14, the library will have the Master Gardeners talking about Vegetable Gardening. They will be in the Anton Room at 7:00 pm.
Yes, it is that time of year again. The sun has made more of an appearance. The grass is starting to show how green it can be. The trees are starting to show some life again. Color is coming back everywhere. My flower beds are also starting to show some color too. But something else [...]
Compost for your garden is a good thing. Find out all about composting at the library with the Master Gardeners.
Daylilies are the perfect perennial because they are easy to grow in Kansas. Find out how easy they are to grow when the Master Gardeners come to the library.
When I think of the ultimate comfort food, I always think of noodles. And evidently I am not the only one. The consumption of noodles increases by 20% in the months of January February, and March.
The recipe assistants have been busy again. We had a request for “salad bread” and a chocolate chip bread pudding with a vanilla sauce. The patron wanted one that was similar to one that her mother had made with French bread, cheese, tomatoes, and green peppers. This was all baked or broiled. The first recipe [...]
For those of you that cook, herbs and spices are really important to bring out the flavor in food. Whether it be macaroni and cheese or roasted salmon, herbs and spices can make plain food into something divine. If you would like to know more about herbs and spices, check out the program on spices at the library. It [...]