A culinary online toolkit for foodies. Read staff’s picks, discover new recipes and even submit a request for librarians to find a recipe for any occasion. Warning: extensive mouth-watering may occur when reading this blog.

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2014 Edible Book Festival Results!

And the winners are…Click title to view Best In Show March of the Penguins by Nessa Johnson 1st Runner-up BBQ Queens’ Big Book of Barbecue by Gwendolyn Hughes Most Likely To Be Devoured Chocolate Heart by Robin Burke Best Play on Words Everyone Poops by Winter and Angie Frendle Congratulations to the winners! You can […]


Food Competition Gets a Little Crazy in Cookoff

Insider information! Fronting! Bee swarms! And that’s just at the Great Garlic Cook-Off.


Spaghetti Is What’s For Dinner!

Who doesn’t like a steaming hot serving of pasta on a cold day (or any day)? This spaghetti recipe from the More-with-Less Cookbook will soon become a family favorite!

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It’s Soup Season!

Ever since my husband and I have become “empty nesters”, I’ve been dying to try some new soup recipes. You know, the kind of soup that I wouldn’t have dared to fix when my kiddos were little. They would only eat chili, vegetable (but would eat around the veggies) and chicken noodle. I like to thumb through magazines and […]


Bibliotaste: Fictional Feasts

I was reading The Paris Review, chopstick-extended fingers trying to navigate a flailing noodle into my mouth while bypassing the space over my keyboard when I came across an article entitled Hemingway’s Hamburger. The author, Cheryl Lu-Tien Tan, describes kneading a mixture of meat, capers, and spices into a patty described by a recipe for […]


6 Holiday Cookbooks and 3 Thanksgiving Tips for the Host

Forget the carols and prayers, the only sound coming from your family’s mouths will be “mmmm, mmmm, mmmm” when you make a mouth-watering dish from one of these cookbooks. Tap into some great holiday recipe ideas.


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