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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Good Food Fast!

  Have you ever reached dinner time and wished that there was a good home-cooked meal there, but you just know that you don’t have time to make it? I know that I have. When I first learned how to cook, I assumed that meals took forever to make, so it must be easier to […]


Can someone else make dinner?

Can someone else make dinner? Please? I don’t know about you, but I’ve asked myself that question so many times! Most of the time, I still have to make dinner and the next best thing to having someone else make dinner is having something that can be quickly and easily assembled so that I don’t […]


7 Reasons You’ll Love the Monday Farmers Market

It’s farmers market season, and you can get your market “fix” at the library! It’s so convenient to pick up some produce and your books.

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Let’s Jam

Summer is coming and if you’re like me, you are ready for some delicious fresh fruit. I spent many hours as a kid picking fruit from my great aunt’s cherry tree, and then many more hours removing the pits. My brother, sister & I would lean precariously off step ladders under the trees trying to […]

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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.


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