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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The Candid Memoir All or Nothing

Jesse Schenker is a rising star in the culinary world with two restaurants, Recette and The Gander. He is a James Beard semifinalist and has received wonderful reviews and has made numerous top lists both as a chef and for his restaurants. His life wasn’t…


The Best of British Baking

  Is anyone else watching The Great British Baking Show?*  It’s on PBS on Sunday nights and I’ve been obsessed for the past two months.  It’s just so very British – from the gorgeous estate where they set up the competition tent, to the Union Jack bunting everywhere, to the way they call cookies “biscuits” […]

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Baking and Cooking for the Holidays

The decorations are up, the holiday music is playing, but it’s not really “the holidays” until you can smell those delicious buttery cookies baking! Find your goodies in the library’s Cooking Neighborhood.

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Simply Snack Time!

The holidays are quickly approaching and with that comes, at least for me, the feeling that I just don’t have enough time. In the age of social media, I constantly see people posting all these pictures of amazing snack foods that they are taking to various get-togethers. I see intricately decorated cookies and perfectly designed […]

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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 […]


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