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Studies have shown that crafting has effects that are similar to meditation, and it can help folks who suffer from anxiety, depression, or chronic pain.
Have you planned a romantic night with your sweetheart and realized that you forgot dessert? I know that I have. One of the best solutions is to quickly make a dessert that takes very little time to throw together and will get you rave reviews: chocolate fondue. I’ve known people who didn’t want to give fondue a try because it […]
The first weekend of December is a busy one, especially at the Kansas Expocentre! Christmas trees will be on display at the Festival of Trees, there will be lots of laughs at the Jeff Dunham comedy show and chicken wings will satisfy hungry attendees at the Wing Fling. After going to one of these […]
Have you ever wanted to come home at the end of a long day and walk into your house to smell a wonderful aroma because dinner was already cooked? I know that I have and that’s where my slow cooker comes into play. I had never realized how much a slow cooker could make my […]
Take it from a foodie, everyone should come by the Cooking Neighborhood.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Edible Book Festival! You can see all the 2015 Edible Book entries on our Flickr page. Thank you to all of our edible book artists, visitors, and voters. It’s audience participation that makes this event so much fun.
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…
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” […]
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.
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 […]