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Recent Cooking Posts

Foodie Finds: Sweet & savory muffins

Find recipes that capture the deliciousness of summer produce in muffins you can freeze till winter.

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Local cookbooks are a window to the past

Adrienne explores cookbooks from all sorts of Topeka-based churches, clubs and businesses 1908 – 1989.

I didn’t know the library had cake pans!

Don’t waste your money on a cake pan you may only use once, check one out from the library.

Foodie Finds: Farm fresh eggs

Adrianne recommends delicious eggcentric recipes that elevate simple ingredients to fine dining.