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Cooking with the Library–Lemon Bars Deluxe

Lemon Bars dessert

I received The American Country Inn and Bed & Breakfast Cookbook by Kitty and Lucien Maynard as a gift and baked my way around the country. This recipe is from Windward House in Cape May, New Jersey, and was an instant hit with friends and relatives. It is easy to make and the combination of a shortbread crust and lemony custard filling… read more >>

Best Books for Baking with Children

mom and son baking

Baking is a wonderful way to spend time with children! It provides the opportunity to slow down and really connect as a family. Academically, baking helps children with math skills such as measuring ingredients, using fractions, and the importance of temperature. Baking also gives children the chance to practice their reading and comprehension skills by… read more >>

Make Your Own Bread: DIY No-Knead Bread

loaf of bread

Have you always wanted to learn to bake bread at home but never had the time? Master the very simple no-knead method and you’ll feel like a professional baker! Today is the perfect day to try this recipe, because November 17 is National Homemade Bread Day! My go-to recipe has been adapted from one I… read more >>

Cooking with the Library–Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

blueberry cheesecake

Blueberry cheesecake bars are a delicious and easy to make dessert for those of us who are craving cheesecake but feeling guilty about eating a whole slice. This easy to follow recipe using common ingredients is sure to please and simple enough for anyone to bake. Just gather your ingredients, follow these simple steps, and… read more >>