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Cheese Please! Recipes for National Cheese Lover’s Day 

cheese platter

Sweet cheeses, January 20th is National Cheese Lover’s Day! It only feels right that this day would fall within the month of my own birth as I am a certified cheese lover. I like all cheeses in all formats, never met a cheese I didn’t like, etc. In honor of this special day, I flipped through our extensive… read more >>

Today Is National Waffle Day!

Belgium waffles

Who doesn’t love a classic, golden waffle covered in maple syrup or piled with fruit and whipped cream? Today we celebrate this sweet breakfast and the anniversary of the first patented waffle iron. It was on August 24, 1869 that Cornelius Swarthout of Troy, New York received his official waffle iron patent. Swarthout’s waffle iron… read more >>

Cook Like a Nerd: Official Cookbooks from Your Favorite Fandoms

Chef cooking food

For many of us, our favorite TV shows and movies are places we want to get lost in. We watch them over and over and wish we could immerse ourselves into the universe they create – or else bring part of that universe into our own. One way to capture the feeling of stepping into a fictional world is to whip up… read more >>

Cooking with the Library: 5-Ingredient Recipes by Taste of Home

recipes made from cookbook

Looking for a quick and easy weeknight meal? Something fast and budget friendly? Try these recipes from 5 Ingredient Recipes by Taste of Home. Check out this and other cookbooks at the Public Library website and on Hoopla.     More 5-ingredient cookbooks!   https://youtu.be/czfeTMElu9k Bacon Potato Corn Chowder Ingredients  1/2 pound bacon strips, chopped  1/4 cup chopped onion  1-1/2 pounds Yukon Gold… 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 >>