Cooking, Programs

Monday Cooking Demos with Chef Rob: September Videos and Recipes

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This month’s recipes are bound to become some of your family’s fall favorites. Download the recipes below for an Autumn Sheet Pan Dinner, Granny Smith Apple Fritter Bread, Honeycrisp Apple Snickerdoodle Bread, and a Provolone and Broccoli Baked Orecchiette Pasta.… Continue Reading…

Cooking, Programs

Cook with Chef Rob: Grilled Shrimp Pizza with Feta & Grape Tomatoes

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Don’t forget to check out our YouTube playlist to watch and learn from Chef Rob! Plus revisit past recipes.

Cooking, Get Crafty, How to Guides, Reading, Staying Home

Feeding Backyard Birds

red cardinal bird on tree branch

Winter bird feeding can be a very enjoyable activity. Severe winters are tough on birds when it comes to finding food, water and shelter, and they need your help. Having a backyard bird feeder will attract birds when their natural… Continue Reading…

Cooking, Film, Reading

Alice Waters and her Delicious Revolution

Alice Waters had a dream. Opening a restaurant that feeds her friends fresh, wholesome foods while enjoying each other’s company; like the beloved cafes she would frequent when visiting France. Her passion for organic ingredients started at her restaurant, where… Continue Reading…

Cooking, Film

Suncookers – Teaching Refugees Solar Cooking (Kanopy Film Review)

Shot in Kenya in 2006, this short documentary film follows Margaret Owino, of Solar Cookers International in Nairobi, as she teaches refugees how to use solar cooking. Deforestation in Kenya has made the firewood and charcoal that the refugees use… Continue Reading…

Cooking, How to Guides

Cozy Winter Baking

The holiday season may be over, but it’s never too late to make cookies! Cookies are a great treat year round, but warm cookies in the winter can’t be beat. Gingerbread, shortbread, thumb prints, Linzer tarts, rugelach… my list of… Continue Reading…

Cooking, Staying Home

Thanksgiving Dinner

When it comes to the holiday of Thanksgiving, turkey is what usually pops into the heads of many including myself. You could think of cooked turkey for dinner, a craft or decoration to put in the window or on the… Continue Reading…

Cooking, Digital Services, eBooks, Programs

Sustainable Cooking Virtual Program: How to Compost

Join Reference Librarian Noel on Tuesday, October 2nd at 7pm on Zoom to learn all about creating a composting heap, how to freeze veggie scraps or how to find resources for composting . To register click here! Find plenty of… Continue Reading…

Cooking, eBooks, Travel

Fall Into Autumn: Farm Guide 2020

One of the best parts of the fall season is picking pumpkins, apples, and being in the crisp air on a Long Island farm. Due to the pandemic, some changes have been made to farm hours, openings and events. LI… Continue Reading…

Cooking, Digital Services, Research, Staying Home, Travel

A to Z World Food Database

This database in an excellent way to learn about food culture from all around the world. For a full tutorial, click here! Or watch the video below. I am using this resource to highlight one of my favorite kinds of… Continue Reading…

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