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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Culinary Websites

Four score and forever ago, we used to rely on family recipes handed down through generations and cookbooks with dog-eared pages signifying the recipes we wanted to remember. We tore out pages from our ladies’ journals and put them in… Continue Reading…

Cooking, Digital Services, Film

Fire up the Grill!

I don’t know about you, but I am ready to spend some time outdoors, especially this year. With the help of our quarantine, spring seemed like it would never end. Now, days are longer, the weather is starting to cooperate… Continue Reading…

Cooking

We All Scream for Ice Cream!

Most of us remember the childhood chant – ice cream, ice cream, we all scream for ice cream! Those familiar words also bring to mind the memorable sound of the bell and songs that the ice cream man projected as… Continue Reading…

Cooking

Here’s to You, Mom

My mother loved rugelach. I didn’t. I’m not sure, but I think maybe the name scared me. I guess when you’re a kid, you gravitate towards familiar things, and at that time we were snacking on Ring Dings and sugary… Continue Reading…

Cooking, eBooks, How to Guides, Pop Culture

Kombucha Who?

Kombucha is a fermented sweet tea created with a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast that is referred to as a scoby. Kombucha can be made with a variety of teas and ingredients to create different flavors. It is primarily… Continue Reading…

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