Staff Picks categorized 'cooking'

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Wine on the Rocks!? Ice Inspired Centerpieces and Winter Cocktails

  Hopefully we’ll soon be able to once more host dinners, catch up on lost time and hug loved ones again. When you do, you can impress your guests with this clever ice sleeve centerpiece and/or bowl to keep your drinks cool. Check it out @clpvideo on YouTube.  If you’re looking for other ways to garnish your glass with your beverage of choice try these Creativebug tutorials out: Creativebug: Cork Crafts  Allie demonstrates how to…
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Cookies and Treats

'Tis the season for lots of baking and then taste-testing your cookies and treats! Whether you are baking for yourself or your family, friends and neighbors, baked goods are a wonderful way to show you care. Check out these books for recipes and tasty techniques.
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This time of year, there is nothing better than delicious warming soups, loaded with a variety of colorful vegetables and served with a slice of hearty bread. Hungry yet? Check out these cookbooks for inspiration!
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Always Available on Hoopla: Cooking on a Budget

These suggested cookbooks offer easy and simple meal ideas, are easy on the wallet and use items you may already have, and give you an opportunity to explore some new cuisines.