It’s challenging to be creative with cooking when our time at the grocery stores is limited, the kids are tired of the usual go-to meals, and some days, cooking a meal is just hard! While our libraries are not open for you to browse our cookbook collection, we want to make sure that you have […]
I’ve always loved browsing cookbooks and daydreaming about delicious dinners. So when I heard that CLP – Squirrel Hill’s cookbook club program was expanding across multiple locations for this year, I was very excited.
Recently, however, I’ve felt the urge to get back to making things myself…especially bread. I wasn’t 100% sure where to start getting back into it, but after a few questions to some friends who know their way around a kitchen, I became aware of the remarkable book by Ken Forkish called Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza.
Summer means lots of different things to lots of different people, but me, well, I spend summer how I spend all other seasons: thinkin’ lots about what I’m going to cook and eat. Here are some tried-and-true cookbooks you can check out for some A+ summertime recipes.
Tired of making the same few recipes over and over again? In this post, I give a quick and dirty run-down of my recent adventures with cookbooks I checked out of the Library! From peanut butter pie to autumn crostini, I’m sure you will find something enticing to try.
In March of this year I became a vegetarian. It happened by accident at first. I went a week without eating meat by chance and decided to run with it. Now, I didn’t have a problem with cooking without meat, hence the happenstance week without meat, but I have been exploring different vegetarian cookbooks since then, and I’ve found some excellent titles at the library! Take a look!
I love autumn. I love the crisp breezes, the rustling of the leaves, and the rich smell of the earth. Autumn always puts me in the mood to cook, too, because I associate many of my favorite flavors and dishes with the fall. I’ve kicked off my cooking spree with portobello mushroom stroganoff with thick […]
I love spring and summer, and I don’t think it’s a coincidence that this happens to be the time of year when my favorite events start popping up: Greek Food Festivals. I think we should just call this time of year Greek Food Festival season.
Remember when I said I wanted to bake 50 cakes in one year? This ridiculous undertaking is still going on, but here’s my progress so far along with my favorite cookbooks.