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Great Cookbooks for Lazy and/or Impatient People

Posted 3 months ago by Amy H

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks and Nonfiction | Tagged with cookbooks, cooking, dinner ideas, easy meals to cook, healthy eating, quick and easy cooking, recipes, simple cooking and speedy recipes

After the usual holiday gorge-fest, most of us are ready to get back to healthier, or at least healthy-ish, eating habits. This blog post includes some really great cookbooks for lazy and/or impatient cooks as well as tasty recipes for people who hate to cook, but love to eat good food.

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Meal Plan To Save Time and Money

Posted 4 months ago by Jessica H

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks and Nonfiction | Tagged with budget cooking, cookbooks, easy meals, family dinner ideas, freezer meals, healthy meals, meal planner, meal prep, quick and easy cooking and slow cooker

Most people have very little time as it is between work and a myriad of obligations. This post includes meal planning options, tips, cookbooks and resources to make meal planning fun and easy. From healthy meal plans to family dinner ideas to low budget cooking recipes - there's something for everyone.

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Looking for an Outstanding, Holiday Appetizer? Create a Charcuterie Board!

Posted 4 months ago by Clare T

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks and Nonfiction | Tagged with appetizers, charcuterie, cheeses, cookbooks, cooking, cooking with kids, entertaining, holidays, meats, party planning, recipes and vegan

Charcuterie is all about putting a creative spin on what goes on a serving board. This blog post includes tips, tricks and resources to help you with your entertaining needs this holiday season and beyond.

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Free Eggs? 5 Things to Know Before You Start a Backyard Chicken Flock

Posted about 1 year ago by Kathryn M

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with chickens, cookbooks, eggs, family farms, recipes, sustainable living and urban agriculture

Free range, organic eggs, raised in your backyard sound heavenly? Let your Library help you gather some relevant facts, before you make an eight year commitment to raising chickens.

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Massaging Kale, Fair Trade Chocolate, and the French Kitchen: A Short Quest in Sugar Detox

Posted about 1 year ago by Jennifer D

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics and Nature and Travel | Tagged with child labor, cookbooks, detoxification, fair trade, French Cooking, human trafficking, natural foods, nutrition, slavery - history, sugar, sugar - health aspects, sugar - history, sugar detox and sugar-free diet

Ever think about giving up sugar? Okay, I’m here for you. For your entertainment, I decided that the only way I could begin to tackle this subject, was to give up sugar myself.

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The Paleo Diet: A Whole Foods Approach to Better Health

Posted about 1 year ago by Amber B

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden and Nature and Travel | Tagged with cookbooks, cooking - natural foods, dairy-free, gluten-free, gluten-free diet - recipes, grain-free, high protein diet - recipes, low carb diet - recipes, nutrition, Paleo, paleo diet, Prehistoric peoples -- Nutrition, primal, quick and easy cooking, snack foods, snacks, wellness and whole foods

Learn more about the Paleo diet and explore a variety of cookbooks from Paleo basics, to cuisine for the discerning foodie.

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Resolve To Be Lazy

Posted about 1 year ago by Rachel S

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness, Nature and Travel and New Books and Movies | Tagged with comfort, comfort food, contentment, cookbooks, coziness, cozy, Danish, decorating, Denmark, entertaining, happiness, home decoration, human comfort, Hygge, laziness, New Year, New You, resolutions, self-actualization, self-awareness and well-being

Aim low in 2018 and achieve great results!

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