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

Posted about 7 days ago by Clare T

Posted in Cooking, Garden and Home, 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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A Whole Lot of Fascination in A Little Bit of History

Posted 3 months ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, History and Politics, Nonfiction and Research and Resources | Tagged with civilization - history, cooking, Databases, Earth Sciences, ecosystem, education, geology, history, life sciences, microhistories, plants, science, social history and weather

For those overwhelmed by the massive span of scientific and cultural history, there are Microhistories.

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Just in Time for Halloween: Costumes, Cosplay, Crafts, and Cookies!

Posted about 1 year ago by Amy H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Garden and Home, eBooks and Audiobooks, New: Books and Movies and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with cookbooks, cookies, cooking, cosplay, costume design, costumes, crafting, crafts, desserts, Halloween, halloween decorations, handicraft, pop culture and sewing

We have many titles with oodles of great ideas for a spookily festive holiday.

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Great New Nonfiction - Fall 2017

Posted about 1 year ago by Amy H

Posted in Cooking, Garden and Home, History and Politics, New: Books and Movies and Nonfiction | Tagged with air, atmosphere, baseball, baseball history, baseball players, baseball records, baseball statistics, cookbooks, cooking, curious - history, desserts, fishing, nonfiction, shark fishing, sports and true adventure stories

There are so many wonderful nonfiction titles just waiting for a cozy reading nook and a curious reader.

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'Tis the Season for Summertime Cooking

Posted over 3 years ago by April S

Posted in Cooking, Garden and Home, eBooks and Audiobooks and Nonfiction | Tagged with Barbecuing, BBQ, cookbooks, cooking, cookout, entertaining, grilling, outdoor cooking, picnic, summer, vegan cooking, vegetables, vegetarian recipes and veggies

Summertime and cookouts go hand in hand. Whether your planning your next family get together or simply want to try out a few new grilling techniques, your local library can help.

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