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

Posted 1 day 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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Free Eggs? 5 Things to Know Before You Start a Backyard Chicken Flock

Posted 8 months ago by Kathryn M

Posted in Cooking, Garden and Home 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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Celebrating the Holidays Vegan Style

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in Cooking, Garden and Home and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with 4th of July recipes, appetizers, baking, celebrations, Christmas cooking, cookbooks, dairy-free, desserts, dinner parties, dinners, easy vegan recipes, entertaining, feasts, gatherings, gluten-free, gluten-free diet -- recipes, Hanukkah, healthy cooking, holiday cooking, holidays, Jewish Cooking, Kwanzaa, New Year's, plant-based, potlucks, recipes, Sunday brunch, sweet treats, Thanksgiving meals, vegan, vegan cooking, vegan dessert recipes, vegan desserts, vegan diet, vegan meals, vegan recipes, veganism, vegetable dishes, vegetable recipes, vegetarian, vegetarian cooking and vegetarian recipes

Learn how to make just about anything vegan-style for your next get together.

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November Thankful Reads

Posted about 1 year ago by Amy H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Garden and Home, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with anecdotes, celebrations, cookbooks, desserts, dinners, entertaining, families, family, friendship, gluten-free, gratitude, handicraft, happiness, holiday decorations, holidays, nutrition, Paleo, personal narratives, recipes, relationships, seasonal cooking, thankfulness and Thanksgiving

Whether or not one chooses to gorge on Thanksgiving, fall is a fantastic time to reflect upon the importance of gratitude in our lives.

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