Rachel Recommends: What to Read and Watch This Winter
"Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is time for home." - Edith Sitwell
Yelp Reviews From the Top 10 Worst Meals in Literature
Cooking during the holiday season can be stressful. But look on the bright side: nothing you make will be anywhere near as bad as the food the characters eat in these books.
Five Outside the Box Cookbooks for Thanksgiving
If you are looking to get outside the box with your Thanksgiving preparations, here are some cookbooks to help you explore.
Eating at SAME Café: A Delicious and Important Main Library Destination
SAME Cafe is open at Main Library! Learn about this non-profit with the mission of "so all may eat."
Rachel Recommends: What You Need to Make Your Fall Season the Coziest
October, baptize me with leaves! swaddle me in corduroy and nurse me with split pea soup. October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins. O autumn! O teakettle! O grace!” Rainbow Rowell, attachments
6 Tasty Fall Cookbooks for Sweater Weather and Pumpkin Spice
Looking for fresh ideas on how to prepare all the delicious fall food? Look no further, here are some of our newest choices!
Grow Your Own Food at Home
Creating a kitchen garden is not only a fun hobby, but can provide your home with fresh produce all year long.
Learning to Cook Hungarian Style- Virtually!
TLCPL and the Hungarian Club of Toledo take their popular cooking class online.
Great Cookbooks for Lazy and/or Impatient People
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.
Looking for an Outstanding, Holiday Appetizer? Create a Charcuterie Board!
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.
A Whole Lot of Fascination in A Little Bit of History
For those overwhelmed by the massive span of scientific and cultural history, there are Microhistories.
A Blog About Baking in Winter…in Summer
If you enjoy watching food shows and looking at pictures of food made by someone other than yourself, this blog post is for you! If you have confidence in your ability to make cream puffs, let’s talk!
Just in Time for Halloween: Costumes, Cosplay, Crafts, and Cookies!
We have many titles with oodles of great ideas for a spookily festive holiday.
Great New Nonfiction – Fall 2017
There are so many wonderful nonfiction titles just waiting for a cozy reading nook and a curious reader.
Gluten-Free – What’s All The Fuss About?
Gluten-free is all the buzz lately. Is it just trendy or is there something behind the diet craze?
An Apple A Day
The best part of fall is being able to enjoy fresh apples from local orchards and fall baking of course.
‘Tis the Season for Summertime Cooking
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.
Make Your Snack and Eat It Too
Whether you love Oreos, can’t stop eating Cheez-Its, or adore Fig Newtons, now you can enjoy homemade versions of your favorite store-bought treats.
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