cookery

Preparations for Holiday Happenings

Looking for last minute recipes or decorating ideas for Thanksgiving?  Want to get a head start on Christmas preparations?  If you’re out and about, drop by the library and take a look at our Holiday Happenings display for books with seasonal recipes and decorating ideas for your holiday gatherings.  Too busy to visit the library?  Check out our Hob

Happy Fourth of July!

The 4th of July is the perfect setting for a fun filled day of food, family and friends. If weather permits, I will be picnicking in the park this weekend.  

Please feel free to share a favorite cookbook or recipe below.  I am always looking for new recipes and would love any suggestions you may have.

Christmas will be here soon

   

Christmas crafts and holiday foods are out on display. Come get ready for the holidays with some of these books.

  Glorious Christmas Ornaments by Pat Richards

SOUP'S ON!

This is it, the moment Houstonians look forward to all summer; the temperature is below 75!!  My cold weather fantasies involve biting wind on my nose, rosy cheeks and coming home to a crackling fire. Well, it’s not quite that cold yet, but we can at least fake it by turning the thermostat up and making a big batch of soup.  Soup is one of the most versatile and economical foods we can make.  At the Fairbanks branch we have books that address all aspects of soup making and eating. Neil Wertheimer’s, Ultimate Soup Cookbook is a treasury of 1,000 recipes for soups, chowders, chilies & bisques; it’s the ultimate collection of comfort food recipes. If you’re fighting the battle of the post-holiday bulge checkout Judith Barrett’s, <

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