Submitted by Barbara M on Wed, 06/05/2013 - 12:10pm
Via our partnership with the Lone Star College System and its partnerships with The Academy and Target Hunger, the LSC-Tomball Community Library is collecting canned and non-perishable foods through the first half of June. Many area residents rely on nutritional assistance from organizations like Target Hunger. Through the summer the need is greater because more than 20% of school children go without the free or reduced priced breakfasts and lunches available at school. Help us help our community’s hungry. You can put your donated items into the collection barrels by the library elevators and in the Children’s Department. Thanks for anything you can do.
Submitted by Sara West on Thu, 02/14/2013 - 12:39pm
Food is considered an art form by many, but no great chef is born a culinary genius. Great chefs are made through hard work, refined skill, and perseverance. Find out how these chefs learned their trade and see what it takes to survive in the competitive world of culinary art:
Submitted by Sara West on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 3:09pm
Maybe you're a city dweller or suburbanite who tends to a small patch of earth in your backyard. You might even be the adventurous type raising a handful of chickens or rabbits at the same time. What would your life be like if your miniature farm transformed itself into a full-size version?
Submitted by Sara West on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 4:19pm
I used to buy popcorn in microwave bags. One day, I became nostalgic and bought kernels for stove popping instead. That's how I learned I like homemade popcorn better. It tasted better. I could add my own ingredients. And it was cheaper.
I started wondering what other foods are easy to make and less costly than their ready-made counterparts. I quickly learned that peanut butter can be made in only ten minutes with only three ingredients. And, again, it was tastier and cheaper than its store-bought equivalent. I wanted to find even more items I could make, so I searched for a few books at the library and came up with three good guides.
Thanksgiving is almost upon us and the smell of turkey and stuffing will soon be in the air. Still not sure what else to bring to the table? Browse our expansive selection of cookbooks located in the non-fiction area under 641.5. There are numerous recipes which can help you round out a great main course. Don't forget the pumpkin pie! Dessert recipes can be found under 641.86. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!
"The Food in My Beard" That's right, besides having the most awesome title ever, this "food lovers" blog serves up tasty recipes from the bearded one himself, Dan Whelan. Seriously, how do you not love a cooking site that has a "Stubble" section (where Whalen focuses on basic cooking skills and dishes)? Check out the recipe for Lasagna Timpano, where Whelan gives step-by-step directions for making a mouthwatering multi-layered, "multi-flavored" lasagna.
Nothing beats freshly made cool and spicy salsa to keep away the summertime blues. Patsy Brautigam and Claire Gunnels will demonstrate how to make several types of salsa to please a variety of palates.
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