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  • Thanksgiving spread with happy family
    Posted on: Monday, November 20, 2017

    Thanksgiving is almost here! The recipe books are in high demand and our digital collections are no exception.

    Our digital magazine collection, RBdigital (formerly called Zinio), is full of great cooking magazines.

  • Eating lunch at desk
    Posted on: Thursday, February 09, 2017

    Stuck in a lunchtime rut? Librarian Katherine has your guide to revving up your lunch "al desko"!

  • bicycles
    Posted on: Thursday, November 10, 2016

    Eat local! Our blog team shares fave local dining spots paired with cookbooks from our collection when you really want to eat local.

  • Children eating lunch
    Posted on: Monday, August 08, 2016

    Tired of PBJ? Don't ignore school lunches as you scurry around getting your child ready for back-to-school. Librarian Ngoc has put together a number of resources to help you make healthy and delicious choices for your child's lunch (and yours as well)!

  • Posted on: Thursday, July 21, 2016

    I recently read Amy Stewart’s The Drunken Botanist, and after reading her introduction, or aperitif as the author cleverly calls it, I immediately knew that her book would be the inspiration for this blog post. In The Drunken Botanist, Stewart notes that “every great drink starts with a plant” and provides the reader with great insight into the world of boozy botanicals.

  • Russian stamp depicting food
    Posted on: Friday, October 30, 2015

    We know you'll enjoy the Moscow Nights Russian music and cultural program this November so we thought you’d like to learn more about Russian culture along the way. What better way to familiarize yourself with a culture than though food? Here are some resources that will give you a fascinating glimpse into Russia’s culinary world. We'll see you at Moscow Nights!

  • National Doughnut Day!
    Posted on: Friday, June 05, 2015

    Today is National Doughnut Day! This hole-iday (see what I did there?) dates back to 1938, so you are actually honoring a long history by eating everyone's favorite dessert-for-breakfast. As always, your library has resources to help you learn more about just about everything. So check out any of our numerous children's books about anthropomorphic donut adventures as fun bedtime stories, get some cookbooks to try your hand at donut-making this weekend, or binge-read an entire series of mysteries set in a donut shop.

  • Strange but True, Jelly Beans have "Bean" Around Since the Civil War
    Posted on: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    Today is Jelly Bean Day! You may want to thank Ronald Reagan for bringing jelly beans into the American spotlight. The egg-shaped candy with a soft chewy middle was known as his favorite treat. It is said he often started meetings by passing around a jar to his staff and cabinet members.

  • It’s Peanut Butter Jelly Time!
    Posted on: Monday, November 03, 2014

    Many sources report that November 3 is Sandwich Day because it is John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich’s birthday, who is rumored to have first invented the sandwich.

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