Print Recipe Warm Salad with Roasted Squash, with Cranberry Vinaigrette, Hazelnuts, and Chèvre I must admit I’m more of a free-form cook. I don’t really follow recipes but adapt them to what I have on hand or what my creative juices are calling for. Usually. The following recipe I love so much that I make […]
Reading Ahead recommends McDuff Moves In, a picture book about a rescue dog’s search for a new family, written by Rosemary Wells and illustrated by Susan Jeffers (The Gryphon Press, 2019). This recipe is included in the book and featured here with the permission of the publisher. Print Recipe Lucy’s Easy Vanilla Bean Rice Pudding […]
We’ve been outside enjoying the summer and fall weather, but now it’s time to settle in for a winter’s worth of reading. Enjoy this yummy chili while you read.
Just Like Rube Goldberg author Sarah Aronson shares her recipe for a yummy, sugary treat, one that she believes Rube Goldberg would have loved because he was a fan of Cool Whip.
Author Melanie Heuiser Hill believes that Gram, from her book Giant Pumpkin Suite, would be baking these pumpkin muffins this month.
My British mom was fond of making these for us as children. It is a cookie (or “biscuit” if you live in the UK!) she knows from her own childhood. The moniker may suggest an unusual, rather disagreeable ingredient, but in reality, no insects were sacrificed for the dough!
Enjoy this recipe for tomato soup from Creekfinding’s author, Jacqueline Briggs Martin.
One of the traditional foods served at Hannukah celebrations, this recipe for Potato Latkes will have your nose twitching and your mouth watering! Happy Hannukah!
We recommend giving kids cookbooks for the holidays. Yumm. For kids who are inspired by relatives who cook, TV cooking shows, or their innate wish to make (and eat) good food, a cookbook will travel with them throughout life. (And it’s a sneaky way to encourage reading and math!)
In honor of our Bookstorm, Presenting Buffalo Bill: the Man Who Invented the Wild West, we discovered that on the wagon trail, when fresh apples weren’t available, apple cider vinegar made a tasty pie.
Inspired by our Bookstorm feature this month, Let Your Voice Be Heard: The Life and Times of Pete Seeger, there was a pot of stew bubbling in many a hobo camp during the Great Depression and many a hootenanny in the ’50s and 60s’. This quick-to-assemble version can stay in your slow cooker until you’re […]
Inspired by our Bookstorm feature this month, No Monkeys, No Chocolate, bake this rich chocolate cake, and indulge in every sweet chocolate-raspberry bite.
A Cajun-inspired favorite recipe from jazz musician Louis Armstrong, this is a perfect accompaniment to your reading of Jazz Day by Roxane Orgill.
Author Aimee Bissonette writes, “To accompany your reading of Miss Colfax’s Lighthouse, here’s the type of recipe Harriet would have cooked in winter months. It gets incredibly cold on Lake Michigan in the winter and Harriet was always so busy! She would have needed something that was pretty easy to make (no time to fuss) […]
We wouldn’t be surprised if Travis’s grandmother had a frozen version of this hotdish stored next to the state fair butterhead. This recipe is a staple across the Midwest.