Read, Cook, Eat: Pasta

Spring is in the air but the month of March can be finicky. I think one last month of comfort food recipes is a must.  Join us on March 19 @ 2 pm as we read, cook, and eat pasta.  


pasta pasta revolution on top of spaghetti 


If you are looking for a suggestion, please check out these books.

  • Choose a recipe from one of the cookbooks at the Reference Desk
  • That recipe will be yours; no one else can select it for the group
  • A Librarian will make a copy of your recipe to take home
  • Prepare your recipe and bring it to share at the meeting
  • Make one regular size recipe; there’s no need to double up

Beverages will be provided.

Read, Cook, Eat: Super Bowl Snacks

Hut, Hut, Hike!  On January 30th at 2 pm, join us for Super Bowl Snacks.

 Fan Fare Game day eats tailgate1



Read, Cook, Eat: 8th Annual Cookie Swap

*Date Change*

It's that time again for our annual cookie swap. 

Join us on December 12th @ 2 pm and remember to bring a container to bring home some delicious baked goods. 

 Taste of home king arthur Jacket


Read, Cook, Eat: Greek

I love Greek food and was amazed to realize we never picked it as a topic before! On November 14 @ 2 pm we will be remedying that.

 My Greek Tablethe foods of the greek islands  Cooking with Loula

Read, Cook, Eat: Jacques Pepin

On October 24th @ 2 pm we are cooking the recipes of the great Jacques Pepin! 

essential pepin heart and soul in the kitchen fast food my way


Read, Cook, Eat: Back to School Lunches

The countdown to the first day of school has begun! What's the one question parents and caregivers ask everywhere? What to pack for lunch? Come in on September 19th @ 2 pm and bring your favorite packed lunch.  Haven't packed a  school lunch in decades? That's ok, recreate it. Are you looking for something new?  Try a recipe from one of these cookbooks. 


best lunch box ever little book of lunch lunchbox salads

Read, Cook, Eat: Salad

It's summertime and the living is easy, but who wants to turn on their ovens when its 90°? Join us on June 13th @ 2 pm for nice, easy, cool salads.


mighty salads simply salads salad for dinner



Read, Cook, Eat: Mother's Day Tea

Do you love your Mother? Do you love tea, tiny sandwiches, and scones? Then join Read, Cook, Eat on May 16 @ 2 pm for Mother's Day Tea. 

afternoon tea collection Afternoon tea tea party

Read, Cook, Eat: Bread

Raise your hand if you love bread, but are too scared to make it on your own. Well, here is your chance! Why don’t you make that loaf you have been dreaming of and bring it in on April 11 @ 2 pm to share with the others in the group and then have a chance to taste theirs.

bread bible bread bread illustratedc

Read, Cook, Eat: Pie Day (π)

Pi Day is the celebration of the mathematical constant π. It's celebrated on March 14 since 3, 1, and 4 are the first three significant digits of π. So in honor of Pi Day we are going to baking and eating pies. Sweet or Savory? That's completely up to you! 

Join us at 2 pm.

pie school pie squared pies and tarts


Read, Cook, Eat: Italian

Join us on February 28 @ 2 pm for sigh worthy Italian food.

super tuscan lidia lacucina


Read, Cook, Eat: Norway

Join us on January 17th @ 2 pm for Norwegian food!

Bakeland north wild kitchen


Read, Cook, Eat: 7th Annual Cookie Swap

It's that time again for our annual cookie swap.  I can't believe it's our 7th one already!

Join us on December 20th @ 2 pm and remember to bring a container to bring home some delicious baked goods. 

holiday cookies dories cookies great cookies


Read, Cook, Eat: Pioneer Woman

Did you ever want to know what it’s like to live on a real working ranch?  Then check out Ree Drummond's, aka The Pioneer Woman, cookbooks or website. Her recipes aren’t skinny, but when you are wrangling cattle, skinny food doesn’t cut it.

Join us on November 29 @ 2 pm for some seriously delicious food.

 dinnertime cooks frontier


Read, Cook, Eat: The Great Lidia Bastianich

Welcome back chefs! We are going to jumpstart Read, Cook, Eat with the great Lidia Bastianich! Pick a recipe, cook it at home and bring it in on September 27 @ 2 pm. 

celebrate heart of italy kitchen

Enjoy Your Summer!

Read, Cook, Eat will return on September 27. We will be cooking the recipes of Lidia Bastianich.

Read, Cook, Eat: Summer Sides & Salads

Even though you can't tell from our recent weather, summer is coming.  Join us on June 14th @ 2 pm for Read, Cook, Eat: Summer Sides & Sides. 

endless summer summer table mighty salad


Read, Cook, Eat: Iberian Peninsula

Come and join us on May 17th while we travel and taste our way around the Iberian Peninsula.

new portuguese table authentic Portuguese cooking Made in Spain Spain and the world table


Read, Cook, Eat: America's Test Kitchen

The America's Test Kitchen cookbooks are one my go-to places to find a delicious recipe. I love that they tell you how to do something and why it will work.  Check out some of our other Test Kitchen cookbooks at the library.

April 19th @ 2pm


test kitchen



Read, Cook, Eat: Food Bloggers


seriously delish  smitten kitchen 100 days of real food



Read, Cook, Eat: Soups and Sides

Soup is the ultimate comfort food.  The options are endless, chicken noodle, split pea, clam chowder. Join us on February 22 @ 2 pm when we taste some of your favorite soups. 

Soup of the day soup nights Ultimate Soups Stews


Read, Cook, Eat: Meatloaf

Come join us on January 9th @ 2pm for the a stick to your ribs, old time favorite book discussion and tasting featuring meatloaf.

meatloaf bakery final cover e1476219264449  meatloaf1  meatloaf2 



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Read, Cook, Eat: 6th Annual Cookie Swap

Join us on December 14 @ 1:30  for our 6th Annual Cookie Swap!

perfect cookie  good housekeeping holiday cookies


Read, Cook, Eat: Ree, Trisha & Paula

With the holidays right around the corner, who couldn't use some new recipes for your holiday table? Come in on Thursday November 16th @ 2 pm when we check out some recipes by Ree Drummond, aka The Pioneer woman, Trisha Yearwood and Paula Deen.

pioneer woman Trisha Yearwoodpaula deen


Read, Cook, Eat: Oktoberfest

The real Oktoberfest is the third Saturday of September but join us in celebrating this Munich festival on Thursday, October 19 @ 2pm

biergarten grandma oktoberfes


Read, Cook, Eat: Greek

I hope everyone enjoyed their summer! The weather has been amazing, the beaches beautiful and the food delicious. Join us on September 14th @ 2 pm we are exploring the foods of Greece.   

 From many greek kitchens   cooking with loula    around the greek table



Read, Cook, Eat: Mocktails and Appetizers

Join us on June 15th @ 2pm for some Mocktails (non-alcoholic) and Appetizers. Get all set for some fun in the sun.

zero proof mocktails marthaappetizers

Read, Cook, Eat: Your Heritage

Do you have a recipe that has been passed down through the years? 

Join us on May 18th @ 2 pm while we discover some of the foods that have helped shape who we are.

 ciao italia real irish food german cooking


Read, Cook, Eat: Passover

Join Read, Cook, Eat on April 13th at 2 pm for Passover dinner.

Never cooked for Passsover? Don't worry we have 3 books on display at the Reference Desk.

.jewish holiday cookbok new passover cookbok silver platter



Read, Cook, Eat: Your Favorite Dish

cook everything how easy was that silver platter

We all have that one favorite dish that we love and make repeatedly.  Join us on March 23 @ 2pm and see and taste everyone elses favorites. 


Read, Cook, Eat: High Tea

February 16th @ 2 pm

Get your pinkies up!

afternoon tea at home afternoon tea afternoon tea collection

Read, Cook, Eat: Soup and Sandwiches

The Holidays are over and its getting cold outside. You know what we could all use? Comfort food!

Join us on 1/19/17 @ 2pm as we keep warm with some soup and sandwiches.

soups and sides soup nights new york sandwich

  • Choose a recipe from one of the cookbooks at the Reference Desk.
  • That recipe will be yours, no one else can select it for the group.
  • A Librarian will make a copy of your recipe to take home.
  • Prepare your recipe and bring it to share at the meeting.
  • Make one regular size recipe, there’s no need to double up.

Beverages will be served.
Here are the recipes chosen so far.

Read, Cook, Eat: 5th Annual Cookie Swap

Read, Cook, Eat: Cookie Swap

Join us for out 5th annual Cookie Swap on December 15th @ 2 pm.

Cookies 1001 cookies and cups chewy gooey

Read, Cook, Eat: Holiday Food

**** Change of Date****

Join us on November 10th @ 2 pm, for  ideas for your holiday table 

new southern table how to celebrate everything american favorite



Who doesn't love the Barefoot Contessa!

Join us on October 20th @ 2pm, for all things Ina Garten.

Here are the recipes chosen so far...

French Apple Tart
Herbed Ricotta Bruschettas
Oven Fried Chicken
Spinach in Puff Pastry

Read, Cook, Eat: The Great Ina Garten

Who doesn't love the Barefoot Contessa! Join us on October 20th @ 2pm, for all things Ina Garten.


 Family Style Foolproof Barefoot in Paris


Read, Cook, Eat: Farmers Market

Go to your local farmers market, and try something new like Kohlrabi, beets or different types of greens.  Then join us on September 22th @ 2 pm and show off your new favorite recipe.



Vegetable butcher Summer table Farmhouse Rules Jacket crop


Read, Cook, Eat: Salads

The weather is warming up but who wants to cook?  Join us on June 23rd@ 2pm for some delicious salad ideas.  


Salmagundisalad for dinner book salad as a meal

Read, Cook, Eat: Brunch

Need some new brunch ideas for the warmer weather?

Then join us on May 26th @ 2 pm.


Bubbys Sarabeths brunch at bobbys




Read, Cook, Eat: Marcella Hazan

Ready for some classic Italian recipes?

Then join us on April 21st @ 2pm when we try the delicious foods of Marcella Hazan.


Marcella says essentials of classic italian cooking marcella cucina