Nothing says southern like a fresh slice of peach pie. Dig out your favorite southern pie recipe in the Southern Pie contest. Bring in a pie or come as a judge. All attendees are invited to judge. Three prizes of a copy of The Help by Kathryn Stockett and two tickets to the CommunityREAD feature event on March 28 will be awarded. NOTE: Please call or stop by the reference desk to submit the type of pie you will be entering in the contest. Staff will be able to let you know which types of pies have already been submitted.
This month, the Cookbook Club theme is "Southern Cooking", inspired by the Community Read title "The Help". Rediscover classic southern fried chicken or try out a new recipe for the perfect piece of pie. Find your favorite southern style recipe and come share it with the group.
Are you taking the right steps? Join us as we examine the benefits of making tax-deferred contributions to a retirement plan via salary deferrals. Together we discuss the different plans designed to give professionals, in certain non-profit sectors tax advantages to encourage saving for retirement. Participants can attend the 3:30 or 4:30 program.
The theme for May is "Raw." Don't run away just yet. "Raw" may sound intimidating or just plan unappetizing but if you are looking for a natural way to increase energy, "raw" maybe for you! Raw foods can only be heated to a maximum of 116 degrees to preserve the phytonutrients such as antioxidants. Learn how to take "raw" beyond your lunchtime salad and share your favorite recipe with the group!
The theme for April is "Vegetarian." There are many tasty and filling alternatives to meat. Come learn how to get enough protein and nutrients with a vegetarian diet. Incorporate more produce into your cooking and create exciting and healthy vegetarian meals. Find your favorite vegetarian recipe and come share it with the group.