Gardening and Cooking: Two Peas in a Pod!

Posted on Thursday, October 11, 2012 by HylaryL

Sunset Edible Garden Cookbook Avid gardeners and chefs alike are probably aware that there are a multitude of books that focus on each subject, so many, in fact, that sometimes it's difficult to wade through them. What if there was a book that combined gardening tips and recipes? What a time saver that would be! Well look no further, the Santa Clara County Library District has just what you're . . . more »

First Lady Michelle Obama: White House Backyard Homesteader!

Posted on Thursday, July 26, 2012 by HylaryL

American Grown First Lady Michelle Obama might be one of the busiest women in the nation, but she still has time to think about ways to make sure her children eat healthy and nutritious foods. In her new book, American Grown, the First Lady discusses how she and her girls planted the first White House vegetable garden since the time of Eleanor Roosevelt! In an interview with . . . more »

Are you a locavore?

Posted on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 by HylaryL

The Locavore's Kitchen If you're interested in cooking, health and the environment, locavore is a word you should know! What is a locavore? Anyone who strives to eat locally grown food can consider themselves a locavore. A lot of the fruits and vegeatables you find in the supermarket is grown hundreds or thousands of miles away and shipped great distances to reach the produce department. The San Francisco . . . more »