Tag Archives: food

Friday fun: “Life made easier”

While wandering among the current periodical issues on 1st floor the other day, I discovered a magazine called REALSIMPLE. Under the title it says “Life made easier.” Aha! Now that sounds like a magazine I should read on a regular … Continue reading

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Quinoa

Did you know that 2013 is the International Year of Quinoa? That’s right, due to a resolution adopted by the United Nations General Assembly last March. What is it? The UN resolution notes that it is a “natural food high … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Book cakes

I’ve posted about books and food before (Books & Bites), but this time we’re going way past just combining recommendations for books and food! Take a gander at 30 Gorgeous & Delicious Literary Cakes at Flavorwire.com. The folks at Flavorwire … Continue reading

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International Education Week / Global Café

It’s International Education Week! There are events planned all week, including the next Global Café at Andersen Library on Thurs., Feb. 28, from 5-6 p.m. (2nd floor big-screen TV area straight ahead from the entrance and Circulation Desk). Andersen Library … Continue reading

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Food in Literature

The Spring 2013 Fairhaven Lecture Series has the theme “Food for Thought” and will have us thinking about our relationships with food. Yes, we need food to sustain us, but it has cultural, environmental, economic, and political aspects. All lectures … Continue reading

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Food! Community events on Feb 8 & 25, and cookbooks

You can learn about these and other community events and news at the Whitewater Banner: What’s for dinner tonight (Friday Feb 8)? It could be soup! The Washington Elementary School (506 E Main St) is offering a soup dinner from … Continue reading

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Friday fun: Books & Bites

OK, thank you to the public library in town for tweeting about this site… Are you looking for a good, fun read to break up all that studying? Do you like food? Well, the Books & Bites facebook page is … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 8

Fear of Food: A History of Why We Worry about What We Eat by Harvey Levenstein TX360 .U6 L47 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Now that we’ve gotten through the holiday season, we can breathe a sigh of a relief. … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – September 18

Why Calories Count: Science to Politics by Marion Nestle & Malden Nesheim TX551 .N3977 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor With the return of the semester, it’s a return to old habits like a rushed lunch or snacking on whatever might … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – August 14

The Great American Cereal Book: How Breakfast Got Its Crunch by Marty Gitlin & Topher Ellis TX393 .G58 2011 New Arrivals, 2nd floor I can remember one of the first times that I went to the grocery store by myself … Continue reading

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