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Cookbook Corner: Fire Up the Grill!

Administrator : May 5, 2014 5:00 pm : Elkhart Public Library

CookbookNew600-ContrastBARBECUE & BURGERS

Break out the grills and stoke the smokers!  That is, if they ever went into winter storage.  Check out the books below for flavorful recipes for the slow-and-low method, barbecuing. Or, grill some burgers.  Go for the classic beef with a variety of sides and trimmings, or something very different, like chicken, fish or vegan burgers.  Just like a backyard get-together — something for everyone!

BARBECUE

BARBECUE NATION: 350 HOT-OFF-THE-GRILL, TRIED-AND-TRUE RECIPES FROM AMERICA’S BACKYARD by Fred Thompson.  Taunton Press, c2007. 641.5784 T471

BBQ BASH: THE BE-ALL, END-ALL PARTY GUIDE, FROM BAREFOOT TO BLACK TIE by Karen Adler.   Harvard Common Press, c2008. 641.76 A237

BIG BOB GIBSON’S BBQ BOOK: RECIPES AND SECRETS FROM A LEGENDARY BARBECUE JOINT by Chris Lilly.  Clarkson Potter/Publishers, c2009. 641.5784 L729

Couple Cooking On A BarbequeCHAR-BROIL AMERICA GRILLS!: 222 FLAVORFUL RECIPES THAT WILL FIRE UP YOUR APPETITE.   Creative Homeowner, c2011. 641.5784 C469am

CHARRED & SCRUFFED: BOLD NEW TECHNIQUES FOR EXPLOSIVE FLAVOR ON AND OFF THE GRILL by Adam Perry Lang.  Artisan, c2012. 641.76 P463

COOK’S COUNTRY BEST GRILLING RECIPES: MORE THAN 100 REGIONAL FAVORITES, TESTED AND PERFECTED FOR THE OUTDOOR COOK.   America’s Test Kitchen, c2009. 641.5784 C773c

EVERYDAY BARBECUE: AT HOME WITH AMERICA’S FAVORITE PITMASTER by Myron Mixon.  Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks, 2013. 641.76 M685

500 BARBECUE DISHES: THE ONLY BARBECUE COMPENDIUM YOU’LL EVER NEED by Paul Kirk.  Sellers Pub., c2008. 641.5784 K59fi

JERK FROM JAMAICA: BARBECUE CARIBBEAN STYLE by Helen Willinsky. Ten Speed Press, c2007. 641.597292 W733

SERIOUS BARBECUE: SMOKE, CHAR, BASTE, AND BRUSH YOUR WAY TO GREAT OUTDOOR COOKING by Adam Perry Lang.  Hyperion Books, c2009. 641.5784 P463

WICKED GOOD BARBECUE: FEARLESS RECIPES FROM TWO DAMN YANKEES WHO HAVE WON THE BIGGEST, BADDEST BBQ COMPETITIONS IN THE WORLD by Andy Husbands.  Fair Winds Press, 2012. 641.76


BURGERS

Big hamburgerBOBBY FLAY’S BURGERS, FRIES, & SHAKES by Bobby Flay.  Clarkson Potter/Publishers, c2009. 641.662 F592

BURGER BAR: BUILD YOUR OWN ULTIMATE BURGERS
by Hubert Keller.  John Wiley, c2009. 641.84 K29

BURGERS EVERY WAY: 100 RECIPES USING BEEF, CHICKEN, TURKEY, LAMB, FISH AND VEGETABLES by Emily Haft Bloom.  Stewart, Tabori & Chang, c2004. 641.66 B655

BURGERS: 50 RECIPES CELEBRATING AN AMERICAN CLASSIC by Rebecca Bent.  Clarkson Potter/Publishers, 2004. 641.66 B475

THE GREAT BIG BURGER BOOK: 100 NEW AND CLASSIC RECIPES FOR MOUTHWATERING BURGERS EVERY DAY EVERY WAY by Jane Murphy .  Harvard Common Press, c2003. 641.66 M978

GREAT BURGERS: MOUTHWATERING RECIPES by Bob Sloan.  Chronicle Books, c2004. 641.662 S634

HAMBURGER: A GLOBAL HISTORY by Andrew F. Smith.  Reaktion, 2008. 641.84 S642

THE HAMBURGER: A HISTORY by Josh Ozersky.  Yale University Press, c2008. 641.84 O99

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Consumer Reports Online — With Cars!

Administrator : May 5, 2014 2:10 pm : Elkhart Public Library

Great news! ConsumerReports.org is now FREE through our Online Resources. More great news! The Library’s subscription includes Cars Best Deals Plus!

Elkhart Public Library cardholders in good standing can access Consumer Reports Online from home or anywhere with Internet access.

To Access Consumer Reports Online:

  • SL-ConsumerReportsGo to myepl.org/info247
  • Click on the + next to “Consumer Reviews”
  • Select [Access from Home]
  • Enter your library card number (no spaces) at the prompt
  • If you are in the Library, select ConsumerReports.org with Cars Best Deals Plus (Card number is not required when accessing from inside the Library)

Note: Consumer Reports does not allow access to some features, such as
Build and Buy Car Buying Service, through our public library subscription.

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Learn4Life is Now Gale Courses

Administrator : May 5, 2014 11:46 am : Elkhart Public Library

New name, same great online learning opportunities

GaleCoursesGale Courses, formerly Learn4Life, continues to offer a wide range of highly interactive courses. Take each course at your convenience, from work, home, school, or anywhere with an Internet connection… 24/7, 365 days a year! All courses are taught by expert instructors, including many nationally known authors. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin monthly.

Courses are FREE to resident Elkhart Public Library card holders.

To take advantage of this exciting learning opportunity:

  • Go to myepl.org/info247,
  • Find “Online Learning Courses” on the list,
  • Click on the plus sign and choose “Gale Courses.”

How do I enroll in a course?

  1. Click “Enroll Now” next to the course of your choice.  You can find courses by browsing through the categories on the left of your screen or by using the search bar above.
  2. Select your course start date and click “Continue.”
  3. If you have never taken a Gale (or Learn4Life) course, enter your email address in the New Student area, and click “Create Account.”  Complete the Account and Student Information page and then click “Continue to Payment Options.” If you are a returning student: enter your account email and password and then click “Sign In.”
  4. Enter your library barcode and click “Use Library Card”. Congratulations! You are now enrolled and will receive confirmation at the email address you provided.

Online Learning Concept.You must access the first two lessons within the first two weeks, or you will be dropped from the course.

Check out Gale Courses and our other Online Resources at myepl.org/info247

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Stories in the Garden

Administrator : May 5, 2014 9:30 am : Elkhart Public Library, Kids

The lovely Wellfield Botanic Gardens will, once again this year, be the setting for Stories in the Garden. Elkhart Public Library staff will share stories and songs. Gather in the English Cottage Garden on the third Tuesday of each month, May through October, from 6:00-6:30 p.m. (In case of rain we will meet in the tented area.) Wellfield admission is free on Tuesdays. Bring a cozy blanket to sit on and enjoy interactive family time amid beautiful surroundings. You could even make it a regular family outing, and explore the Gardens before or after the program.

Garden Story Time 2014
6:00 p.m. (rain or shine):

May 20SL-Wellfield-ed
June 24
July 15
August 19
September 16
October 21

 

 

 

 

 

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Administrator : April 24, 2014 12:56 pm : Elkhart Public Library

Spring FlowersJust in time for Mother’s Day! Landscape designer Perry Guilmette shows you how to design three themed gardens — a butterfly garden, a moon garden, and a children’s garden. All who attend will receive seedlings to take home, and some will win door prizes!

Design a Theme Garden

•  Wednesday, April 30
•  6:00-7:30 p.m.
•  Main Library, Room 1
•  Ages 13- Adult

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