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  • Bibliobites in February: Pie: It’s What’s For Dinner (3/6/2017) - Do you, like author Ken Haedrich, have a “lust for crust”?  As our Bibliobites group discovered through this month’s title, pie crust (and its cousins) isn’t just for dessert anymore– it’s for pot pies, galettes, quiches, strudels, handpies, and tarts.  Many of these dishes are familiar cold-weather favorites, but this book introduces some variations we’d … Continue reading Bibliobites in February: Pie: It’s What’s For Dinner
  • And the Oscar Goes to… (2/24/2017) - The 89th annual Academy Awards are this Sunday and it should be an interesting night considering the current political climate and the range of nominees in each category. However, as Richard Brody wrote in an Oscar predictions piece in the New Yorker this week, most of the relevant statements have already been made, but maybe … Continue reading And the Oscar Goes to…
  • Bibliobites in January: Just Say “Non!” (2/16/2017) - French cooking has (despite Julia Child’s efforts) a reputation for being complicated, fussy, and maybe a bit pretentious.  It’s a cuisine famed for its reliance on butter, cream, and rich sauces.  Traditionally it’s a meat-centric cuisine as well, with vegetables being little more than an afterthought.  Well-known food blogger Clotilde Dusoulier, author of the January … Continue reading Bibliobites in January: Just Say “Non!”
  • One Book Chelmsford 2017 (2/3/2017) - This year’s One Book selection is Stronger, by Chelmsford native Jeff Bauman, about his experiences before and after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Copies of the book are available at the library, as well as the list of One Book programs leading up to a visit from the author on Friday, April 21st!