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Bake Like New York's Best Bakeries!

If you've ever thought about trying to replicate your favorite sweet or savory treats, check out the cookbooks from these famous NYC bakeries.Read More ›

15 Smoothie Recipe Books

Who doesn't love a refreshing smoothie? Here are some titles with smoothie recipe recommendations.Read More ›

Chocolate Lovers, Rejoice: National Brownie Day Is Here

If you were looking for an excuse to eat copious amounts of chocolate today, it’s National Brownie Day! Find books at the library that will satisfy any brownie lover.Read More ›

Check Out These Spuds! Eight 'Potatoes' for Hanukkah

What would Hanukkah be without potato pancakes? Read More ›

Mid-Manhattan Cookie Lit

What's better than curling up with a good book? Curling up with a good book and some book related cookies! In honor of National Cookie Day, the staff at Mid-Manhattan Library put together some deliciously literate cookies for your enjoyment!Read More ›

The Electric Pressure Cooker Saves the Holidays!

During the holiday season, an electric pressure cooker is like having an extra person in the kitchen. The library has books and information to help you get the most out of yours.Read More ›

The Process Behind the Produce: What's In Your Food?

Recent books on food processing and additives.Read More ›

民以食為先 - Recent Cookbooks in Chinese

中國飲食文化,博大精深. 中國食譜對營養價值,烹調技法,養生治病都面面兼顧. 感恩節快到,讀者們又有否計劃宴請親戚朋友,歡聚一堂,過一個快樂的節日呢? 紐約公立圖書館收集了許多不同種類的食譜, 一定能夠讓你在這佳節過得滿堂歡慶,溢齿留香.Read More ›

Business Plan Winner: Chocoholics of the World, Get Ready!

Today is National Chocolate Day and, to our delight, The Harlem Chocolate Factory is here to stay. Learn about this “chocolate cultural experience” and its founder Jessica Spaulding, owner and founder, who has been living, breathing and eating chocolate for as long as she can remember.Read More ›

October Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan

Culinary tours…global entrepreneurs…dangerous political weapons in America…Nazi art theft and the quest for justice…forensic DNA…the Tappan Zee Mega Project…the Gowanus Canal…. If any of these topics have piqued your interest, then please join us for an Author @ the Library program in October at the Mid-Manhattan Library.Read More ›

Coffee Talk

Learn all about coffee's history and cultural influence with your library card.Read More ›

Podcast #79: Alice Waters on the Pleasures of the Palate

Self-described "restaurantrice, forager, teacher, mother, romantic, purist, rebel" Alice Waters has been one of the most instrumental figures in drawing attention to the Slow Food movement.This week on podcast, we're happy to present Alice Waters discussing the pleasures of good food and wine.Read More ›

Не хлебом единым: питайтесь разнообразнее и лучше! Recent Russian Cookbooks

В библиотеку Мid-Manhattan поступило большое количество новых кулинарных книг. Предлагаем нашим читателям большой ассортимент трудов об отечественной и зарубежной кулинарии.Read More ›

September Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan

If you'd like to understand why more wild animals are venturing into urban environments; to discover how the great impressionist Monet ate; to examine the Polaroid-Kodak patent war; to celebrate the music and poetry of Leonard Cohen; to learn how to beat fatigue; to explore the economic consequences of climate change; to relive a harrowing but heroic moment in Armenian history; to argue against suicide; or learn how to cope with the narcissists in your life, please join us this month!Read More ›

The Ticketless Traveler: Food and Cooking Edition

Whether your desire is to visit a faraway locale for a taste of the local delicacies, or just to shake up your weeknight cooking with some new, unfamiliar spices, there is so much inspiration to be found at the library.Read More ›

Gazpacho: A Soup For All Seasons

Hot days call for cold soup. ¿Puedes decir gazpacho?Read More ›

Independence Day Booths: Fourth of July Feasting in 19th Century New York

Ready for Fourth of July barbeques? Of course you’ll be having some pickled oysters, egg nog, and lobster, right? If you think these are some interesting cuisine choices for Independence Day festivities, 19th century New Yorkers would disagree.Read More ›

Cooking the Books: Spring 2015 Edition

This Spring, everything is coming up foodie! Here is a list of recent books on cooking and eating.Read More ›

We All Scream for Ice Cream: Books and Resources for Making Your Own

The sun is out, the temps are up... it's time for ice cream.Read More ›

May Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan

Dance in unexpected places... walking through literary New York... New York's incredible abandoned spaces... photographing fashion's trendsetters... recipes in literature... unusual hiking destinations... coming of age in postwar America... the art and science of what we eat... southern Italy's most celebrated gardens... urban transformation in Chelsea... the influence of our infrastructure...Read More ›
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