Cozy Cooking and Crafting

Warm up your December with cozy recipes and crafts!

With colder and shorter days ahead, brighten up your home with a festive touch. Get cozy with the help of your library. Try a new soup recipe with warmed bread. Add your personality into holiday decor with a new craft project. Whatever your interest, we have a book for you!

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The year of cozy : 125 recipes, crafts, and other homemade adventures

Adrianna Adarme, creator of A cozy kitchen. 

From blogger, recipe developer, and photographer Adrianna Adarme comes a beautiful book of advice for simplifying, beautifying, and living a more thoughtful life. Organized by the months of the year, and by categories such as “Live,” “Do,” and “Make,” Adarme shares ideas for activities, recipes, and projects that make the little moments in life just as exciting as the big. Read More…

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Nadiya bakes

Nadiya Hussain

The host of the beloved Netflix series Time to Eat and Nadiya Bakes and winner of The Great British Baking Show returns to her true love, baking, with more than 100 delicious, Americanized recipes for sweet treats. When Nadiya Hussain, the UK’s “national treasure,” began cooking, she headed straight to the oven–which, in her home, wasn’t used for baking, but rather for storing frying pans! Read More…

Find a fun holiday project for a liven-up family night!

Cookbooks & Crafts for Kids

These books, filled with recipes and craft ideas, will inspire kids of all ages.

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Food is a fun way to celebrate diversity, and in her new kids’ cookbook, best-selling author Deanna F. Cook leads young chefs on a tasty tour of global cultures and cuisines. Kids gain practical kitchen skills through preparing breakfasts, drinks, snacks, dinners, and desserts from around the world”– Provided by publisher.

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The Slime Book is packed full of more than 30 gloopy, squishy, and stretchy recipes to make at home. Create a glow-in-the-dark slime, gross out your friends with snot slime, and take a bite out of tasty chocolatey slime. Simple step-by-steps and vibrant photographs show how to create every awesome slime.