Food fiction has a growing appeal for multi-tasking women who want a worthwhile literary escape while also gleaning culinary inspiration to answer the nightly question, "What’s for dinner?" Here are a few food fiction series that will have you drooling while you read.
My husband recently retired, and after sitting around the house for about 6 months, he decided he needed a hobby. I was both surprised and pleased when he chose to take up cooking. He jumped in with both feet! Before long, we had tons of lasagna, meatballs, meatloaf, grilled chicken, and jambalaya.
Visit the Mid-Continent Public Library Weston Branch on Thursday, March 3 at 7:00 p.m., and prepare to be amazed. You've never experienced a "wild" time like this! Rep-Tails brings the zoo to you! This educational and exciting adventure features a hands-on introduction to some of earth's most unique creatures. Federally and state licensed, these animals are safe and enjoyable for everyone. If you have more questions, or would like to register for this great program, call the MCPL Weston Branch at 816-640-2874.
Join us Friday, March 4, at 2 p.m. for a screening of the Best Picture Academy Award winner for 1942, the legendary Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. As always, we'll supply the popcorn and drinks. So, come join us for this cinematic classic.
I think most of us have heard of the "pay it forward" concept. The idea of doing something for someone else not to pay back a favor they have done for you, but just because. And, with no expectations of getting anything in return. I had the privilege of seeing the pay it forward concept in action here at the Grain Valley Branch. A young man came in and was not able to check out because of fines on his card. Another patron overheard his dilemma, and after he left the building, she asked if she could pay his fines.
It happens to the best of bloggers. It happens to the best of writers, and it even strikes at the worst times for students with a five page paper due the day after tomorrow. I’m talking about that dreaded illness known as writer’s block. Not to be confused with procrastination, which is plenty of ideas and plenty of things to do but no desire to get things done, writer’s block tends to make an appearance when you need it the least. But have no fear!
When have you ever been able to take your family out to eat for only $10.00? I would probably have to say never! Well, if you live north of Platte City, here is your chance to fill up the bottomless pits in your family.
A "Mexican Fiesta and Live Auction" will take place on Saturday, March 5th at the North Platte Junior High. The Mexican Fiesta is all you can eat for only $10.00 per family. Serving begins at 5:30 p.m., with a Live Auction to begin at 7:00 p.m.