The Linda Miron Distad Culinaria Collection, housed at the University of Alberta Libraries, currently consists of more than 3,000 food-related texts from around the world, spanning several centuries. Collecting Culinaria accompanies an exhibit at the Bruce Peel Special Collections Library featuring cookbooks and household guides from the collection, as well as other selected items from the Library's holdings. The catalogue highlights some of the collection's most intriguin... [READ MORE]
Zucchini is one of the gardens' most prolific plants, but its bounty often leaves gardeners wondering what to do with the fruit, other than hiding them in unsuspecting neighbours' cars and mailboxes. Master Chef John Butler presents 100 fresh ways to use zucchini, from appetizers to main dishes, breads and biscuits, sweet treats and more.
Almost everyone has a patch of rhubarb tucked in a corner of the garden. In this fun and friendly new book, Sandi Vitt and Michael Hickman have compiled nearly 150 recipes featuring this surprisingly versatile plant. From beverages to quick breads, muffins to main courses-plus a large assortment of pies-these recipes will tempt you to enjoy rhubarb throughout the year. Chock full of facts and delicious suggestions, Rhubarb: More Than Just Pies is a must-have for gardeners,... [READ MORE]