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Seasonal Recipes & Books on Food: Summer

Also available...


There is also an abbreviated
version of this guide seasonally
available as a printed brochure near
the Information Desk (1st floor):



*Please note: All cookbooks are located on the 2nd floor in Non-Fiction unless they are noted as New / Popular books, which are on the 1st floor.*


Whether fresh from a fishing trip or from your local market, summer is a great time for seafood! Take one from the books and try out a new recipe or perfect your technique on an old one!



Looking to add some variety to your garden for more inventive home-grown meals? Check out these titles on edible landscaping, building a berry patch, and working with freshly-grown herbs!



No matter if you prefer traditional American backyard barbecue or more international fare, summer is the season for grilling! Kick it up a notch with these great recipes for the grill.



Summer's bounty brings an unmistakable freshness to the table. Celebrate ripe tomatoes, crunchy green veggies, and all the garden has to offer to add a bright, delicious (and healthy!) lightness to any home-cooked meal.



From cookouts to cold salads and sandwiches, warm weather lets you take the party outside. Try some of these ideas to spice up your entertainment repertoire while you soak up the sunshine!