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A New Way to Search and Browse the Kirschner Collection

Want to search our collection of cookbooks? That just got a lot easier thanks to the new collection page interface on the Libraries' website....

Recipes from Kirschner Blog

three Minnesota cookie books

Fresh from the Libraries: Home-baked for the holidays

Baking cookies for the winter holidays warms us twice, once with the heat from the oven and secondly with the cheerful feelings from those tasting the sweet treats. We asked baker and librarian Megan Kocher, the curator of the Doris Kirschner Cookbook Collection in Magrath Library, for her favorite cookie cookbooks for the holidays. Each of her three favorites is grounded in Minnesota and can be found in the Kirschner Collection.
Cheesy Pretzels

Our historical take on football snacks

As the Twin Cities prepares for the 2018 NFL championship game many locals are busily planning their party menus. We’re taking an old approach to current favorites with some historical recipes that are ready for a comeback: chicken wings, cheese straws, pretzels, and bacon-wrapped shrimp. 
A Book of Middle Eastern Food

Cooking in Season: Broccoli and Cabbage!

This is our last farmers market post of the season and we've got two recipes that make use of late fall brassicas -- broccoli...
Ripe cookbook

Cooking in Season: (More) Apples and New Potatoes

It's time for thefarmers market again and full-on apple season has arrived! Also, we've got a recipe for those tender little new potatoes. Enjoy! Cheese...
tomato cook book

Cooking in Season: Tomatoes and Apples

This week I've picked out two recipes that celebrate the height of summer (tomatoes) and the beginning signs of fall (apples). And since today...

Video featuring Megan Kocher


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