Libraries Offer Online Cookbook Clubs For Culinary Enthusiasts
Feb 4, 2021 –
Cooking enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels – from beginners to advanced –find Fort Bend County Libraries’ monthly Cookbook Book Clubs a great way to share ideas and discover new culinary tips. Different cooking genres are explored each month.
In February, the Cookbook Clubs will take place virtually, so that cooking enthusiasts around the area can enjoy and participate online from the comfort and safety of home. Here is the schedule of Cookbook Clubs, as well as some other how-to videos for food lovers, courtesy of FBCL’s librarians.
“Easy Ramen” –Thursday, February 4 (pre-recorded video)
Learn how Ramen noodles can be used in a variety of ways, from soup to salad. A link to the video will be posted on FBCL’s online calendar on the designated date, and it can be viewed at any time.
University Branch Library’s Culinary Book Club-- Wednesday, February 17, 1:30 pm. (livestreamed)
The theme for this month’s online meeting is “Fish & Shellfish.” Share tips, get ideas, and enjoy the camaraderie of other individuals who have an interest in cooking and good cuisine! This activity will be live-streamed in real time via Webex. Registration is required; an email with a link for the Webex session will be sent to all who register.
Mission Bend Branch Library’s Food for Thought Cookbook Club- Thursday, February 18. (pre-recorded video)
The theme for this month is “Cake Pops.” A link to the video will be posted on FBCL’s online calendar on the designated date, and it can be viewed at any time.
“How to Make Arabic/Turkish Coffee” – Monday, February 22 (pre-recorded video)
Learn how to brew and serve coffee in the traditional Arabic or Turkish way. Discover coffee’s meaningful role in hospitality.
“Grain-Free, Nut-Free Cookies” – Wednesday, February 24 (pre-recorded video)
Baking delicious cookies while needing to avoid certain ingredients is possible! Library staff will demonstrate how to make chocolate-chip cookies without using any grain or nut products. A link to the video will be posted on FBCL’s online calendar on the designated date, and it can be viewed at any time.
The video episodes and meetings are free and open to the public. Registration is required for the Culinary Book Club so that a link to the Webex session can be emailed to participants who register. To view the videos or to register online, go to the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Classes & Events,” select “Virtual Programs,” and find the program on the date indicated. Participants may also register by calling the library system’s Communications Office (281-633-4734).