Posts by Anna Carey


That early summer produce is making beautiful statements at markets and produce stands across the city, and the internet is blooming with ideas for using the bounty. To help you find ways to use yours, we’ve collected some of our favourites below!     Whole Wheat Pasta with Spinach Basil Dressing | The Vanilla Bean Blog Strawberry Caprese Salad | PopSugar Grilled Asparagus | PopSugar Summer Ratatouille Salad | Jamie...

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Summer gets so busy sometimes! This week, we’re juggling a wedding, Dundas West Fest, and our usual schedules–and there’s just not enough time to go around!  Our hours for the week are as follows: Tuesday, June 7 at Yonge & Eglinton: Normal Hours (4-7pm) Thursday, June 9 at Regent Park: 4:30-7pm Saturday, June 11: Closed (but come see us at Dundas West Fest!) We’ll be back on our normal schedule next...

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Every year, I get excited by the return of fresh leafy produce at my local market, and every year, I struggle to find ways to choose things I know I’ll use and enjoy. Farmer’s market shopping, especially in early spring when the season is just getting started, can be difficult to plan for, which can make it intimidating and a source of food waste. There are some tricks, though, that can help you use meal planning and...

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No Shame in Our Game

No Shame in Our Game


Posted By on May 31, 2016

Not everybody who comes to the Kitchen Library is looking to change, but we do see a lot of people who are looking to change some aspect of their eating or cooking habits. Some people are looking to be more adventurous in the kitchen, while others are working on more complete nutrition; some are hoping to save money by cooking at home more, and others are looking to make headway in a new or growing food-related business. One of the...

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Treat Yo’ Pets!

Treat Yo’ Pets!


Posted By on May 19, 2016

Among the Kitchen Library team are almost as many pets as people, so when we were asked by the Toronto Public Libraries if we could put together a workshop on homemade pet treats, I jumped at the chance! We’ll be hosting this program twice in the coming months: on June 9 from 2-3pm at the Wychwood Library, and again on September 8 from 4-5pm at the Northern District Library. Today, I’ve got just a quick teaser,...

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