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 When we were at VegFest this year this little gadget caused quite a stir.  If you’re new to spiralizing, prepare to be blown away. The spiralizer is a low tech machine available to borrow that turns vegetables into noodle-shapes (see the three different sizes in the photos). So for instance instead of eating plain ol’ pasta you can spiralize a zucchini or a carrot and use that as your base instead, it goes so...

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Of course if I’m going to show off an appliance I’m going to start with the KitchenAid stand mixer.  I get asked all the time where our inventory comes from, and luckily 90% of our inventory has been personal donations. And this was one of them! At the time, I had been hoping beyond hope that we would get this stand mixer donated because I’d chosen a stand mixer for The Kitchen Library logo. Why the stand mixer?...

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Don’t be turned off by the colour, this juice will make you feel like a million bucks (even on the grossest wintery-est morning). Step 1: Borrow the Omega cold press juicer from the library. Step 2: Make this juice: Green Juice Recipe 2 green apples 2 stalks of celery 1-2 handfuls of spinach 1-2 handfuls of kale 1 inch of ginger Throw that all in the juicer and juice away. Remember to drink this juice on an empty stomach and not with...

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How to use a slow cooker


Posted By on Jan 14, 2014

This beautiful vintage slow cooker was one of my first donations to the library and holds a special place in my heart. Not only is it easy to use but I also love its style. I’ve been lucky enough to have so many slow cookers donated to the library that I’ve had to bring some home with me, which gives me the opportunity to play with them. For those who don’t have a slow cooker, I think they’re a great item to borrow from the library to...

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