Pete's a pizza by William Steig
The apple pie tree by Zoe Hall ; illustrated by Shari Halpern
Growing vegetable soup by written and illustrated by Lois Ehlert
Who took the cookies from the cookie jar? by Bonnie Lass & Philemon Sturges ; illustrated by Ashley Wolff
The princess and the pizza by Mary Jane Auch ; illustrated by Herm and Mary Jane Auch
Creamed tuna, fish & peas on toast by Philip Cristian Stead
My chocolate year by Charlotte Herman ; [illustrations by LeUyen Pham]
Katie and the cupcake cure by Coco Simon
The Dancing Pancake by Eileen Spinelli ; illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff
Lucky for good by Susan Patron ; with illustrations by Erin McGuire
The perfect hamburger and other delicious stories by Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrations by Laura Rankin
Melonhead and the vegalicious disaster by Katy Kelly ; illustrated by Gillian Johnson
Pancakes, crackers, and pizza: a book about shapes by Marjorie Eberts and Margaret Gisler ; illustrations by Steven Hayes ; prepared under the direction of Robert Hillerich
Good food by written by DeMar Reggier ; illustrated by David Austin Clar
The greedy python by Richard Buckley ; illustrated by Eric Carle
Custard Surprise by Bernard Lodge ; pictures by Tim Bowers
Pete the cat: Pete's big lunch by created by James Dean
Easy as apple pie by Karen Gray Ruelle
The body in the piazza: a Faith Fairchild mystery by Katherine Hall Page
A catered St. Patrick's Day: a mystery with recipes by Isis Crawford
Crime fraîche by Alexander Campion
Death on a platter by Elaine Viets
For more great cooking (and eating) inspiration, visit our Chow Down Pinterest page.
A teen guide to eco-gardening, food, and cooking by Jen Green
Cooking up a storm by Sam Stern, with Susan Stern
Eat fresh food: awesome recipes for teen chefs by Rozanne Gold and her all-star team ; photographs by Phil Mansfield
Food for feeling healthy by Carol Ballard
Fast food nation: the dark side of the all-American meal by Eric Schlosser
Peanut by written by Ayun Halliday ; illustrated by Paul Hoppe
The sweet life of Stella Madison by Lara Zeises
- Themed Apron: an apron that expresses a theme, like a holiday or flowers.
- Craziest Apron: Original and wacky-- that's what we are looking for here.
- My Story Apron: Submit a story or memory surrounding your apron, like baking cookies with Grandma.
To enter the contest, claim your Chow Down badge by uploading a photo of yourself wearing your apron (or just a photo of your apron if you are camera shy) and write the category in the comments. Or come in to the library on July 31 between 9:00 AM and 9:00 PM, fill out an entry form and get your picture taken. Photos will be posted online for public voting. May the best apron win!
[Photo by Kristen Valenti is licensed under CC BY 3.0]
Grub Crawl tickets are $35 and include a shuttle ride between restaurants. For a list of this year's participating restaurants and information on how to get your ticket, visit the Canton Chamber of Commerce website.
Monday, July 29, we will CHOW DOWN with the CURTAINS UP. We'll start our day with a Parisian mouse who dreams of great food and end the evening with a song.
The language of Baklava by Diana Abu-Jaber
Food connects the author to the two cultures of her childhood –American and Jordanian
Hallelujah! the welcome table [electronic resource] by Maya Angelou
Memories and recipes—from her childhood in Arkansas and her world travel.
Rosemary and bitter oranges: growing up in a Tuscan kitchen by Patrizia Chen
Recollections of a youth spent in the Tuscan seaside town of Livomo.
My life in France by Julia Child with Alex Prud'homme
Child's experiences in Paris and Marseille led her to create a food revolution in America.
A culinary traveller in Tuscany: exploring & eating off the beaten track by Beth Elon
Ten itineraries down the back roads of Tuscany end in memorable meals.
The school of essential ingredients by Erica Bauermeister
Dying for chocolate by Diane Mott Davidson
Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle-Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
Elza's kitchen: a novel by Marc Fitten
Devil's food cake murder by Joanne Fluke
The Recipe Club: a tale of food and friendship by Andrea Israel & Nancy Garfinkel
Edible stories: a novel in 16 parts by Mark Kurlansky
The omnivore's dilemma: a natural history of four meals by Michael Pollan