Posts in “culinary-literacy” (185)

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Nourish your literacy by creating stories from scratch—with a seed starter! Chrissy loves to read, write, and tell stories. Her suggested steps for creating folklore were offered back when… continue reading Nourishing Literacy | Planting Story Seeds with Madame Marie and Her Magic Garden

By written by Shayna M.    January 11, 2022   

What art projects can you think of that involve layers? What recipes have you tasted that include layers of ingredients? Leanna and Tonii share two ideas for layering, while creating art and… continue reading Nourishing Literacy | Let's Layer: Art and Cooking!

By written by Shayna M.    December 10, 2021   

If you like sweet beets, nourish your literacy with extra flavor and spice! Brocc out with the Veggie Rap! It's a jam, and it might even make you feel butter. Lime for lime you can… continue reading Nourishing Literacy | Veggie Rap!

By written by Shayna M.    November 12, 2021   

Teens recently joined the Field Teen Center and Nourishing Literacy teams for a SWEET Make and Take project! Candy buttons are small dots of colorful sugar candy attached to a strip of paper.… continue reading Nourishing Literacy | Create Your Own Candy Buttons!

By written by Shayna M.    October 26, 2021   

What shapes, sizes, and colors are the leafy greens that you enjoy eating, or would like to try? The following recipe uses the leaves and the stems of the vegetable. Try eating these greens over… continue reading Nourishing Literacy | We Are Green Machines!

By written by Shayna M.    October 4, 2021   

Books and Cooks, a collaboration between the Parkway Central Library Children’s Department and the Culinary Literacy Center’s Nourishing Literacy team, offers an afterschool series of… continue reading Nourishing Literacy | Books and Cooks: Strong Rocks

By written by Shayna M.    September 17, 2021   

This week, we're taking a little stroll down memory lane with #summerthrowback to highlight how food can be holistic, radical, and more than anything—should be a right, not a privilege.… continue reading #SummerThrowback: Building Community Through Food Sovereignty

By written by Valentín S.    August 30, 2021   

Mashed, chopped, whole, frozen, fresh, or dried—bananas are a whole food that are nutritious to eat and flexible to use in cooking! This snack is made with just two ingredients, banana, and… continue reading Nourishing Literacy | That's Bananas!

By written by Shayna M.    August 20, 2021   

Sunday Fundays, a program series of stories and songs featuring mindfulness, meditation, and movement in celebration of Jewish culture, is a partnership between Folkshul and the Free Library.… continue reading Sunday Funday Yoga Storytime with Folkshul

By written by Becky S.    August 17, 2021   

The Nourishing Literacy team and friends have created color-coded spice blends for our Rainbow Pantry. What colorful spices do you enjoy using?   Black Spice Blend Toni created a black spice… continue reading Nourishing Literacy | The Rainbow Pantry: Spice Blends!

By written by Shayna M.    August 11, 2021   

Beans bring a lot to the table! Taste, color, and flavor are among their positive qualities. They add nutrition to meals, containing protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. These burgers in the… continue reading Nourishing Literacy | How Have You Bean?

By written by Shayna M.    August 6, 2021   

Philadelphia residents recently got their bodies moving through two exciting community partnerships with the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center's Healthy Communities programming!… continue reading Body Connections: It Starts with You!

By written by Valentín S.    August 4, 2021   

Tomatoes are available in different sizes and colors—canned, dried, powdered, juiced, sauced, or fresh—and can be found in many different recipes and preparations. The tomatoes in the… continue reading Nourishing Literacy | Talking About Tomatoes!

By written by Shayna M.    July 30, 2021   

Broccoli is a delicious, nutritious flower! With its different textures, vibrant green color, and good flavor, broccoli can ignite ideas both in and out of the kitchen. Blanching is a way to… continue reading Nourishing Literacy | Broccoli Has Flower Power!

By written by Shayna M.    July 23, 2021   

Recognize and represent our city for its contributions to the popularization of ice cream in the US! And be sure to join us at the Haddington Library on Friday, July 23 at 2:00 p.m. for a… continue reading Philly Versus the World: A Battle Over Ice Cream

By written by Lane    July 16, 2021   

by Breshay Woods, Culinary Literacy Center Intern Edible Alphabet  is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's  Culinary Literacy Center.… continue reading Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Hummus and Flatbread

By written by Lindsay S.    July 9, 2021   

Inspired by June’s Pride month and our LGBTQIA+ community members, we are celebrating the Rainbow Pantry again! Check out previous blog posts for more ideas on keeping and using colorful… continue reading Nourishing Literacy | The Rainbow Pantry... from Scratch!

By written by Shayna M.    July 8, 2021    2

by Breshay Woods, Culinary Literacy Center Intern Edible Alphabet  is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's  Culinary Literacy Center… continue reading Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Black Bean Burgers

By written by Lindsay S.    June 29, 2021   

Be sure to join us for our upcoming program, Fresh Ideas for the Grill , at Malcolm X Park on Wednesday, July 7, from 11:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m.! Sample two healthy, grilled dishes, and pose… continue reading What’s Cooking, Grilladelphia?!

By written by Lane    June 25, 2021   

African American Independence Day, widely referred to as Juneteenth, originated in Galveston, Texas in 1865. Though the Emancipation Proclamation, issued in 1863, freed millions of slaves in… continue reading Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom and Cuisine

By written by Naquawna L.    June 18, 2021    1

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