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An (Online) Evening with Chef Kwame June 22

June 12th, 2022
An (Online) Evening with Chef Kwame June 22

Join the Colona Library as they present An Evening with Chef Kwame Onwuachi on June 22. Top Chef contestant and award-winning chef Kwame Onwuachi will discuss his cookbook My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef. His cookbook celebrates the cuisine of the African diaspora, “the world’s wisest food.” Onwuachi will share stories behind his family’s recipes, and the importance of the connections between cuisine, place, and culture. A James Beard award-winning chef, Onwuachi was also named Food & Wine’s best new chef in 2019 and Esquire’s chef of the year in 2019. He has opened... Read More

Western Illinois University President Huang “Gets Cooking” In New Virtual Show

May 15th, 2021
Western Illinois University President Huang "Gets Cooking" In New Virtual Show

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – When Western Illinois University President Guiyou Huang isn’t taking care of business as WIU’s 12th president, you may likely find him doing what he enjoys outside of work … cooking for family and friends, among other hobbies. “Cooking, like many other things worth doing, requires resources and preparation and involves lots of creativity and even innovation, something that is much expected of the higher ed industry,” Huang said. WIU faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends are invited to join Huang in a virtual cooking show from 4-5 p.m. Saturday,... Read More

Hey Quad-Cities, Get Baked, And Make Christmas Cookies At Davenport’s Baked

December 22nd, 2020
Hey Quad-Cities, Get Baked, And Make Christmas Cookies At Davenport's Baked

Hey Weirdoughs! The Wednesday before Christmas Baked, 1113 Mound St., Davenport, is going to have a cookie decorating party at 4:20 on Wednesday. (Gee, that time sounds familiar for some reason… can’t remember why… can’t remember why…) Anyway, $25 gets you 12 Christmas shaped Sugar Cookies & all of your colored frosting & sprinkle fixings to decorate at your table! Bring them to your holiday party, gift wrap them, or eat them here! Reservations are encouraged & can be made by calling 563.232.1251 during regular business hours. Get more info here.  Read More

Looking For A Fun And Healthy Way To Get Kids Into The Kitchen?

May 18th, 2017
Looking For A Fun And Healthy Way To Get Kids Into The Kitchen?

Looking for a fun and healthy way to get your kids involved in the kitchen? It’s no secret that including your children in meal planning and preparation builds healthier eating habits. It can, however, be difficult to know where to start. Hy-Vee food stores are hoping to help take some of the guess work out of how to involve the kids, with their ‘Kids in the Kitchen’ programs. These fun and educational kids’ cooking classes are held monthly at your local Hy-Vee stores for children ages 4-9. This May, Kids in the Kitchen utilizes a one of a kind Blender Bike for their ‘Kids in the Kitchen:... Read More