The following is a list of nonfiction books, which were recently added to the ’s collection. The descriptions are from the Old Colony Library Network’s website.
Gluten-free baking for dummies by Jean McFadden Layton and Linda Larsen
More than 150 tasty recipes for gluten-free baking Imagine baking without flour. Impossible, right? Essentially, that's what you're doing when you bake gluten-free. Sure, there are replacement flours, but there's an art to combining those ingredients to re-create the tastes you know and love. Baking is truly the greatest challenge when cooking gluten-free, and more than 150 delicious, gluten-free recipes for baking cakes, cookies, and breads are coming fresh out of the oven to help you meet this challenge with Gluten-Free Baking For Dummies. Gluten-intolerant eaters have big concerns with baking, as wheat flour, a staple ingredient of many bread and baking recipes, is their greatest concern. Gluten-Free Baking For Dummies expands baking opportunities for those avoiding wheat flour, either for medical reasons or by choice. It offers you a wide variety of recipes along with valuable information about diet, health concerns, and kitchen and shopping basics. Discover new baking ideas and substitutes for common glutinous ingredients Easy recipes and methods for baking more than 150 gluten-free cakes, cookies, and breads Tips and advice for shopping and stocking your kitchen Gluten-Free Baking For Dummies is for the millions of people who suffer from Celiac disease, their friends and family, and anyone looking for healthy and tasty wheat- and gluten-free baking recipes.
Better homes and gardens studio spaces : projects, inspiration & ideas for your creative place by John Wiley
Create, update, and organize your creative workspace With the economy still in a slump, handmade isn't going anywhere. In the online and print crafting worlds, craft and art studios and workspaces are extremely popular topics-and storage and organization is a perennially hot topic. Combining the two brings together the best of both worlds in a collection of inspiration, how-to, projects, and sneak peeks into the studios of favorite designers. With a unique combination of designer studios, inspiration, helpful projects, and creative how-to, you'll find clever and helpful ideas to corral your crafting supplies, update your creative spaces, and spend more time creating and less time combating clutter. You'll get an inside look at the studios of top designers and crafters Dozens of projects to help contain, organize, and manage craft supplies and stash Dozens of inspirational stories on studio and workspace organization Countless clever and unique tips and tricks for wrangling clutter and getting the most out of the space you have, freeing up time for more creativity No matter what your craft or experience, Studio Spaces offers the inspiration and ideas you need to better organize and decorate your home studio and let the creativity flow.
Snap: seizing your aha! moments by Katherine M. Ramsland
Most people think that "aha moments," moments of sudden insight, are unpredictable or limited only to people of genius, but in this book for general readers, Ramsland (criminal justice and forensic psychology, DeSales U.) draws on recent research in memory, left-brain and right-brain coordination, and human attention to offer a three-step method for cultivating epiphanies and creative insights on a daily basis. Stories of people in different fields, from famous scientists to ordinary people, demonstrate the principles.