The Brentwood History Department

The Brentwood Public Library serves the residents of the Brentwood School District. Our mission is to provide an environment for lifelong learning by making available responsive services and resources that inform, educate, and enrich the lives of the people of the community.

Sunday, November 02, 2008

Genealogy Series: Home Sources For Family History Research

Join Art Sniffin, certified genealogist, on Saturday, November 8th at 10am as he discusses the strategies to unearth your family's hidden treasures, the need to revisit the past records you have found and how to use these valuable documents.

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Historic Food: Cooking with Pumpkins

On Tuesday, October 21st at 7 pm Barbara Sheridan delighted her audience with a delicious recipe of Roasted Pumpkin with Shallots and Sage. For those who missed this demonstration, we have attached a copy of her recipe. Afterwards we had tea and some Pumpkin Bars for dessert.

Roasted Pumpkin With Shallots and Sage

1 medium sugar pumpkin (about 4 lbs.) peeled and seeded, cut into 2 inch chunks
4 shallots peeled and dquartered lenghtwise
3 tbs. olive oil
1/4 cup fresh sage leaves
Coarse salt and ground pepper

1. Preheat oven to 450F
2. Divide pumpkin, shallots, oil and sae between two large rimmed baking sheets.
3. Season with salt and pepper and toss.
4. Roast until the pumpkin is tender, 30 to 35 minutes, tossing once and rotating sheets halfway through.
Per serving: 176 cal., 11.1 gram of fat, 4.1 gram of protein, 19.4 gram carbohydrate, 8.9 gram fiber
Serves 4

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