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"The Big Book of Outdoor Cooking & Entertaining" is just one of many resources available at the Detroit Lakes Public Library for those looking to avoid slaving away in the kitchen to entertain during the hot summer months. Slow cookers are another possible alternative.

Put your kitchen up on blocks for long, hot summer months

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When the summer heat is sweltering, the last place any of us wants to be is in a hot kitchen cooking!

There are, of course, alternatives to the sizzling hot kitchen. The grilling season is upon us!


There are health benefits associated with grilling, especially if you're watching your cholesterol. Some health conscious people stand in their garage's open doorway all winter grilling but for most of us grilling season starts when the weather starts to get nice.

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