Appetites

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Appetites

Author: Anthony Bourdain,Laurie Woolever

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062409964

Genre: Cooking

Page: 304

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Book Summary: Anthony Bourdain is a man of many appetites. And for many years, first as a chef, later as a world-traveling chronicler of food and culture on his CNN series Parts Unknown, he has made a profession of understanding the appetites of others. These days, however, if he’s cooking, it’s for family and friends. Appetites, his first cookbook in more than ten years, boils down forty-plus years of professional cooking and globe-trotting to a tight repertoire of personal favorites—dishes that everyone should (at least in Mr. Bourdain’s opinion) know how to cook. Once the supposed "bad boy" of cooking, Mr. Bourdain has, in recent years, become the father of a little girl—a role he has embraced with enthusiasm. After years of traveling more than 200 days a year, he now enjoys entertaining at home. Years of prep lists and the hyper-organization necessary for a restaurant kitchen, however, have caused him, in his words, to have "morphed into a psychotic, anally retentive, bad-tempered Ina Garten." The result is a home-cooking, home-entertaining cookbook like no other, with personal favorites from his own kitchen and from his travels, translated into an effective battle plan that will help you terrify your guests with your breathtaking efficiency.


Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook

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Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook

Author: Anthony Bourdain

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1608198677

Genre: Cooking

Page: 304

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Book Summary: Bestselling author, TV host, and chef Anthony Bourdain reveals the hearty, delicious recipes of Les Halles, the classic New York City French bistro where he got his start. Before stunning the world with his bestselling Kitchen Confidential, Anthony Bourdain, host of the celebrated TV shows Parts Unknown and No Reservations, spent years serving some of the best French brasserie food in New York. With its no-nonsense, down-to-earth atmosphere, Les Halles matched Bourdain's style perfectly: a restaurant where you can dress down, talk loudly, drink a little too much wine, and have a good time with friends. Now, Bourdain brings you his Les Halles Cookbook, a cookbook like no other: candid, funny, audacious, full of his signature charm and bravado. Bourdain teaches you everything you need to know to prepare classic French bistro fare. While you're being guided, in simple steps, through recipes like roasted veal short ribs and steak frites, escargots aux noix and foie gras au pruneaux, you'll feel like he's in the kitchen beside you-reeling off a few insults when you've scorched the sauce, and then patting you on the back for finally getting the steak tartare right. As practical as it is entertaining, Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook is a can't-miss treat for cookbook lovers, aspiring chefs, and Bourdain fans everywhere.


Eat Up

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Eat Up

Author: Ruby Tandoh

Publisher: Serpent\'s Tail

ISBN: 1782834079

Genre: Cooking

Page: N.A

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Book Summary: TOP TEN SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Think about that first tickle of hunger in your stomach. A moment ago, you could have been thinking about anything, but now it's thickly buttered marmite toast, a frosty scoop of ice cream straight from the tub, some creamy, cheesy scrambled eggs or a fuzzy, perfectly-ripe peach. Eating is one of life's greatest pleasures. Food nourishes our bodies, helps us celebrate our successes (from a wedding cake to a post-night out kebab), cheers us up when we're down, introduces us to new cultures and - when we cook and eat together - connects us with the people we love. In Eat Up, Ruby Tandoh celebrates the fun and pleasure of food, taking a look at everything from gluttons and gourmets in the movies, to the symbolism of food and sex. She will arm you against the fad diets, food crazes and bad science that can make eating guilt-laden and expensive, drawing eating inspiration from influences as diverse as Roald Dahl, Nora Ephron and Gemma from TOWIE. Filled with straight-talking, sympathetic advice on everything from mental health to recipe ideas and shopping tips, this is a book that clears away the fog, to help you fall back in love with food.


Hometown Appetites

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Hometown Appetites

Author: Kelly Alexander,Cynthia Harris

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440632324

Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

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Book Summary: A rollicking biography of a pioneering American woman and one of our greatest culinary figures In Hometown Appetites, Kelly Alexander and Cynthia Harris come together to revive the legacy of the most important food writer you have never heard of. Clementine Paddleford was a Kansas farm girl who grew up to chronicle America's culinary habits. Her weekly readership at the New York Herald Tribune topped 12 million during the 1950s and 1960s and she earned a salary of $250,000. Yet twenty years after "America's best-known food editor" passed away, she had been forgotten--until now. Before Paddleford, newspaper food sections were dull primers on home economy. But she changed all of that, composing her own brand of sassy, unerringly authoritative prose designed to celebrate regional home cooking. This book restores Paddleford's name where it belongs: in the pantheon alongside greats like James Beard and Julia Child.


Kitchen Confidential

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Kitchen Confidential

Author: Anthony Bourdain

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 9781596917248

Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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Book Summary: Anthony Bourdain, host of Parts Unknown, reveals "twenty-five years of sex, drugs, bad behavior and haute cuisine" in his breakout New York Times bestseller Kitchen Confidential. Bourdain spares no one's appetite when he told all about what happens behind the kitchen door. Bourdain uses the same "take-no-prisoners" attitude in his deliciously funny and shockingly delectable book, sure to delight gourmands and philistines alike. From Bourdain's first oyster in the Gironde, to his lowly position as dishwasher in a honky tonk fish restaurant in Provincetown (where he witnesses for the first time the real delights of being a chef); from the kitchen of the Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center, to drug dealers in the east village, from Tokyo to Paris and back to New York again, Bourdain's tales of the kitchen are as passionate as they are unpredictable. Kitchen Confidential will make your mouth water while your belly aches with laughter. You'll beg the chef for more, please.


A Man, A Can, A Plan, A Second Helping

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A Man, A Can, A Plan, A Second Helping

Author: David Joachim,Editors of Men's Health Magazi

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN: 1609617045

Genre: Cooking

Page: 46

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Book Summary: The authors of A Man, A Can, A Plan return with more easy recipes for great, guy-friendly food. When award-winning cookbook author/editor David Joachim introduced the A Man, a Can series in 2002 with A Man, a Can, a Plan, readers and reviewers alike were quick to embrace the winning premise: quick, tasty, healthful meals based on canned and other convenience foods. "This cookbook makes meals guys would love," raved the Philadelphia Daily News. "A foolproof, not to mention spill-proof, guide to manly success in the kitchen," exclaimed the Sunday Star-Ledger. Now David Joachim is back with 50 new tempting recipes for hungry guys everywhere—hearty, healthy fare such as Chili Empanadas, Noodlicious Ramen Salad, Cheez-It Crusted Chicken, Pesto Salmon Pitas, and more. With step-by-step instructions and full-color photographs, even the most culinarily challenged dudes can whip up dishes that will have diners eager for more.


Consumption and the Literary Cookbook

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Consumption and the Literary Cookbook

Author: Roxanne Harde,Janet Wesselius

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 100024587X

Genre: Literary Criticism

Page: 242

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Book Summary: Consumption and the Literary Cookbook offers readers the first book-length study of literary cookbooks. Imagining the genre more broadly to include narratives laden with recipes, cookbooks based on cultural productions including films, plays, and television series, and cookbooks that reflected and/or shaped cultural and historical narratives, the contributors draw on the tools of literary and cultural studies to closely read a diverse corpus of cookbooks. By focusing on themes of consumption—gastronomical and rhetorical—the sixteen chapters utilize the recipes and the narratives surrounding them as lenses to study identity, society, history, and culture. The chapters in this book reflect the current popularity of foodie culture as they offer entertaining analyses of cookbooks, the stories they tell, and the stories told about them.


Exotic Appetites

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Exotic Appetites

Author: Lisa Heldke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317827759

Genre: Philosophy

Page: 296

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Book Summary: First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Hometown Appetites

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Hometown Appetites

Author: Kelly Alexander,Cynthia Harris

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440632324

Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

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Book Summary: A rollicking biography of a pioneering American woman and one of our greatest culinary figures In Hometown Appetites, Kelly Alexander and Cynthia Harris come together to revive the legacy of the most important food writer you have never heard of. Clementine Paddleford was a Kansas farm girl who grew up to chronicle America's culinary habits. Her weekly readership at the New York Herald Tribune topped 12 million during the 1950s and 1960s and she earned a salary of $250,000. Yet twenty years after "America's best-known food editor" passed away, she had been forgotten--until now. Before Paddleford, newspaper food sections were dull primers on home economy. But she changed all of that, composing her own brand of sassy, unerringly authoritative prose designed to celebrate regional home cooking. This book restores Paddleford's name where it belongs: in the pantheon alongside greats like James Beard and Julia Child.


Urban Appetites

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Urban Appetites

Author: Cindy R. Lobel

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 022612889X

Genre: History

Page: 288

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Book Summary: Glossy magazines write about them, celebrities give their names to them, and you’d better believe there’s an app (or ten) committed to finding you the right one. They are New York City restaurants and food shops. And their journey to international notoriety is a captivating one. The now-booming food capital was once a small seaport city, home to a mere six municipal food markets that were stocked by farmers, fishermen, and hunters who lived in the area. By 1890, however, the city’s population had grown to more than one million, and residents could dine in thousands of restaurants with a greater abundance and variety of options than any other place in the United States. Historians, sociologists, and foodies alike will devour the story of the origins of New York City’s food industry in Urban Appetites. Cindy R. Lobel focuses on the rise of New York as both a metropolis and a food capital, opening a new window onto the intersection of the cultural, social, political, and economic transformations of the nineteenth century. She offers wonderfully detailed accounts of public markets and private food shops; basement restaurants and immigrant diners serving favorites from the old country; cake and coffee shops; and high-end, French-inspired eating houses made for being seen in society as much as for dining. But as the food and the population became increasingly cosmopolitan, corruption, contamination, and undeniably inequitable conditions escalated. Urban Appetites serves up a complete picture of the evolution of the city, its politics, and its foodways.


Bone in the Throat

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Bone in the Throat

Author: Anthony Bourdain

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 9781596917231

Genre: Fiction

Page: 304

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Book Summary: The acclaimed first novel by the New York Times bestselling author of Kitchen Confidential and host of Parts Unknown on CNN. A wildly funny, irreverent tale of murder, mayhem, and the mob. When up-and-coming chef Tommy Pagana settles for a less than glamorous stint at his uncle's restaurant in Manhattan's Little Italy, he unwittingly finds himself a partner in big-time crime. And when the mob decides to use the kitchen for a murder, nothing Tommy learned in cooking school has prepared him for what happens next. With the FBI on one side, and his eccentric wise-guy superiors on the other, Tommy has to struggle to do right by his conscience, and to avoid getting killed in the meantime. In the vein of Prizzi's Honor, Bone in the Throat is a thrilling Mafia caper laced with entertaining characters and wry humor. This first novel is a must-have for fans of Anthony Bourdain's nonfiction.


Dinner: A Love Story

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Dinner: A Love Story

Author: Jenny Rosenstrach

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062080911

Genre: Cooking

Page: 336

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Book Summary: Inspired by her beloved blog, dinneralovestory.com, Jenny Rosenstrach’s Dinner: A Love Story is many wonderful things: a memoir, a love story, a practical how-to guide for strengthening family bonds by making the most of dinnertime, and a compendium of magnificent, palate-pleasing recipes. Fans of “Pioneer Woman” Ree Drummond, Jessica Seinfeld, Amanda Hesser, Real Simple, and former readers of Cookie magazine will revel in these delectable dishes, and in the unforgettable story of Jenny’s transformation from enthusiastic kitchen novice to family dinnertime doyenne.


Manly Meals and Mom's Home Cooking

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Manly Meals and Mom's Home Cooking

Author: Jessamyn Neuhaus

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 1421407329

Genre: History

Page: 352

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Book Summary: From the first edition of The Fannie Farmer Cookbook to the latest works by today's celebrity chefs, cookbooks reflect more than just passing culinary fads. As historical artifacts, they offer a unique perspective on the cultures that produced them. In Manly Meals and Mom's Home Cooking, Jessamyn Neuhaus offers a perceptive and piquant analysis of the tone and content of American cookbooks published between the 1790s and the 1960s, adroitly uncovering the cultural assumptions and anxieties—particularly about women and domesticity—they contain. Neuhaus's in-depth survey of these cookbooks questions the supposedly straightforward lessons about food preparation they imparted. While she finds that cookbooks aimed to make readers—mainly white, middle-class women—into effective, modern-age homemakers who saw joy, not drudgery, in their domestic tasks, she notes that the phenomenal popularity of Peg Bracken's 1960 cookbook, The I Hate to Cook Book, attests to the limitations of this kind of indoctrination. At the same time, she explores the proliferation of bachelor cookbooks aimed at "the man in the kitchen" and the biases they display about male and female abilities, tastes, and responsibilities. Neuhaus also addresses the impact of World War II rationing on homefront cuisine; the introduction of new culinary technologies, gourmet sensibilities, and ethnic foods into American kitchens; and developments in the cookbook industry since the 1960s. More than a history of the cookbook, Manly Meals and Mom's Home Cooking provides an absorbing and enlightening account of gender and food in modern America.


Love at First Bite

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Love at First Bite

Author: Gina Meyers

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1450222013

Genre: Cooking

Page: 208

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Book Summary: The international phenomenon known as Twilight fever has ignited excitement in the kitchen. Delectable delights to satisfy the appetites of the humans can be found in the fictional book Twilight. Love at First Bite: the Unofficial Twilight Cookbook is meant to offer a satisfying array of warm, lovely dishes that anyone of any age can cook with ease and enjoyment. To help the reader determine the level of skill involved in preparing each dish, the recipes are labeled easy, medium, or hard. One fork means easy, two forks, medium, and three forks means it is a difficult or hard recipe. Filled with forbidden love, action, and danger, so brace yourself, and bring your very best table manners and your appetites. Dont forget your forks. Beautiful Bella Swan will be serving up some scrumptious delights to satisfy even the pickiest puritan vegetarian vampires. Intertwined in the pages of Love at First Bite, you will find Bells Lasagna, Harrys Famous Fish Fry, Mushroom Ravioli, Blushing Bella Punch, just to name a few. Your senses will be filled deep with the sweet aroma of mouthwatering I Dare You to Eat Pizza Edward, and sinfully delicious Red Velvet Cake. You know when the rooster crows, it is time to awaken your sense of taste and take a Bite at Dawn to Lemon Blueberry cake, Plum Pecan Waffles, or Grand Slam Sundae. Red juicy ripe vine tomatoes marinated in raspberry vinaigrette tempts the taste buds and is a featured salad in the There Are Cold Cut Sandwiches in the Fridge section. Pucker up and take a long cool sip of Sparkling Honey Lemonade in a citrus salt rimmed glass, one of the virgin recipes found in the beverage chapter. Give into your epicurean temptation and take a bite into Love at First Bite: the Unofficial Twilight Cookbook. The recipes will leave you breathless and hungry for more. Besides luscious recipes, youll also find cast lists for Twilight, New Moon, and Eclipse, as well a Twilight Party Planning Checklist, Bellas Prom Planner, and tons of trivia. Also find invaluable resources on upcoming Unofficial Twilight Conventions, Twilight Cooking Classes and more. 'Love at First Bite' It's a book that cooks and one 'Twilight' fans can sink their teeth into http://macombdaily.com/articles/2010/06/27/life/srv0000008643306.txt Feast of vampires Twilight cookbook keeps the wolves of hunger at bay http://www.southbendtribune.com/article/20100627/Lives/100629625/1047/Lives This Bites (in a good way) http://www.nbcmiami.com/blogs/want-this/This-Bites-96856664.html Tasting Twilight, Recipes Inspired by The Twilight Saga http://www.ivillage.com/tasting-twilight-recipes-inspired-vampire-saga/3-a-214241 Love At First Bite http://www.calgaryherald.com/entertainment/Love+First+Bite/3189974/story.html Additional Media Announcements: (compiled by Erin of Smith Publicity) 6/9: York Daily Record: http://www.ydr.com/living/ci_15260777 6/12: 77 Square: http://host.madison.com/entertainment/dining/article_47c91549-20ac-5e88-94b8-793e1f5e91b2.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter 6/15: Taste Magazine Cincinnati (blog): http://tastecincinnati-food.blogspot.com/ 6/15: Winnipeg Sun: http://www.winnipegsun.com/news/sunspeaks/ian_shanley/2010/06/15/14399466.html 6/16: Charlotte Observer: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/06/16/1502901/food-notes.html 6/16: SheKnows.com: http://www.sheknows.com/articles/815725 6/19: Delish.com: http://www.delish.com/food/recalls-reviews/twilight-love-at-first-bite 6/21: RelateMag.com: http://www.relatemag.com/tag/gina-meyers/ 6/23: About.com (Guide to Desserts and Baking) (circ. 38.2 million): http://baking.about.com/od/chocolate/r/firstlovechocolatemoussetwilight.htm 6/23: Calgary Herald: http://www.calgaryherald.com/story_print.html?id=3189974&sponsor= 6/23: Vancouver Sun (via Calgary Herald): http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainment/Love+First+Bite+cookbook+inspired+Twilight+series/3192126/story.html 6/23: Star Phoenix (via Calgary Herald): http://www.thestarphoenix.com/story_print.html?id=3194105&sponsor= 6/23: Westword newspaper: http://blogs.westword.com/cafesociety/2010/06/gagging_down_the_twilight_cook.php 6/24: Observer & Eccentric Newspaper: http://www.hometownlife.com/article/20100624


A Cook's Tour

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A Cook's Tour

Author: Anthony Bourdain

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 9781608195176

Genre: Cooking

Page: 308

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Book Summary: From the host of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown and bestselling author of Kitchen Confidential, this wonderful book sees Bourdain travelling the world discovering exotic foods. Dodging minefields in Cambodia, diving into the icy waters outside a Russian bath, Chef Bourdain travels the world over in search of the ultimate meal. The only thing Anthony Bourdain loves as much as cooking is traveling, and A Cook's Tour is the shotgun marriage of his two greatest passions. Inspired by the question, 'What would be the perfect meal?', Anthony sets out on a quest for his culinary holy grail. Our adventurous chef starts out in Japan, where he eats traditional Fugu, a poisonous blowfish which can be prepared only by specially licensed chefs. He then travels to Cambodia, up the mine-studded road to Pailin into autonomous Khmer Rouge territory and to Phnom Penh's Gun Club, where local fare is served up alongside a menu of available firearms. In Saigon, he's treated to a sustaining meal of live Cobra heart before moving on to savor a snack with the Viet Cong in the Mecong Delta. Further west, Kitchen Confidential fans will recognize the Gironde of Tony's youth, the first stop on his European itinerary. And from France, it's on to Portugal, where an entire village has been fattening a pig for months in anticipation of his arrival. And we're only halfway around the globe. . . A Cook's Tour recounts, in Bourdain's inimitable style, the adventures and misadventures of America's favorite chef.


Best Food Writing 2013

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Best Food Writing 2013

Author: Holly Hughes

Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books

ISBN: 0738217174

Genre: Cooking

Page: 400

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Book Summary: Best Food Writing is the place where readers and food writers meet to celebrate the most delicious prose of the year—serving up everything to whet your appetite from entertaining blogs to provocative journalism. This year's edition includes food writing stars (Michael Pollan, Pete Wells, and Jonathan Gold) as well as intriguing new voices (Matt Goulding and Erin Byers Murray) and celebrated chef-writers (Gabrielle Hamilton and Eddie Huang) for yet another collection of "strong writing on fascinating topics that will appeal to foodies and essay lovers alike" (Kirkus Reviews). Contributors include: Katie Arnold-Ratcliff, Elissa Altman, Karen Barichievy, Peter Barrett, Dan Barry, Edward Behr, Alan Brouilette, Tim Carman, Bethany Jean Clement, Aleksandra Crapanzano, Sarah DiGregorio, Barry Estabrook, Kim Foster, Ian Froeb, Jonathan Gold, Diane Goodman, Matt Goulding, Paul Graham, Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl, Gabrielle Hamilton, Tim Hayward, Bernard Herman, Eddie Huang, Rowan Jacobsen, John Kessler, Todd Kliman, Corby Kummer, Francis Lam, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, Tracie McMillan, Joy Manning, Brett Martin, Erin Byers Murray, Kim O'Donnel, Kevin Pang, Carol Penn-Romine, Michael Pollan, Michael Procopio, Steven Rinella, Hank Shaw, Katharine Shilcutt, Erica Strauss, Mike Sula, John Swansburg, Molly Watson, Pete Wells, Katherine Wheelock, Chris Wiewiora, Lily Wong


Carnal Appetites

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Carnal Appetites

Author: Elspeth Probyn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134595530

Genre: Social Science

Page: 176

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Book Summary: In Carnal Appetites, Elspeth Probyn charts the explosion of interest in food - from the cults that spring up around celebrity chefs, to our love/hate relationship with fast food, our fetishization of food and sex, and the impact of our modes of consumption on our identities. 'You are what you eat' the saying goes, but is the tenet truer than ever? As the range of food options proliferates in the West, our food choices become inextricably linked with our lives and lifestyles. Probyn also tackles issues that trouble society, asking questions about the nature of appetite, desire, greed and pleasure, and shedding light on subjects including: fast food, vegetarianism, food sex, cannibalism, forced feeding, and fat politics.


The Bobby Gold Stories

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The Bobby Gold Stories

Author: Anthony Bourdain

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 9781596917224

Genre: Fiction

Page: 176

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Book Summary: Chef, author, and raconteur Anthony Bourdain is best known for traveling the globe on his TV show Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. Somewhat notoriously, he has established himself as a professional gadfly, bête noir, advocate, social critic, and pork enthusiast, recognized for his caustic sense of humor worldwide. He is as unsparing of those things he hates, as he is evangelical about his passions. Bourdain is the author of the New York Times bestselling Kitchen Confidential and Medium Raw; A Cook's Tour; the collection The Nasty Bits; the novels Bone in the Throat and Gone Bamboo; the biography Typhoid Mary: An Urban Historical; two graphic novels, Get Jiro! and Get Jiro!: Blood and Sushi and his latest New York Times bestselling cookbook Appetites. He has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Times of London, Bon Appetit, Gourmet, Vanity Fair, Lucky Peach and many other publications. In 2013, Bourdain launched his own publishing line with Ecco, Anthony Bourdain Books, an imprint of HarperCollins. He is the host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning docuseries Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown on CNN, and before that hosted Emmy award-winning No Reservations and The Layover on Travel Channel, and The Taste on ABC.


A Moveable Feast

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A Moveable Feast

Author: Anthony Bourdain,Lonely Planet Food,Pico Iyer,Mark Kurlansky,David Lebovitz,Andrew McCarthy,Jan Morris,Simon Winchester,Andrew Zimmern

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 1742205968

Genre: Cooking

Page: 296

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Book Summary: From bat on the island of Fais to chicken on a Russian train to barbecue in the American heartland, from mutton in Mongolia to couscous in Morocco to tacos in Tijuana - on the road, food nourishes us not only physically, but intellectually, emotionally,and spiritually too. It can be a gift that enables a traveler to survive, a doorway into the heart of a tribe, or a thread that weaves an indelible tie; it can be awful or ambrosial - and sometimes both at the same time. Celebrate the riches andrevelations of food with this 38-course feast of true tales set around the world. Edited by Don George


American Appetites

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American Appetites

Author: Joyce Carol Oates

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062269240

Genre: Fiction

Page: 416

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Book Summary: Finally returned to print in a beautiful new trade paperback edition, American Appetites is classic Joyce Carol Oates—a suspenseful thriller in which the happy facade of an affluent suburban couple crumbles under the weight of tragedy and scandal. For twenty-six years, Ian McCullough, a demographics researcher at a social science think tank, has been happily married to Glynnis, a successful cookbook writer and a brilliant hostess. When a drunken argument about a suspected infidelity turns physical, Ian accidentally pushes Glynnis through a plate glass window—or did she fall? Now, Glynnis is dead, Ian is charged with murder, and their American dream is shattered. And soon, in a courtroom where guilt and responsibility become two very separate issues, Ian will stand trial, fighting for his life. A sophisticated, witty, and chilling novel from the incomparable Joyce Carol Oates, American Appetites explores our insatiable hunger for power, love, and success, and how comfortable, privileged lives—and the course of fate—can be dramatically transformed in an instant.