The Pioneer Woman Cooks

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The Pioneer Woman Cooks

Author: ,

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061959820

Genre: Cooking

Page: 256

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Book Summary: Paula Deen meets Erma Bombeck in The Pioneer Woman Cooks, Ree Drummond’s spirited, homespun cookbook. Drummond colorfully traces her transition from city life to ranch wife through recipes, photos, and pithy commentary based on her popular, award-winning blog, Confessions of a Pioneer Woman, and whips up delicious, satisfying meals for cowboys and cowgirls alike made from simple, widely available ingredients. The Pioneer Woman Cooks—and with these “Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl,” she pleases the palate and tickles the funny bone at the same time.


Better Homes and Gardens 13x9 The Pan That Can

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Better Homes and Gardens 13x9 The Pan That Can

Author: Better Homes and Gardens

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544974557

Genre: Cooking

Page: 304

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Book Summary: The most versatile pan in the kitchen delivers 150 must-have recipes The 13x9 pan is the star of the kitchen, able to produce just about any dish from one-pan dinners to an easy big-batch dessert. This fresh collection of 150 on-trend recipes shows the pan’s prowess—find gelatin shots, Cuban sandwiches, and vegetarian main dishes. Everyone’s favorites are still here, but lightened for today’s kitchens: make-ahead breakfast dishes, slab pies, Creamy Chicken Enchiladas, cakes, and comfort foods like Beef Stroganoff and gooey Cinnamon Rolls. Looking for something new for dinner? Try stews made in the oven, Warm Roasted Barley, Kale and Apple Salad or Tuna Noodle Casserole from scratch. With ideas to customize recipes, icons to denote Make-Ahead and Crowd-Pleasing recipes, health tips and nutrition for every recipe, this book has everything for a busy cook.


The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook

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The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook

Author: Judy Gelman,Peter Zheutlin

Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.

ISBN: 1936661403

Genre: Cooking

Page: 288

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Book Summary: UNOFFICIAL AND UNAUTHORIZED Dine like Draper and Drink like Sterling with More Than 70 Recipes from the Kitchens, Bars, and Restaurants Seen on Mad Men Ever wish you could mix an Old Fashioned just the way Don Draper likes it? Or prepare Oysters Rockefeller and a martini the way they did fifty years ago at one of Roger Sterling's favorite haunts, The Grand Central Oyster Bar? Ever wonder how Joan Harris manages to prepare a perfect crown roast in her tiny apartment kitchen? Or about the connection between Jackie Kennedy's 1962 White House tour and Betty Draper's Valentine's Day room service order? The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook serves up more than 70 recipes to satisfy a Mad Men appetite! From the tables of Manhattan's most legendary restaurants and bars to the Drapers' Around the World dinner, this book is your entrée to the culinary world of Man Men-era New York. Packed with period detail, The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook provides invaluable historical and cultural context for the food and drink featured in the show, tips on throwing a successful '60s cocktail party, and even a guide to favored Mad Men hangouts. Every recipe inside is authentic to the time. Whether you're planning a Mad Men-themed dinner party, need to mix up some authentic Mad Men cocktails, or just can't get enough of the show itself, this is your essential resource, a guide to all foods and drinks Mad Men. So hang up your coat, pour yourself a cocktail, and get ready to dine like Draper and drink like Sterling with The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook. Includes a color photo insert of 16 dishes, plus additional black and white photos and other images of bars, restaurants, and food advertisements from the 1960s. RECIPES INCLUDE: * Playboy Whiskey Sour * Sardi's Steak Tartar * Connie's Waldorf Salad * Sal's Spaghetti and Meatballs * Pat Nixon's Date Nut Bread * Lindy's Cherry Cheesecake


Food Choices

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Food Choices

Author: Robin F. Brancato

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810869783

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 240

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Book Summary: There are a host of books on dieting, nutrition, cooking, and all other areas related to food, yet books targeted to teens tend to emphasize weight and the dangers of unhealthy eating. Food Choices: The Ultimate Teen Guide provides teens with a new look at food and eating. In this book, author Robin Brancato chooses not to dwell on food-related pathologies like anorexia, bulimia, or obesity. Instead, she guides teens into a greater knowledge and enjoyment of food and healthy eating. This book discusses numerous topics related to food and eating, including the biological and chemical reasons we prefer certain foods and the eating habits that are unique to teens today. This book also covers the latest medical research, the vast amount of literature on weight loss and dieting, and the cultural influences that affect what food we eat. Throughout, teens are presented with the best tips on how to develop healthy eating habits for a lifetime of enjoying food.


Butchering, Processing and Preservation of Meat

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Butchering, Processing and Preservation of Meat

Author: Frank G. Ashbrook

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401178984

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 320

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Book Summary: This book is written primarily for the family to help solve the meat problem and to augment the food supply. Producing and preserving meats for family meals are sound practices for farm families and some city folks as well-they make possible a wider variety of meats, which can be of the best quality, at less cost. Meat is an essential part of the American diet. It is also an ex pensive food. With the costs high, many persons cannot afford to buy the better cuts; others are being forced to restrict the meat portion of the diet to a minimum, or to use ineffectual substitutes. Commercially in the United States, meat means the flesh of cattle, hogs, and sheep, except where used with a qualifying word such as reindeer meat, crab meat, whale meat, and so on. Meat in this book is used in a broader sense, although not quite so general as to com prise anything and everything eaten for nourishment either by man or beast. To be sure, it includes the flesh of domestic animals and large and small game animals as well; also poultry, domestic fowl raised for their meat and eggs, and game birds, all wild upland birds, shore birds, and waterfowl; and fish.


The Petit Appetit Cookbook

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The Petit Appetit Cookbook

Author: Lisa Barnes

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101218592

Genre: Cooking

Page: 288

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Book Summary: In The Petit Appetit Cookbook, mother and professional cook Lisa Barnes offers a healthy all-organic alternative to commercially processed, preservative-filled foods to help create delicious menus, nurture adventurous palates, and begin a lifetime of positive eating habits for children. Includes: 150+ easy, fast, child-tested recipes for ages 4 months to 4 years Mealtime solutions for even the most finicky eaters Nutritional information for each recipe Time-saving cooking techniques The right age- and stage-appropriate food choices How and when to introduce solids to baby's diet Adapting family recipes for young children Recognizing signs of food allergies and intolerances


No Foreign Food

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No Foreign Food

Author: Richard Pillsbury

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429967217

Genre: Social Science

Page: 272

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Book Summary: “Reading Richard Pillsbury’s remarkable No Foreign Food, like the grand opening of a new restaurant in one’s neighborhood, is an exciting and pleasurable event. He engagingly chronicles the amazing diversity of America’s food ways that are so central to our history and culture, but he also tells us why our eating habits are much more than mere gastronomic experiences.” Karl Raitz UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY “No Foreign Food is the only serious up-to-date treatment of American food habits that I know—a subject unaccountably neglected by most students of the American scene. In Pillsbury’s skillful hands, American food habits become more than just a set of cranky likes and dislikes, but instead a mirror to America’s larger culture. ... It is an indispensable book for any serious student of the American scene.” Pierce Lewis PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY No Foreign Food explores the evolution and transformation of the American diet from colonial times to the present. How and why did our bland colonial diet evolve into today’s restless melange of exotic foods? Why are Hoppin’ John, lutefisk, and scrapple, once so important, seldom eaten today? How has the restaurant shaped our daily menus? These and hundreds of other questions are addressed in this examination of the changing American diet.


The Scent of Lemon & Rosemary

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The Scent of Lemon & Rosemary

Author: Raechel Henderson

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738766887

Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 240

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Book Summary: Tending the Hearth and Home with the Magickal Energy of Hestia The Scent of Lemon & Rosemary is a fabulous book of magickal spells, crafts, and recipes for each room of your house. Based on the powerful energy and mythos of the goddess Hestia, these magickal activities and workings can be practiced by anyone, regardless of spiritual orientation. Magick themes and techniques abound—love and transformation in the kitchen, communication and friendship in the living room, purification and health in the bathroom, prosperity and sleep in the bedroom, and protection at the threshold. You will discover recipes for food magick as well as tips for creating your own green cleaning supplies. Author Raechel Henderson also includes hands-on exercises for connecting with Hestia as a deity of bodily autonomy, racial equity, and social justice. Creating a harmonious environment that fosters feelings of acceptance, safety, and abundance is possible no matter what your living situation. With visualization, centering, grounding, and raising power, and tools like crystals and essential oils, this book guides you in balancing the energy of each room and turning your entire home into a sacred space.


660 Curries

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660 Curries

Author: Raghavan Iyer

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 0761187464

Genre: Cooking

Page: 809

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Book Summary: Curry is Salmon with Garlic and Turmeric. Curry is Grilled Chicken with Cashew-Tomato Sauce. Curry is Asparagus with Tomato and Crumbled Paneer. Curry is Lamb with Yellow Split Peas, Chunky Potatoes with Spinach, Tamarind Shrimp with Coconut Milk, Baby Back Ribs with a Sweet-Sour Glaze and Vinegar Sauce, Basmati Rice with Fragrant Curry Leaves. Curry is vivid flavors, seasonal ingredients, a kaleidoscope of spices and unexpected combinations. And 660 Curries is the gateway to the world of Indian cooking, demystifying one of the world's great cuisines. Presented by the IACP award–winning Cooking Teacher of the Year (2004), Raghavan Iyer, 660 Curries is a joyous food-lover's extravaganza. Mr. Iyer first grounds us in the building blocks of Indian flavors—the interplay of sour (like tomatoes or yogurt), salty, sweet, pungent (peppercorns, chiles), bitter, and the quality of unami (seeds, coconuts, and the like). Then, from this basic palette, he unveils an infinite art. There are appetizers—Spinach Fritters, Lentil Dumplings in a Buttermilk Coconut Sauce—and main courses—Chicken with Lemongrass and Kaffir-Lime Leaves, Lamb Loin Chops with an Apricot Sauce. Cheese dishes—Pan-Fried Cheese with Cauliflower and Cilantro; bean dishes—Lentil Stew with Cumin and Cayenne. And hundreds of vegetable dishes—Sweet Corn with Cumin and Chiles, Chunky Potatoes with Golden Raisins, Baby Eggplant Stuffed with Cashew Nuts and Spices. There are traditional, regional curries from around the subcontinent and contemporary curries. Plus all the extras: biryanis, breads, rice dishes, raitas, spice pastes and blends, and rubs. curry, n.—any dish that consists of either meat, fish, poultry, legumes, vegetables, or fruits, simmered in or covered with a sauce, gravy, or other liquid that is redolent with any number of freshly ground and very fragrant spices and/or herbs.


Food in Motion

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Food in Motion

Author: Alan Davidson

Publisher: Oxford Symposium

ISBN: 0907325157

Genre: Cookery

Page: 151

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Food Power

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Food Power

Author: Bryan L. McDonald

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190600691

Genre: History

Page: 304

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Book Summary: There is a widespread assumption that the American food system after World War II was transformed-toward an increasingly industrialized production of crops, more processed foods, and diets higher in fat, sugar, and calories-as part of a unified system. In this book, Bryan McDonald brings together the history of food, agriculture, and foreign policy to explore how food was deployed in the first decades of the Cold War to promote American national security and national interests, a concept referred to as food power. In the postwar years, Americans struggled to understand how an unprecedented abundance of food could be used to best advance U.S. goals and values. Was food a weapon, a commodity to be valued and exchanged through markets, or a substance to be provided to those in need? McDonald traces different visions of food power and shows how food formed an essential part of America's postwar modernization strategy and its vision of what it meant to be a stable, secure, and technologically advanced nation. Policymakers and experts helped build a new food system based around American agricultural surpluses that stabilized prices and food availability. This system averted a global-scale food crisis for almost three decades. The end of this food system in the early 1970s ushered in a much more precarious period in global food relations. By the late twentieth century, food politics had become a battleground in which the interests of security and foreign policy experts, farmers, businesses, and politicians contended with a growing social movement whose adherents worried about the role of food in contributing to conflict and inequality. Food Power argues that the ways postwar American policymakers and experts politically linked people and places around the world through food illuminates both America's role in the world during the mid-twentieth century and sheds light on contemporary food problems.


Vegetarian Cooking For Dummies

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Vegetarian Cooking For Dummies

Author: Suzanne Havala

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118069554

Genre: Cooking

Page: 360

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Book Summary: If you thought you had to be a nutritionist to figure out a vegetarian diet, it’s actually a lot simpler than you think. Eating vegetarian, in addition to being healthy and delicious, is just plain fun. Discovering new and exotic vegetables like celeriac or kohlrabi will widen your palate as well as your sense of adventure in the kitchen. Plus, vegetarian cuisine is chockfull of dishes that are robust and flavorful, and a match for any standard meat dish. And, most important of all, eating a plateful of vegetarian lasagna or pasta primavera, or any other scrumptious dish prepared vegetarian style will let you indulge—without guilt! With Vegetarian Cooking For Dummies, you’ll get the skinny on just what lacto-ovo, lacto, and just plain vegan diets are all about and how to create nutritious meals from the rich cornucopia of whole grains, legumes, vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds, and dairy and egg substitutes that are the staple of the vegetarian menu. You’ll also find out: How to get your full complement of protein and vitamins, including calcium, iron, C, B12, and zinc—and from what, often surprising, food sources How to successfully convert to a vegetarian diet How to stock up a vegetarian pantry—including tips on where to shop, starting a kitchen garden, as well as handy weekly and monthly food lists Vegetarian cooking basics—including preparing ingredients, cooking beans and grains, handling tofu and tempeh, washing and cutting fruits and vegetables Simple cooking techniques—including baking, boiling, steaming, sautéing, and stewing The ins and outs of vegetarian etiquette Not only will you become fully acquainted with the new and delicious world of meat replacements (like tofu, tempeh, seitan, textured vegetable protein, veggie burgers and franks) and egg, dairy, yogurt and cheese substitutes, you’ll see how truly simple and enjoyable cooking vegetarian can be. With over delicious 100 recipes, you’ll find yourself choosing among such soon-to-be favorites as: Smoothie snacks—including a Caramel Apple Smoothie and a Winter Berry Smooth Breakfast dishes—including Savory Mushroom Tofu Quiche, Healthy Pancakes, and French Toasties Delicious dips—including Hummus, Baba Ghanouj, and Fresh Avocado and Lime Dip Soups for all seasons—including Vegetarian Chili with Cashews and Southern Sweet Onion Soup Scrumptious salads—including Festive Broccoli Salad, Tofu Salad, and Lentil Vinaigrette Salad Entrees for everyone—including Basic Bean Burritos, Spinach and Mushroom Manicotti, Garden Pizza, and Tempeh Sloppy Joes Full of tips on adapting traditional recipes to vegetarian style cooking, plus a spicy spin on old standbys like Home Fries, Vegetarian Cooking For Dummies lets you reinvent the vegetarian lifestyle to suit your needs and tastes. With pages of full-color photos, black-and-white how-to illustrations, and humorous cartoons along the way, this fun, informative, and upbeat guide makes every meal an exciting step in the journey toward lifelong health.


Kitchen Science Lab for Kids: EDIBLE EDITION

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Kitchen Science Lab for Kids: EDIBLE EDITION

Author: Liz Lee Heinecke

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1631597426

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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Book Summary: Kitchen Science Lab for Kids: EDIBLE EDITION gives you 52 delicious ways to explore food science in your own kitchen by making everything from healthy homemade snacks to scrumptious main dishes and mind-boggling desserts. When you step into your kitchen to cook or bake, you put science to work. Physics and chemistry come into play each time you simmer, steam, bake, freeze, boil, puree, saute, or ferment food. Knowing something about the physics, biology, and chemistry of food will give you the basic tools to be the best chef you can be. Bodacious Bubble Tea, Flavorful Fruit Leather, Super Spring Rolls, Mouthwatering Meatballs…divided by course, each lab presents a step-by-step recipe for a delicious drink, snack, sauce, main dish, dessert, or decoration. The Science Behind the Food section included with each recipe will help you understand the science concepts and nutrition behind the ingredients. Have fun learning about: Bacteria and the chemical process of fermentation by making your own pickled vegetables. Emulsion as you create your own vinaigrette. How trapped water vapor causes a popover to inflate as you make your own. Crystals by making your own ice cream. Mix and match the recipes to pair pasta with your favorite sauce, make ice cream to serve in homemade chocolate bowls, or whip up the perfect frosting for your cake. There are plenty of fun, edible decorations included for the art lovers in the crowd. Before long, you’ll have the confidence to throw together a feast, bake and decorate show-worthy cakes, or use what you’ve learned to create your own recipes. For those with food allergies, all recipes are nut-free and other allergens are clearly labeled throughout. Let’s get cooking—and learning! The popular Lab for Kids series features a growing list of books that share hands-on activities and projects on a wide host of topics, including art, astronomy, clay, geology, math, and even how to create your own circus—all authored by established experts in their fields. Each lab contains a complete materials list, clear step-by-step photographs of the process, as well as finished samples. The labs can be used as singular projects or as part of a yearlong curriculum of experiential learning. The activities are open-ended, designed to be explored over and over, often with different results. Geared toward being taught or guided by adults, they are enriching for a range of ages and skill levels. Gain firsthand knowledge on your favorite topic with Lab for Kids.


The Blue Ribbon Country Cookbook

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The Blue Ribbon Country Cookbook

Author: Diane Roupe

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 141856821X

Genre: Cooking

Page: 674

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Book Summary: Nearly 1,000 crowd-pleasing and award-winning recipes presented in an easy, step-by-step format to ensure success for anyone-even beginners. More than just a comprehensive cookbook, The Blue Ribbon Country Cookbook contains easy-to-follow techniques and detailed explanations that ensure success. Chapters include every type of food, from soups and stews to pies and tarts, and recipes range from traditional favorites to more contemporary dishes such as Fresh Pear Salad with Ginger Dressing and Rosemary Chicken with Red Raspberry Sauce. What makes this book so special is not just the large number of recipes but also the amount of indispensable information that it contains. An Amazon reviewer explains the book best: "After 16 years of marriage, I was still not able to make some of the dishes my husband's mom did. I never quite got it right. I can now! In her book, Diane taught me the basics of cooking from scratch and now I receive the highest compliment--As Good as Mom's and Grandma's."


Food and Architecture

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Food and Architecture

Author: Samantha L. Martin-McAuliffe

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147252022X

Genre: Social Science

Page: 304

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Book Summary: Food and Architecture is the first book to explore the relationship between these two fields of study and practice. Bringing together leading voices from both food studies and architecture, it provides a ground-breaking, cross-disciplinary analysis of two disciplines which both rely on a combination of creativity, intuition, taste, and science but have rarely been engaged in direct dialogue. Each of the four sections – Regionalism, Sustainability, Craft, and Authenticity – focuses on a core area of overlap between food and architecture. Structured around a series of 'conversations' between chefs, culinary historians and architects, each theme is explored through a variety of case studies, ranging from pig slaughtering and farmhouses in Greece to authenticity and heritage in American cuisine. Drawing on a range of approaches from both disciplines, methodologies include practice-based research, literary analysis, memoir, and narrative. The end of each section features a commentary by Samantha Martin-McAuliffe which emphasizes key themes and connections. This compelling book is invaluable reading for students and scholars in food studies and architecture as well as practicing chefs and architects.


Life Is Meals

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Life Is Meals

Author: James Salter,Kay Salter

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: 9780307496447

Genre: Cooking

Page: 464

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Book Summary: From the PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author James Salter and his wife, Kay—amateur chefs and perfect hosts—here is a charming, beautifully illustrated tour de table: a food lover's companion that, with an entry for each day of the year, takes us from a Twelfth Night cake in January to a champagne dinner on New Year's Eve. Life Is Meals is rich with culinary wisdom, history, recipes, literary pleasures, and the authors' own memories of successes and catastrophes. For instance: • The menu on the Titanic on the fatal night • Reflections on dining from Queen Victoria, JFK, Winnie-the-Pooh, Garrison Keillor, and many others • The seductiveness of a velvety Brie or the perfect martini • How to decide whom to invite to a dinner party—and whom not to • John Irving's family recipe for meatballs; Balzac's love of coffee • The greatest dinner ever given at the White House • Where in Paris Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter had French onion soup at 4:00 a.m. • How to cope with acts of God and man-made disasters in the kitchen Sophisticated as well as practical, opinionated, and indispensable, Life Is Meals is a tribute to the glory of food and drink, and the joy of sharing them with others. "The meal is the emblem of civilization," the Salters observe. "What would one know of life as it should be lived, or nights as they should be spent, apart from meals?" BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James Salter's All That Is.


For the Love of Books

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For the Love of Books

Author: Thatcher Wine,Elizabeth Lane

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 1423652169

Genre: House & Home

Page: 264

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Book Summary: A celebration of the meaning and comfort printed books bring to our homes and lives, from the curation and design experts at Juniper Books. Explore the significance of the home library, embellished with alluring photography and illustrations, in a keepsake worthy of any bibliophile’s collection. For the Love of Books shares the vision of Juniper Books, a business that embraces the roles that books fulfill in our lives and their staying power. It recounts the history of books and private libraries, and champions the resilience of books in the digital era. Dive into the nuances that define books for reading, books for decoration, and books for inspiration. Instructive chapters provide useful details for creating and curating one’s own home library, whether it be a single shelf or multiple rooms each with their own collection. You will never look at your bookshelves the same way again. For the Love of Books is about storytelling beyond the pages of our favorite books. Our books—the ones we choose to keep—tell the story of who we are. They remind us who we once were and who we aspire to be. Thatcher Wine founded Juniper Books in 2001. The company creates custom libraries and has perfected the art of turning books inside out to allow for books to tell stories not just to us, but about us. Working with booklovers, homeowners, and designers, Juniper Books has provided the world with a fresh new approach to the printed book. Thatcher grew up in New York City where his parents owned and operated The Quilted Giraffe, one of the most innovative restaurants in America. Thatcher graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in history and art history and lives in Boulder, Colorado. Elizabeth Lane is the founder of Quarterlane, a quarterly subscription book service which merged with Juniper Books in 2018. She is also the book buyer for her local independent bookstore, Partners Village Store and Kitchen in Westport, Massachusetts. Prior to working in books, Elizabeth worked in contemporary visual art—in galleries, nonprofit initiatives and museums in New York, Austin, and Chicago. Elizabeth graduated from Davidson College with a degree in art history and received her masters degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.


Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good

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Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good

Author: Kathleen Flinn

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101624000

Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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Book Summary: A delicious new memoir from the New York Times bestselling author of The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry A family history peppered with recipes, Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good offers a humorous and flavorful tale spanning three generations as Kathleen Flinn returns to the mix of food and memoir readers loved in her New York Times bestseller, The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry. Brimming with tasty anecdotes about Uncle Clarence’s divine cornflake-crusted fried chicken, Grandpa Charles’s spicy San Antonio chili, and Grandma Inez’s birthday-only cinnamon rolls, Flinn—think Ruth Reichl topped with a dollop of Julia Child—shows how meals can be memories, and how cooking can be communication. Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good will inspire readers (and book clubs) to reminisce about their own childhoods—and spend time in their kitchens making new memories of their own.


Amen to the Garden

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Amen to the Garden

Author: Kim Cataldo Thompson

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1982214708

Genre: Cooking

Page: 336

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Book Summary: If you love eating and entertaining with nothing but the freshest foods, this is the book for you. In Amen to the Garden, Kim shares her love of family, gardening and cooking through her vibrant photography and innovative recipes. She shows you how to use fresh foods to create “get the party started” dips, wonderful salads, “out of this world” dinner favorites, and so much more! Kim shares her “waste not, want not” philosophy in the garden and in creating a wide range of spectacular foods, juicing and making hot sauce! You’ll even learn how to preserve herbs, greens, peppers, and seeds to save for next year’s garden. Amen to the Garden will inspire you to wiz up a smoothie, head outdoors to plant some seeds and pick some dandelions then get busy in the kitchen whipping up fresh delectable dishes to delight your family and friends. So, come have a seat at the table! Amen to that!


Table Lands

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Table Lands

Author: Kara K. Keeling,Scott T. Pollard

Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

ISBN: 1496828364

Genre: Literary Criticism

Page: 230

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Book Summary: Food is a signifier of power for both adults and children, a sign of both inclusion and exclusion and of conformity and resistance. Many academic disciplines—from sociology to literary studies—have studied food and its function as a complex social discourse, and the wide variety of approaches to the topic provides multidisciplinary frames for understanding the construction and uses of food in all types of media, including children’s literature. Table Lands: Food in Children’s Literature is a survey of food’s function in children’s texts, showing how the sociocultural contexts of food reveal children’s agency. Authors Kara K. Keeling and Scott T. Pollard examine texts that vary from historical to contemporary, noncanonical to classics, and Anglo-American to multicultural traditions, including a variety of genres, formats, and audiences: realism, fantasy, cookbooks, picture books, chapter books, YA novels, and film. Table Lands offers a unified approach to studying food in a wide variety of texts for children. Spanning nearly 150 years of children’s literature, Keeling and Pollard’s analysis covers a selection of texts that show the omnipresence of food in children’s literature and culture and how they vary in representations of race, region, and class, due to the impact of these issues on food. Furthermore, they include not only classic children’s books, such as Winnie-the-Pooh, but recent award-winning multicultural novels as well as cookbooks and even one film, Pixar’s Ratatouille.