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Par Helen Humphreys. 2017
Delving deep into the storied past of the apple in North America, Humphreys explores the intricate link between agriculture, settlement,…and human relationships. She brings light to such varied topics as how the apple first came across the Atlantic Ocean with a relatively unknown Quaker woman long before the more famed “Johnny Appleseed”; how bountiful Indigenous orchards were targeted to be taken over or eradicated by white settlers and their armies; how the once-17,000 varietals of apple cultivated were catalogued by watercolour artists from the United States’ Department of Pomology; how apples wove into the life and poetry of Robert Frost; and how Humphreys’ own curiosity was piqued by the Winter Pear Pearmain, believed to be the world’s best tasting apple, which she found growing beside an abandoned cottage not far from her home. 2017.
Par Bill Bridges. 1981
Par Rick Gallop. 2006
Offers two hundred nutritious, low-G.I. recipes for breakfasts, lunches, snacks, appetizers, dinners and desserts. There are simple-to-prepare dishes for weekday…meals, simmers and roasts for leisurely weekends, and elegant fare for entertaining friends. Includes recipes for Crunchy Granola, Creamy Seafood Chowder, Spinach-stuffed Chicken Breasts and Chocolate Cake with Ganache Icing. 2006.
Par Daniel L Roberts. 2006
Visually impaired educator and musician offers a month-by-month guide to coping with this progressive retinal disease and related conditions. Discusses…causes and characteristics, strategies for slowing its progression, and treatment options. Covers lifestyle issues such as traveling, staying healthy, combating boredom and depression, and navigating daily tasks. Includes resources. 2006.
Par Good Housekeeping Institute (Great Britain) Staff. 2006
This book contains over 120 recipes and is divided into chapters including Stocking the Storecupboard, Cooking for One or Two,…Cooking with Children, Quick Weekday Meals, Weekend Recipes and Cooking Family Meals for Special Occasions. Recipes range from the simple, such as pork and noodle stir fry, to encourage non-cooks into the kitchen, to Thai chicken curry and Moroccan spice poussin for the more experienced cook. At the beginning of each chapter there is helpful and practical advice about where to buy key ingredients, how to plan your meals in advance and build up a collection of recipes that you can have on standby whatever the occasion. 2006.
Par Jazz Smollett-Warwell, Jake Smollett, Jussie Smollett, Jurnee Smollet-Bell. 2018
Growing up, Hollywood's Smollett siblings car-tripped between America's coasts thirteen times. With each new home, their mother would transform a…long piece of butcher block into a smooth varnished table. That table would become the heart of the Smollett clan, where they gathered each night. Filled with personal stories and over 125 recipes, this book will bring you and your family to the dinner table. 2018.
Par Stella Bowling, British Diabetic Association Staff. 2001
This diabetic cookbook contains over 200 specially created recipes which provide healthy, balanced meals. Each recipe lists calories per serving,…fat, protein and carbohydrate content. The book also contains a section on diabetes and a healthy lifestyle. 2001.
Par Johanna Burkhard. 1997
Par Gary H Cassel, Michael D Billig, Harry G Randall. 1998
Two ophthalmologists and an optometrist provide an "owner's manual for your eyes." They describe vision changes that occur over time…and health problems that affect the ability to see. Topics include coping with low vision, eye trauma and emergencies, glaucoma, cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration. 1998.
Par Edward Espe Brown. 2009
This compilation of Edward Brown's previous books emphasises his Zen approach to cooking. Focusing on fresh, seasonal ingredients and whole…foods, the recipes include soups, salads, sauces, spreads, entrees, desserts, pastries and breads. 2009.
Par Moira Sanders, Lori Elstone, Beth Goslin Maloney. 2010
These recipes reflect the author's belief that when food is made from scratch, with wholesome, natural ingredients, it can't help…but be delicious. The Harrow Fair Cookbook will inspire you to cook with what's local and seasonally available. Includes recipes for sour cherry jam, bread and butter pickles, peaches and cream pie, and lemon shake-ups. 2010.
Par Arabella Boxer, Philippa Back. 1980
This text describes the history and traditions of herbs and explains about their uses and cultivation - from home-made cosmetics,…herbal teas and sweet-scented potpourri to the flavour of herbs in cooking. The text presents over 275 recipes from light soups to health-giving drinks. 1980.
During a thirty-year boom period in France between the end of World War II and the 1974 oil crisis, Paris…was not only the world's most exciting tourist destination; it was also the world capital of gastronomic genius and innovation. This book explores the lives and writings of six Americans who chronicled the food and wine of "the glorious thirty." Together, these writer-adventurers initiated an American cultural dialogue on food that has continued to this day. 2017.
Par Richard K Bernstein, Marcia Miele. 2005
For diabetics, diet is more than a lifestyle choice - it's the key to controlling the course of their disease.…Many struggle to maintain a healthy weight because the guidelines of the American Diabetes Association are unhelpful in regulating blood sugar - the critical component in keeping diabetes in check. Dr. Bernstein provides a low-carbohydrate approach that has enabled his patients, and himself, to take control of their disease. 2005.
Par Mark Kurlansky. 2002
Discusses the role of the Atlantic cod as a common food in European and North American history, from the Vikings…through the technological age. Explains how its commercial value in the frozen food industry led to its scarcity in modern times and changes in sea laws. Grades 4-7. 2002.
Par Elizabeth Baird. 2001
Over 350 recipes highlight fresh takes on favourite classics, regional specialties, and dishes that celebrate Canada's cultural mosaic. From perfect,…crispy-skinned chicken to cedar-planked salmon, and from the ultimate gooey butter tart to mocha marjolaine, there are recipes for every cook and every occasion. Authoritative reference material offers tips and advice on technique, shopping, nutrition and healthy eating, food storage, and making meals ahead of time. 2001.
Par David Canter, Kay Canter, Daphne Swann. 1982
This book lets you into the secret of vegetarian cooking as developed by the Cranks restaurants. With a helpful introductory…section and numerous delicious recipes for soups, starters, salads, dressings, sauces and savouries, not to mention sections devoted to baking, pudding, cereals, preserves, sweetmeats and drinks. 1985, c1982.
Par Carolyn Humphries, Sonia Allison. 1995
Par Catherine Lefebvre. 2016
On le dit toxique, on l'accuse de créer une dépendance comparable à celle de la cocaïne et d'être l'un des…principaux responsables de l'obésité, du diabète, du cancer et des maladies cardiovasculaires. Qu'en est-il vraiment? Qui croire pour démêler le vrai du faux? À quoi s'en tenir pour le consommer avec modération? Catherine Lefebvre a mené l'enquête et dresse un portrait objectif de cet aliment. Elle présente le sucre par morceau: son histoire particulièrement sombre, la situation des petites comme des immenses plantations sucrières, leur impact sur l'environnement et sur la vie des gens qui y travaillent, ainsi que les stratégies employées par l'industrie alimentaire pour nous y faire succomber et nous en faire consommer toujours davantage. Catherine Lefebvre décrit également les différentes familles de sucre, leurs produits dérivés, leur utilisation, les processus d'assimilation par l'organisme, les conséquences d'une surconsommation, exemples et cas pratiques à l'appui. 2016.
Par Fred Thompson, Jordan Mackay, Willie Cooper. 2010