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Bread Wine Chocolate

Author : Simran Sethi
ISBN : 9780062221544
Genre : Social Science
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Award-winning journalist Simran Sethi explores the history and cultural importance of our most beloved tastes, paying homage to the ingredients that give us daily pleasure, while providing a thoughtful wake-up call to the homogenization that is threatening the diversity of our food supply. Food is one of the greatest pleasures of human life. Our response to sweet, salty, bitter, or sour is deeply personal, combining our individual biological characteristics, personal preferences, and emotional connections. Bread, Wine, Chocolate illuminates not only what it means to recognize the importance of the foods we love, but also what it means to lose them. Award-winning journalist Simran Sethi reveals how the foods we enjoy are endangered by genetic erosion—a slow and steady loss of diversity in what we grow and eat. In America today, food often looks and tastes the same, whether at a San Francisco farmers market or at a Midwestern potluck. Shockingly, 95% of the world’s calories now come from only thirty species. Though supermarkets seem to be stocked with endless options, the differences between products are superficial, primarily in flavor and brand. Sethi draws on interviews with scientists, farmers, chefs, vintners, beer brewers, coffee roasters and others with firsthand knowledge of our food to reveal the multiple and interconnected reasons for this loss, and its consequences for our health, traditions, and culture. She travels to Ethiopian coffee forests, British yeast culture labs, and Ecuadoran cocoa plantations collecting fascinating stories that will inspire readers to eat more consciously and purposefully, better understand familiar and new foods, and learn what it takes to save the tastes that connect us with the world around us.

Bean To Bar Chocolate

Author : Megan Giller
ISBN : 9781612128214
Genre : Cooking
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Author Megan Giller invites fellow chocoholics on a fascinating journey through America’s craft chocolate revolution. Learn what to look for in a craft chocolate bar and how to successfully pair chocolate with coffee, beer, spirits, cheese, or bread. This comprehensive celebration of chocolate busts some popular myths (like “white chocolate isn’t chocolate”) and introduces you to more than a dozen of the hottest artisanal chocolate makers in the US today. You’ll get a taste for the chocolate-making process and understand how chocolate’s flavor depends on where the cacao was grown — then discover how to turn your artisanal bars into unexpected treats with 22 recipes from master chefs.

Brewing Local

Author : Stan Hieronymus
ISBN : 9781938469374
Genre : Cooking
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Americans have brewed beers using native ingredients since pre-Columbian times, and a new wave of brewers has always been at the forefront of the locavore movement. Brewers use locally-grown, traditional ingredients as well as cultivated and foraged flora to produce beers that capture the essence of the place they were made. In Brewing Local, Stan Hieronymus examines the history of how distinctly American beers came about, visits farm breweries, and goes foraging for both plants and yeast to discover how brewers are using novel ingredients to create unique beers. The book introduces brewers and drinkers to the ways herbs, flowers, plants, trees, and shrubs flavor distinctive beers. A catalog of over 170 different ingredients describes the aroma and flavor influence they have on beer. Brewing Local includes 22 recipes from nationally recognized craft brewers and homebrewers.

Agroecosystems Facing Global Climate Change The Search For Sustainability

Author : José M. Mirás-Avalos
ISBN : 9782889457151
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Global change is posing new threats to agroecosystems. First, climate modifications in the spatial and temporal distribution of rainfall increase the risks of severe droughts during the growing season of most crops. Second, conventional agriculture has led to the extension of mono-crop fields that decreased biodiversity in agroecosystems; it is possible that these fields will lack resilience when faced with changing climate. In addition, a new conscience has arisen and consumers tend to look for healthy products that, sometimes, do not match the objectives of conventional agriculture. In this context, sustainable and environmentally friendly agricultural practices that can cope with the new global change scenario are needed. This eBook compiles state-of-the-art research on the agroecosystems response to global change and on how to manage these new scenarios. Despite the broad scope of the topic, this Research Topic covers a wide range of subjects, including biodiversity, crop performance, novel agricultural practices and soil properties.

Miracle Brew

Author : Pete Brown
ISBN : 9781603587693
Genre : Cooking
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Most people know that wine is created by fermenting pressed grape juice and cider by pressing apples. But although it's the most popular alcoholic drink on the planet, few people know what beer is made of. In lively and witty fashion, Miracle Brew dives into traditional beer's four natural ingredients: malted barley, hops, yeast, and water, each of which has an incredible story to tell. From the Lambic breweries of Belgium, where beer is fermented with wild yeasts drawn down from the air around the brewery, to the aquifers below Burton-on-Trent, where the brewing water is rumored to contain life-giving qualities, Miracle Brew tells the full story behind the amazing role each of these fantastic four--a grass, a weed, a fungus, and water--has to play. Celebrated U.K. beer writer Pete Brown travels from the surreal madness of drink-sodden hop-blessings in the Czech Republic to Bamberg in the heart of Bavaria, where malt smoked over an open flame creates beer that tastes like liquid bacon. He explores the origins of fermentation, the lost age of hallucinogenic gruit beers, and the evolution of modern hop varieties that now challenge wine grapes in the extent to which they are discussed and revered. Along the way, readers will meet and drink with a cast of characters who reveal the magic of beer and celebrate the joy of drinking it. And almost without noticing we'll learn the naked truth about the world's greatest beverage.

The Foodie Diet

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Thanksgiving Cookbook Compendium

Author : Raymond Clinton
ISBN : 1729750664
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Autumn is here! I love this time of the year. The leaves are changing, the air is crisp, Thanksgiving is fast approaching. It is most definitely my favorite season.What could be better than the fragrant smell of roasted Turkey cooked according to a special recipe together with lots of homemade pumpkin drinks. Put your friends and family on a soft spot this holiday with this cookbook.Thanksgiving Compendium contains all the recipes you and your family deserve this thanksgiving. Are you a weight watcher or do you like using slow cooker? We have recipes for you to ensure you are not left out of this celebration.Our Compilation of thanksgiving recipes includes:--Turkey DishesTurkey GravyClassic Roast TurkeyCajun-Spiced TurkeyPear-Thyme Brined TurkeyParsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme TurkeyRoast Turkey with Pomegranate SauceSage-Orange Turkey and White Wine GravyCranberry-Glazed Roast TurkeyHerb and Citrus Butter Roasted TurkeyRoast Turkey with Red Wine Jus--Thanksgiving DessertsPumpkin BreadPumpkin Praline TriflePumpkin Bars with Cream CheeseNo-Bake Pumpkin CheesecakesCoconut Cream PieSweet Potato PiePumpkin FudgePumpkin Angel Food Cake (With Ginger Cream Filling)Pumpkin Spice CakePecan Shortbread CookiesApple Crisp RecipePumpkin Pie Apple CrispPumpkin Crumb BarsPumpkin Spice BiscottiApple Raisin CakeThanksgiving Desserts- Slow CookerSlow Cooker Turtle Pudding recipeUpside Down Pumpkin PieGingerbread PuddingCrock Pot Apple Brown BettyApple Pear delightCrock Pot Pumpkin Pecan Bread PuddingThanksgiving Side DishesRosemary-pecan mashed sweet potatoes.Kale and roasted cauliflower saladBuffalo Brussels SproutRoasted Cauliflower SaladShredded Brussels Sprout SaladRoasted Butternut Squash And SpinachRosemary-Garlic Mashed PotatoesGarlic Parmesan and Roasted CauliflowerCreamy Baked Corn with ParmesanBalsamic Roasted Brussels Sprout--Thanksgiving Side Dishes - Slow CookerBaked Slow Cooker Sweet PotatoesSlow Cooker Green BeanCheesy Corn and PeppersThe Best Sweet Potato Casserole RecipeRustic Garlic mashedGreen Bean CasseroleHoney-Mustard Red PotatoesHearty Stuffed AcornLemon-Mint Red Potatoes--Other Thanksgiving RecipesCranberry SauceMake-Ahead Turkey GravyRoasted AsparagusRoasted VegetablesHoney Glazed CarrotsDouble CornbreadSquash CasseroleCrawfish DressingChicken Pot Pie SoupChicken Stuffing CasseroleSweet Potato CasseroleCorn CasseroleSquash DressingThanksgiving DrinksPumpkin White RussianPumpkin Buttered RumPumpkin Pie White Hot ChocolateWarm Pumpkin DrinkEasy Pumpkin Spice LattePumpkin Spice FrappuccinoPumpkin Protein SmoothieSalted Caramel Pumpkin Spice LattePumpkin Spice Chai LatteCrock Pot Pumpkin Spice LattePumpkin Spice Hot ChocolateBanana Pumpkin SmoothiePumpkin MartiniOatmeal Pumpkin SmoothieWeight WatchersWeight Watcher Thanksgiving RecipeSlow Cooker Turkey Breast And GravyChicken Thighs with CarrotsDietary Chicken with VegetablesSlow Cooker Pumpkin Spice Steel Cut OatmealSlow Cooker Pumpkin SoupSlow Cooker Autumn Quinoa PilafTurkey and Black Bean Chili FreestyleJalapeno Turkey MeatballsAdded features in this book includes1. Weight loss tips2. Thanksgiving hosting tips3. slow cooker recipes and advices4.Tips on buying, thawing and roasting your turkey for thanksgiving......And lots more

Joy Of Cooking

Author : Irma S. Rombauer
ISBN : 0743246268
Genre : Cooking
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For the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Joy of Cooking, Joy comes full circle in a revision based on the 1975 edition which restores the voice of the original authors; focuses on American home cooking, not chef cuisine; and restores many beloved recipes lost in the most recent revision. Seventy-five years ago, a St. Louis widow named Irma Rombauer took her life savings and self-published a book called The Joy of Cooking. Her daughter Marion tested recipes and made the illustrations, and they sold their mother-daughter project from Irma's apartment. Today, nine revisions later, the Joy of Cooking—selected by The New York Public Library as one of the 150 most important and influential books of the twentieth century—has taught tens of millions of people to cook, helped feed and delight millions beyond that, answered countless kitchen and food questions, and averted many a cooking crisis. Ethan Becker, Marion's son, leads the latest generation of JOY, still a family affair, into the twenty-first century with a seventy-fifth anniversary edition that draws upon the best of the past while keeping its eye on the way we cook now. It features a rediscovery of the witty, clear voices of Marion Becker and Irma Rombauer, whose first instructions to the cook were “stand facing the stove.” JOY remains the greatest teaching cookbook ever written. Reference material gives cooks the precise information they need for success. New illustrations focus on techniques, including everything from knife skills to splitting cake layers, setting a table, and making tamales. This edition also brings back the encyclopedic chapter Know Your Ingredients. The chapter that novices and pros alike have consulted for over thirty years has been revised, expanded, and banded, making it a book within a book. Cooking Methods shows cooks how to braise, steam, roast, sauté, and deep-fry effortlessly, while an all-new Nutrition chapter has the latest thinking on healthy eating—as well as a large dose of common sense. This edition restores the personality of the book, reinstating popular elements such as the grab-bag Brunch, Lunch, and Supper chapter and chapters on frozen desserts, cocktails, beer and wine, canning, salting, smoking, jellies and preserves, pickles and relishes, and freezing foods. Fruit recipes bring these favorite ingredients into all courses of the meal, and there is a new grains chart. There are even recipes kids will enjoy making and eating, such as Chocolate Dipped Bananas, Dyed Easter Eggs, and the ever-popular Pizza. In addition to hundreds of brand-new recipes, this JOY is filled with many recipes from all previous editions, retested and reinvented for today's tastes. This is the JOY for how we live now. Knowing that most cooks are sometimes in a hurry to make a meal, the JOY now has many new dishes ready in thirty minutes or less. Slow cooker recipes have been added for the first time, and Tuna Casserole made with canned cream of mushroom soup is back. This JOY shares how to save time without losing flavor by using quality convenience foods such as canned stocks and broths, beans, tomatoes, and soups, as well as a wide array of frozen ingredients. Cooking creatively with leftovers emphasizes ease and economy, and casseroles—those simple, satisfying, make-ahead, no-fuss dishes—abound. Especially important to busy households is a new section that teaches how to cook and freeze for a day and eat for a week, in an effort to eat more home-cooked meals, save money, and dine well. As always, JOY grows with the times: this edition boasts an expanded Vegetables chapter, including instructions on how to cook vegetables in the microwave, and an expanded baking section, Irma's passion—always considered a stand-alone bible within the JOY. This all-new, all-purpose anniversary edition of the Joy of Cooking offers endless choice for virtually every occasion, situation, and need, from a ten-minute stir-fry on a weekday night to Baby Back Ribs and Grilled Corn in the backyard, or a towering Chocolate Layer Cake with Chocolate Fudge Frosting and Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream. JOY will show you the delicious way just as it has done for countless cooks before you. Even after seventy-five years, the span of culinary information is breathtaking and covers everything from boiling eggs (there are two schools of thought) to showstopping, celebratory dishes such as Beef Wellington, Roast Turkey and Bread Stuffing, and Crown Roast of Pork. Happy Anniversary, JOY!

Hot And Hip Healthy Gluten Free Cooking

Author : Bonnie Matthews
ISBN : 9781632202918
Genre : Cooking
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75 Healthy Recipes to Spice Up Your Kitchen Dozens of recipes that prove gluten-free doesn’t mean taste-free. Just because you’ve gone gluten-free doesn’t mean you have to stop eating the foods you love—not even bread, pasta, and dessert! The Hot and Hip Gluten-Free Cookbook makes it easy to enjoy all the benefits of a gluten-free diet while indulging in home-cooked meals that are as delicious as they are easy to make. The Hot and Hip Gluten-Free Cookbook features a wide variety of wholesome and tempting recipes that will satisfy both your passion for good food and your gluten-free lifestyle: Mesquite flour savory breakfast muffins Grilled panini with buffalo mozzarella, roasted red peppers, and sundried tomatoes Homemade ravioli with yam filling and sage butter Ahi tuna kebabs over buckwheat noodles with miso sauce Crusted chicken with fire-roasted tomato sauce Pear and cranberry crisp Chocolate biscotti with chipotle spice And many more! This book also includes a helpful guide to stocking your kitchen with gluten-free staples and substitutes, and sumptuous full-color photographs that will inspire your inner chef. The Hot and Hip Gluten-Free Cookbook is a no-nonsense guide to cooking great, healthy food for your gluten-free life. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

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