Coming Home to Eat
The Pleasures and Politics of Local Foods
Paperback ISBN: 0393323749
Capturing the vital human relation to the foods that nourish us and the powerful bonds to family, community, landscape, and season, a prize-winning author and naturalist details his experiences of eating only foods grown, fished, or caught within two hundred miles of his home to define the phrase "think globally, eat locally." Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
The Amish Cookbook
Recollections and Recipes from an Old Order Amish Family
Hardcover ISBN: 1580082149
Ten years ago, aspiring newspaper editor Kevin Williams convinced Elizabeth Coblentz, an Old Order Amish wife and mother, to write a weekly cooking column called ÄúThe Amish Cook.Äù Each week Elizabeth shares a family recipe and discusses daily life on her Indiana farm, spent with her husband, Ben, and their eight children and 32 grandchildren. THE AMISH COOK, a full-color cookbook based on Elizabeth's columns, compiles more than 75 traditional Amish recipes, photographs of the Coblentz farm, practical gardening tips, cherished family tales, and firsthand accounts of traditional Amish events like corn-husking bees and barn raisings. A truly unique collaboration between a simple Amish grandmother and a modern-day newspaperman, THE AMISH COOK is a poignant and authentic look at a disappearing way of life.Ä¢ ÄúThe Amish CookÄù column is syndicated in more than 100 newspapers nationwide.Ä¢ Elizabeth wrote THE AMISH COOK in longhand by the light of a kerosene lamp.Ä¢ Elizabeth has been a writer for the Amish newspaper, The Budget, for 40 years.
The Hows and Whys of Successful Cooking
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0688102298
Going beyond the culinary basics, the author shows aspiring cooks how to get consistent, delicious results every time and provides tried and true recipes that demonstrate not only how to cook but why doing things in a certain way ensures great results. Tour.
The New Ethics of Eating
Paperback ISBN: 0935526870
In this book, you will find the latest information about how what you eat affects your health, the environment, and the existence of the animals who share this planet, along with in-depth discussions of ground-breaking work by these internationally respected experts: Heart specialist, Dean Ornish, M.D.; Nutrition scientist, T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D.; Weight loss expert, Terry Shintani, M.D.; Farm Sanctuary founders, Gene and Lorri Bauston; Vegetarian nutritionist, Suzanne Havala, R.D.; Population analysis, David Pimentel, Ph.D.; Mad Cow disease expert, Stephen Dealler, M.D.; Rangeland activist, Lynn Jacobs.
Adventures of a Restaurant Family
Paperback ISBN: 0375724990
The journalist-author chronicles her restaurant family's arrival in America from Austria at the turn of the century and their subsequent struggle to survive and prosper in a poignant but humorous celebration of family life and history. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
Paperback ISBN: 1590170040
For the great English food writer Elizabeth David, summer fare means neither tepid nor timid. Her stress is always on fresh, seasonal food-- recipes that can be quickly prepared and slowly savored, from Gnocchi alla Genovese ("simply an excuse for eating pesto") to La Poule au Pot to Gooseberry Fool. Divided into such sections as Soup, Poultry and Game, Vegetables, and Dessert, her 1955 classic includes an overview of herbs as well as chapters on impromptu cooking for holidays and picnics. Chockablock with both invaluable instructions and tart rejoinders to the pallid and the overblown, Summer Cooking is a witty, precise companion for feasting in the warmer months.