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The good food revolution

By: Allen, Will

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York; Gotham Books:

Seller ID: BB0213400

ISBN: 1592407609

Condition: vg


A pioneering urban farmer and MacArthur Genius Award-Winner points the way to building a new food system that can feed- and heal- communities. The son of a sharecropper, Will Allen had no intention of ever becoming a farmer himself. But after years in professional basketball and as an executive for Kentucky Fried Chicken and Procter & Gamble, he cashed in his retirement fund for a two-acre plot just outside Milwaukee's largest public housing project. The area was a ... View more info

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The good food revolution

By: Allen, Will

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York; Gotham Books:

Seller ID: BB0233119

ISBN: 1592407609

Condition: vg


A pioneering urban farmer and MacArthur Genius Award-Winner points the way to building a new food system that can feed- and heal- communities. The son of a sharecropper, Will Allen had no intention of ever becoming a farmer himself. But after years in professional basketball and as an executive for Kentucky Fried Chicken and Procter & Gamble, he cashed in his retirement fund for a two-acre plot just outside Milwaukee's largest public housing project. The area was a ... View more info

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The good food revolution

By: Allen, Will

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York; Gotham Books:

Seller ID: BB0246100

ISBN: 1592407609

Condition: VG


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Cookbooks worth collecting

By: Barile, Mary

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Radnor, Pa. : Wallace-Homestead Book Co., c1994.:

Seller ID: BB0227958

ISBN: 0870696866

Condition: vg


Savor our country's heritage with this tasteful book on Early American, 19th- and 20th-century cookbooks, leaflets, brochures, and charity cookbooks. Hundreds of photos with prices and tidbits of history create a recipe for nostalgic and charming reading. View more info

Bring Home the Bacon and Cutting the Mustard

By: Castle Books

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Book Sales:

Seller ID: BB0238766

ISBN: 0785816119

Condition: vg/vg


This book is peppered with hundreds of food-related sayings--idioms that owe their origins to anywhere that food and drink is prepared and served. View more info

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Oz Clarke's introducing wine

By: Clarke, Oz

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York : Harcourt, 2000., 2000:

Seller ID: BB0244912

ISBN: 0151006423

Condition: vg/vg


Unlike other wine books, Oz Clarke's Introducing Wine starts off with a guide to choosing the taste of the wine you want. In describing the flavors offered by wine in all its variety, Clarke provides a summation of the varieties and shadings of taste that are available, and then directs you to the grapes, regions, and producers that will give you what you want. Everything flows, so to speak, from taste.Comprehensive in its summation of everything you'll need to know ... View more info

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The Story of Sushi: An Unlikely Saga of Raw Fish and Rice

By: Corson, Trevor

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: BB0241069

ISBN: 0060883510

Condition: vg


Everything you never knew about sushi--its surprising origins, the colorful lives of its chefs, and the bizarre behavior of the creatures that compose itTrevor Corson takes us behind the scenes at America's first sushi-chef training academy, as eager novices strive to master the elusive art of cooking without cooking. He delves into the biology and natural history of the edible creatures of the sea, and tells the fascinating story of an Indo-Chinese meal reinvented... View more info

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The Inheritance of Loss

By: Desai, Kiran

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Grove Press, c2006.:

Seller ID: BB0211997

ISBN: 0802142818

Condition: vg


Kiran Desai's first novel, "Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard," was published to unanimous acclaim in over twenty-two countries. Now Desai takes us to the northeastern Himalayas where a rising insurgency challenges the old way of life. In a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga lives an embittered old judge who wants to retire in peace when his orphaned granddaughter Sai arrives on his doorstep. The judge's chatty cook watches over her, but his though... View more info

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Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia

By: Gilbert, Elizabeth

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: BB0228294

ISBN: 0143038419

Condition: vg


This beautifully written, heartfelt memoir touched a nerve among both readers and reviewers. Elizabeth Gilbert tells how she made the difficult choice to leave behind all the trappings of modern American success (marriage, house in the country, career) and find, instead, what she truly wanted from life. Setting out for a year to study three different aspects of her nature amid three different cultures, Gilbert explored the art of pleasure in Italy and the art of devotion... View more info

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Eat, pray, love

By: Gilbert, Elizabeth

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Viking, 2006.:

Seller ID: BB0228732

ISBN: 0670034711

Condition: vg/vg


Book club edition. View more info

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Gospel of Food: Everything You Think You Know About Food Is Wrong

By: Glassner, Barry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, January 2007:

Seller ID: BB0247532

ISBN: 0060501219

Condition: VG


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It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

By: Hodgson, Moira

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: BB0241285

ISBN: 0767912713

Condition: vg


The daughter of a British Foreign Service officer, Moira Hodgson spent her childhood in many a strange and exotic land. She discovered American food in Saigon, ate wild boar in Berlin, and learned how to prepare potatoes from her eccentric Irish grandmother. Today, Hodgson has a well-deserved reputation as a discerning critic whose columns in the "New York Observer" were devoured by dedicated food lovers for two decades. A delightful memoir of meals from around the w... View more info

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The omnivore's dilemma

By: Pollan, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2006.:

Seller ID: BB0214111

ISBN: 0143038583

Condition: vg


One of the "New York Time""s Book Review""'s "Ten Best Books of the Year Winner of the James Beard Award Author of #1 "New York Times" Bestsellers "In Defense of Food "and "Food Rules" Today, buffeted by one food fad after another, America is suffering from what can only be described as a national eating disorder. Will it be fast food tonight, or something organic? Or perhaps something we grew ourselves? The question of what to have for dinner has confronte... View more info

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The omnivore's dilemma

By: Pollan, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2006.:

Seller ID: BB0227930

ISBN: 0143038583

Condition: vg


One of the "New York Time""s Book Review""'s "Ten Best Books of the Year Winner of the James Beard Award Author of #1 "New York Times" Bestsellers "In Defense of Food "and "Food Rules" Today, buffeted by one food fad after another, America is suffering from what can only be described as a national eating disorder. Will it be fast food tonight, or something organic? Or perhaps something we grew ourselves? The question of what to have for dinner has confronte... View more info

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The omnivore's dilemma

By: Pollan, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2006.:

Seller ID: BB0248531

ISBN: 0143038583

Condition: vg


One of the "New York Time""s Book Review""'s "Ten Best Books of the Year Winner of the James Beard Award Author of #1 "New York Times" Bestsellers "In Defense of Food "and "Food Rules" Today, buffeted by one food fad after another, America is suffering from what can only be described as a national eating disorder. Will it be fast food tonight, or something organic? Or perhaps something we grew ourselves? The question of what to have for dinner has confronte... View more info

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In defense of food: an eater's manifesto

By: Pollan, Michael

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Penguin, 2009.:

Seller ID: BB0250826

ISBN: 0143114964

Condition: VG


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Fast food nation

By: Schlosser, Eric

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, NY : Perennial, 2002.:

Seller ID: BB0224756

ISBN: 0060938455

Condition: vg


Former owner's name on front endpaper. View more info

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Chew on This: Everything You Don't Want to Know about Fast Food

By: Schlosser, Eric ; Charles Wilson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006:

Seller ID: BB0247295

ISBN: 0618710310

Condition: VG


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The man who ate everything

By: Steingarten, Jeffrey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1998, c1997.:

Seller ID: BB0241264

ISBN: 0375702024

Condition: vg


Winner of the Julia Child Book Award A James Beard Book Award Finalist When Jeffrey Steingarten was appointed food critic for Vogue, he systematically set out to overcome his distaste for such things as kimchi, lard, Greek cuisine, and blue food. He succeeded at all but the last: Steingarten is " fairly sure that God meant the color blue mainly for food that has gone bad." In this impassioned, mouth-watering, and outrageously funny book, Steingarten devotes the s... View more info

America Eats: Forms of Edible Folk Art

By: Weaver, William Woys

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, 1989:

Seller ID: BB0243832

ISBN: 0060551771

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Light shelf-wear. View more info