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Romancing the Vine: Life, Love, and Transformation in the Vineyards of Barolo

By: Alan Tardi

Price: $8.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, November 2006:

Seller ID: BB0245749


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The good food revolution

By: Allen, Will

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York; Gotham Books:

Seller ID: BB0213400


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


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


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Cookbooks worth collecting

By: Barile, Mary

Price: $7.00

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

Seller ID: BB0227958


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


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

Oz Clarke's introducing wine

By: Clarke, Oz

Price: $10.00

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

Seller ID: BB0244912


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


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


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

Near a thousand tables

By: Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : The Free Press, c2002.:

Seller ID: BB0240777


Critically acclaimed as a landmark in culinary writing, this savory and engrossing account by a New York Times Notable author leaves no placemat unturned as it chronicles the fascinating story of food across the centuries. We are what we eat; every ingredient of our past and present identities may be divined from the food on our tables. In this ambitious and brilliantly achieved work, world-renowned historian Felipe Fernandez-Armesto charts the eventful course of humanki... 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


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


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


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It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

By: Hodgson, Moira

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: BB0241285


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 Fortune Cookie Chronicles

By: Lee, Jennifer

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Twelve:

Seller ID: BB0213901


A nice clean copy. View more info

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Oranges

By: McPhee, John A.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux [1967]:

Seller ID: BB0238438


Light shelf-wear. 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


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


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


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

Fast food nation

By: Schlosser, Eric

Price: $7.00

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

Seller ID: BB0224756


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