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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 food desert with only convenience stores and fast-food restaurants to serve the needs of locals. Despite financial chall... 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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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 about tasting, serving, and storing wine, Introducing Wine ends with a guided tour of the shelves of a wine shop. Here you'll... 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 in nineteenth-century Tokyo as a cheap fast food. He reveals the pioneers who brought sushi to the United States and explore... View more info

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Death by Supermarket

By: Deville, Nancy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Barricade Books, 2007:

Seller ID: BB0253459

ISBN: 1569803323

Condition: vg


Although Americans worship youth and beauty, we are aging rapidly. Death by Supermarket makes a compelling case that the epidemic of obesity and degenerative and neurological diseases in the US is the result of a new form of malnutrition. Since World War II, factory produced food, diets, and drugs have caused a new type of malnutrition that manifests in obesity, depression, lowered IQ, disease 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 world--complete with recipes--"It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time" reflects Hodgson's talent for connecting her love of fo... View more info

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Bon Appetempt: A Coming-of-age Story (with Recipes!)

By: Morris, Amelia

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing, 2015:

Seller ID: BB0255483

ISBN: 1455549363

Condition: vg/vg


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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 confronted us since man discovered fire. But as Michael Pollan explains in this revolutionary book, how we answer it now, as the dawn ... 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 same Zen-like discipline and gluttonous curiosity to practically everything that anyone anywhere has ever called " dinner." View more info

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Mouth Wide Open

By: Thorne, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: North Point Press:

Seller ID: BB0255618

ISBN: 0374531439

Condition: vg


Ever since his first book, "Simple Cooking," and its acclaimed successors, "Outlaw Cook," "Serious Pig, "and "Pot on the Fire," John Thorne has been hailed as one of the most provocative, passionate, and accessible food writers at work today. In "Mouth Wide""Open, "his fifth collection, he has prepared a feast for the senses and intellect, charting a cook's journey from ingredient to dish in illuminating essays that delve into the intimate pleasures of pistachios, the Scottish burr of real marmalade, how the Greeks made a Greek salad, the (hidden) allure of salt anchovies, and exploring the un... View more info