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Suffering Succotash

Author : Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 240 pages
File Size : 47,6 Mb
Release : 2012-07-03
Category : Health & Fitness
ISBN : 9781101587003

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As a child Stephanie Lucianovic lived for years on grilled cheese and created an elaborate system for disposing of revolting food involving bookshelves, holiday centerpieces, and, later, boyfriends. She agonized not over meeting her future in-laws, but over the peaches they served her. As an adult, this picky eater found herself in the most unlikely of circumstances: a graduate of culinary school who became a cheesemonger and then a food writer. Along the way, she realized just how common her plight was. It wasn’t surprising to discover that picky eating is an issue for millions of kids, but who knew there are even support groups for adults who can’t overcome it? Yet remarkably little is known about the science of picky eating, and cultural and historical questions abound. Are picky eaters destined to ascend to a higher plane of existence, and what happens when picky eaters fall in love or go to restaurants? How can you tell if you’re a “supertaster”? How does the gag reflex affect pickiness (and what secrets do sword swallowers impart to help overcome it)? Suffering Succotash is a wide-angle look into the world of picky eating, told by a writer who’s been in the culinary trenches. With wit and charm, through visits to laboratories specializing in genetic analysis, attempts to infiltrate the inner workings of a “feeding” clinic, and interviews with fellow picky eaters and adventurous foodies young and old, Stephanie explores her own food phobias and gets to the bottom of what repulses us about certain foods, what it really means to be a picky eater, and what we can do about it.

The Conversations with God Companion

Author : Neale Donald Walsch
Publisher : Hampton Roads Publishing
Page : 306 pages
File Size : 43,6 Mb
Release : 2009-05-22
Category : Self-Help
ISBN : 9781612830742

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The Conversations with God Companion by Neale Donald Walsch Pdf

The original 1997 publication, as a guidebook for Conversations with God, Book 1, had net sales of more than 140,000 copies. This new edition includes exercises and study questions for all three Conversations with God books. Millions have read all three volumes of Conversations with God (over 7.5 million copies have sold worldwide in 37 languages). The Conversations with God Companion helps individuals and groups interactively experience the wisdom found in the books. Filled with exercises, assignments, and experiments, this new edition of the guidebook shows readers how to live the teachings that Walsch reveals in all of the books.

Happy as a Clam

Author : Linda Cutler
Publisher : iUniverse
Page : 67 pages
File Size : 47,5 Mb
Release : 2019-08-29
Category : Humor
ISBN : 9781532075636

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By listening to the expressions of others, Linda Cutler has come to realize that there is thankfully more humor in life than not, especially when it comes to well-known quips. In a collection of witticisms, Linda humorously dissects why we repeat sayings like “he drinks like a fish” and “happy as a clam” without questioning whether anyone has ever measured fish consumption for comparison and whether it is even possible to tell if a clam is happy or sad. While examining other amusing sayings such as “sweating like a pig,” “barking up the wrong tree,” and “striking while the iron is hot,” Cutler offers witty reflections and clever wisdom that encourages others to stop and think about what they are saying on a daily basis and what each phrase really means. Happy as a Clam is a collection of quips that make us all scratch our heads while wondering how we can sow wild oats, why we would ever want to spill our guts, and why there are vegetables like suffering succotash.

The Cat's Out of the Bag

Author : Max Cryer,Peter Cox
Publisher : Exisle Publishing
Page : 214 pages
File Size : 49,6 Mb
Release : 2015
Category : Cats
ISBN : 9781775592105

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The Cat's Out of the Bag by Max Cryer,Peter Cox Pdf

From ancient times cats have occupied a special place in many cultures around the world. They have generated a fascinating array of words and expressions, as well as poems, books, movies, cartoons and artworks. Max Cryer celebrates cats and all they have given to us. Explores their attributes, night vision, sense of smell, sleep requirements, life expectancy and more. Everything you ever wanted to know about cats can be enjoyed in this magnificent miscellany. To be read with one on your lap.

Attention All Shipping

Author : Charlie Connelly
Publisher : Abacus
Page : 384 pages
File Size : 50,8 Mb
Release : 2011-06-02
Category : Travel
ISBN : 9780748131877

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Attention All Shipping by Charlie Connelly Pdf

This solemn, rhythmic intonation of the shipping forecast on BBC radio is as familiar as the sound of Big Ben chiming the hour. Since its first broadcast in the 1920s it has inspired poems, songs and novels in addition to its intended objective of warning generations of seafarers of impending storms and gales. Sitting at home listening to the shipping forecast can be a cosily reassuring experience. There's no danger of a westerly gale eight, veering southwesterly increasing nine later (visibility poor) gusting through your average suburban living room, blowing the Sunday papers all over the place and startling the cat. Yet familiar though the sea areas are by name, few people give much thought to where they are or what they contain. In ATTENTION ALL SHIPPING Charlie Connelly wittily explores the places behind the voice, those mysterious regions whose names seem often to bear no relation to conventional geography. Armchair travel will never be the same again.

Bacon Nation

Author : Peter Kaminsky,Marie Rama
Publisher : Workman Publishing Company
Page : 321 pages
File Size : 54,9 Mb
Release : 2013-05-07
Category : Cooking
ISBN : 9780761176961

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Bacon Nation by Peter Kaminsky,Marie Rama Pdf

Everything tastes better with bacon. One of those flavor-packed, umami-rich, secret-weapon ingredients, it has the power to elevate just about any dish, from soups to souffle ́s, braises to bread pudding. Peter Kaminsky and Marie Rama know just how to employ it. Peter is the author of both Pig Perfect—a paean to the noble swine—and, most recently, Culinary Intelligence, which argues that the healthiest way to eat is to eat less but really well. He and Marie know that adding irresistible bacon transforms an ordinary dish into an extraordinary one. Bacon Nation is a bacon-lover’s dream, a collection of 125 smoky, savory, crispy, meaty, salty, and sweetly sensuous recipes that go right through the menu. Starters like Spiced Nuts with Bacon; Bacon and Butternut Squash Galette; Bacon, Pear, and Humboldt Fog Salad. Main courses featuring meats—Brawny Bacon Beef Bourguignon, Saltimbacon; poultry—Paella with Chicken and Bacon; fish—Flaky Cod Fillets with Bacon and Wine-Braised Fennel; and pasta, including an update of the classic Roman dish Bucatini all’Amatriciana. Even dessert: Rum Ice Cream with Candied Bacon Chips and Chocolate-Peanut-Bacon Toffee. Or, as Homer Simpson would say, Mmmm, bacon.

A Gate at the Stairs

Author : Lorrie Moore
Publisher : Bond Street Books
Page : 337 pages
File Size : 51,9 Mb
Release : 2009-09-08
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780385668255

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A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore Pdf

Lyrical, devastatingly funny, wise, and beguiling, A Gate at the Stairs is Lorrie Moore’s most ambitious book to date. The long-awaited new novel from one of the most heralded writers of the past thirty years, A Gate at the Stairs is a book of stunning power. Set just after the events of September 2001, it is a story about Tassie Keltjin, a twenty-year-old making her way in a new world and coming of age. Tassie is a “smile-less” girl from the plains of the mid-west. She has come to a university town, her brain on fire with Chaucer, Sylvia Plath, and Simone de Beauvoir. In between semesters, she takes a part-time job as a nanny for a family that seems mysterious and glamorous to her. Though her liking for children tends to dwindle into boredom, Tassie begins to care for, and protect, their newly adopted little girl as her own. As the year unfolds, she is drawn even deeper into the world of the child and her hovering parents, and her own life back home becomes alien to her. As life reveals itself dramatically and shockingly, Tassie finds herself forever changed—less the person she once was, and more and more the stranger she feels herself to be. Under the novel’s languid surface, Moore’s deft and lyrical writing skillfully illustrates the heart of racism, the shock of war, and the carelessness perpetrated against others in the name of love. It is the novel for our time.

A Complete Loss of Marbles

Author : Ralph E. Parks
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Page : 128 pages
File Size : 45,5 Mb
Release : 2009-12-09
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781450009959

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A Complete Loss of Marbles by Ralph E. Parks Pdf

"ROBBERY!" The mind works in strangely odd ways that is no doubt what Wonda would have said. Wonda is so smart at math, yet she still put in twice as much money as she knew full well the bank insured. Thus, she foolishly had too many eggs in one basket or too much money in one bank..... Friends don't rob other friends or do they? The winnings of Major Mable, Mea Culpa's Marble Maven were also in the same bank and Mable had played very hard at the latest marble tournament for those winnings and then some. The chase for the robbers is on.

The Easy 5-Ingredient Pescatarian Cookbook

Author : Andy DeSantis,Michelle Anderson
Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
Page : 337 pages
File Size : 46,7 Mb
Release : 2019-09-24
Category : Cooking
ISBN : 9781641526135

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The Easy 5-Ingredient Pescatarian Cookbook by Andy DeSantis,Michelle Anderson Pdf

Pescatarian heart health made fast and easy. The Easy 5-Ingredient Pescatarian Cookbook is a collection of 75 delicious recipes that only require about 5 main ingredients, meaning you can prepare them inexpensively and in a flash. "Pescatarian" describes a diet based on fish, along with other nutritional powerhouses like vegetables and grains. It's especially healthy for your heart, and even associated with a longer lifespan when you adopt it for the long term. This pescatarian cookbook makes it easy, bringing you the science-based knowledge you need to develop a delicious and comprehensive pescatarian diet the right way, instead of just "eating more fish." The recipes are fast, simple, and satisfying, so it's no trouble at all to whip up weeknight specialties that your whole family will love. Dive into a pescatarian cookbook featuring: Fresh or frozen—Lots of these dishes can be made with frozen and canned seafood so it's easy to accommodate your time and budget. Staples and essentials—A pescatarian cookbook for a pescatarian kitchen; learn about stocking all the right tools and ingredients (and how to use them). Beyond the sea—This pescatarian cookbook includes an array of recipes that don't include fish at all, exclusively featuring the tasty benefits of legumes, nuts, seeds, and fruit. The Easy 5-Ingredient Pescatarian Cookbook is the answer to making better, healthier eating easy.

The Thirty Years' Wars

Author : Andrew Kopkind
Publisher : Verso
Page : 568 pages
File Size : 44,8 Mb
Release : 1996-11-17
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 1859840965

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The Thirty Years' Wars by Andrew Kopkind Pdf

This volume represents the 30 years‘ aftershocks of the cataclysmic battles of the 1960s, as recorded by one of the major journalists of that generation. A chronicle of political and cultural life from 1965 until Andrew Kopkind‘s death in October of 1994, it tracks the black civil rights movement, the New Left, Prague in the wake of Soviet invasion and Moscow during the Soviet collapse, Woodstock, drug wars, blue-collar attitudes, Christian soldiers and gay soldiers. As a gay man, Kopkind understood that there is no pure realm of the personal, and his writing captures history as it happened.

Language Development and Disorders

Author : Carol A. Angell
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Page : 440 pages
File Size : 55,9 Mb
Release : 2009
Category : Medical
ISBN : 9780763754006

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Language Development and Disorders by Carol A. Angell Pdf

Special education and speech/language therapy students need to know how to apply their knowledge in practical settings to effectively prepare for and practice in their future careers as professionals. The use of case studies in this text will allow students to discuss and apply their knowledge in controlled settings to prepare them for real-life clinical applications.

Back Talk from Appalachia

Author : Dwight B. Billings,Gurney Norman,Katherine Ledford
Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
Page : 368 pages
File Size : 51,7 Mb
Release : 2013-07-24
Category : History
ISBN : 9780813143347

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Back Talk from Appalachia by Dwight B. Billings,Gurney Norman,Katherine Ledford Pdf

Appalachia has long been stereotyped as a region of feuds, moonshine stills, mine wars, environmental destruction, joblessness, and hopelessness. Robert Schenkkan's 1992 Pulitzer-Prize winning play The Kentucky Cycle once again adopted these stereotypes, recasting the American myth as a story of repeated failure and poverty--the failure of the American spirit and the poverty of the American soul. Dismayed by national critics' lack of attention to the negative depictions of mountain people in the play, a group of Appalachian scholars rallied against the stereotypical representations of the region's people. In Back Talk from Appalachia, these writers talk back to the American mainstream, confronting head-on those who view their home region one-dimensionally. The essays, written by historians, literary scholars, sociologists, creative writers, and activists, provide a variety of responses. Some examine the sources of Appalachian mythology in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century literature. Others reveal personal experiences and examples of grassroots activism that confound and contradict accepted images of ""hillbillies."" The volume ends with a series of critiques aimed directly at The Kentucky Cycle and similar contemporary works that highlight the sociological, political, and cultural assumptions about Appalachia fueling today's false stereotypes.


Author : Graham Masterton
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Page : 505 pages
File Size : 54,7 Mb
Release : 2017-05-18
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781786695635

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Spirit by Graham Masterton Pdf

Two young girls are haunted by the spirit of their dead sister. Little Peggy Buchanan is dead, drowned in the family swimming pool on an icy winter day. When her sisters recreate her image in the snow, they have no idea of the eerie forces they are unleashing. Peggy had always imagined herself as Gerda in The Snow Queen. Now she has been resurrected in the form of Hel, the legendary being supposedly responsible for death by freezing. Anyone who threatens or even gets close to the sisters risks a – literally – chilling death... 'One of the most original and frightening storytellers of our time' PETER JAMES. 'A true master of horror' JAMES HERBERT.

Easytalk - Advanced

Author : Tom Dillman
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Page : 451 pages
File Size : 50,8 Mb
Release : 2020-12-02
Category : Education
ISBN : 9781665503310

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Easytalk - Advanced by Tom Dillman Pdf

EasyTalk is designed to help many millions of yearly visitors (business and pleasure) to the United States, the many business owners throughout the World who want to take part in the giant U.S. economy, the slightly over 1 million new legal immigrants to the U.S. every year and the millions of resident professionals from the last dozen years or more. Many formerly foreign medical folks in the one of the World’s largest Medical Centers, for example, who asked me to compile a book so they can at least enjoy going to the grocery store, do other shopping or their jobs better. Underlying EasyTalk is the little understood Science of Phonology (hearing and listening) expressed in common, simplified language to achieve these goals. The book’s area of phonology focuses on short and long sounds of our alphabets vowels as they modify conversation syllables in talking or listening to others.

Word Play

Author : Jerry Rose
Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
Page : 143 pages
File Size : 42,8 Mb
Release : 2020-05-15
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781635685909

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