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Food Preparation (3rd edition)

by R. T. Miller Robert G. Haines

Updated with 2005 USDA dietary guidelines and the new food pyramid, along with new materials on sanitation, computerized food service management systems, first aid and fire safety procedures, diet trends, and temperatures for cooking, cooling, and hot and cold storage, this comprehensive text emphasizes cost-effective and safe techniques along with advice on professional development. In 30 chapters Haines and Miller cover such topics as careers in food service, sanitation, tools and equipment, safety, nutrition, cooking methods and techniques, breakfast preparation, batter cooking, appetizers, seasonings, salads, cheeses, fruit, vegetables, pasta, soups, meat and fish, breads, cookies, pastries and specialty desserts. The also include hundreds of large-scale recipes (finally we know how to make six Key Lime pies at once), a glossary, and appendices on such topics as the mathematics related to food preparation. They have included a number photographs so well-done readers may be tempted to eat the pages.

Welding Skills

by B. J. Moniz R. T. Miller

This third edition of a book/CD-ROM text now contains color photos and diagrams on every page, and has been updated and expanded to reflect the latest welding technology. There are new chapters on areas such as repair welding, metallography, weld discontinuities, metal identification, and distortion control. Learning features include step-by-step exercises, key points and boxed facts, and a glossary. The CD-ROM contains a quiz for each section of the text, an illustrated glossary, media clips, and welding reference material. Author information is not given. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)

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