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Marie Simmons loves bold, imaginative flavors from around the world, and her magically simple combinations have been featured in many magazines, from Redbook to Bon Appétit, where she was a popular columnist, and in her award-winning cookbooks. Over the years, she has come to rely more and more on vegetables and grains, because, as she says, "They taste good and they make me feel better."Now, in Fresh & Fast Vegetarian, she offers up more than 150 of her favorite dinners. Most can be made in half an hour or less, and for each one, Simmons provides an equally easy accompaniment. Like Roasted Vegetables and Mozzarella Quesadillas, some are meals in themselves, while others are smaller dishes that can be paired to create a quick but sumptuous dinner. A number of Simmons's nearly effortless, vibrant recipes are vegan. Each tells exactly how long it will take to prepare. Fresh & Fast Vegetarian also provides hundreds of tips for shortcuts and substitutions.
Sporting a gorgeous new cover, Fresh From the Farmers' Market just got a little fresher. With more home cooks falling in love with the unbeatable flavor of farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, there has never been a better time to serve fruits and vegetables at mealtime. This wonderfully useful cookbook is a celebration of market bounty with luscious color photographs and more than 75 mouthwatering recipes. Each delicious soup, salad, entre, and dessert makes the most of the season's best. Janet Fletcher guides shoppers through the market, sharing tips on selection and storage as well as advice from the farmers themselves, so readers can turn peak-season produce into delicious eating, year-round.
Featuring the very best recipes from her weekly Seattle-Post Intelligencer column "Fresh from the Garden," Ann Lovejoy's newest book consolidates her passion for gardening and cooking into a year-round celebration of fresh, organic ingredients. Organized by season, her simple, uncluttered recipes emphasize bright flavors, aromatic herbs, and an abundance of fresh produce -- from familiar favorites like raspberries and zucchini to more exotic items such as garlic tips and dandelion greens. Recipes include Lavender Lemonade, Grilled Prawns with Pumpkin Seed Salsa, Garlic Turkey with Green Peppercorn Gravy, Cress and Fennel Soup, Ginger-Berry Shortcake, and many more. Lovejoy offers a wealth of advice on selecting and growing specific varieties of produce, and her time-tested organic gardening tips are designed to help readers make the most of their growing year.
In this third medical thriller by award-winning author and practicing physician Darden North, human reproductive tissue becomes an unexpected commodity. In Fresh Frozen, a young policeman and his tormented wife fail miserably to produce a family, finding themselves outcasts of the renewed baby boom sweeping the United States. However, there is one last hope for them: a catalogue of human embryo and egg donors peddled by a woman whose standards are easily dismissed for the right price. Pursuing their futile attempts to become parents have nearly cost the wife her life and pushed the couple to the brink of bankruptcy. This seemingly last chance for Wesley and Carrie Sarbeck to satisfy their place as parents in Middle America unknowingly tosses them in the midst of a grisly murder, the world of Hollywood celebrities, and a heist of freshly frozen human embryos. The lives of Carrie Sarbeck and two other women intersect at the Van Deman Institute, once a decaying brick building complex just north of Jackson, Mississippi, but now a state-of-the-art center for the resolution of human infertility. While an internet voyeur and thief looks on, each of the three women, one of whom an internationally-known entertainer, has her own reason for entering the Institute. However, as a result of subjecting herself to a concoction of hormones and surgical procedures, one of the three is gruesomely murdered in an intriguing twist of human greed, mental torment, and medical science.
This book is an ethnographic witness to the everyday lives and suffering of Mexican migrants. Based on 5 years of research in the field (including berry-picking and traveling with migrants back and forth from Oaxaca up the West Coast), Holmes, an anthropologist and MD in the mold of Paul Farmer and Didier Fassin, uncovers how market forces, anti-immigrant sentiment, and racism undermine health and health care. Holmes' material is visceral and powerful--for instance, he trekked with his informants illegally through the desert border into Arizona, where they were apprehended and jailed by the Border Patrol. After he was released from jail (and his companions were deported back to Mexico), Holmes interviewed Border Patrol agents, local residents and armed vigilantes in the borderlands. He lived with indigenous Mexican families in the mountains of Oaxaca and in farm labor camps in the United States, planted and harvested corn, picked strawberries, accompanied sick workers to clinics and hospitals, participated in healing rituals, and mourned at funerals for friends. The result is a 'thick description' that conveys the full measure of struggle, suffering and resilience of these farmworkers.
"This is the world of Fresh Girls, where pleasure repeatedly comes from pain and pain is a dreamlike state, a fleeting refuge from reality for these girls teetering between the adult demands and severed innocence of their troubled lives. Ultimately a hard yet sensitive look at the dark side of desire, Fresh Girls And Other Stories is full of personalities yearning to be transformed - like Mary, a dominatrix who fantasizes about her boyfriend while a client begs at her feet; or Jane, burnt out at twenty-four, who dreams of love and marriage but can't resist the feel of crisp fifty-dollar bills; or the girl who goes to bed each night with the spikes of her metal bracelet cutting deep into her flesh; or the young woman who must remain nameless and subservient as she services an elderly gentleman in his cruel yet needy shriveled state." "Writing in a fierce, poetic style, vibrant with energy, Evelyn Lau shows us in a psychological and emotionally truthful way how turning tricks, donning leathers, and wielding a whip can become routine, while love and tenderness seem exotic."
In this follow-up to the popular Fast, Fresh & Green, which shared simple techniques for achieving delicious vegetable side dishes, Susie Middleton offers up a whole new cook's repertoire by shifting the focus to vegetables as the main course of the meal. Brimming with strategies, techniques, and 75 peerless recipes for cooking vegetables in every season, this is the book for the millions who have embraced Meatless Mondays and anyone who appreciates good, fresh food. This is a formidable package for the price, brightly illustrated with 50 color photographs and buzzing with Susie's energizing voice. From vibrant soups and salads to luscious grilled pizzas and tarts loaded with green goodness, The Fresh & Green Table serves up an unparalleled source of instruction and inspiration.
Travel the world with 100 healthy, delicious, and simple recipes in this beautiful, evocative cookbook Ws a personal chef to Diane von Furstenberg aboard the designer's spectacular sailing yacht, Eos, Jane Coxwell has traveled to the far corners of the globe. Gathering inspiration from Southeast Asia, New Zealand, Australia, Papua New Guinea, French Polynesia, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, Central America, and her homeland of South Africa, Jane's delectable recipes can truly be called world food. Full of light, lively flavors, the freshest ingredients, and a down-to-earth attitude, and illustrated with dozens of lushly intimate photographs from Jane's travels, Fresh Happy Tasty is the perfect way to share fabulous food and good times. Jane's low-key approach applies to both her cooking and everyday life. The most delicious dishes, she believes, are created with fresh food that looks good, tastes great, and is thoughtfully prepared. Never extravagant or ornamental, Jane's recipes are meant to inspire the freedom to create and enjoy cooking. Fresh Happy Tasty offers 100 of Jane's favorite light and luscious recipes, including: Bright Green Pea Salad with Lemon and Mint Herb, Lemon, and Caper Stuffed Trout Honey Poached Pineapple Cape Malay Lamb Curry Brussels Sprouts and Oyster Mushrooms with Pine Nuts Israeli Couscous with Shrimp and Zucchini Lobster Quinoa Middle Eastern Watermelon Salad Enjoy wonderful flavors from around the world with Fresh Happy Tasty!
when his nephew Billy Farone is released from the institution where he has been since he stabbed Heshey Shank to death. Artie wants desperately to believe that Billy is OK, even as his doubts grow.
While countless breastfeeding guides crowd bookshelves, not one of them speaks to women with anything approaching bestselling author Fiona Giles's level of intimacy and vitality. In Fresh Milk, through a provocative collection of stories, memories, and personal accounts, Giles uncovers the myths and truths of the lactating breast. From the young mother grappling with the bewildering trappings of maternity wear to the woman who finds herself surprisingly aroused by new sensations, and the modern dad who learns the ins and outs of breastfeeding, the portraits in Giles's eye-opening book offer a funny, wise, and comforting resource for women -- and even their friends and partners who have had, or expect, intimate experiences with the pleasures and pain of lactation. By turns poignant and informative, sexy and witty, empathic and empowering, Fresh Milk delivers everything we wanted to know about breastfeeding that our mothers never told us.
Dear Peaches, America is PERFECT! I love it here. I wish you could come visit -- we could go shopping on Market Street and you could meet all my new friends. . . . Okay, so Vicenza isn't being totally honest with Peaches, her best friend back in Manila. But what fun is it being the new girl at snooty Grosvernor High? Or rooting through the Salvation Army for unholey cashmere sweaters? Or having culture-shocked, embarrassingly clueless parents? Maybe being Claude Caligari's ignored geometry partner is sort of fun, but Vicenza would rather be his girlfriend . . . or at least his date to the annual fancy-schmancy Soirée d'Hiver. But Vicenza won't be friendless, fashionless, or "fresh off the boat" for long -- it's only a matter of time before she sees what's right before her eyes and her luck begins to change.
"Long before I met him, I was a fan of his writing, and his merciless wit. He's bigger than food."--Anthony Bourdain Eddie Huang is the thirty-year-old proprietor of Baohaus--the hot East Village hangout where foodies, stoners, and students come to stuff their faces with delicious Taiwanese street food late into the night--and one of the food world's brightest and most controversial young stars. But before he created the perfect home for himself in a small patch of downtown New York, Eddie wandered the American wilderness looking for a place to call his own. Eddie grew up in theme-park America, on a could-be-anywhere cul-de-sac in suburban Orlando, raised by a wild family of FOB ("fresh off the boat") hustlers and hysterics from Taiwan. While his father improbably launched a series of successful seafood and steak restaurants, Eddie burned his way through American culture, defying every "model minority" stereotype along the way. He obsessed over football, fought the all-American boys who called him a chink, partied like a gremlin, sold drugs with his crew, and idolized Tupac. His anchor through it all was food--from making Southern ribs with the Haitian cooks in his dad's restaurant to preparing traditional meals in his mother's kitchen to haunting the midnight markets of Taipei when he was shipped off to the homeland. After misadventures as an unlikely lawyer, street fashion renegade, and stand-up comic, Eddie finally threw everything he loved--past and present, family and food--into his own restaurant, bringing together a legacy stretching back to China and the shards of global culture he'd melded into his own identity. Funny, raw, and moving, and told in an irrepressibly alive and original voice, Fresh Off the Boat recasts the immigrant's story for the twenty-first century. It's a story of food, family, and the forging of a new notion of what it means to be American.Praise for Fresh Off the Boat "Mercilessly funny and provocative, Fresh Off the Boat is also a serious piece of work--and an important one. Eddie Huang is hunting nothing less than Big Game here--a question, a conversation, an argument: Who are we? If somebody's going to put a thumb in your eye, it should probably be Eddie Huang. He does everything with style."--Anthony Bourdain "Brash, leading-edge, and unapologetically hip, Huang reconfigures the popular foodie memoir into something worthwhile and very memorable."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
After seeing Tessa Grant calm his storm-spooked horse, Ethan McClure is impressed. But does the new vet have what it takes to prove her mettle with Ethan's local horse-rescue group? Ethan can't deny her healing touch with animals...or her powerful effect on this rancher. But Tessa is busy trying to get her footing after leaving Kentucky to start over in this mountain town. When she learns a family secret that turns her world upside down, Tessa's ready to push everyone away. Unless Ethan can help her embrace forgiveness-and forge a path to her heart along the way.
In this comprehensive resource, veteran teacher, reading specialist, and staff developer Mary Beth Allen shares her time-tested organizational tips and tools for easy-to-implement, research-based reading centers. Reproducible activity packets come complete with student directions, templates, record sheets, and graphic organizers to facilitate independent learning. Mary Beth also offers ideas for differentiation, assessment suggestions and rubrics, record-keeping forms for tracking student progress, and much more. For use with Grades 3-5.
Fresh Takes on Centers: Writing: A Mentor Teacher Shares Easy and Engaging Centers for Narrative, Informational, and Poetry Writing to Help Students Become Confident and Capable Writersby Mary Allen
In this comprehensive resource, veteran teacher, reading specialist, and staff developer Mary Beth Allen shares her time-tested organizational tips and tools for easy-to-implement, research-based writing centers. Reproducible activity packets come complete with student directions, templates, record sheets, and graphic organizers to facilitate independent learning. Mary Beth also offers ideas for differentiation, assessment suggestions and rubrics, record-keeping forms for tracking student progress, and much more. For use with Grades 3.5.
Fresh Talk/Daring Gazes chronicles the blossoming of Asian American art and anticipates the growing democratization of American art and culture.
Cookbooks need not--indeed, should not--involve cooking, say the authors of this authoritative, beautifully illustrated book. And they should know. Sergei and Vayla Boutenko bring fifteen years' experience to this collection of scrumptious, sophisticated recipes and comprehensive guide to the raw life. Fresh covers the whole range of recipes, including savory dishes, desserts, fermented foods, drinks, and wild foods. Techniques common to the recipes are introduced and clearly explained, including an inventory of uncommon fruits and how to handle and prepare them, as well as an immersion into the five basic flavors and the herbs, fruits, vegetables, and grains that help chefs bring out each flavor best. The authors introduce the three stages of adaptation to this lifestyle and provide a concise review of minimal equipment requirements and ideal appliance additions for the well-stocked raw kitchen.
The pastor of Brooklyn Tabernacle relates how prayer transformed their church from a tiny, struggling congregation into a large, dynamic church where thousands of lives have been changed in the heart of the inner city.
Faith is falling fast for older man Eliot Potter. There's only one problem--Mrs. Eliot Potter. Kimberly's dreamy secret admirer reveals himself--and comes up short ... very short. Is Kimberly letting size stand in the way of love? KC has been a wreck since her father died. Will another brush with death bring her back to the real world?
[From The Back Cover] KC and Peter are crazy about each other-until Peter accuses KC of getting too cozy With her gorgeous tutor. Will a desperate Lauren really move out of the dorm and into a sleazy off-campus apartment to save money? Kimberly lands a big dance solo in Faith's musical revue. It's a fabulous break, if she doesn't crack under the pressure!
Faith can't say no to wild man Scott Sills. She's already on probation because of one outrageous night, but that's nothing compared to the disaster she's headed for now! Fame-hungry Liza is up for the lead role in a big campus play, but the only road to stardom leads right past the director's casting couch. And Will parents from two different worlds destroy the happiness Melissa and Brooks finally have found?
How many things can go wrong at the Angel Dude Ranch? Someone is setting the town against Mrs. Angeletti. First, one of the Tower Twins and a ranch hand open the gate so the horses run away. Everyone gets mad at Winnie for different reasons, there is a blizzard that cancels a lot of dinner reservations, and Mrs. Angeletti is facing large debts. Each of the girls, in her own way, triies to help, but it takes a near fatal disaster to turn things around. Will the Angel Dude Ranch fail?
It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. It was a time of wishes, hopes, hurts, fears, and loves. It was their first year of high school. Five friends. Nick the golden boy, Celia the beautiful, Sean the thinker, Allie the wild, Meg the brave Brand-new Redwood High holds a different promise for each of them. Celia could be popular for the first time in her life-if she stops being Allies friend. Nick could be a campus star-but only if he plays by someone else's rules... rules that don't include Sean. Meg has a chance to be a leader... and to be passed over by the boy she loves. Together, they could have faced anything. but after freshman year, they may never be together again.
The Class of '89. There's never been a class like them. And they couldn't hate each other more. Four girls. Friendly, good-hearted Bets. Laurel, lonely and unsure. Micki, who tries too hard. And Page, who has it much too easy. Micki wants to make her mark freshman year. She's pulling the class together and doing all the work. No wonder she can't stand it that gorgeous Page gets all the credit--without lifting a finger. Laurel's caught between two friends. One's the most popular girl in their class; the other's a boy who doesn't fit in--which one has to go? Bets just wants to be Doug's pal. ... She doesn't know what to do when he says they should be more than friends. Freshman year means they can be anyone they want to be. Why is it so hard to find out who they really are?
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