Nancy McCabe tells of her experience revisiting the books that had influenced her childhood. The deep connection she felt to the characters and authors in the books she had read led her to travel to the places that had inspired many of her childhood favorites.
"Discovering Joye" tells of the discovery of Joye Kanelakoss life's work in poetry. It was at her deathbed where Kanelakos told her children about a hidden box that held the secrets to her creative passion--a compilation of poems that had gone unnoticed, until now. Author Jim Stovall takes us behind the facades that shroud our everyday lives and helps us to see the masterpieces that lie beneath the people, places and things we thought we knew.
Several books ably explore how Tolkien's Catholic faith informed his fiction. None until now have centered on how his passion for liberty and limited government also shaped his work, or how this passion grew directly from his theological vision of man and creation. The Hobbit Party fills this void.
Karl Pillemer returns with lessons on love, relationships, and marriage, based on a detailed survey of longmarried people. Sage advice comes from the oldest and wisest Americans on everything from finding a partner, to deciding to commit, to growing old together in lifelong, fulfilling relationships. 30 Lessons for Loving offers unique wisdom that will enrich anyone's relationship life, from people searching for the right partner to those working to keep the spark alive after decades together.
Marina Warner explores a multitude of fairy tales through the ages, their different manifestations on the page, the stage, and the screen. Warner digs into the rich collection of fairy tales in their brilliant and fantastical variations, in order to define a genre and evaluate a literary form that keeps shifting through time and history. She makes a persuasive case for fairy tale as a crucial repository of human understanding and culture.
Discover where the food we eat comes from and why it matters. Beyond the global food economy, there are the issues surrounding it--globalization, workers and human rights, modern-day slavery, the global food crisis, fair trade, and immigration. Includes chapter discussion questions.
An illustrated anti-consumer manifesto. Rather than giving in to her impulse to spend and acquire beautiful things, Sarah Lazarovic spent a year painting the objects she wanted to buy instead. This is her take on the growing "slow shopping" movement. Whether she's trying to justify the purchase of yet another particleboard IKEA home furnishing, debating the pros and cons of leg warmers or calculating the per-day usage cost of big-ticket items, Sarah's musings will resonate with anyone susceptible to an impulse buy.
Martina shares the inventive party ideas for all seasons that have made her a beloved entertainer at home. Each celebration is accompanied by her mouthwatering recipes, tips and tricks, practical menu planning advice, decor inspiration, and fun ideas for keeping guests entertained. With this entertaining cookbook, fans everywhere can join in the fun, all through the year. Full of personal anecdotes and memories, this keepsake is infused with Martina's girl-next-door spirit and charm.
An exploration of cutting-edge developments in the bread baking world, featuring recipes and formulas that use sprouted flours, whole and ancient grains, alternative grains, nut and seed flours, and allergy-friendly approaches. Reinhart, always on the forefront of the bread movement, explores the latest new flours based on grape seeds, emmer, and other ancient grains, and interviews bakers who are developing new wheat processing and baking techniques that have flavor and health benefits.
The team at the Mr. Food test kitchen has put together easy-to-read and easy-to-understand tips and tricks and recipes for using your slow cooker to cook it slow or your pressure cooker to cook it fast and still come up with tasty and satisfying menu items.
In Dairy-Free Ice Cream you will find all of your favorite ice cream flavors free of dairy, gluten, grains, soy, and refined sugar. You can not only enjoy every flavor of ice cream again, but avoid refined sugars, harmful oils, soy, preservatives, and other common ingredients found in store-bought dairy-free ice cream. Making your own dairy-free ice cream is affordable, healthy, and fun for the whole family.
Deeper Dating author Ken Page offers a new path to finding meaningful and lasting relationships. Learn how to attract people who love you for who you really are, become more self-assured and emotionally available, and lose your taste for relationships that diminish your self-esteem.
Skip the sugary commercial drinks and make fresh, delicious beverages in your own kitchen-- from your own garden, or from farmers' market finds. These recipes and techniques will introduce you to a whole new world of garden goodness.
Pat LaFrieda, the third generation butcher and owner of America's premier meatpacking business, presents the ultimate book of everything meat. With more than 75 recipes for beef, pork, lamb, veal, and poultry, this cookbook is a feast for the senses as it celebrates the food that people really love to eat.
When the Close sisters, Jessie and Glenn, were young, their parents joined a cult, uprooted them to Switzerland and then the Belgian Congo. Shortly after the girls returned to the US for boarding school, Jessie exhibited symptoms of severe bipolar disorder. Jessie's mental illness was passed on to her son, Calen, and it wasn't until he entered a psychiatric hospital that she herself was diagnosed. Fifteen years and twelve years of sobriety later, Jessie is a stable and productive member of society. The sisters share their story of triumphing over Jessie's illness.
If you haven't heard of einkorn yet, get ready to get excited--it's easy to digest, less likely to cause gut inflammation, and tolerable for those with gluten sensitivity. Food bloggers, Tim and Shanna Mallon. bring einkorn right to your table with this whole food cookbook that includes over 100 recipes, all featuring the world's most ancient grain.
Ciarra hannah, creator of PopularPaleo.com, has 100 easy, wallet-friendly Paleo recipes that will feed the whole family. By using flavorful but less expensive cuts of meat, slow cooking, and planning for multiple dishes, she shows how to save money, stay gluten-free, and enjoy these easy, make-ahead, and delicious Paleo recipes.
Structured around the twelve Pillar Foods of the Mediterranean diet,The Greek Diet offers easy-to-follow meal plans to jump-start your weight loss and improve your overall health, including 100 authentic Greek recipes using whole foods and unprocessed ingredients. The plans can be modified to fit any lifestyle, including gluten-free and dairy-free alternatives.
You can get the tools you need to be organized and implement strategies for better health. From organizing your kitchen, to daily diet tweaks, to exercise, you will learn easy-to-follow strategies to improve your eating habits, manage stress, and improve overall health--even with a busy lifestyle.
The Paleo diet is all about returning to a healthier way of life--cutting out the heavily processed, high fat food, and getting back to the fruits, vegetables, meat, seafood and nuts that our Paleolithic ancestors thrived on. This diet offers a change in lifestyle that not only helps us lose weight but also enjoy many additional health benefits. The 100 recipes in this book cover breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks. They are easy to follow, low in fat and high in flavor, and will inspire and encourage you to cook and eat well so you look and feel fantastic.
Thug Kitchen started their popular web site to inspire people to eat some vegetables and adopt a healthier lifestyle. They want to show everyone how to take charge of their plates, cook up some real food, and live in the real world. In their first cookbook, they're throwing down more than 100 recipes for their best-loved meals, snacks, and sides for beginning cooks to home chefs. Plus they're going to arm you with all the info and techniques you need to shop on a budget.
Before we became reliant on mass-produced supermarket loaves, the United States had a rich history of homemade bread recipes and regional specialties. Kane has unearthed these vintage recipes, given them a modern twist, and collected the American favorites here.
Say goodbye to long cooking and preparation times. With a pressure cooker, you can cook filling, nutritious meals in under an hour and with little mess or cleanup. It's not only delicious, but easy, too. With Vegan Pressure Cooking, you'll learn all of the ins and outs of pressure cooking, from choosing a pressure cooker that suits you best to understanding the ingredients that are perfect for pressure cooking--including beans, grains, hearty vegetables, and more, with recipes spanning all meals and tastes.
Sheila McCraith promised her sons that she would go a full year without yelling. As she did, she chronicled her adventures on her blog, The Orange Rhino Challenge. Here she shows the journey to becoming The Orange Rhino: a determined and energetic person who chooses not to charge with words, but to remain calm, loving, and warm when provoked or triggered. Her strategies for everyday successes will help you with those unpredictable moments, and you will find yourself loving the time spent with your kids more than ever before.
Emslie embraces the positive aspects of living in compact spaces and offers design and style solutions to the practical problems associated with limited living space. She shows that small homes can be practical, comfortable, and beautiful spaces to live in.
Purple Rain is a song, an album, and a film--each one a commercial success and cultural milestone. How did this musical masterpiece that blurred R&B, pop, dance, and rock sounds come to alter the recording landscape and become a touchstone for generations of fans? Purple Rain is widely considered to be among the most important albums in music history. Coinciding with the 30th anniversary year of Purple Rain's release, Alan Light takes a timely look at the making and popularizing of this once seemingly impossible project.
The intimate story of Peter, Paul, and Mary and their music, with images that follow their passionate, fifty-year journey to the center of America's heart. Photographs taken over five decades follow them from their earliest performances in the 1960s, as they lead America to discover the passionate soul of folk music. Through these images you can feel and almost hear the trio's songs calling for a more caring, better world as you see them performing with a courage and conviction that became the embodiment of their generation's awakening to conscience, to activism, and to a new dream for all of humankind.
Throughout the 18th and 19th centuries, a steady stream of Scots migrated to Ulster and eventually onward across the Atlantic to resettle in the United States. Many of these Scots-Irish immigrants made their way into the mountains of the southern Appalachian region. They brought with them a wealth of traditional ballads and tunes from the British Isles and Ireland. Their enduring legacy of music flows today from Appalachia back to Ireland and Scotland and around the globe. Includes music CD.
Jane Austen Cover to Cover compiles two centuries of design showcasing one of the world's most beloved and celebrated novelists. With over 200 images, plus historical commentary, Austen trivia, and a little bit of wit, this fascinating and visually intriguing look back is a must for Janites, design enthusiasts, and book lovers of all ages.
Crucible of Command is both a gripping narrative of the final year of the war and a fresh, revealing portrait of these two great commanders, Grant and Lee, as they took each other's measure across the battlefield with the aid of millions of men.
Over a period of five years, beginning when Castro stepped down from his presidency, journalist Julia Cooke embedded herself in Cuba, gaining access to a dynamic Havana. Combining intimate storytelling with in-depth reportage, The Other Side of Paradise weaves together stories of the Cubans whom Cooke encountered, providing a look into the daily lives and future prospects of young people in Cuba today. These characters paint a portrait of Cuban culture and the emerging legacy of Castro's failed promises.
Love is all around, especially in Little Golden Books! Diane Muldow's witty, tender observations about the ins and outs of relationships--with friends, spouses, siblings, children, and even pets--are paired with delightful images from the best-loved children's books of all time.