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By Helen Humphreys. 2017
Delving deep into the storied past of the apple in North America, Humphreys explores the intricate link between agriculture, settlement,… and human relationships. She brings light to such varied topics as how the apple first came across the Atlantic Ocean with a relatively unknown Quaker woman long before the more famed “Johnny Appleseed”; how bountiful Indigenous orchards were targeted to be taken over or eradicated by white settlers and their armies; how the once-17,000 varietals of apple cultivated were catalogued by watercolour artists from the United States’ Department of Pomology; how apples wove into the life and poetry of Robert Frost; and how Humphreys’ own curiosity was piqued by the Winter Pear Pearmain, believed to be the world’s best tasting apple, which she found growing beside an abandoned cottage not far from her home. 2017.
By Bill Bridges. 1981
By David Dilks. 2005
Winston Churchill's connection with Canada ("the Great Dominion", as he called it) spanned more than half a century: at Winnipeg… he heard the news of Queen Victoria's death, in Ottawa in the dark days of 1941 he proclaimed his confidence in victory, and in 1952 had to concede that the result of victory had been far less satisfying than he had wished. No other Commonwealth country sparked such detailed knowledge or lifelong interest. 2005.
By J. L Granatstein. 1993
Granatstein's study of life at the top during the Second World War centres on the most senior ranks in the… Canadian Army. Men like Andrew McNaughton, Harold Crerar, Thomas Burns and Guy Simonds had not only to win military campaigns, but also command the sympathies of bureaucrats and powerful politicians. None, however, forgot they were fighting a war, and that their decisions directly affected the lives of Canadian soldiers. 1993.
By M. F. K Fisher. 1988
A collection of the 35 prefaces that the author has written for her own books, as well as other books,… about food and drink. It gathers in one place the author's perceptions, insights, and autobiographical fragments. 1988.
Dessert university: more than 300 spectacular recipes and essential lessons from White House pastry chef Roland Mesnier
By Roland Mesnier, Lauren Chattman. 2004
White House Pastry Chef Mesnier provides information and recipes, beginning with fruit desserts, then moving on to mousses and Bavarian… creams, frozen desserts, crepes, puddings and chocolate. He makes use of newly available tropical fruits, and offers explanations of the different types and various uses of meringues. Mesnier also works with traditional desserts, and he has plenty of recipes for the basic cookies, cakes, and pies that are still in great demand. 2004.
By Jeff Crump, Bettina Schormann. 2009
Sometimes the healthiest and most delicious food often comes from farmers and artisans just down the road. Chefs Jeff Crump… and Bettina Schormann remind us of the relationship between local eating and taste, and demonstrate how you can reduce your carbon footprint without diminishing your enjoyment of food. Includes how-to sections and recipes that will leave anyone wondering why they ever considered eating a tomato in February. 2009.
By Madhur Jaffrey. 1983
Although Madhur Jaffrey now lives in America, she grew up in India where the majority of the population are vegetarian.… This book contains recipes from India and other countries which she has explored over the years, including Bali, Korea, Israel and Hong Kong. 1983.
By Francis Thompson, Lee Selleck. 1997
Two Yellowknife journalists analyze what happened during the strike at the Giant mine, which culminated in an explosion which killed… nine men in 1992. They describe the major players in the drama, the major events, including the trial of Roger Warren, and even raise questions about Warren's guilt. Some strong language. 1997.
By Henry Mietkiewicz, Bob Mackowycz. 1988
Rochdale College was an eighteen-story apartment building near the University of Toronto campus which, between 1968 and 1975, was the… centre of hippie culture in Toronto. Reviled by politicians and police for its anarchy and its flow of drugs, and loved by hippies for the same reasons, the Rochdale culture helped create some of Canada's most gifted artists, actors, musicians, and writers. Some strong language. 1988.
By Delia Smith. 1995
From beef in designer beer and venison steaks with cranberry Cumberland sauce, to chocolate bread and butter pudding and mascarpone… nutmeg ice cream, this book contains old favourites and new ideas to try out during the cold winter months. 1995.
By Frances Moore Lappé. 1991
How we eat affects not only ourselves but also our world, here Lappé offers a new philosophy on the social… significance of a new way of eating. Includes simple rules for a healthy diet, food combinations that make protein-rich meals without meat, kitchen guide and recipes. 1991.
By David Jay Bercuson, J. L Granatstein. 1992
The editors have compiled approximately 1500 entries concerning Canadian military history from the early 17th century to peacekeeping duties in… 1992, with an emphasis on the 20th century. Entries cover military actions, senior military personnel, politicians whose policies affected the military, Victoria and George Cross winners, and entries on security and intelligence topics.
By Elisabeth Hasselbeck. 2012
From the co-host of ABC’s The View comes a vital book about wholesome and satisfying gluten-free food - with easy-to-follow… recipes and healthy tips - for families managing celiac disease, as well as anyone who is concerned about their intake of wheat and other grains. 2012.
By Delia Smith. 2008
Delia has sourced a range of pre-prepared foods to help you short circuit cooking times and techniques. Readily available from… supermarkets, delis, online food shops and farmers markets these recipes using instant time savers will allow you to create fabulous food without the fuss. This book is for people who don't want to cook, who think they can't cook, or simply don't have the time to cook. 2008.
The ViCLAS (Violent Crime Linkage Analysis System) database was a first - an adaptation of the techniques used by FBI… psychological profilers folded into a comprehensive, cross-referenced data bank to track serial predators. Within months of its introduction, ViCLAS contributed to successful outcomes in a number of cases, including the Bernardo/Homolka murders. It was largely the initiative of one man, RCMP Sergeant Ron MacKay. Some descriptions of sex and some strong language, descriptions of violence. 2002.
Offers an account of the most important developments in Canadian history from the sixties until today, as seen and interpreted… by leftist scholars and writers. Each chapter reviews a major theme, such as Canada's relationship to the U.S., the development of our health care system, the dynamics of Aboriginal-non-Aboriginal relations and the role of Canadian cultural work in shaping Canadian society. Taken together, the book provides a unique and broad perspective on virtually every significant event and development in recent Canadian history. 2016.
By Chloe Coscarelli. 2012
Chef Chloe reinterprets 125 of America’s favorite foods with great-tasting ingredients and clever techniques. She begins with helpful advice on… how to set up your own kitchen for stress-free, healthful eating, and also explains how to get all your nutrition from a plant-based diet and why it’s so healthy. Includes recipes for vegan macaroni and cheese, creamy Fettuccine Alfredo, sliders and fries, and adaptations of the most popular Chinese, Indian, and Mexican dishes. c2012.
By Sarah Elton. 2013
The author visits four continents, investigating not only the potential threats to our food supply, but also telling the stories… of those who are working hard to preserve our future. From Bogotá to Beijing, Delhi to Rome, Nairobi to Toronto, people from all walks of life are creating an alternative to the industrial food we have grown accustomed to piling into our shopping carts, and in the process giving us hope of avoiding a daunting future. 2013.
By Kim Aubrey. 2011
An anthology of poems, essays, and fiction inspired by the subject of food and drink. Features established and emerging writers… from Canada and around the world. Freud said food is love, and for these authors it is also everything else that is human, light and dark – memory, pleasure, desire, childhood, amusement. Includes strong language. 2011.