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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 Andy Stanley. 2010
Grace, it's what we crave most when our guilt is exposed. It's the very thing we are hesitant to extend… when we are confronted with the guilt of others - especially when their guilt has robbed us of something we consider valuable. c2010.
By John Piper. 1996
Scripture reveals that the great business of life is to glorify God by enjoying Him forever. Piper reveals that the… debate between duty and delight doesn't truly exist: delight is our duty. Readers can embark. 1996.
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.
By John Eldredge. 2002
By Miriam Adeney. 2002
Their clothing is often distinctive. Their values are strongly held. They love their families. They comprise nearly one-tenth of the… world's population, and they live everywhere around the globe. These are women of Muslim background. Many still belong to Islam, but some now belong to Christ. Ladan, Khadija, and Fatma are both representative of and unique among their Arab, Iranian, Southeast Asian and African sisters. Adeney explores their lives and provides insight into how to relate to other women of Muslim background--and how to introduce them to Christ. 2002.
By H. Dale Burke. 2000
Men and women were created with radically different ways of thinking, feeling, and perceiving. But when we check the Bible,… we see that God never intended these differences to create the incredible friction they do today. The good news is that God has already woven into His Word the perfect solutions to this friction. 2000.
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 Kenneth C Davis. 1998
Examines the culture and environment in which the Bible was written and explores the Good Book by placing some of… its accounts in historical perspective. Details views on when and by whom the Old and New Testaments were written and how other traditions influenced their contents and structure. 1998.
By Hugues De Montalembert, David Noakes. 1985
In 1978, artist Hughes de Montalembert was blinded by two muggers. This is the tale of his search for a… cure, of his rehabilitation and his despair, and finally his discovery of reconciliation and peace. 1985. Uniform title: Lumière assassinée.
By Stephen Kuusisto. 2006
The author of "Planet of the Blind", who has been legally blind since birth, explains how he perceives the world… around him through listening. In these essays he describes childhood influences, adult travels, artful eavesdropping, and love of poetry and Caruso's singing. 2006.
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 Patrick Marnham, Diego Rivera. 1998
Vast in scope, this biography details the life of the late Mexican painter, best known for his complex, highly symbolic… and politically charged murals. Descriptions of his early life, participation in the Communist party of the 1920s and his marriage to artistic giant, Frida Kahlo help to bring understanding to this complex man. 1998.
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 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.
Professor Madden explores the reformations that swept across Christendom in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The impact of these reforms… affected government, popes, and kings as well as commoners, for at this time the Church was an omnipresent part of European identity, and the import of Church reforms on every level of life at this time cannot be underestimated. 2007.