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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 Rick Gallop. 2006
Offers two hundred nutritious, low-G.I. recipes for breakfasts, lunches, snacks, appetizers, dinners and desserts. There are simple-to-prepare dishes for weekday… meals, simmers and roasts for leisurely weekends, and elegant fare for entertaining friends. Includes recipes for Crunchy Granola, Creamy Seafood Chowder, Spinach-stuffed Chicken Breasts and Chocolate Cake with Ganache Icing. 2006.
By Joan Frances Casey, Lynn I Wilson. 1991
In 1981, therapist Lynn Wilson diagnosed Joan Casey as having a multiple personality disorder. Joan's story, interspersed with the therapist's… notes, describes the abuse she suffered as a child as well as Lynn Wilson's unorthodox 4-year treatment of the disorder. Violence and explicit descriptions of sex. c1991.
By Good Housekeeping Institute (Great Britain) Staff. 2006
This book contains over 120 recipes and is divided into chapters including Stocking the Storecupboard, Cooking for One or Two,… Cooking with Children, Quick Weekday Meals, Weekend Recipes and Cooking Family Meals for Special Occasions. Recipes range from the simple, such as pork and noodle stir fry, to encourage non-cooks into the kitchen, to Thai chicken curry and Moroccan spice poussin for the more experienced cook. At the beginning of each chapter there is helpful and practical advice about where to buy key ingredients, how to plan your meals in advance and build up a collection of recipes that you can have on standby whatever the occasion. 2006.
By Georgia Witkin. 2000
Explains how women experience stress differently from men and provides techniques and problem-solving skills to reduce it. Includes examples of… dealing with family life (including teenagers and mates), common work problems, sexual difficulties, and aging - along with other unavoidable everyday tensions. 2000.
By Jazz Smollett-Warwell, Jake Smollett, Jussie Smollett, Jurnee Smollet-Bell. 2018
Growing up, Hollywood's Smollett siblings car-tripped between America's coasts thirteen times. With each new home, their mother would transform a… long piece of butcher block into a smooth varnished table. That table would become the heart of the Smollett clan, where they gathered each night. Filled with personal stories and over 125 recipes, this book will bring you and your family to the dinner table. 2018.
By Stella Bowling, British Diabetic Association Staff. 2001
This diabetic cookbook contains over 200 specially created recipes which provide healthy, balanced meals. Each recipe lists calories per serving,… fat, protein and carbohydrate content. The book also contains a section on diabetes and a healthy lifestyle. 2001.
By Johanna Burkhard. 1997
By Judy Hall. 2003
This text covers all the major stones currently available and many lesser known, recently discovered crystals. This is a comprehensive… guide to crystals, their shapes, colours and applications. The text also covers the practical and esoteric properties of each crystal, including spiritual, mental, psychological, emotional and physical effects, plus its use in crystal healing. 2003.
By Susan P Halpern. 2004
A cancer survivor and psychotherapist addresses how individuals can best respond with sensitivity and compassion to a sick friend or… relative. Demonstrates making a potentially awkward situation more comfortable through effective speech and behaviour. Includes suggestions for talking to children about illness. 2004.
By Jon Gordon, Kenneth H Blanchard. 2009
Gordon takes listeners on an enlightening journey revealing 10 secrets for approaching life and work with the kind of positive,… forward thinking that leads to true accomplishment. Drawing upon his experience and work with thousands of individuals, Gordon infuses this engaging story with keen insights, actionable strategies and a big dose of positive infectious energy. 2009.
By Edward Espe Brown. 2009
This compilation of Edward Brown's previous books emphasises his Zen approach to cooking. Focusing on fresh, seasonal ingredients and whole… foods, the recipes include soups, salads, sauces, spreads, entrees, desserts, pastries and breads. 2009.
By Moira Sanders, Lori Elstone, Beth Goslin Maloney. 2010
These recipes reflect the author's belief that when food is made from scratch, with wholesome, natural ingredients, it can't help… but be delicious. The Harrow Fair Cookbook will inspire you to cook with what's local and seasonally available. Includes recipes for sour cherry jam, bread and butter pickles, peaches and cream pie, and lemon shake-ups. 2010.
By Michael L Ray. 2008
Through 25 years of teaching Stanford University's famed Personal Creativity in Business course, Michael Ray discovered that people who move… beyond ordinary success and achievement have a secret. They live for a highest goal that drives them to accomplish their dreams, find fulfillment, and become generative leaders. Here, Ray tells you how you, too, can thrive by incorporating this powerful secret into your daily life. 2008.
By Arabella Boxer, Philippa Back. 1980
This text describes the history and traditions of herbs and explains about their uses and cultivation - from home-made cosmetics,… herbal teas and sweet-scented potpourri to the flavour of herbs in cooking. The text presents over 275 recipes from light soups to health-giving drinks. 1980.
By Gary Zukav, Linda Francis. 2002
Although developing emotional awareness is challenging and difficult because it requires becoming aware of our buried emotional pain, it is… also enormously rewarding. This text shows us how to free ourselves from our compulsions, fixations, obsessions and addictions - such as anger, workaholism, obsessive eating, alcohol and drug abuse - that prevent us from living a fulfilling and meaningful life. 2002.
By Robert Curran, Jack Smurl, Janet Smurl, Ed Warren, Lorraine Warren. 1988
Jack and Janet Smurl live in West Pittston, Pennsylvania with their four daughters, Jack's parents, and four spirits. A gruesome… saga of supernatural encounters based on statements by the Smurls, their neighbours and the Warrens, a demonology team who investigated the possession of the house. c1988.
By Robin S Sharma. 2006
Each one of us is called to greatness. We can have a significant impact on the world around us -… if we so choose. If you are looking to craft an extraordinary life, The Greatness Guide is the powerful and practical handbook that will inspire you to get to world class in both your personal and professional life. 2006.
During a thirty-year boom period in France between the end of World War II and the 1974 oil crisis, Paris… was not only the world's most exciting tourist destination; it was also the world capital of gastronomic genius and innovation. This book explores the lives and writings of six Americans who chronicled the food and wine of "the glorious thirty." Together, these writer-adventurers initiated an American cultural dialogue on food that has continued to this day. 2017.