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Sweet as Sin

The Unwrapped Story of How Candy Became America's Favorite Pleasure

by Susan Benjamin

<p><strong>RECOMMENDED BY SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE AS A &quot;BEST BOOK ABOUT FOOD OF 2016&quot;!</strong></p> <p>READERS WITH AN INTEREST IN THE HISTORY OF FOOD AND AMERICANA WILL SAVOR THIS CULTURAL HISTORY</p> <p>There’s more to candy than its ...

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Taste, Memory

Forgotten Foods, Lost Flavors, and Why They Matter

by David Buchanan

<p><em>Taste, Memory</em> traces the experiences of modern-day explorers who rediscover culturally rich forgotten foods and return them to our tables for all to experience and savor.</p> <p>In <em>Taste, Memory</em> author David Buchanan ...

ISBN: 9781603584418

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Tastes of Faith

Jewish Eating in the United States

by Leah Hochman

<p>&quot;Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are,&quot; wrote the eighteenth-century French politician and musician Jean Brillat-Savarin, giving expression to long held assumptions about the role of food, taste, and eating in the ...

ISBN: 9781612495255

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Tea

The Drink that Changed the World

by Laura C. Martin

<p><strong>This book is a fascinating history of tea and the spreading of tea throughout the world.</strong></p> <p><em>Camellia sinensis</em>, commonly known as tea, is grown in tea gardens and estates around the world. A simple beverage ...

ISBN: 9781462900138

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The Angry Chef

Bad Science and the Truth About Healthy Eating

by Anthony Warner

<p>Never before have we had so much information available to us about food and health. There’s GAPS, paleo, detox, gluten-free, alkaline, the sugar conspiracy, clean eating... Unfortunately, a lot of it is not only wrong but actually harmful. So

ISBN: 9781786072177

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The Art of Natural Cheesemaking

Using Traditional, Non-Industrial Methods and Raw Ingredients to Make the World's Best Cheeses

by David Asher

<p><strong>Including more than 35 step-by-step recipes from the Black Sheep School of Cheesemaking</strong></p> <p>Most DIY cheesemaking books are hard to follow, complicated, and confusing, and call for the use of packaged freeze-dried ...

ISBN: 9781603585798

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The Carbon Farming Solution

A Global Toolkit of Perennial Crops and Regenerative Agriculture Practices for Climate Change Mitigation and Food Security

by Eric Toensmeier

<p><strong>With carbon farming, agriculture ceases to be part of the climate problem and becomes a critical part of the solution</strong></p> <p>Agriculture is rightly blamed as a major culprit of our climate crisis. But in this groundbreaking ...

ISBN: 9781603585729

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The Chicago Food Encyclopedia

by Carol Haddix & Bruce Kraig

<p>The Chicago Food Encyclopedia is a far-ranging portrait of an American culinary paradise. Hundreds of entries deliver all of the visionary restauranteurs, Michelin superstars, beloved haunts, and food companies of today and yesterday. More ...

ISBN: 9780252099779

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The Contradictions of Neoliberal Agri-Food

Corporations, Resistance, and Disasters in Japan

by Kae Sekine & Alessandro Bonanno

<p>Employing original fieldwork, historical analysis, and sociological theory, Sekine and Bonanno probe how Japan’s food and agriculture sectors have been shaped by the global push toward privatization and corporate power, known in the social ...

ISBN: 9781943665204

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The Devil's Dinner

A Gastronomic and Cultural History of Chili Peppers

by Stuart Walton

<p><strong>Stuart Walton's <em>The Devil's Dinner</em> looks at the history of hot peppers, their culinary uses through the ages, and the significance of spicy food in an increasingly homogenous world.</strong></p> <p><em>The Devil's ...

ISBN: 9781250163219

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The Farm Bill

A Citizen's Guide

by Daniel Imhoff & Christina Badaracco

<p>The Farm Bill is one of the most important pieces of legislation the American president signs. Negotiated every five to seven years, it has tremendous implications for food production, nutrition assistance, habitat conservation, international

ISBN: 9781610919753

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The Food Sharing Revolution

How Start-Ups, Pop-Ups, and Co-Ops are Changing the Way We Eat

by Michael S. Carolan

<p>Marvin is a contract hog farmer in Iowa. He owns his land, his barn, his tractor, and his animal crates. He has seen profits drop steadily for the last twenty years and feels trapped. Josh is a dairy farmer on a cooperative in Massachusetts. ...

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The Global Food System: Issues and Solutions

by William D. Schanbacher

<p>This detailed analysis of the global food system looks at the way food is produced, distributed, and consumed in an effort to create a more equitable and healthful system worldwide.</p> <p>• Introduces political, economic, and cultural ...

ISBN: 9781440829123

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The Great Famine and Mussels

by Michael Crowley

<p>The starvation, disease, and death caused by the Great Famine (184549) could have been greatly alleviated, if not totally averted, had the people of Ireland known about mussel farming and the abundant supply of this high-protein food source ...

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The Historical Ecology of Malaria in Ethiopia

Deposing the Spirits

by James C. McCann

<p>Malaria is an infectious disease like no other: it is a dynamic force of nature and Africa’s most deadly and debilitating malady. James C. McCann tells the story of malaria in human, narrative terms and explains the history and ecology of the

ISBN: 9780821445136

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The Local Food Revolution

How Humanity Will Feed Itself in Uncertain Times

by Michael Brownlee

<p>Demonstrating that humanity faces an imminent and prolonged global food crisis, Michael Brownlee issues a clarion call and manifesto for a revolutionary movement to localize the global food supply. He lays out a practical guide for those who ...

ISBN: 9781623170011

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The Nation's Capital Brewmaster

Christian Heurich and His Brewery, 1842-1956

by Mark Elliott Benbow

<p>? Christian Heurich (1842–1945) was not only Washington D.C.’s most successful brewer, he was the world’s oldest, with 90 years’ experience. He walked across central Europe learning his craft, survived a shipboard cholera epidemic, recovered ...

ISBN: 9781476629346

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The New Bread Basket

How the New Crop of Grain Growers, Plant Breeders, Millers, Maltsters, Bakers, Brewers, and Local Food Activists Are Redefining Our Daily Loaf

by Amy Halloran

<p>For more than 10,000 years, grains have been the staples of Western civilization. The stored energy of grain allowed our ancestors to shift from nomadic hunting and gathering and build settled communities—even great cities. Though most bread ...

ISBN: 9781603585682

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The Other Milk

Reinventing Soy in Republican China

by Jia-Chen Fu

<p>In the early twentieth century, China was stigmatized as the ?Land of Famine.? Meanwhile in Europe and the United States, scientists and industrialists seized upon the soybean as a miracle plant that could help build modern economies and ...

ISBN: 9780295744056

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The Power of a Plant

A Teacher's Odyssey to Grow Healthy Minds and Schools

by Stephen Ritz & Suzie Boss

<p><strong>In <em>The Power of a Plant,</em> globally acclaimed teacher and self-proclaimed CEO (Chief Eternal Optimist) Stephen Ritz shows you how, in one of the nation’s poorest communities, his students thrive in school and in life by ...

ISBN: 9781623368654

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