The Third Plate

The Third Plate
Author: Dan Barber
Release: 2014-05-20
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9780698163751
Language: en
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“Not since Michael Pollan has such a powerful storyteller emerged to reform American food.” —The Washington Post Today’s optimistic farm-to-table food culture has a dark secret: the local food movement has failed to change how we eat. It has also offered a false promise for the future of food. In his visionary New York Times–bestselling book, chef Dan Barber, recently showcased on Netflix’s Chef’s Table, offers a radical new way of thinking about food that will heal the land and taste good, too. Looking to the detrimental cooking of our past, and the misguided dining of our present, Barber points to a future “third plate”: a new form of American eating where good farming and good food intersect. Barber’s The Third Plate charts a bright path forward for eaters and chefs alike, daring everyone to imagine a future for our national cuisine that is as sustainable as it is delicious.

The Third Plate

The Third Plate
Author: Dan Barber
Release: 2015-04-07
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9780143127154
Language: en
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“Not since Michael Pollan has such a powerful storyteller emerged to reform American food.” —The Washington Post Today’s optimistic farm-to-table food culture has a dark secret: the local food movement has failed to change how we eat. It has also offered a false promise for the future of food. In his visionary New York Times–bestselling book, chef Dan Barber, recently showcased on Netflix’s Chef’s Table, offers a radical new way of thinking about food that will heal the land and taste good, too. Looking to the detrimental cooking of our past, and the misguided dining of our present, Barber points to a future “third plate”: a new form of American eating where good farming and good food intersect. Barber’s The Third Plate charts a bright path forward for eaters and chefs alike, daring everyone to imagine a future for our national cuisine that is as sustainable as it is delicious.

The Third Plate

The Third Plate
Author: Dan Barber
Release: 2014-09-11
Editor: Hachette UK
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9781408706497
Language: en
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'A must-read for anyone interested in food and the future' Yotam Ottolenghi Based on ten years of surveying farming communities around the world, top New York chef Dan Barber's The Third Plate offers a radical new way of thinking about food that will heal the land and taste incredible. The 'first plate' was a classic meal centred on a large cut of meat with few vegetables. On the 'second plate', championed by the farm-to-table movement, meat is free-range and vegetables are locally sourced. It's better-tasting, and better for the planet, but the second plate's architecture is identical to that of the first. It, too, disrupts ecological balances, causing soil depletion and nutrient loss - it just isn't a sustainable way to farm or eat. The 'third plate' offers a solution: an integrated system of vegetable, cereal and livestock production that is fully supported - in fact, dictated - by what we choose to cook for dinner. The Third Plate is where good farming and good food intersect.

Eat the City

Eat the City
Author: Robin Shulman
Release: 2013-05-21
Editor: Broadway Books
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780307719065
Language: en
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Traces the experiences of New Yorkers who grow and produce food in bustling city environments, placing today's urban food production in a context of hundreds of years of history to explain the changing abilities of cities to feed people. 30,000 first printing.

The Dorito Effect

The Dorito Effect
Author: Mark Schatzker
Release: 2015-05-05
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781501116131
Language: en
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A lively and important argument from an award-winning journalist proving that the key to reversing North America’s health crisis lies in the overlooked link between nutrition and flavor. In The Dorito Effect, Mark Schatzker shows us how our approach to the nation’s number one public health crisis has gotten it wrong. The epidemics of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes are not tied to the overabundance of fat or carbs or any other specific nutrient. Instead, we have been led astray by the growing divide between flavor—the tastes we crave—and the underlying nutrition. Since the late 1940s, we have been slowly leeching flavor out of the food we grow. Those perfectly round, red tomatoes that grace our supermarket aisles today are mostly water, and the big breasted chickens on our dinner plates grow three times faster than they used to, leaving them dry and tasteless. Simultaneously, we have taken great leaps forward in technology, allowing us to produce in the lab the very flavors that are being lost on the farm. Thanks to this largely invisible epidemic, seemingly healthy food is becoming more like junk food: highly craveable but nutritionally empty. We have unknowingly interfered with an ancient chemical language—flavor—that evolved to guide our nutrition, not destroy it. With in-depth historical and scientific research, The Dorito Effect casts the food crisis in a fascinating new light, weaving an enthralling tale of how we got to this point and where we are headed. We’ve been telling ourselves that our addiction to flavor is the problem, but it is actually the solution. We are on the cusp of a new revolution in agriculture that will allow us to eat healthier and live longer by enjoying flavor the way nature intended.

The Hidden Half of Nature The Microbial Roots of Life and Health

The Hidden Half of Nature  The Microbial Roots of Life and Health
Author: David R. Montgomery,Anne Biklé
Release: 2015-11-16
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780393244410
Language: en
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"Sure to become a game-changing guide to the future of good food and healthy landscapes." —Dan Barber, chef and author of The Third Plate Prepare to set aside what you think you know about yourself and microbes. The Hidden Half of Nature reveals why good health—for people and for plants—depends on Earth’s smallest creatures. Restoring life to their barren yard and recovering from a health crisis, David R. Montgomery and Anne Biklé discover astounding parallels between the botanical world and our own bodies. From garden to gut, they show why cultivating beneficial microbiomes holds the key to transforming agriculture and medicine.

Lick Your Plate

Lick Your Plate
Author: Julie Albert,Lisa Gnat
Release: 2016-03-29
Editor: Appetite by Random House
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780449016985
Language: en
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Lick Your Plate is a must-have cookbook with 160 recipes that satisfy the needs of all home cooks: fast, fresh, foolproof and family-friendly. Not to mention it's like having two hilarious best friends in the kitchen with you. Got a full plate? Really, who doesn't? Lick Your Plate is here to help by rescuing you from cooking conundrums and mealtime mayhem. With 160 original, doable and delicious recipes, you'll never again be vexed by the age-old question, "What's for dinner?" From your best friends in the kitchen, sisters you can count on for laughs and support every step (and stir) of the way, Julie and Lisa dish up quick and easy-to-follow recipes designed for the home cook. With attention given to seasonal ingredients, serving up hearty-yet healthy fare, time restraints and cooking for a crowd, Lick Your Plate is an indispensable cooking resource. With ten chapters that take you from appetizers through desserts (including a wake-up-and-smell-the-coffee brunch section), you'll be inspired by mouthwatering visuals, funny anecdotes and drool-worthy descriptions of every recipe. From the first lip-smacking bite to the last tasty crumb, Lick Your Plate will help you serve up easy, crowd-pleasing meals to all your friends and family.

Unplanned Parenthood

Unplanned Parenthood
Author: Dan Barber
Release: 2019-09-21
Editor: Author Academy Elite
Pages: 152
ISBN: 164085827X
Language: en
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Honey, why are you crying? I'm PREGNANT! Those would be exciting words except we agreed not to have children. Now what? There are numerous ways in which children can come into our lives unexpectedly. Perhaps you fell in love with someone who already had a child and now you do too. Or you're suddenly parenting your grandchildren are now they're not just visiting for the weekend. Whether you desperately wanted children or they came into your life unexpectedly... In Unplanned Parenthood... You will discover practical strategies to help you lead your family with confidence. You will be inspired to stay committed to your family. You will walk away with the ability to create your own successful parenting plan. Dan Barber has served as pastor, worked in private counseling practice and is currently a life coach. He has spoken to youth groups and juvenile detention centers and works with parents and families. He is a husband and father. He and his wife Kathy live in Coldwater, Ontario. They have been married 30 years and have two adult children, Megan and Alex and their son-in-law Jason. In 2015, Dan & Kathy opened Em's Cafe in Coldwater. Kathy is the boss and whenever Dan is there he is the dishwasher.

Try this at Home

Try this at Home
Author: Richard Blais
Release: 2013
Editor: Clarkson Potter Publishers
Pages: 287
ISBN: 9780307985279
Language: en
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Collects one hundred twenty-five signature recipes, flavor combinations, and cooking techniques, sharing guidelines for preparing such options as lamb shanks braised in root beer, pastrami mustard, and pancakes with warm maple syrup.

Cooking for Geeks

Cooking for Geeks
Author: Jeff Potter
Release: 2010-07-20
Editor: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781449396039
Language: en
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Presents recipes ranging in difficulty with the science and technology-minded cook in mind, providing the science behind cooking, the physiology of taste, and the techniques of molecular gastronomy.

Letters to a Young Farmer

Letters to a Young Farmer
Author: Martha Hodgkins
Release: 2017-03-07
Editor: Chronicle Books
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781616896034
Language: en
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An agricultural revolution is sweeping the land. Appreciation for high-quality food, often locally grown, an awareness of the fragility of our farmlands, and a new generation of young people interested in farming, animals, and respect for the earth have come together to create a new agrarian community. To this group of farmers, chefs, activists, and visionaries, Letters to a Young Farmer is addressed. Three dozen esteemed leaders of the changes that made this revolution possible speak to the highs and lows of farming life in vivid and personal letters specially written for this collaboration. Barbara Kingsolver speaks to the tribe of farmers—some born to it, many self-selected—with love, admiration, and regret. Dan Barber traces the rediscovery of lost grains and foodways. Michael Pollan bridges the chasm between agriculture and nature. Bill McKibben connects the early human quest for beer to the modern challenge of farming in a rapidly changing climate. Letters to a Young Farmer is a vital road map of how we eat and farm, and why now, more than ever before, we need farmers.

The Four Season Farm Gardener s Cookbook

The Four Season Farm Gardener s Cookbook
Author: Barbara Damrosch,Eliot Coleman
Release: 2013-02-19
Editor: Workman Publishing
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9780761176817
Language: en
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“Learn how to create an organic, edible garden and then make the most of the fruits (and vegetables) of your labors” (Los Angeles Daily News). Barbara Damrosch and Eliot Coleman are America’s foremost organic gardeners—and authorities. Barbara is the author of The Garden Primer, and Eliot wrote the bible for organic gardening, The New Organic Grower. Today they are the face of the locavore movement, working through their extraordinary Four Season Farm in Maine. And now they’ve written the book on how to grow what you eat, and cook what you grow. The Four Season Farm Gardener’s Cookbook is two books in one. It’s a complete four-season cookbook with 120 recipes from Barbara, a master cook as well as master gardener, who shows how to transform your fruits and vegetables into mouthwatering dishes, from Stuffed Squash Blossom Fritters to Red Thai Curry with Fall Vegetables to Hazelnut Torte with Summer Berries. And it’s a step-by-step garden guide that works no matter how big or small your plot, with easy-to-follow instructions and plans for different gardens. It covers size of the garden, nourishing the soil, planning ahead, and the importance of rotating crops—yes, even in your backyard. And, at the core, individual instructions on the crops, from the hardy and healthful cabbage family to fourteen essential culinary herbs. Eating doesn’t get any more local than your own backyard. “Beautifully photographed and illustrated . . . Provides a thorough and accessible discussion of how to grow food, what to grow, how to get the most from your garden and finally, how to make it all taste delicious.” —Minnesota State Horticultural Society

Growing a Revolution Bringing Our Soil Back to Life

Growing a Revolution  Bringing Our Soil Back to Life
Author: David R. Montgomery
Release: 2017-05-09
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780393608335
Language: en
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Finalist for the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award “A call to action that underscores a common goal: to change the world from the ground up.”—Dan Barber, author of The Third Plate For centuries, agricultural practices have eroded the soil that farming depends on, stripping it of the organic matter vital to its productivity. Now conventional agriculture is threatening disaster for the world’s growing population. In Growing a Revolution, geologist David R. Montgomery travels the world, meeting farmers at the forefront of an agricultural movement to restore soil health. From Kansas to Ghana, he sees why adopting the three tenets of conservation agriculture—ditching the plow, planting cover crops, and growing a diversity of crops—is the solution. When farmers restore fertility to the land, this helps feed the world, cool the planet, reduce pollution, and return profitability to family farms.

Wine Science

Wine Science
Author: Ronald S. Jackson
Release: 2000-05-03
Editor: Elsevier
Pages: 645
ISBN: 0080489869
Language: en
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The second edition of Wine Science: Principles, Practice, Perception updates the reader with current processes and methods of wine science, including an analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of various new grape cultivar clones, wine yeast strains, and malolactic bacteria. It also addresses current research in wine consumption as related to health. The many added beautiful color photographs, graphs, and charts help to make the sophisticated techniques described easily understandable. This book is an essential part of a any library. Key Features * Univerally appealing to non-technologists and technologists alike * Includes section on Wine and Health which covers the effects of wine consumption on cardiovascular diseases, headaches, and age-related macular degeneration * Covers sophisticated techniques in a clear, easily understood manner * Presents a balance between the objective science of wine chemistry and the subjective study of wine appreciation * Provides updated information involving advantages/disadvantages of various grape cultivar clones, wine yeast strains, and malolactic bacteria * Chapter on recent historical findings regarding the origin of wine and wine making processes

Pig Tales An Omnivore s Quest for Sustainable Meat

Pig Tales  An Omnivore s Quest for Sustainable Meat
Author: Barry Estabrook
Release: 2015-05-04
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780393248036
Language: en
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A Splendid Table Staff Book Pick of the Year "Estabrook, a reporter of iron constitution and persistence, has dug deep into the truth about the American pork industry without losing his sense of humor and humanity." —Christopher Kimball, Wall Street Journal In Pig Tales, New York Times best-selling author of Tomatoland Barry Estabrook turns his attention to the dark side of the American pork industry. Drawing on personal experiences raising pigs as well as sharp investigative instincts, Estabrook covers the range of the human-porcine experience. He shows how these intelligent creatures are all too often subjected to lives of suffering in confinement and squalor, sustained on a drug-laced diet just long enough to reach slaughter weight. But Estabrook also reveals how it is possible to raise pigs responsibly and respectfully, benefiting producers and consumers—as well as some of the top chefs in America. Provocative, witty, and deeply informed, Pig Tales is bound to spark conversation at dinner tables across America.

The Pollan Family Table

The Pollan Family Table
Author: Corky Pollan,Lori Pollan,Dana Pollan,Tracy Pollan
Release: 2016-06-07
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781476746388
Language: en
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A BookPage Best Cookbook of 2015 Winner of the Gourmand International Cookbook Award 2015, Best in the World, Best First Cookbook A gorgeous, fully illustrated collection of recipes, cooking techniques, and pantry wisdom for delicious, healthy, and harmonious family meals from the incredible Pollan family—with a foreword by Michael Pollan. In The Pollan Family Table, Corky, Lori, Dana, and Tracy Pollan invite you into their warm, inspiring kitchens, sharing more than 100 of their family’s best recipes. For generations, the Pollans have used fresh, local ingredients to cook healthy, irresistible meals. Michael Pollan, whose bestselling books have changed our culture and the way we think about food, writes in his foreword about how the family meals he ate growing up shaped his worldview. This stunning and practical cookbook gives readers the tools they need to implement the Pollan food philosophy in their everyday lives and to make great, nourishing, delectable meals that bring families back to the table. Standouts like Grand Marnier Citrus Roasted Chicken, Crispy Parmesan Zucchini Chips, and Key Lime Pie with Walnut Oatmeal Crust are easy to make yet sophisticated enough to dazzle family and friends. With hundreds of exquisite color photographs, The Pollan Family Table includes the Pollan’s top cooking tips and techniques, time-tested shortcuts, advice for those just starting out and market and pantry lists that make shopping for and preparing dinner stress-free. This instant kitchen classic will help readers create incredible meals and cultivate traditions that improve health, well-being, and family happiness.

My Life As Steve Keller

My Life As Steve Keller
Author: Zach Baynes
Release: 2017-09-15
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 262
ISBN: 197652251X
Language: en
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A powerful, coming-of-age debut novel from a bright new literary voice. One man's journey through twelve cities, three decades, and four lovers, all while living with the realities of climate change and technology. The stories about food and history will make you want to travel, and the charming dialogue will make you smile. The book depicts two of the most basic needs in life, that neither technology nor the passing of time can erase: the need to be loved and the need to be protected. From losing people he loves through missed opportunities, to being let go from his job due to increasing automation, Steve is forced into a self-analysis of his life and the choices he has made, while coming to terms with an addiction to Virtual Reality. "My Life as Steve Keller" reads in places like a travel journal and is a fascinating and unusual coming-of-age book, which is set partly in the future and deals with the issues of romance, love, climate change, technology and loss through a traveler's perspective. This fictionalized memoir spans three decades of one man's life, it is a look at what the world may look like as we hurtle towards near full automation and the way people's lives change as a result of choices they make or fail to make, with recurring themes of family, friends and love throughout.

Gastro Obscura

Gastro Obscura
Author: Cecily Wong,Dylan Thuras,Atlas Obscura
Release: 2021-10-12
Editor: Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9781523511877
Language: en
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Wonder is around every corner, and on every plate. The curious minds behind Atlas Obscura now turn to the hidden curiosities of food, which becomes a gateway to fascinating stories about human history, science, art, and tradition—like the first book, all organized by country, lavishly illustrated, and full of surprises.

The Dumpling Sisters Cookbook

The Dumpling Sisters Cookbook
Author: The Dumpling Sisters,Amy Zhang,Julie Zhang
Release: 2015-06-11
Editor: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780297609070
Language: en
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Over 100 deliciously fuss-free recipes from The Dumpling Sisters' Kitchen. Amy and Julie Zhang have been entertaining and educating their thousands of followers on Youtube with their recipes for deliciously easy homemade Chinese food - now THE DUMPLING SISTERS COOKBOOK brings you more of the easy Chinese recipes and advice that those fans have been clamouring for. Dedicated to and destined to be adored by every Chinese food lover, this book is full of Chinese-food favourites, impressive sharing dishes and even sweet treats that have been little acknowledged in a western understanding of Chinese food - until now. This is Chinese home cooking at its best. The recipes are structured as to give a gradual introduction to Chinese dishes, beginning with the simple; Best Ever Fried Rice, and working up to the more elaborate Cracking Five-Spice Roast Pork Belly, and are interspersed with the insider tips and tricks that the girls' Youtube fans adore. There is also a focus on Chinese culture and eating etiquette (for perfecting those chopstick skills), including sharing menu planner and a guide to shopping at the Chinese supermarket. Amy and Julie write with wit and gusto - they are the perfect cooks to take any food lover on a journey to discover real Chinese cooking.

Play with Your Plate a Mix And Match Play Book

Play with Your Plate   a Mix And Match Play Book
Author: Judith Rossell
Release: 2020-04-14
Editor: Abrams Appleseed
Pages: 18
ISBN: 1419739077
Language: en
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Learn all about mealtime by mixing and matching foods in this interactive board book From sushi to watermelon to tacos, there are so many foods for young ones to learn about! This clever novelty book is comprised of four mini board books, each making up a quarter of the plate. Mix and match the four sets of pages to make healthy food choices and create more than 4,000 mealtime combinations! By playing the various games suggested in the book, readers will also be able to hone their concepts of colors and shapes by creating plates with, for example, only red foods or triangles. So much fun to play with your plate!