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The Ultimate Omega-3 Diet: Maximize the Power of Omega-3s to Supercharge Your Health, Battle Inflammation, and Keep Your Mind Sharp

Live longer, better, and healthier with omega-3s! The Ultimate Omega-3 Diet is the first book to offer simple, practical steps for striking the proper balance between miraculous omega-3 fats and the less-healthy omega-6 fats to get the most out of your diet. Armed with the practical information in The Ultimate Omega-3 Diet, you'll be able to: Discover delicious omega-3-rich foods that are right in your supermarket Cook mouthwatering meals using the 40 included recipes and meal plans Navigate the often-confusing supplements aisle Read food labels to identify hidden omega-6 fats found in many foods Pack in omega-3s even when eating out Learn the omega-3 and omega-6 content of more than 900 foods

Good, Better, Best Wines
Good, Better, Best Wines Sented by Paul

Just tell me what's good! The first buying guide to focus exclusively on the best-selling wines in North America that you can find anywhere! When it comes to wine, your "wants" are pretty simple: a good wine, at a price you can afford, that's stocked at your local wine shop or supermarket. Good Better Best Wines gives you just that. It reveals in plain English, the good, better, and best wines available for the dollars you're willing to spend--up to $15--along with photos of clearly labeled bottles to make wine shopping easier. And because Good Better Best Wines is the first book to rank the best-selling wines in North America--think names like Beringer, Kendall-Jackson, and Woodbridge--you bet they'll be stocked at your local store. Inside you'll find: *The good, better, and best big-name wines under $5, $8, $11, and $15 for each major grape variety * Perfect party wines for specific occassions--weddings, dinners, backyard barbecues and more * Trade secrets for getting the most out of each wine, including storage tips, serving techniques, and food pairings Seasoned journalist and qualified sommelier Carolyn Evans Hammond makes wine accessible with her witty and light approach to the subject. Her first book, 1000 Best Wine Secrets, earned critical acclaim,a nd her writing has appeared in such eminent publications as Decanter, Wine & Spirit International, The Times in London, and others.

Dairy Ingredients for Food Processing

The objective of this book is to provide a single reference source for those working with dairy-based ingredients, offering a comprehensive and practical account of the various dairy ingredients commonly used in food processing operations. The Editors have assembled a team of 25 authors from the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, representing a full range of international expertise from academic, industrial, and government research backgrounds. After introductory chapters which present the chemical, physical, functional and microbiological characteristics of dairy ingredients, the book addresses the technology associated with the manufacture of the major dairy ingredients, focusing on those parameters that affect their performance and functionality in food systems. The popular applications of dairy ingredients in the manufacture of food products such as dairy foods, bakery products, processed cheeses, processed meats, chocolate as well as confectionery products, functional foods, and infant and adult nutritional products, are covered in some detail in subsequent chapters. Topics are presented in a logical and accessible style in order to enhance the usefulness of the book as a reference volume. It is hoped that Dairy Ingredients for Food Processing will be a valuable resource for members of academia engaged in teaching and research in food science; regulatory personnel; food equipment manufacturers; and technical specialists engaged in the manufacture and use of dairy ingredients. Special features: Contemporary description of dairy ingredients commonly used in food processing operations Focus on applications of dairy ingredients in various food products Aimed at food professionals in R&D, QA/QC, manufacturing and management World-wide expertise from over 20 noted experts in academe and industry

Not for Bread Alone: Writers on Food, Wine, and the Art of Eating

Twenty-two acclaimed writers celebrate the art of eating Wendell Berry • Colette • William Corbett • Michael Dorris • Alexandre Dumas • M. F .K. Fisher • Michael Frank • Betty Fussell • Evan Jones • Judith B. Jones • Barbara Kafka • Madeline Kamman • Charles Lamb • Rose Macaulay • Henry Matthews • Joyce Carol Oates • Francine Prose • Paul Schmidt • James Seay • Charles Simic • Edward Steinberg • Alice Waters There is more to be gained from our daily bread than mere sustenance. Curiosity, romance, ritual, and insight can be as much a part of a meal as any of its edible ingredients. In this delectable collection of essays on fine food and drink, twenty-two renowned writers capture the gestures, the celebrations, and the moments in which food, wine, and the act of eating transcend their initial purposes to become something far greater. A window into the eating lives of a handful of our finest literary artists, Not for Bread Alone is a tasty and most satisfying delight—a true culinary classic.

Food and Wine Pairing: A Sensory Experience

The only book that presents food and wine pairing from a culinaryand sensory perspective. Demystifying the terminology and methodology of matching wine tofood, Food and Wine Pairing: A Sensory Experience presents apractical, user-friendly approach grounded in understanding thedirect relationships and reactions between food and winecomponents, flavors, and textures. This approach uses sensoryanalysis to help the practitioner identify key elements that affectpairings, rather than simply following the usual laundry list ofwine-to-food matches. The text takes a culinary perspective first,making it a unique resource for culinary students andprofessionals. Food and Wing Pairing: Lays out the basics of wine evaluation and the hierarchy oftaste concepts Establishes the foundation taste components of sweet, sour,slat, and bitter in food, and dry, acidity, and effervescence inwine, and looks at how these components relate to one another Discusses wine texture, and the results of their interactionswith one another Examines the impact that spice, flavor type, flavor intensity,and flavor persistency have one the quality of wine and foodmatches Includes exercises to improve skills relating to tasteidentification and palate mapping Provides a systematic process for predicting successful matchesusing sequential and mixed tasting methods Gives guidance on pairing wine with foods such as cheese andvarious desserts, as well as service issues such as training andmenu/wine list development Food and Wine Paring provides students and professionalswith vivid and dynamic learning features to bring the matchingprocess to life with detail and clarity. real-world examplesinclude menus and tasting notes from renowned restaurants, as wellas Aperitifs or vignettes portraying culinary notables—bothindividuals and organizations—which set their wine parings ina complete gastronomical, regional, and cultural context. Culinary students making their initial foray into understandingparing will appreciate the reader-friendly and comprehensiveapproach taken by Food and Wine Pairing. More advancedstudents, instructors, and culinary professionals will find thistext to be an unparalleled tool for developing their matchingprocess and honing their tasting instinct.

SPQR: Modern Italian Food and Wine

A cookbook and wine guide celebrating the regional traditions and exciting innovations of modern Italian cooking, from San Francisco's SPQR restaurant. The Roman Empire was famous for its network of roads. By following the path of these thoroughfares, Shelley Lindgren, wine director and co-owner of the acclaimed San Francisco restaurants A16 and SPQR, and executive chef of SPQR, Matthew Accarrino, explore Central and Northern Italy’s local cuisines and artisanal wines. Throughout each of the eight featured regions, Accarrino offers not only a modern version of Italian cooking, but also his own take on these constantly evolving regional specialties. Recipes like Fried Rabbit Livers with Pickled Vegetables and Spicy Mayonnaise and Fontina and Mushroom Tortelli with Black Truffle Fonduta are elevated and thoughtful, reflecting Accarrino’s extensive knowledge of traditional Italian food, but also his focus on precision and technique. In addition to recipes, Accarrino elucidates basic kitchen skills like small animal butchery and pasta making, as well as newer techniques like sous vide—all of which are prodigiously illustrated with step-by-step photos. Shelley Lindgren’s uniquely informed essays on the wines and winemakers of each region reveal the most interesting Italian wines, highlighting overlooked and little-known grapes and producers—and explaining how each reflects the region’s unique history, cultural influences, climate, and terrain. Lindgren, one of the foremost authorities on Italian wine, shares her deep and unparalleled knowledge of Italian wine and winemakers through producer profiles, wine recommendations, and personal observations, making this a necessary addition to any wine-lover’s library. Brimming with both discovery and tradition, SPQR delivers the best of modern Italian food rooted in the regions, flavors, and history of Italy.

Mad Genius Tips: Over 90 Expert Hacks and 100 Delicious Recipes

Did you know you can use a muffin tin to poach a dozen eggs at once? Or transform a Bundt pan into a rotisserie? Or truss a chicken with dental floss? Discover unexpected new uses for everyday tools, clever time-saving tips, and fantastic recipes in a cookbook that's as useful as it is entertaining. Each of the 20 chapters is dedicated to a different tool, including resealable baggies, wine bottles and plastic takeout-container lids. With step-by-step "how-to" photography, Justin explains hacks for over 100 delicious dishes. An index organizes recipes by food category so readers can easily search for breakfasts, appetizers, entrees, and more.

Food and Wine Festivals and Events Around the World: Development, management and markets

Food and Wine Festivals and Events Around the World is a pioneering text that recognises the importance of this rapidly growing aspect of the tourism industry. Food and wine festivals and events play a significant role in rural and urban development and regeneration and the impacts of these events can be far ranging at a social, political, economic and environmental level. This innovative book recognises the development of food and wine festivals as a part of regional and national tourism strategies and uses international case studies to illustrate practice and contextualise theory. Bringing together an international contributor team of experts, this is the first book to study this profitable and expanding area of the tourism industry and provides a unique resource for those studying in the fields of tourism, event management and culinary arts. . Food Events and Festivals provides UK and international case studies to illustrate and examine strategies for the success of this aspect of the tourism industry. . Wine and Drink Festivals considers this topic with particular reference to the role of the tourist, examining the concept around the world. . Farmer's Markets is a fairly new and increasingly popular industry tool, which is explored in more depth in the final section of this book.

The World of Wine and Food: A Guide to Varieties, Tastes, History, and Pairings

Many wine drinkers would like to be more adventurous but are reluctant to experiment by choosing an unknown wine that may disappoint. There are literally tens of thousands of wines and scores of countries around the globe producing them – and shelf after shelf of different Merlots or Pinot Grigio can be a little intimidating. How to choose the right wine is one problem, deciding on what to serve it with is another. Why do some wines taste better with some foods and why do other wines taste dreadful when paired with certain dishes? This comprehensive review of wine and food offers the information needed so that people will feel empowered and ready to experiment with their wine selections and then be able to pair them with the right foods for a memorable taste experience. Every major wine producing country in the world is covered, the wine producing regions within those countries, grapes used, and the styles of wines made. Every major cuisine of the world is covered including many of the most popular dishes. The reader is then shown how to marry the right wine with the right food. Easy and accessible, this reference belongs on the shelves of any true oenophile as well as the novice wine lover.

Meatless in Cowtown: A Vegetarian Guide to Food and Wine, Texas-Style

Inside the test kitchens of Bon Appetit, Laura Samuel Meyn and Anthony Head repeatedly found themselves the lone vegetarians at a table of carnivores, but this never deterred them from eating the foods they loved, even after they both moved to meat-loving Texas. In Meatless in Cowtown they've corralled all the ass-kicking Texas flavor of their favorite dishes—minus the meat—for you to enjoy at home. Try Laura's recipes for Meatless in Cowtown Frito Pie, Enchiladas for a Crowd, and Apple-Pecan-Oatmeal Crisp, then let Anthony pair those dishes with the perfect wine or beer to see how delicious it is for vegetarians and carnivores alike to go Meatless in Cowtown. With full-color photos throughout, this inspired recipe collection will help you compose vegetarian meals with Texas-sized flavors and everyday appeal.

Planet of the Grapes: A Geography of Wine

A fascinating and comprehensive introduction to the geography, culture, and history of wine that identifies the significance of this simple beverage throughout human history and today. • Uses a geographic perspective to examine the wide diversity of significant characteristics of grape varieties, growing conditions, and winemaking techniques • Describes the diffusion of wine culture from the Caucasus foothills to the rest of the world • Traces the transformation of wine (and alcohol in general) from being an essential "food item" widely consumed by the masses to being considered a scourge on society to being revered as a cultured commodity • Includes unique tables that simplify comparisons of wines between regions • Covers the breadth of wine geography to not only educate readers about world geography but also to provide information that can serve as an important topic in social and business settings

Frommer's 500 Places for Food and Wine Lovers

Coverage will be global, including food festivals, farmer's markets, cooking schools, street food, wineries, wine trails, and restaurant wine lists-as well as the world's best restaurants in several price ranges and categories throughout the world, including: Open-air markets, farms, culinary festivals, and street food Cookbook and kitchenware shops Gourmet and specialty food stores Food vacations, including inns/resorts, cruises, and cooking schools Vineyards, breweries, and distilleries Must-visit restaurants, coffee bars, and dessert places The book includes contact and Web site information, plus details on accommodations and services to help with trip-planning. Black-and-white photographs bring the places and experiences to life, while geographical and topical indexes make it easy to find information quickly.

Taking Stance in English as a Lingua Franca

English is undoubtedly the lingua franca of global communication today, and plays a major role in the internationalisation of universities, where it is increasingly being used as the medium of instruction. The use of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) in higher education has spread at different speeds throughout Europe over recent decades, with Nordic and central-western countries leading the way and the regions of southern Europe lagging behind. In Italy, English-taught programmes are a rather new and emerging phenomenon which needs to be empirically investigated to uncover the complex mechanisms of classroom interaction in this foreign language. The present volume focuses on one aspect of ELF academic exchanges that is deemed crucial in the transmission of knowledge in the educational setting, namely the management of interpersonal relations and the expression of interpersonal stance in the classroom. To this end, a model has been developed along the four dimensions of formality, power, social distance and respect, and has been applied to the analysis of a corpus of ELF lectures recorded in an Italian university. The examination of naturally occurring ELF lectures reveals a complex combination of linguistic strategies that lecturers exploit at the macro-level of discourse (interpersonal episodes) and at the micro-level of lexis and morpho-syntax (direct questions, comprehension checks, imperatives, personal pronouns, and terms of address) to express interpersonal meanings and build rapport with their students, in response to specific expressive and communicative requirements brought about by ELF academic interaction.

Models for Writers: Short Essays for Composition

Models for Writers is a best-selling book with a simple yet effective combination that has worked for thousands of instructors and millions of students: short, accessible essays and helpful, thorough writing instruction. Models continues to offer thought-provoking readings organized to demonstrate not only the rhetorical strategies that students will use in their own essays but also the elements and language that will make those essays effective—trustworthy coverage you won’t find anywhere else. Also unique to Models is its versatility and flexibility: It works in a wide range of courses and at various levels. This edition offers new classroom activities for academic and professional writing that will get students to think critically about and practice the kinds of writing they will be doing in college and beyond. The new edition anticipates the needs of today’s students with helpful strategies for developing a strong thesis statement, expanded coverage of logical fallacies, entirely new coverage of APA documentation, and online multimodal readings and tutorials on critical reading and other essential topics. And now with the new edition, you can meet students where they are: online. Our newest set of online materials, LaunchPad Solo, provides all the key tools and course-specific content that you need to teach your class. Get all our great course-specific materials in one fully customizable space online; then assign and mix our resources with yours. To package LaunchPad Solo free with Models for Writers, use ISBN 978-1-319-01381-3.

Language for Teaching Purposes: Bilingual Classroom Discourse and the Non-Native Speaker Language Teacher

This book’s innovative approach proposes Language for Teaching Purposes as a distinct field of enquiry and practice within Language for Specific Purposes. It uses robust theoretical and empirical evidence to demonstrate the specificity of language used by teachers teaching language, and the complex decisions teachers make around language choice and use in language classrooms. These complexities are shown to affect Non-native Speaker Language Teachers in particular so that their language needs must be met in teacher training programmes. Set in the Anglophone foreign language teaching world, this book will appeal to anyone involved in teacher training, language teaching or the investigation of classroom discourse.

Medieval Literature: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

This Very Short Introduction provides a compelling account of the emergence of the earliest literature in Britain and Ireland, including English, Welsh, Scottish, Irish, Anglo-Latin and Anglo-Norman. Introducing the reader to some of the greatest poetry, prose and drama ever written, Elaine Treharne discusses the historical and intellectual background to these works, and considers the physical production of the manuscripts and the earliest beginnings of print culture. Covering both well-known texts, such as Beowulf, The Canterbury Tales and the Mabinogion, as well as texts that are much less familiar, such as sermons, saints' lives, lyrics and histories, Treharne discusses major themes such as sin and salvation, kingship and authority, myth and the monstrous, and provides a full, but brief, account of one of the major periods in literary history. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Representations of the World in Language Textbooks (Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education)

This book presents a new and comprehensive framework for the analysis of representations of culture, society and the world in textbooks for foreign and second language learning. The framework is transferable to other kinds of learning materials and to other subjects. The framework distinguishes between five approaches: national studies, citizenship education studies, cultural studies, postcolonial studies and transnational studies. In a series of concrete analyses, the book illustrates how one can describe and uncover representations of the world in textbooks for English, German, French, Spanish, Danish and Esperanto. Each analysis is accompanied by suggestions of possible supplements and changes. The book points to the need for language learning materials to deal seriously with knowledge about the world, including its diversities and problems.

Humanities Chinese Language Education in the United States (Multilingual Education)

This book offers historical, philosophical, and sociocultural perspectives on Chinese language education for speakers of other languages with a special focus on Chinese language education in the United States. It provides a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary look at changes in CFL/CSL education over time in China and the U.S. and the philosophical, political and sociocultural influences that led to these changes. The essays address a wide array of topics related to Chinese language education, including: A historical overview of the field Theories that apply to CFL/CSL learning Policies and initiatives for CFL/CSL by the Chinese and U.S. governments Medium of instruction Curriculum and instruction for CFL/CSL learners at K-12 and college levels Technology for CFL/CSL education Chinese language learning for heritage learners CFL in study abroad contexts CFL teacher education and training This work is essential reading for scholars and students interested in gaining a greater understanding of Chinese language education in the two countries and around the world.

What to Read and Why
What to Read and Why Sented by Paul

In this brilliant collection, the follow-up to her New York Times bestseller Reading Like a Writer, the distinguished novelist, literary critic, and essayist celebrates the pleasures of reading and pays homage to the works and writers she admires above all others, from Jane Austen and Charles Dickens to Jennifer Egan and Roberto Bolaño. In an age defined by hyper-connectivity and constant stimulation, Francine Prose makes a compelling case for the solitary act of reading and the great enjoyment it brings. Inspiring and illuminating, What to Read and Why includes selections culled from Prose’s previous essays, reviews, and introductions, combined with new, never-before-published pieces that focus on her favorite works of fiction and nonfiction, on works by masters of the short story, and even on books by photographers like Diane Arbus. Prose considers why the works of literary masters such as Mary Shelley, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, and Jane Austen have endured, and shares intriguing insights about modern authors whose words stimulate our minds and enlarge our lives, including Roberto Bolaño, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Jennifer Egan, and Mohsin Hamid. Prose implores us to read Mavis Gallant for her marvelously rich and compact sentences, and her meticulously rendered characters who reveal our flawed and complex human nature; Edward St. Aubyn for his elegance and sophisticated humor; and Mark Strand for his gift for depicting unlikely transformations. Here, too, are original pieces in which Prose explores the craft of writing: "On Clarity" and "What Makes a Short Story." Written with her sharp critical analysis, wit, and enthusiasm, What to Read and Why is a celebration of literature that will give readers a new appreciation for the power and beauty of the written word.

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