A Homemade Life

Author: Molly Wizenberg

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416551069

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

View: 897


A creator of the award-winning Orangette blog presents a memoir about the life lessons she learned in the kitchens of her youth, in a recipe-complemented account that describes experiences of loss and love while enjoying her father's French toast, her husband's pickles and her chocolate wedding cakes. Reprint.

Generations of HomemadeLife

Author: Heather Burandt

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 1636615384

Category: Cooking

Page: 116

View: 1642


Generations of HomemadeLife By: Heather Burandt Through anecdotes, humor, and positivity, Heather Burandt has shared her love for food through the pages of this cookbook. The recipes in Generations of HomemadeLife are the dishes she grew up watching the most important women in her life make as love for their families. The cookbook is perfect for those who have dietary needs. Because Burandt has UC, she doesn’t make things with cows’ milk, but she still gets flavorful dishes. Some are full-on recipes that have all the fat and sugar, but there are also those that have less sugar and give a variety of other options. Through her cookbook, Burandt reminds her readers to follow their heart. She hopes that everyone finds these passed-down recipes as delightful as she does and that they enjoy the new ones she came up with.

Radical Sewing

Author: Kate Weiss

Publisher: Microcosm Publishing

ISBN: 1648410510

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 6120


Radical Sewing is a guide for learning how to make your own clothes. Kate introduces you to the basics and best practices of garment sewing for yourself at home, as well as advice and info on things you wouldn’t even know to ask about sewing. Topics include hand sewing, picking out a sewing machine, adding pockets to anything, sewing a button so it stays on, altering your clothes to fit your unique body, and so much more! Regardless of your sewing experience, gender, or body type, this illustrated guide will empower you to make your wardrobe your own. With loads of encouragement to try things out, all you’ll need to do is experiment and break the rules to create the clothes and outfits that you want to wear.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Urban Homesteading

Author: Sundari Kraft

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241884799

Category: House & Home

Page: 452

View: 6322


How to save money, time, and the environment - on the urban frontier. With The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Urban Homesteading anyone can learn how to live sustainably and responsibly - and save money and time - in any urban environment. Expert urban homesteader Sundari Elizabeth Kraft shares her hands-on knowledge of: growing organic foods and preserving them; composting; raising small livestock and chickens; generating electricity and biofuels; and other ways to cut costs and live green. This book has all the information required to become a successful urban homesteader in any city. ? Practical advice on everything from composting to clean energy. ? Sundari Elizabeth Kraft is an expert in urban homesteading.

The Hands-On Home

Author: Erica Strauss

Publisher: Sasquatch Books

ISBN: 1570619921

Category: House & Home

Page: 416

View: 9323


Create the DIY home you've always wanted with over 100 recipes, tips, and inspirational ideas from blogger Erica Strauss (Northwest Edible Life). Covering everything from cooking, canning and preserving to making your own nontoxic home and personal care products, this fresh take on modern homemaking wil help you make the most of your time, effort, and energy in the kitchen and beyond. Over half of the book focuses on the kitchen with a wealth of information about how to organize and stock your kitchen to more effortlessly prepare delicious meals. A former professional chef who knows how to build flavor into simple and delicious home-cooked meals, Strauss provides delectable recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert like Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Granola, Forager Spring Greens Soup, Simple Crispy Chicken with Roasted Lemon Pan Sauce, and Olive-Oil Rosemary Cake with Lemony Glaze. Strauss includes details on Basic Food Preservation techniques such as water-bath canning, pressure canning, and lacto-fermentation along with a handy year-long food preservation calendar of what to put up when. Preserving recipes are organized seasonally and include Rhubarb Syrup, Pressure-Canned Chicken Broth, Korean-Spiced Turnips, and Cranberry-Pear-Walnut Conserve. The book also features recipes for DIY home care and personal care products like Nontoxic Laundry softener, Fizzy Bath Bombs, and Refreshing Peppermint Foot Scrub. Hands-on Home is packed with fabulous recipes, practical, no-nonsense advice, and time- and money-saving techniques. With a focus on less consumerism, Strauss provides instruction on everything you need to live more delicious and sustainable DIY lifestyle. From the Hardcover edition.

Love in Season

Author: Pamela Call Johnson

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1496918231

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 144

View: 5754


Why didnt you wait for me? Wesley asked Buttercup. Well, you were dead, she replied. Death cannot stop true love, all it can do is delay it for a while, said Wesley. I will never doubt again. There will never be a need, replied Wesley. Included in this book are thoughts similar to those quoted by Wesley in the popular movie, The Princess Bride, and others experienced in the ways of the heart with excerpts from the love letters of the authors parents and over ?fty original poems by the author resulting in a touching expression of faith in traditional romance. True love, indeed, lasts forever. Find its old-fashioned nuances revealed anew with fresh insight in these pages.

How I Curbed My Opiate, Tobacco, Alcohol and now Artificial Sugar Addictions

Author: David Pimentel

Publisher: Page Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1644243938

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 22

View: 4522


The title comes from years of committing to this clean way of life. It is easy to fall and easier to stay down when we fall. If you are fortunate enough to beat this disgusting, purposely-placed addiction, then you are a small percentage of life that has a very purposeful reason for breathing. Please meditate into nature, your answers are waiting for you there. You are more important than you know. There are many people out there that you will love that you do not even know yet. Stay positive an

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

Author: Andrew Smith

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199734968

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 2556

View: 5287


Home cooks and gourmets, chefs and restaurateurs, epicures, and simple food lovers of all stripes will delight in this smorgasbord of the history and culture of food and drink. Professor of Culinary History Andrew Smith and nearly 200 authors bring together in 770 entries the scholarship on wide-ranging topics from airline and funeral food to fad diets and fast food; drinks like lemonade, Kool-Aid, and Tang; foodstuffs like Jell-O, Twinkies, and Spam; and Dagwood, hoagie, and Sloppy Joe sandwiches.

Food Gift Love

Author: Maggie Battista

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544387678

Category: Cooking

Page: 263

View: 7562


Features one hundred simple-to-make edible gifts from flavored butters and pickles to infused salts and desserts.

Me + Us

Author: Thomas L. Jackson Ph.D.

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781465317100

Category: Self-Help

Page: 288

View: 728


I beckon you to a wondrous journeya pilgrimageinto an exploration of you and of the specific world you inhabit: your history, your people, your struggles and joys, your everyday and intimate relationships, your future hopes. This beckoningfrom me to youis based on a personal conclusion: over a period of 35 years of working in various areas of counseling and therapy, I have realized that it is possible for individualsand couplesto promote a substantial part of their own continuing growth and discovery by using some guideposts that other people might provide...This pilgrimage is divided into two main sections: ME and US. The ME section will be devoted to you...and, if you choose so, the US section will allow you to be in intimate dialogue and presence with other people, especially the individual whom you have chosen (or might choose in the future) to consistently share your lifeConsequently, it is my intent to directly beckon you to insert yourselfyour thoughts, your feelings, your tentative or firm conclusions, your fears, and your resolveinto the scenario of your own life. From the authors introduction