Dishing Up the Dirt

Author: Andrea Bemis

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062492241

Category: Cooking

Page: 304

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Andrea Bemis, the creator of the popular farm-to-table blog Dishing Up the Dirt builds on her success with this beautiful, simple, seasonally driven cookbook, featuring more than 100 inventive and delicious whole-foods recipes and dozens of color photographs. For Andrea Bemis, who owns and runs a sixty-acre organic farm with her husband outside of Portland, Oregon, dinners are inspired by what is grown in the soil and picked by hand. In Dishing Up the Dirt, Andrea offers 100 authentic farm-to-table recipes, arranged by season, including: Spring: Lamb Lettuce Wraps with Mint-Yogurt Sauce, Grilled Garlic Scapes with Sea Salt, and Spring Gnocchi with Mushrooms and Parmesan Summer: Heirloom Tomato Pie with Almond Flour Crust, Grilled Peach, Hazelnut, and Balsamic Crostini, and Kohlrabi Fritters with Garlic-Cashew Herb Sauce Fall: Spiced Delicata Squash with Garlicky Collard Greens, Roasted Fennel and Beets with Wheat Berry Salad, and Butternut-Spice Breakfast Cookies Winter: Ginger Miso Sweet Potato Bisque, Roasted Carrots over Spiced Lentils with Yogurt, and Oat and Honey Cardamom Cookies Andrea’s recipes focus on using whole, locally-sourced foods—incorporating the philosophy of eating as close to the land as possible. While many recipes are naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, or vegetarian, many others include elemental ingredients like bread, cheese, eggs, meat, and sweeteners, which are incorporated in new and inventive ways. In short essays throughout the book, Andrea also presents an honest glimpse of life on Tumbleweed Farm—the real life of a farmer, not the shabby-chic fantasy often portrayed—offering fascinating and frequently entertaining details about where the food on our dinner tables comes from. With stunning food photography as well as intimate portraits of farm life, Dishing Up the Dirt allows anyone to be a seasonal foodie and an armchair farmer.

All the Dirt

Author: Rachel Fisher,Heather Stretch,Robin Tunnicliffe

Publisher: TouchWood Editions

ISBN: 1927129133

Category: Gardening

Page: 240

View: 483


New farmers, experienced growers, budding environmentalists, and fans of natural, organic produce alike are sure to love All the Dirt. Filled with beautiful photographs and covering a wide variety of topics, from agrofuels and food sovereignty to practical tips about specific tools, All the Dirt is the must-read how-to book about small-scale organic farming. But beyond the practical applications, it is also the inspiring story of three friends who followed their dreams and became successful business partners. Authors Rachel Fisher, Heather Stretch, and Robin Tunnicliffe, co-owners of Saanich Organics, a farmer-run local food distributor, share entertaining stories of three farmers' lives, while also providing practical information about how to start a farm. They relate their personal and collective experiences as women, mothers, and farmers through anecdotes, and discuss the compelling reasons why Canada needs more organic farmers. All the Dirt proves that there is no one right way to start a farm and no single solution to any problem. But that by working together, farmers can create a resilient agriculture that is vibrant and fun, as well as economically viable. Rachel, Heather, and Robin have co-owned Saanich Organics since 2002. The business has been featured in numerous publications, including the Times Colonist, West Jet’s Up! magazine, EAT Magazine, and The Province. It has also been featured in Island on the Edge (a documentary film), as well as on CBC radio. By working cooperatively to grow and distribute top quality produce, the business has earned the respect of the farming community, the restaurant community, organic consumers, and activists. Visit Saanich Organics online at www.saanichorganics.com.

The Dirt Cure

Author: Maya Shetreat-Klein

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 147679698X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 384

View: 6573


"In the tradition of Michael Pollan, Mark Hyman, and Andrew Weil, pioneering integrative pediatric neurologist Maya Shetreat-Klein, MD, reveals the shocking contents of children's food, how it's seriously harming their bodies and brains, and what we can do about it. And she presents the first nutritional plan for getting and keeping children healthy - a plan that any family can follow. Maya Shetreat-Klein is an integrative pediatric neurologist with a medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Board certified in adult and child neurology as well as pediatrics"--

Digging up the Dirt

Author: Gina Wysocki

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1440104751

Category: History

Page: 108

View: 7317


The Will County Poor Farm was a home for the less fortunate, terminally and mentally ill, elderly, and orphaned children. Hundreds resided there over the years and despite the closing in 1955, hundreds of them still remain, somewhere within the 180 acres.

The Dirt on Dating

Author: Hayley DiMarco

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 0800732960

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 120

View: 6124


Provides advice and tips on dating and relationships from a Christian perspective.

Secrets in the Dirt

Author: Mary S. Black

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

ISBN: 1623497493

Category: Social Science

Page: 132

View: 6442


The Gault archaeological complex, located in Central Texas, is one of the most important and extensive sites for the study of Clovis culture in North America, commonly dated between 11,000 and 13,500 years ago. Indeed, according to author Mary S. Black, recent discoveries at the site by veteran archaeologist Michael Collins may suggest that Texas has been a good place for people to live for as much as 20,000 years. Secrets in the Dirt examines this important site and highlights the significant archaeological research that has been carried out there since its discovery in 1929. In 2007, Collins, who has been working at the Gault site since 1998, and his colleagues discovered an unusual stone tool assemblage that predated Clovis, suggesting the possibility that they were made by some of the earliest inhabitants in the Americas. Black provides a reader-friendly account of how these and many other artifacts were uncovered and what they may represent. She also offers absorbing vignettes, extrapolated from the painstaking research of Collins and others, that portray some of the ways these early Americans may have adapted to the location, its resources, and to one another, thousands of years before Europeans arrived. This generously illustrated, engaging book introduces readers to the Gault site, its fascinating prehistory, and the important research that continues to uncover even more secrets in the dirt.

Not Far from the Dirt!

Author: John Langston

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 1604773286

Category: Religion

Page: 264

View: 4026


John Langston III searches the Scriptures to find answers to the question, "How can a believer avoid irreverent behavior before the holy God of Heaven?" These scriptural studies contained within this book should remind us that we have no room to boast of our spiritual maturity, and we are indeed, "Not far from the Dirt!" Almost since Adam was formed from the dirt, irreverent behavior towards God has been a catastrophic ongoing problem since sin entered the world. We live in the days where irreverent behavior is rampant towards God, sadly, sometime committed by believers in Christ. However, this book refreshes the truth for us that God is God and we are created beings, for His glory. Those who read this book will gain a deeper understanding of how important it is that we not offend the Holy God, who created us. Dr. John L. Langston III has been the president of TMA Ministries since its founding in 1982. This ministry has taken him to more than forty countries, sharing his talents as a missionary in practical service, evangelism, and Bible teaching. He is also the author of, "Speeding Beyond the Limit?" (published by Xulon Press), this is one in a series on Christian ethics for the last days. Currently, Dr. Langston continues teaching on the Minor Prophets and the Attributes of God as a visiting seminary professor in South India, Trinidad and Guyana, South America.

The Dirt on Clean

Author: Katherine Ashenburg

Publisher: North Point Press

ISBN: 1466867760

Category: History

Page: 368

View: 4715


A spirited chronicle of the West's ambivalent relationship with dirt The question of cleanliness is one every age and culture has answered with confidence. For the first-century Roman, being clean meant a two-hour soak in baths of various temperatures, scraping the body with a miniature rake, and a final application of oil. For the aristocratic Frenchman in the seventeenth century, it meant changing your shirt once a day and perhaps going so far as to dip your hands in some water. Did Napoleon know something we didn't when he wrote Josephine "I will return in five days. Stop washing"? And why is the German term Warmduscher—a man who washes in warm or hot water—invariably a slight against his masculinity? Katherine Ashenburg takes on such fascinating questions as these in Dirt on Clean, her charming tour of attitudes to hygiene through time. What could be more routine than taking up soap and water and washing yourself? And yet cleanliness, or the lack of it, is intimately connected to ideas as large as spirituality and sexuality, and historical events that include plagues, the Civil War, and the discovery of germs. An engrossing fusion of erudition and anecdote, Dirt on Clean considers the bizarre prescriptions of history's doctors, the hygienic peccadilloes of great authors, and the historic twists and turns that have brought us to a place Ashenburg considers hedonistic yet oversanitized.

The Dirt Roads of Madison County

Author: Jackie Henderson

Publisher: Page Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1641382740

Category: Fiction

Page: 386

View: 3192


Road of Confusion brings to the surface the story of a young boy who is exposed to the ravages of an abusive father, who dies at a young age. But Justin, at ten years old, does what he thinks is proper as "man of the house." All of his relatives, without exception, convinced Justin that he was the "man of the house." As Justin grows older, he becomes fodder for the "green machine" in action in Southeast Asia. He chooses to opt for Airborne/Special Forces/Green Beret, so he has a chance of surviving. Things go well for Brow (a nickname for Justin) until he learns that Stafford, his closest friend, has been murdered and not simply KIA (killed in action), and now the real war for Brow has become very real! Come now with me on this journey!