Cooking

Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook

Eat Like You Give a F*ck

Author: Thug Kitchen

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN: 1623363594

Category: Cooking

Page: 240

View: 7949

Thug Kitchen started their wildly popular web site to inspire people to eat some Goddamn vegetables and adopt a healthier lifestyle. Beloved by Gwyneth Paltrow ("This might be my favorite thing ever") and named Saveur's Best New Food blog of 2013--with half a million Facebook fans and counting--Thug Kitchen wants to show everyone how to take charge of their plates and cook up some real f*cking food. Yeah, plenty of blogs and cookbooks preach about how to eat more kale, why ginger fights inflammation, and how to cook with microgreens and nettles. But they are dull or pretentious as hell--and most people can't afford the hype. Thug Kitchen lives in the real world. In their first cookbook, they're throwing down more than 100 vegan recipes for their best-loved meals, snacks, and sides for beginning cooks to home chefs. (Roasted Beer and Lime Cauliflower Tacos? Pumpkin Chili? Grilled Peach Salsa? Believe that sh*t.) Plus they're going to arm you with all the info and techniques you need to shop on a budget and go and kick a bunch of ass on your own. This book is an invitation to everyone who wants to do better to elevate their kitchen game. No more ketchup and pizza counting as vegetables. No more drive-thru lines. No more avoiding the produce corner of the supermarket. Sh*t is about to get real.
Cooking

Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook

Eat Like You Give a F*ck

Author: Thug Kitchen

Publisher: House of Anansi

ISBN: 1770894667

Category: Cooking

Page: 240

View: 4272

Thug Kitchen started their wildly popular web site to inspire people to eat some Goddamn vegetables and adopt a healthier lifestyle. Beloved by Gwyneth Paltrow ("This might be my favorite thing ever") and named Saveur's Best New Food Blog of 2013 — with half a million Facebook fans and counting — Thug Kitchen wants to show everyone how to take charge of their plates and cook up some real f*cking food. Yeah, plenty of blogs and cookbooks preach about how to eat more kale, why ginger fights inflammation, and how to cook with microgreens and nettles. But they are dull or pretentious as hell — and most people can’t afford the hype. Thug Kitchen lives in the real world. In their first cookbook, they’re throwing down more than 100 recipes for their best-loved meals, snacks, and sides for beginning cooks to home chefs. (Roasted Beer and Lime Cauliflower Tacos? Pumpkin Chili? Grilled Peach Salsa? Believe that sh*t.) Plus they’re going to arm you with all the info and techniques you need to shop on a budget and go and kick a bunch of ass on your own. This book is an invitation to everyone who wants to do better to elevate their kitchen game. No more ketchup and pizza counting as vegetables. No more drive-thru lines. No more avoiding the produce corner of the supermarket. Sh*t is about to get real.
Cooking

Thug Kitchen 101

Fast as F*ck

Author: Thug Kitchen

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN: 1623366356

Category: Cooking

Page: 240

View: 1842

A kickass kitchen primer full of healthy, plant-based recipes that you can whip up any night of the week. The creators of the New York Times bestselling cookbook series Thug Kitchen are back to give you a crash course to help you to take the leap into healthy eating, starting with their signature fresh, California-inspired food. Thug Kitchen 101 includes more than 100 easy, accessible recipes to give you a solid start toward a better diet like sweet potato al pastor tacos, firecracker salad, chickpea and green chili soup, and no-bake cookies. And it serves up food facts along with helpful tips and tricks so you'll feel confident knowing exactly what the f*ck you're making. All recipes in TK 101 are guaranteed to be quicker than take out, so you can cook some tasty meals with simple ingredients regardless of when you stumble home from work. No excuses. It’s delicious, healthy, homemade food for all the full-time hustlers out there. "Thug Kitchen backs up its bluster with good, solid recipes." —The New York Times "Funny, self-aware, and full of delicious-looking recipes that I want to make right this second." —Epicurious.com "F*cking delicious." —Popsugar.com
Cooking

Thug Kitchen Party Grub

For social motherf*ckers

Author: Thug Kitchen

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 1623366321

Category: Cooking

Page: 256

View: 2290

From the duo behind New York Times bestseller, Thug Kitchen, comes the next installment of kick-ass recipes with a side of attitude. Thug Kitchen Party Grub answers the question that they have heard most from their fans: How the hell are you supposed to eat healthy when you hang around with a bunch of a**holes who don't care what they put in their pie holes? The answer: You make a bomb-ass plant-based dish from Thug Kitchen. Featuring over 100 recipes to host or bring to parties of any kind, Party Grub combines exciting, healthy, vegan food with easy-to-follow directions and damn entertaining commentary. From passed appetizers like Deviled Chickpea Bites to main events like Mexican Lasagna, Thug Kitchen Party Grub is here to make sure you are equipped with dishes to bring the flavor without the side of fat, calories, and guilt. Also included are cocktail recipes, because sometimes these parties need a pick-me-up of the liquid variety.
Cooking

101 Asian Dishes You Need to Cook Before You Die

Discover a New World of Flavors in Authentic Recipes

Author: Jet Tila

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1624143822

Category: Cooking

Page: 192

View: 6076

Celebrity chef, Asian cooking expert and TV personality Jet Tila has compiled the best-of-the-best 101 Eastern recipes that every home cook needs to try before they die! The dishes are authentic yet unique to Jet�drawn from his varied cooking experience, unique heritage and travels. The dishes are also approachable�with simplified techniques, weeknight-friendly total cook times and ingredients commonly found in most urban grocery stores today. Sample recipes include: The Last Pad Thai Recipe You'll Ever Need, Grandma's Lo Mein, Classic Korean BBQ Shortribs on Coke and G'Day Satay Lamb Chops. Chef Jet was raised in a diverse family�half Chinese and half Thai�and in a diverse part of Los Angeles, where he was exposed to both restaurant and home-cooked foods from all the major food cultures of Asia, giving him a uniquely broad experience in Asian food culture. He battled legendary Chef Masaharu Morimoto on Iron Chef America and is currently a judge on Cutthroat Kitchen on the Food Network. Jet Tila�s first book presents his best versions of the best dishes from Asian cuisine. The book will have 101 recipes and 60 photos.
Sports & Recreation

The Brave Athlete

Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion

Author: Simon Marshall, PhD,Lesley Paterson

Publisher: VeloPress

ISBN: 1937716910

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 360

View: 4662

The Brave Athlete solves the 13 most common mental conundrums athletes face in their everyday training and in races. You don’t have one brain—you have three; your ancient Chimp brain that keeps you alive, your modern Professor brain that navigates the civilized world, and your Computer brain that accesses your memories and runs your habits (good and bad). They fight for control all the time and that’s when bad things happen; you get crazy nervous before a race, you choke under pressure, you quit when the going gets tough, you make dumb mistakes, you worry about how you look. What if you could stop the thoughts and feelings you don’t want? What if you could feel confident, suffer like a hero, and handle any stress? You can. The Brave Athlete from Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson will help you take control of your brain so you can train harder, race faster, and better enjoy your sport. Dr. Marshall is a sport psychology expert who trains the brains of elite professional athletes. Paterson is a three-time world champion triathlete and coach. Together, they offer this innovative, brain training guide that is the first to draw from both clinical science and real-world experience with athletes. That means you won’t find outdated “positive self-talk” or visualization gimmicks here. No, the set of cutting-edge mental skills revealed in The Brave Athlete actually work because they challenge the source of the thoughts and feelings you don’t want. The Brave Athlete is packed with practical, evidence-based solutions to the most common mental challenges athletes face. Which of these sound like you? · Why do I have thoughts and feelings I don’t want? · I wish I felt more like an athlete. · I don’t think I can. · I don’t achieve my goals. · Other athletes seem tougher, happier, and more badass than me. · I feel fat. · I don’t cope well with injury. · People are worried about how much I exercise. · I don’t like leaving my comfort zone. · When the going gets tough, the tough leave me behind. · I need to harden the f*ck up. · I keep screwing up. · I don’t handle pressure well. With The Brave Athlete: Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion, you can solve these problems to become mentally strong and make your brain your most powerful asset.
Fiction

Justify My Thug

Author: Wahida Clark

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1936399458

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 3496

Tasha and Trae try to overcome their troubles and make their marriage work. Meanwhile, Jaz is facing drama of her own. In the torrid world of sex, drugs, and crime, author Clark continues her definitive hip-hop soap opera that fans have come to love.
Fiction

Machine of Death

A Collection of Stories about People who Know how They Will Die

Author: Ryan North,Matthew Bennardo,David Malki

Publisher: Machines of Death LLC

ISBN: 0982167121

Category: Fiction

Page: 452

View: 966

Presents fantasy stories written by Internet authors that explore how people, cultures, and societies are affected by the predictions of the Machine, an object that provides short yet vague phrases about how a person will die.
Young Adult Fiction

For the Win

A Novel

Author: Cory Doctorow

Publisher: Tor Teen

ISBN: 9781429989046

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 480

View: 7216

In the virtual future, you must organize to survive At any hour of the day or night, millions of people around the globe are engrossed in multiplayer online games, questing and battling to win virtual "gold," jewels, and precious artifacts. Meanwhile, others seek to exploit this vast shadow economy, running electronic sweatshops in the world's poorest countries, where countless "gold farmers," bound to their work by abusive contracts and physical threats, harvest virtual treasure for their employers to sell to First World gamers who are willing to spend real money to skip straight to higher-level gameplay. Mala is a brilliant 15-year-old from rural India whose leadership skills in virtual combat have earned her the title of "General Robotwalla." In Shenzen, heart of China's industrial boom, Matthew is defying his former bosses to build his own successful gold-farming team. Leonard, who calls himself Wei-Dong, lives in Southern California, but spends his nights fighting virtual battles alongside his buddies in Asia, a world away. All of these young people, and more, will become entangled with the mysterious young woman called Big Sister Nor, who will use her experience, her knowledge of history, and her connections with real-world organizers to build them into a movement that can challenge the status quo. The ruthless forces arrayed against them are willing to use any means to protect their power—including blackmail, extortion, infiltration, violence, and even murder. To survive, Big Sister's people must out-think the system. This will lead them to devise a plan to crash the economy of every virtual world at once—a Ponzi scheme combined with a brilliant hack that ends up being the biggest, funnest game of all. Imbued with the same lively, subversive spirit and thrilling storytelling that made LITTLE BROTHER an international sensation, FOR THE WIN is a prophetic and inspiring call-to-arms for a new generation At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Family & Relationships

Toddlers Are A**holes

It's Not Your Fault

Author: Bunmi Laditan

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 076118564X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 176

View: 3636

Presents a humorous guide to raising a toddler, covering such topics as feeding, potty-training, tantrums, managing the holidays, and "how not to die inside." --Publisher's description.
Young Adult Fiction

The Hate U Give

Author: Angie Thomas

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 006249855X

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 464

View: 2516

8 starred reviews ∙ William C. Morris Award Winner ∙ National Book Award Longlist ∙ Printz Honor Book ∙ Coretta Scott King Honor Book ∙ #1 New York Times Bestseller! "Absolutely riveting!" —Jason Reynolds "Stunning." —John Green "This story is necessary. This story is important." —Kirkus (starred review) "Heartbreakingly topical." —Publishers Weekly (starred review) "A marvel of verisimilitude." —Booklist (starred review) "A powerful, in-your-face novel." —Horn Book (starred review) Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil’s name. Some cops and the local drug lord try to intimidate Starr and her family. What everyone wants to know is: what really went down that night? And the only person alive who can answer that is Starr. But what Starr does—or does not—say could upend her community. It could also endanger her life. And don't miss On the Come Up, Angie Thomas's powerful follow-up to The Hate U Give.
Body, Mind & Spirit

WTF is Tarot?

...& How Do I Do It?

Author: Bakara Wintner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1624144527

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 160

View: 7223

Young Blood, Old Magic: A No-Nonsense Approach to the Ancient Art of Reading Tarot You do not need to learn the tarot because you already know it. It is from this radical jumping off point that WTF Is Tarot breaks down the ancient art of cartomancy. This fresh, accessible and sometimes cheeky guide sheds a holistic light on how to read tarot, from the foundation of magic itself to understanding those tricky court cards to offering readings to others. In WTF Is Tarot, author and tarot reader Bakara Wintner unpacks the magic of the Major and Minor Aracana with shamanic wisdom and girl boss wit, illuminating their meaning with thoughtful anecdotes and analogies that reveal how deeply rooted these symbols already are in our everyday lives: we can feel the Moon in a howling barefoot run through Prospect Park, accept the grace of Temperance in falling in love or a divine intervention, “ghost the haters” with the Six of Swords, or identify when it’s time to let go of an ex with the Hanged Man. WTF is Tarot offers far more than a refreshingly candid tutorial on card reading. Bakara goes on to investigate the magic of crystal healing, chakras, meditation and other magical practices. This young witch offers not just a guide, but an invitation for even the most mundane Muggles to welcome magic into their lives, and for experienced wizards to rediscover it once again.
Cooking

Forks Over Knives - The Cookbook

Over 300 Recipes for Plant-Based Eating All Through the Year

Author: Del Sroufe

Publisher: The Experiment

ISBN: 1615190619

Category: Cooking

Page: 319

View: 7197

Cites the health benefits of a plant-based diet, sharing a year's worth of vegetarian and vegan recipes prepared without refined oils or processed foods.
Cooking

Toss Your Own Salad

The Meatless Cookbook with Burgers, Bolognese, and Balls

Author: Eddie McNamara

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1250099218

Category: Cooking

Page: 240

View: 2639

"Eddie comes on strong, but behind the attitude there's an honest, stripped-down, back-to-basics approach to cooking real food. If you ever wanted to go from watching cooking shows to actually cooking, this is where you begin." - Amanda Cohen, author Dirt Candy: A Cookbook and chef/owner of the famous NYC vegetarian restaurant of the same name Takeout food every night is great...for leaving you broke, bloated and praying for a national healthcare plan to deal with your fat ass self. Eddie McNamara wants to show you how to stop being a takeout junkie or a Gordon Ramsay wannabe who spends years learning complex knife skills you don't need. He also wants to show you how to pump up the flavor without resorting to using meat because – really - who needs to eat more meat? As Eddie puts it, "Any schmuck can put bacon on something to make it delicious." He wanted to show people how easy it was to cook delicious meatless meals for themselves rather than gorging more fat and salt on a daily basis than you'd see in a bucket of KFC. He also wanted to show people that you don’t have to be Warren Buffett to eat well. As he puts it "Brokesters have cooked filling plant-based food since long before Mark Bittman moved to Berkeley in search of a perfectly ripe avocado." That's how his popular tumblr "Toss Your Own Salad" got started and now morphed into this awesome meatless cookbook that will get you to rock out over 100 recipes for dishes like The Green Inferno Salad, Dr. Devash's Shakshuka, Nihilistic Frittata and Penne Tikka Masala with an Eddie-curated soundtrack that spans the musical range from Metallica's "Creeping Death" to Gene Vincent's "Be-Bop-a-Lula". So, stop wasting your money. Do it yourself. Let Eddie McNamara show you how to Toss Your Own Salad.
Biography & Autobiography

Decoded

Author: Jay-Z

Publisher: Spiegel & Grau

ISBN: 1588369595

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

View: 4698

Decoded is a book like no other: a collection of lyrics and their meanings that together tell the story of a culture, an art form, a moment in history, and one of the most provocative and successful artists of our time. Praise for Decoded “Compelling . . . provocative, evocative . . . Part autobiography, part lavishly illustrated commentary on the author’s own work, Decoded gives the reader a harrowing portrait of the rough worlds Jay-Z navigated in his youth, while at the same time deconstructing his lyrics.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times “One of a handful of books that just about any hip hop fan should own.”—The New Yorker “Elegantly designed, incisively written . . . an impressive leap by a man who has never been known for small steps.”—Los Angeles Times “A riveting exploration of Jay-Z’s journey . . . So thoroughly engrossing, it reads like a good piece of cultural journalism.”—The Boston Globe “Shawn Carter’s most honest airing of the experiences he drew on to create the mythic figure of Jay-Z . . . The scenes he recounts along the way are fascinating.”—Entertainment Weekly “Hip-hop’s renaissance man drops a classic. . . . Heartfelt, passionate and slick.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Performing Arts

Laughing Mad

The Black Comic Persona in Post-soul America

Author: Bambi Haggins

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 9780813539850

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 274

View: 5426

Prior to the civil rights movement, comedians performed for audiences that were clearly delineated by race. Black comedians performed for black audiences and white comedians performed for whites. Yet during the past forty-five years, black comics have become progressively more central to mainstream culture. In Laughing Mad, Bambi Haggins looks at how this transition occurred in a variety of media and shows how this integration has paved the way for black comedians and their audiences to affect each other. Historically, African American performers have been able to use comedy as a pedagogic tool, interjecting astute observations about race relations while the audience is laughing. And yet, Haggins makes the convincing argument that the potential of African American comedy remains fundamentally unfulfilled as the performance of blackness continues to be made culturally digestible for mass consumption. Rather than presenting biographies of individual performers, Haggins focuses on the ways in which the comic persona is constructed and changes across media, from stand-up, to the small screen, to film. She examines the comic televisual and cinematic personae of Dick Gregory, Bill Cosby, Flip Wilson, and Richard Pryor and considers how these figures set the stage for black comedy in the next four decades. She reads Eddie Murphy and Chris Rock as emblematic of the first and second waves of postcivil rights era African American comedy, and she looks at the socio-cultural politics of Whoopi Goldbergs comic persona through the lens of gender and crossover. Laughing Mad also explores how the comedy of Dave Chappelle speaks to and for the post-soul generation. A rigorous analytic analysis, this book interrogates notions of identity, within both the African American community and mainstream popular culture. Written in engaging and accessible prose, it is also a book that will travel from the seminar room, to the barbershop, to the kitchen table, allowing readers to experience the sketches, stand-up, and film comedies with all the laughter they deserve.
Health & Fitness

Happy Healthy Gut

The Natural Diet Solution to Curing IBS and Other Chronic Digestive Disorders

Author: Jennifer Browne

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1628738316

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 272

View: 8324

Millions of Americans deal with daily digestive malfunction and attribute it to genetics or faulty wiring. Jennifer Browne reveals the common denominator present in almost all chronic digestive angst: food. What we choose to fuel ourselves with has a direct impact on every part of our bodies, starting with the digestive system. Browne urges us to own responsibility for our own health and make conscientious decisions regarding the cause and effect foods have on our digestive tracts. Written in frank, humorous laymen’s terms and sharing her own personal success story along with others’, Browne passionately educates her readers on why a plant-based diet is the only prescription necessary for a happy, healthy tummy. Discover the direct correlation between digestive trauma and factory farming; the incredible benefits of juicing, fermenting, and sprouting food; the reason why GMOs lead to IBS; and what ingredients really just translate to “sugar” or “lab-created chemical.” Heal Your Gut is an easy read that is truly important and highly informative for anyone who has ever dreamed of a perfectly functioning digestive system.
Fiction

The Dog Stars

Author: Peter Heller

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0307960935

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 4456

Hig somehow survived the flu pandemic that killed everyone he knows. Now his wife is gone, his friends are dead, and he lives in the hangar of a small abandoned airport with his dog, Jasper, and a mercurial, gun-toting misanthrope named Bangley. But when a random transmission beams through the radio of his 1956 Cessna, the voice ignites a hope deep inside him that a better life exists outside their tightly controlled perimeter. Risking everything, he flies past his point of no return and follows its static-broken trail, only to find something that is both better and worse than anything he could ever hope for. The ebook edition contains a reading group guide.
Sports & Recreation

Obstacle Race Training Bible

The #1 Resource to Prepare for and Conquer Any Course!

Author: James Villepigue

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1615642838

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

View: 5280

Obstacle Race Training Bible provides readers with one-stop access to everything they need to know to prepare for and successfully complete a Tough Mudder, Spartan Race, Warrior Dash, or any of the other international or regional obstacle races that are taking the world by storm. All of these races combine running various distances and terrain with hard-core obstacles that are both physically and mentally challenging: climbing through pitch-black flooded tubes and over walls, carrying logs uphill, traversing monkey bars, crawling through mud and under barbed wire, leaping over burning hay bales, swimming in ice cold water, navigating through live wires, and more. This combination of running and obstacles is what gives participants a very different kind of challenge than they get with a 5K, marathon, or triathlon. It's a combination that also requires a very different approach to training and preparation, and that's what this book provides. Coverage includes: - Profiles of all the major races: running distance, obstacles involved, completion percentage, fitness level required, etc. - Obstacle overviews, including photos of what they look like, the mental and physical challenges involved, and the most effective strategies for completing them - Obstacle-specific exercises that condition participants for the strength, stamina, flexibility, and mental toughness needed to complete the obstacle - 8-week training programs designed for complete novices, elite athletes, and everyone in between Important information on what to wear, nutrition during training, and race day strategies
Cooking

Thug Kitchen 101

Fast as F*ck

Author: Thug Kitchen

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN: 1623366356

Category: Cooking

Page: 240

View: 2455

A kickass kitchen primer full of healthy, plant-based recipes that you can whip up any night of the week. The creators of the New York Times bestselling cookbook series Thug Kitchen are back to give you a crash course to help you to take the leap into healthy eating, starting with their signature fresh, California-inspired food. Thug Kitchen 101 includes more than 100 easy, accessible recipes to give you a solid start toward a better diet like sweet potato al pastor tacos, firecracker salad, chickpea and green chili soup, and no-bake cookies. And it serves up food facts along with helpful tips and tricks so you'll feel confident knowing exactly what the f*ck you're making. All recipes in TK 101 are guaranteed to be quicker than take out, so you can cook some tasty meals with simple ingredients regardless of when you stumble home from work. No excuses. It’s delicious, healthy, homemade food for all the full-time hustlers out there. "Thug Kitchen backs up its bluster with good, solid recipes." —The New York Times "Funny, self-aware, and full of delicious-looking recipes that I want to make right this second." —Epicurious.com "F*cking delicious." —Popsugar.com