This scholarly and authoritative book examines the cultural and literal history, as well as the natural history and biological needs and concerns of turkeys. Davis explores how turkeys came to be seen as birds who were not only the epitome of failure or stupidity but also the suitable centerpiece of the celebration of freedom in America itself--Thanksgiving. She examines the many varieties of turkeys and uncovers the methods by which millions of turkeys are raised, fattened, and slaughtered on farms around America today. Davis takes us back to European folklore about turkeys, the myths, fairytales, and downright lies told about turkeys and their habits and habitats. She shows how turkeys in the wild have complex lives and family units, and how they were an integral part of Native American and continental cultures and landscape before the Europeans arrived. Finally, Davis draws conclusions about our paradoxical, complex, and "bestial" relationship not just with turkeys, but with all birds, and thus with all other animals. She examines how our treatment of animals shapes our other values about ourselves, our relationship with other human beings, and our attitude toward the land, nation, and the world.
LIVING GLUTEN-FREE CAN BE EASY. Simply ... Gluten-free Quick Meals makes gluten-free cooking fast and stress-free for everything from everyday suppers to holiday entertaining. This cookbook offers more than a hundred recipes that are easy to prepare--and delicious, too--for main dishes, side dishes, and desserts. Carol Kicinski covers everything you need, including whole meals for weekday dinners that can be prepared in half an hour, recipes for single dishes that can be prepared in fifteen minutes or less, breakfast and brunch menus and standalone recipes for breakfast on the go, and even recipes specific to traditional holiday meals. She also includes basic gluten-free mixes such as flour blends, biscuit and pancake mixes, and spice mixtures that can be stored and used in a variety of recipes. With a wide range of recipes for all types of situations, Simply . . . Gluten-free Quick Meals will help to make your time in the kitchen, and possibly your life, a little easier.
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Nick Evans runs the popular food blog macheesmo.com, and he came up with a simple yet effective concept for everyday cooking: Create one foundation dish, in decent quantity, when you have the time--perhaps on a lazy Sunday afternoon--and then repurpose it to make other delicious dishes throughout the week. Cooking this way saves time and money and allows busy people to eat well every night. Love Your Leftovers includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert options as well as a wide range of cuisines. Each main dish will have eight to ten creative recipes for leftovers. So, if you make a Roast Chicken one night, you can then make Chicken Tortilla Soup, Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta, or Chicken and Dumplings another night. A Flank Steak can morph into Spicy Beef Wontons or Vietnamese Noodle Salad. Spicy Black Beans can become Black Bean Burgers or Crunchy Black Bean Tacos. Love Your Leftovers will also feature chapters on kitchen and pantry basics and Meal Planning 101, as well as a helpful index of vegetarian and thirty-minute meals.
The best-selling Abs Diet series continues with the perfect cookbook for anyone who wants to eat sensibly to get a flat, sculpted set of abdominals —but doesn't have a lot of time to cook Tens of thousands of Americans have changed their bodies—and their lives—with the help of The Abs Diet, the New York Times bestseller from David Zinczenko, editor-in-chief of Men's Health® magazine. A key factor in the diet's success is the meal plan, with its healthy, great-tasting, easy recipes featuring the Abs Diet 12 Powerfoods. Now, to meet the demands of today's time-strapped society, Zinczenko and coauthor Ted Spiker present The Abs Diet 6-Minute Meals for 6-Pack Abs to help readers make the right food choices—in less time than it takes to pick up a meal at a drive-thru. The Abs Diet 6-Minute Meals for 6-Pack Abs features: • 101 6-minute recipes: fast and easy recipes like Barbecue Chicken Pizza, Smokehouse Salad, Summer Vegetable Couscous, and more • the 12 Abs Diet Powerfoods, plus what makes them nutritional powerhouses and how they increase lean muscle mass and discourage storing fat • shopping lists, appliance recommendations, and more • a 7-day meal plan (for those who prefer not to mix-and-match) • a bonus chapter with 60-minute Sunday creations and 15-minute meals when you have more time This user-friendly cookbook is the perfect resource for followers of The Abs Diet as well as anyone who wants to change their body to improve their health, their looks, or their athletic performance.
Fast, deliciously nutritious family meals—minus the cleanup! Carla Snyder, author of the go-to One Pan, Two Plates cookbooks, takes her tried-and-true cooking methods and delivers 70 incredible, reliable recipes that everyone—including the kids—will love. And to top it off, they're all made in one pan and ready to eat in 45 minutes or less! Each one is perfect for a family that might have little time to cook but big appetites after busy days at work, school, soccer practice, dance lessons, and more. Recipes range from vegetables and chicken to beef and pork (not to mention some delectable seafood dishes) and include beverage pairings both for the grown-ups and the under-twenty-ones, which makes preparing an enticing dinner every night a whole lot easier.
The ultimate guide for cooking outrageously delicious, vegetable-packed meals every day of the week, from bestselling author of The Love & Lemons Cookbook. Known for her insanely flavorful vegetable recipes and stunning photography, Jeanine Donofrio celebrates plants at the center of the plate with more than 100 new vegetarian recipes in Love & Lemons Every Day. In this book, Jeanine shows you how to make any meal, from breakfast to dessert, where produce is the star. Butternut squash becomes the best creamy queso you've ever eaten, broccoli transforms into a zesty green "rice" burrito filling, and sweet potato blends into a smooth chocolate frosting. These exciting and approachable recipes will become instant additions to your family's regular meal rotation. This book is a resource, filled with smart tips for happier, healthier eating. You'll find inspiration from Jeanine's signature colorful infographics - such as a giant matrix of five-ingredient salad dressings, a guide to quick weeknight pastas, and a grid to show you how to roast any vegetable. There are also plenty of practical charts, such as a template to make versatile vegetable broth, seasonal produce guides, and clever ideas to use commonly tossed vegetable parts -- you'll never toss those cauliflower cores, corn cobs, or broccoli stalks again! Packed with imaginative every day meals, go-to cooking tips, alternatives for dietary restrictions, and guides for mastering produce-based kitchen staples, Love & Lemons Every Day is a must-have for herbivores and omnivores alike.