Master of the Grill

Author: America's Test Kitchen
Publisher: America's Test Kichen
ISBN: 9781940352541
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Barbecuing

"These are the recipes everyone should know how to make--the juiciest burgers, barbecue chicken that's moist not tough, tender grill-smoked pork ribs, and the greatest steak (as well as potatoes to serve alongside). Regional specialties are included too--learn how to make Cowboy Steaks, Alabama BBQ Chicken, and Kansas City Sticky Ribs. Learn which type of grill is best for you, and know which tools you should use with them. Test-kitchen recommended brands will ensure you won't waste money on equipment or ingredients. Colorful photography throughout captures the beauty of the recipes and step-by-step shots guide you through everything you need to know."

The Anarchist Cookbook

Author: William Powell
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 9781387589661
Release Date: 2018-03-11
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The Anarchist Cookbook will shock, it will disturb, it will provoke. It places in historical perspective an era when "Turn on, Burn down, Blow up" are revolutionary slogans of the day. Says the author" "This book... is not written for the members of fringe political groups, such as the Weatherman, or The Minutemen. Those radical groups don't need this book. They already know everything that's in here. If the real people of America, the silent majority, are going to survive, they must educate themselves. That is the purpose of this book." In what the author considers a survival guide, there is explicit information on the uses and effects of drugs, ranging from pot to heroin to peanuts. There i detailed advice concerning electronics, sabotage, and surveillance, with data on everything from bugs to scramblers. There is a comprehensive chapter on natural, non-lethal, and lethal weapons, running the gamut from cattle prods to sub-machine guns to bows and arrows.

Why We Buy

Author: Paco Underhill
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416595243
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business & Economics

A revised edition of a best-selling work on America's consumer culture makes observations about the retail practices of other cultures, describes the latest trends in online retail, and makes recommendations for how major companies can dramatically improve customer service practices. Original.

Blown to Bits

Author: Harold Abelson
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 9780137135592
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Computers

Every day, billions of photographs, news stories, songs, X-rays, TV shows, phone calls, and emails are being scattered around the world as sequences of zeroes and ones: bits. We can't escape this explosion of digital information and few of us want to-the benefits are too seductive. The technology has enabled unprecedented innovation, collaboration, entertainment, and democratic participation. But the same engineering marvels are shattering centuries-old assumptions about privacy, identity, free expression, and personal control as more and more details of our lives are captured as digital data. Can you control who sees all that personal information about you? Can email be truly confidential, when nothing seems to be private? Shouldn't the Internet be censored the way radio and TV are? is it really a federal crime to download music? When you use Google or Yahoo! to search for something, how do they decide which sites to show you? Do you still have free speech in the digital world? Do you have a voice in shaping government or corporate policies about any of this? Blown to Bits offers provocative answers to these questions and tells intriguing real-life stories. This book is a wake-up call To The human consequences of the digital explosion.

Olives and Oranges

Author: Sara Jenkins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544792524
Release Date: 2015-08-01
Genre: Cooking

By the time she was a teenager, Sara Jenkins had lived all over the Mediterranean, from Italy and France to Spain, Lebanon, and Cyprus, in cosmopolitan cities and in rural hamlets. The family eventually put down roots in a ramshackle farmhouse in a small Tuscan village, where she learned how to make ragu and handmade pasta at the elbow of her Italian “grandmother” on the nearby farm. Meals came from the garden and the surrounding pastures, not the supermarket, and Jenkins grew up schooled in the tradition of cooking from what was on hand. In Olives & Oranges, Jenkins shares the simple, striking dishes she learned at the source. Many, like Peppery Braised Short Ribs and Classic Tuscan Eggplant Parmesan, are favorites from childhood. Others, like Short Pasta with Mushrooms and Mint and Spicy Lemon–Chocolate Ganache Tart, have a contemporary sensibility. Jenkins shows how understanding the Mediterranean “language of flavor” can help you follow your instincts and make your own great meals based on what you have, too. You’ll see how salt and lemon juice bring out the natural sugar in Carrot Salad with Lemon, Sea Salt, Parsley, and Olive Oil, and how to use the same technique with lime, salt, and a Moroccan condiment called harissa for a completely different effect in Tunisian Raw Turnip Salad. The opening chapter introduces “small plates”— easy, versatile dishes that can preface a dinner or be grouped together for a small feast, from Roasted Red Peppers with Garlic and Celery Leaves to Chicken Liver Crostini. Soups are spontaneous and flexible, whether they are cooling purées like White Almond Gazpacho or sturdy full bowls like Rich Chicken Soup with Greens. The incomparable pastas encompass fast every-night selections (Spaghettini with Burst Cherry Tomatoes) to complex celebration affairs like Braised Rabbit Ragu and Homemade Lasagna. Fish, poultry, and meat chapters feature rustic preparations: roasted scallops capped with a pale green butter seasoned with parsley and garlic; an impressively big-flavored chicken smeared with a mixture of bacon and herbs and baked in a salt crust; and a spectacular staple of Roman trattorias, veal cutlets wrapped in prosciutto and sage and crisp-fried. Desserts range from fresh Strawberries with Prosecco to a sumptuous Coffee Cardamom Crcme Caramel to the rich but light Lemon Olive Oil Cake. Each of the recipes in the book is identified as “Quick-Cook” or “Slow-Cook” so you can choose which fit best into your schedule. “Flavor Tips” throughout the book suggest ways to modify the dishes so you can use what’s freshest and most available. The daughter of the noted food authority Nancy Harmon Jenkins, SARA JENKINS has earned raves at all the New York restaurants where she has been the chef, including 50 Carmine, Il Buco, I Coppi, and Patio. Her newest venture, Porchetta, is located in New York City’s East Village. This is her first book.

Twelve Recipes

Author: Cal Peternell
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062270313
Release Date: 2014-10-21
Genre: Cooking

Winner of the 2015 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Cookbook Award Forewords by Alice Waters and Michael Pollan In this dazzling, full color cookbook and kitchen manual filled with lush photographs and beautiful drawings, the chef of Alice Waters’ Chez Panisse offers basic techniques and essential recipes that will transform anyone into a confident home cook. When his oldest son was leaving for college, Cal Peternell, the chef of San Francisco’s legendary Chez Panisse, realized that, although he regularly made dinners for his family, he’d never taught them the basics of cooking. Based on the life-altering course of instruction he prepared and honed through many phone calls with his son, Twelve Recipes is the ultimate introduction to the kitchen. Peternell focuses on the core foods and dishes that comprise a successful home cook’s arsenal, each building skill upon skill—from toast, eggs, and beans, to vinaigrettes, pasta with tomato, and rice, to vegetables, soup, meats, and cake. Twelve Recipes will help home cooks develop a core repertoire of skills and increase their culinary confidence. Peternell tells you what basic ingredients and tools you need for a particular recipe, and then adds variations to expand your understanding. Each tip, instruction, and recipe connects with others to weave into a larger story that illuminates the connection between food and life. A deeply personal book, it was written by the chef alone and it glows with warmth and humor as he mulls over such mundane items as toast and rice to offer surprising new insights about foods that only seem exceedingly ordinary. It’s a book you’re as likely to keep by your bedside as your stovetop. With Peternell as your guide, the journey is pure pleasure and the destination is delicious. Twelve Recipes features gorgeous color photos and inset illustrations by Peternell’s wife and sons (all artists), and forewords by celebrated chef Alice Waters and New York Times columnist and bestselling author Michael Pollan.

Mediterranean Grilling

Author: Diane Kochilas
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061860041
Release Date: 2009-02-24
Genre: Cooking

Mediterranean Grilling presents a collection of classic and new recipes for flame-kissed dishes from the regions surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, where the great grilling tradition dates back to ancient times, but the flavors are always fresh. Diane Kochilas takes the familiar and much-loved cooking method of grilling and pairs it with the cuisines of the Mediterranean, introducing home cooks to a whole new world of flavors that can be created in their own backyards. From Turkish kebabs and Spanish-style grilled artichokes to French grillades and Greek vegetable kebabs, Mediterranean Grilling offers an irresistible array of contemporary and traditional grilled specialties. Enjoy Grilled Tomato Soup with Spicy Yogurt, Greek Lamb Biftekia Stuffed with Spiced Feta, and Swordfish Souvlaki with Lemon-Olive Oil Marinade. Many dishes are simple and served right from the grill, while others are the basis for more complex soups, salads, and pastas. With recipes as varied as goat cheese appetizers and charred pita breads, fresh fish and marinated lamb, garden vegetables and juicy peaches drizzled with honey syrup, as well as dazzling full-color photographs, Mediterranean Grilling lets home cooks turn on the flame and turn up the flavor as never before.

Grill Master Williams Sonoma

Author: Fred Thompson
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 1616286318
Release Date: 2014-04-08
Genre: Cooking

The ultimate arsenal of back-to-basics recipes for the grill, featuring popular dishes that are delicious and easy-to-prepare. Want to know how to make the most crave-worthy burger, sear the juiciest steak, grill BBQ chicken or salmon fillets to perfection, or smoke a pork shoulder so succulent it makes people weak in the knees? You’ll find the secrets to grilling these classic recipes and dozens more in this essential guide to the subject. When author and master griller Fred Thompson heads out to the grill, he relies on simple, straightforward recipes that deliver big flavor. That means tri-tip rubbed down with bold spices, tangy chicken wings with blue cheese dip, plank-grilled salmon with a mustardy dipping sauce, and tender artichokes basted with garlic butter. Thompson accompanies every recipe with a “Game Plan,” so you know exactly what to do when you step up to the grill. He also includes recommended side dishes—think creamy coleslaw, sticky-sweet baked beans, and buttery garlic bread—which are bundled together in the back of the book for easy access. Another section offers dozens of sauces, marinades, and rubs to mix and match for personalized grilled dishes. This straightforward, robust grilling cookbook appeals to grill enthusiasts who want to expand their arsenal of classic grilling recipes and make the most out of their grill. From chile-rubbed rib-eye to BBQ chicken sandwiches, these are the ultimate grilling recipes that men (and women) want to cook, eat, and share with friends and family. Over 100 back-to-basics recipes that will have you not only turning out everyone’s favorite grilled recipes, like thick porterhouse steaks rubbed with Italian herbs, smoky bacon-wrapped prawns, and garlicky lamb chops, but also tackling the holy trinity of barbecue: slow-smoked brisket, tender baby back ribs, and succulent pulled pork. The easy-to-prepare recipes are organized by ingredient, from red meat, to pork and poultry to seafood and "other stuff" (vegetables, fruit, and bread). Two sections at the end of the book are devoted to side dishes such as creamy coleslaw and baked beans, and rubs, marinades, and sauces. The recipes are simple and straightforward, using a handful of ingredients that can be found at most grocery stores and grilling techniques that are attainable for the casual griller. Full-color photography and step-by-step primers on starting a fire, setting up a grill, direct- and indirect-heat grilling, smoking, and more give even the novice griller the confidence to light up the coals with abandon. With tried-and-true recipes and a no-nonsense attitude, Grill Master may be the last book you ever need on the subject. Head outside, fire up the grill, and earn the title of Grill Master among your friends and family with this ultimate grilling companion. “Every backyard griller wants to know how to make killer barbecue—and have a blast doing it. Next time you’re firing up the grill, step up your game using my favorite recipes for over-the-top burgers, fall-off-the-bone ribs, juicy pork chops, sweet and spicy BBQ chicken, along with veggies, fruits, sides, and a whole lot more.”

Aromas of Aleppo

Author: Poopa Dweck
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062042644
Release Date: 2011-09-20
Genre: Cooking

When the Aleppian Jewish community migrated from the ancient city of Aleppo in historic Syria and settled in New York and Latin American cities in the early 20th century, it brought its rich cuisine and vibrant culture. Most Syrian recipes and traditions, however, were not written down and existed only in the minds of older generations. Poopa Dweck, a first generation Syrian–Jewish American, has devoted much of her life to preserving and celebrating her community's centuries–old legacy. Dweck relates the history and culture of her community through its extraordinary cuisine, offering more than 180 exciting ethnic recipes with tantalizing photos and describing the unique customs that the Aleppian Jewish community observes during holidays and lifecycle events. Among the irresistible recipes are: •Bazargan–Tangy Tamarind Bulgur Salad •Shurbat Addes–Hearty Red Lentil Soup with Garlic and Coriander •Kibbeh–Stuffed Syrian Meatballs with Ground Rice •Samak b'Batata–Baked Middle Eastern Whole Fish with Potatoes •Sambousak–Buttery Cheese–Filled Sesame Pastries •Eras bi'Ajweh–Date–Filled Crescents •Chai Na'na–Refreshing Mint Tea Like mainstream Middle Eastern cuisines, Aleppian Jewish dishes are alive with flavor and healthful ingredients–featuring whole grains, vegetables, legumes, and olive oil–but with their own distinct cultural influences. In Aromas of Aleppo, cooks will discover the best of Poopa Dweck's recipes, which gracefully combine Mediterranean and Levantine influences, and range from small delights (or maza) to daily meals and regal holiday feasts–such as the twelve–course Passover seder.

The Great Curries of India

Author: Camellia Panjabi
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780684803838
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Cooking

Fifty authentic, traditional recipes from all the regions of India include Chicken and Cashew Curry from Bombay and Rogan Josh from Kashmir, and come with information on the basics of curry-making. 15,000 first printing.

Troubleshooting Analog Circuits

Author: Robert A. Pease
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9781483144641
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Troubleshooting Analog Circuits is a guidebook for solving product or process related problems in analog circuits. The book also provides advice in selecting equipment, preventing problems, and general tips. The coverage of the book includes the philosophy of troubleshooting; the modes of failure of various components; and preventive measures. The text also deals with the active components of analog circuits, including diodes and rectifiers, optically coupled devices, solar cells, and batteries. The book will be of great use to both students and practitioners of electronics engineering. Other professionals dealing with electronics will also benefit from the text, such as electric technicians.

Food of Morocco

Author: Fatema Hal
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462916429
Release Date: 2002-05-15
Genre: Cooking

Stunning location photography and a fascinating introduction to the culture of Morocco makes this book the perfect companion for your adventure into Moroccan cuisine. This beautifully crafted Moroccan cookbook features over 60 recipes from all over Morocco. Moroccan cuisine has been influenced by interactions and exchanges with other nations and cultures over the centuries. This Moroccan cooking book contains sections that cover basic recipes, breads, pastries, appetizers, soups, side dishes, poultry, meat, seafood, desserts, and drinks. This unique collection of over 60 recipes reveals the treasures of regional Moroccan food. Discover all-time favorites like Caraway Soup, Slow-Cooked Lamb Stews, Spicy Salads, Flat Breads, sublime desserts, and, of course, Mint Tea–the national drink. Authentic Recipes from Morocco, a collection of delicious recipes—with explanations of special ingredients and easy-to-follow steps—will help bring the flavors of this fabled kingdom to your very own home. Delicious Moroccan recipes include: Fresh Fava Bean Salad Goat Cheese Pastries Moroccan Caraway Soup Chicken with Apricot Sauce and Pine Nuts Lamb Stuffed with Couscous and Dates Veal with Crisp-Fried Cauliflower Baked Fish Stuffed with Almonds and Dates Almond Crescents Green Mint Tea