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My Life in France

By: Julia Child,Alex Prud'homme

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Anchor: October 2007

Seller ID: 17525

ISBN: 0307277690

Condition: New


Julia Child singlehandedly created a new approach to American cuisine with her cookbook "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" and her television show "The French Chef," but as she reveals in this bestselling memoir, she was not always a master chef. Indeed, when she first arrived in France in 1948 with her husband, Paul, who was to work for the USIS, she spoke no French and knew nothing about the country itself. But as she dove into French culture, buying food at local markets and taking classes at the Cordon Bleu, her life changed forever with her newfound passion for cooking and teaching. Ju... View more info

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Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat, and Obsession

By: Julie Powell

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Back Bay Books: November 2010

Seller ID: 16778

ISBN: 0316003379

Condition: New


Julie Powell thought cooking her way through Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" was the craziest thing she'd ever do--until she embarked on the voyage recounted in her new memoir, CLEAVING. Her marriage challenged by an insane, irresistible love affair, Julie decides to leave town and immerse herself in a new obsession: butchery. She finds her way to Fleischer's, a butcher shop where she buries herself in the details of food. She learns how to break down a side of beef and French a rack of ribs--tough, physical work that only sometimes distracts her from thoughts of aftern... View more info

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The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell

By: Mark Kurlansky

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: January 2007

Seller ID: 18095

ISBN: 0345476395

Condition: New


"Part treatise, part miscellany, unfailingly entertaining.""-The New York Times " "A small pearl of a book . . . a great tale of the growth of a modern city as seen through the rise and fall of the lowly oyster.""-Rocky Mountain News" Award-winning author Mark Kurlansky tells the remarkable story of New York by following the trajectory of one of its most fascinating inhabitants-the oyster.For centuries New York was famous for this particular shellfish, which until the early 1900s played such a dominant a role in the city's life that the abundant bivalves were Gotham's most ... View more info

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Appetite for Life: The Biography of Julia Child

By: Noel Riley Fitch

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Anchor: May 2012

Seller ID: 16880

ISBN: 0307948382

Condition: New


Julia Child entered the lives of millions of Americans with her bestselling cookbook, "Mastering the Art of French Cooking"; her popular and long-running cooking show, The French Chef; and her beloved memoir, "My Life in France." In this intimate and revealing biography, based on exclusive interviews and scores of private letters and diaries, Noel Riley Fitch leads us through her incredible life. We travel with Julia from her exuberant youth in California to her raucous days at Smith College; from her volunteer service with the OSS during World War II to the day she met Paul Child, the ... View more info

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By Any Greens Necessary: A Revolutionary Guide for Black Women Who Want to Eat Great, Get Healthy, Lose Weight, and Look Phat

By: Tracye Lynn McQuirter MPH

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Lawrence Hill Books: May 2010

Seller ID: 17753

ISBN: 1556529988

Condition: New


"* "The first vegan guide geared to African American women"* "More than forty delicious and nutritious recipes highlighted with color photographs"* "Menus and advice on transitioning from omnivore to vegan"* "Resource information and a comprehensive shopping list for restocking the fridge and pantry African American women are facing a health crisis: Heart disease, stroke, and diabetes occur more frequently among them than among women of other races. Black women comprise the heftiest group in the nation--80 percent are overweight, and 50 percent obese. Decades of studies show that these chronic... View more info