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‘Serve the People: A Stir-fried Journey Through China’ by Jen Lin-Liu

Teresa Cook reviews “Serve the People: A Stir-fried Journey Through China” by Jen Liu-Liu in this Aug. 9, 2013, post.

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Recently released: ‘Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal’ by Mary Roach

FlipSide entertainment reporter Erin McCracken previews “Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal” by Mary Roach in this April 11, 2013, post.

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Author Philip Ackerman-Leist to speak on local food at York College

Green Mountain College professor Philip Ackerman-Leist will speak on living locally at York College Nov. 13, 2012.

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‘When in Doubt, Add Butter’ by Beth Harbison

Yes, I seem to pick up these chick lit novels by the dozens lately, but there are always new ones on the library shelf and they make for easy reading at night before I doze off. In this one, Gemma … Continue reading

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‘The 9 inch Diet’ by Alex Bogusky

I hate diet books. I don’t feel like reading 300+ pages full of facts and examples that can boil down to a few pages. But this isn’t your typical diet book, hence in the title it says “diet.” Alex Bogusky, … Continue reading

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‘An Everlasting Meal’ by Tamar Adler

As a combination memoir / cookbook, “An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace” pulled me in immediately. (In fact, I barely noticed that my oil change took twice as long as normal, because I was so content reading.) Tamar … Continue reading

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“Food Rules” by Michael Pollan

Want to learn the “new” food rules to save your health, but don’t have time to read the 300+ page books by food journalists? Well, Michael Pollan has taken what he talked about in “In Defense of Food” and shrunk … Continue reading

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Winners are thinner

That’s the message, anyhow, that seems to be highlighted in the upcoming children’s book “Maggie Goes on A Diet,” written by Paul Kramer. Maggie, a pudgy 14-year-old girl, “goes on a diet and is transformed from being extremely overweight and … Continue reading

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A book worth waiting for

I am excited for the month of October. Cooler temperatures, vibrant leaves, snuggling under a blanket and the release of “Make the Bread, Buy the Butter,” by Jennifer Reese. I first read an excerpt from the book in an issue … Continue reading

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‘In Defense of Food’ by Michael Pollan

Think about buying a loaf of bread at the grocery store. Bread is healthy, right? It’s a whole food, and carbohydrates give you energy. Wrong, say the low-carb enthusiasts. So what about beef? It has protein and lots of good … Continue reading

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