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Sunday dinner at Grandma's. by

Sunday dinner at Grandma's.

Presents over two hundred recipes for traditional, home-style meals which require a minimum of preparation and readily-available ingredients, covering such categories as breakast, salads, soups, breads, main dishes, and desserts.

Mar 23, 2015
Raising chickens for dummies by Willis, Kimberley.

Raising chickens for dummies

This hands-on guide offers the most up-to-date information to caring for chickens on a small scale, including purchasing a starter flock, housing, feeding, care, and raising the animal for specific purposes such as food.

Mar 23, 2015
Shrubs - an old-fashioned drink for modern times by Dietsch, Michael, author.

Shrubs - an old-fashioned drink for modern times

A simple shrub is made from fruit, sugar, and . . . vinegar? Raise your glass to a surprising new taste sensation for cocktails and sophisticated sodas: Shrubs. Not the kind that grow in the ground, but a vintage drink mixer that will knock your socks off. "Mixologists across the country are reaching back through the centuries to reclaim vinegar's more palatable past...embracing it as 'the other acid,' an alternative to the same-old-same-old lemons and limes," said the New York Times. The histor

Mar 23, 2015
An uncomplicated life - a father's memoir of his exceptional daughter by Daugherty, Paul, 1957-

An uncomplicated life - a father's memoir of his exceptional daughter

In a love letter to his daughter, who was born with Down syndrome, a sports columnist for the "Cincinnati Enquirer" chronicles her childhood and her journey to find happiness and purpose in her adult life, showing how she inspires those around her to live better and more fully.

Mar 23, 2015
The wilderness of ruin - a tale of madness, fire, and the hunt for America's youngest serial killer by Montillo, Roseanne.

The wilderness of ruin - a tale of madness, fire, and the hunt for America's youngest serial killer

Documents a series of child abductions against the backdrop of the Great Boston Fire of 1872, and the discovery of the teenaged killer that sparked a system-changing investigation and influential debates among the world's most revered medical minds.

Mar 23, 2015
Washington's circle - the creation of the president by Heidler, David Stephen, 1955- author.

Washington's circle - the creation of the president

A group portrait of America's first President and the men who served with him to create the office shares insights into their personalities and the consequences of Washington's decision to heed or disregard specific advice.

Mar 23, 2015
Homemade for sale - how to set up and market a food business from your home kitchen by Kivirist, Lisa, author.

Homemade for sale - how to set up and market a food business from your home kitchen

"Homemade for Sale is the first authoritative guide to conceiving and launching your own home-based food start-up. Packed with profiles of successful cottage food entrepreneurs, this comprehensive and accessible resource covers everything you need to get cooking for your customers, creating items that by their very nature are specialized and unique."--

Mar 23, 2015
The great leader and the fighter pilot - the true story of the tyrant who created North Korea and the young lieutenant who stole his way to freedom by Harden, Blaine.

The great leader and the fighter pilot - the true story of the tyrant who created North Korea and the young lieutenant who stole his way to freedom

Mar 23, 2015
Lincoln and the Jews - a history by Sarna, Jonathan D., author.

Lincoln and the Jews - a history

"One hundred and fifty years after Abraham Lincoln's death, the full story of his extraordinary relationship with Jews is told here for the first time. [This book] provides readers both with a ... narrative of his interactions with Jews, and with the opportunity to immerse themselves in rare manuscripts and images, many from the Shapell Lincoln Collection, that show Lincoln in a way he has never been seen before"--Amazon.com.

Mar 23, 2015
The Internet for dummies by Levine, John R., author.

The Internet for dummies

"Now in its 14th edition, The Internet For Dummies covers the latest social networking tools, browser features, connection options, safety features, and so much more. Starting out with the basics, it walks you through getting online, picking an Internet provider, getting to know the different web browsers, dealing with e-mail and connecting with friends, finding the hottest sites to share photos and videos—and everything in between."--

Mar 23, 2015
Kyoto gardens - masterworks of the Japanese gardener's art by Clancy, Judith, author.

Kyoto gardens - masterworks of the Japanese gardener's art

"Featuring beautiful Japanese garden photography and insightful writing, Kyoto Gardens is a labor of love from master photographer Ben Simmons and Kyoto-based writer Judith Clancy. In their rocks and plants, empty spaces and intimate details—Kyoto's gardens manifest a unique ability to provoke thought and delight in equal measure. These varied landscapes meld the sensuality of nature with the disciplines of cosmology, poetry and meditation. Japanese aristocrats created these gardens to display n

Mar 23, 2015
Hexagon happenings - 15 quilts & projects by Forster, Carolyn, author.

Hexagon happenings - 15 quilts & projects

"Complete step-by-step photo guide to hexagon techniques with 15 quilts & projects"--Front cover.

Mar 23, 2015
Born to drum - the truth about the world's greatest drummers--from John Bonham and Keith Moon to Sheila E. and Dave Grohl by Barrell, Tony.

Born to drum - the truth about the world's greatest drummers--from John Bonham and Keith Moon to Sheila E. and Dave Grohl

Mar 23, 2015
Better than before - mastering the habits of our everyday lives by Rubin, Gretchen Craft.

Better than before - mastering the habits of our everyday lives

"Habits are the invisible architecture of our lives. Rubin provides an analytical and scientific framework from which to understand these habits--as well as change them for good. Infused with her compelling voice and funny stories, she illustrates the core principles of habit formation with dozens of strategies that she uses herself and tests out on others. Rubin provides tools to help readers better understand themselves, and presents a clear, practical menu of strategies so readers can take an

Mar 23, 2015
The Presidents and UFOs - a secret history, from FDR to Obama by Holcombe, Larry, author.

The Presidents and UFOs - a secret history, from FDR to Obama

"The UFO enigma has been part of our culture since the 1940s and building to a worldwide explosion of acceptance today. Now, as governments around the world open their files and records on internal UFO investigations, the US remains steadfast in its denial of interest in the UFO issue. As more of the world's population accepts the possibility of an extraterrestrial presence, the demand is building for disclosure from the United States. Using newly declassified and Freedom of Information Act docu

Mar 23, 2015
Mama Maggie - the untold story of one woman's mission to love the forgotten children of Egypt's garbage slums by Makary, Marty, author.

Mama Maggie - the untold story of one woman's mission to love the forgotten children of Egypt's garbage slums

Since 1997, Maggie Gobran and her organization Stephen's Children have been changing lives in Cairo's notorious zabala, or garbage slums. Her innovative, transformational work has garnered worldwide fame and multiple Nobel Prize nominations. This book chronicles Mama Maggie's surprising pilgrimage from privileged child to stylish businesswoman to college professor pondering God's call to change.

Mar 23, 2015
Mom knows best cookbook - 250+ easy recipes shared by modern moms, plus tips for serving up meals kids will love. by

Mom knows best cookbook - 250+ easy recipes shared by modern moms, plus tips for serving up meals kids will love.

Exclusively designed by Gooseberry Patch. Over 200 easy recipes shared by modern moms, plus tips for serving up meals kids will love. You can't miss with chapters like Grab & Go Breakfasts, Brown-Bagging It, Healthy Bites for Snacking, Dinners for the Daily Dash, Kids in the Kitchen and Sweet Treats. Features recipes with easy-to-understand directions, using ingredients you probably already have in the cupboard. Lots of cooking & shopping tips, kitchen shortcuts and serving ideas.

Mar 23, 2015
The Mediterranean by Jepson, Tim, author.

The Mediterranean

"Mediterranean expert Tim Jepson takes you on a tour of the countries of the Northern Mediterranean & Adriatic, focusing on the major cruise ports from Gibraltar to Turkey, including Barcelona, Valencia, Nice, Cannes, Monte Carlo, Genoa, Rome, Naples, Palermo, Bari, Venice, Dubrovnik, Split, Athens, and Istanbul, as well as nearby towns and sites. This all-new guide features an abundance of practical info on how to get to the main ports from the ship; maps to guide you around when you're there;

Mar 23, 2015
Mind your body - 4 weeks to a leaner, healthier life by Harper, Joel.

Mind your body - 4 weeks to a leaner, healthier life

"Foreword by Dr. Mehmet OzA renowned personal trainer to Olympic athletes, movie stars, Broadway actors, and supermodels, draws on twenty years of experience to create a powerful three-step fitness approach--combining mindful techniques with effective workouts--to achieve stunning results in only fifteen minutes a day. With a foreword by Dr. Mehmet Oz.Cutting edge research in the fields of neuroscience and neuropsychology shows that negative thinking prevents people from improving bad health and

Mar 23, 2015
Frank - a life in politics from the Great Society to same-sex marriage by Frank, Barney, 1940- author.

Frank - a life in politics from the Great Society to same-sex marriage

"The candid political memoir of Barney Frank, former House Representative from Massachusetts ... and a pioneering, openly gay politician"--

Mar 23, 2015