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Heartlandia - heritage recipes from Portland's the Country Cat by Sappington, Adam, author.

Heartlandia - heritage recipes from Portland's the Country Cat

Based on husband-and-wife team Adam and Jackie Sappington's acclaimed Portland restaurant, The Country Cat Dinner House & Bar. Adam, Executive Chef and a self-taught expert in whole animal butchery, and Jackie, the Executive Pastry Chef, make food that is the definition of soulful, heartwarming comfort food. Some of the mouthwatering dishes include Autumn Squash Soup with Apple Cider and Brown Butter, Red Wine-Braised Beef with Wild Mushroom Steak Sauce, and Crispy Fried Oysters with Smoky Bacon

Sep 2, 2015
Heaven Is Beautiful - How Dying Taught Me That Death Is Just the Beginning by Panagore, Peter Baldwin

Heaven Is Beautiful - How Dying Taught Me That Death Is Just the Beginning

Aug 27, 2015
Heirloom Baking With the Brass Sisters - More Than 100 Years of Recipes Discovered and Collected by the Queens of Comfort Food by Brass, Marilynn/ Brass, Sheila/ Ryan, Andy (PHT)

Heirloom Baking With the Brass Sisters - More Than 100 Years of Recipes Discovered and Collected by the Queens of Comfort Food

Aug 27, 2015
Heirloom baking with the Brass sisters - more than 100 years of recipes discovered from family cookbooks, original journals, scraps of paper, and grandmother's kitchen by Brass, Marilynn.

Heirloom baking with the Brass sisters - more than 100 years of recipes discovered from family cookbooks, original journals, scraps of paper, and grandmother's kitchen

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Sep 2, 2015
Homebrewing by Ironside, Daniel, author.

Homebrewing

Malt, hops, yeast, and water-- that's the basic recipe for beer. The brewing process can transform them into a wide range of beer styles. From setting up your brewery to creating different styles of beer, Ironside provides a comprehensive primer on each step of the brewing process.

Sep 2, 2015
Household workers unite - the untold story of African American women who built a movement by Nadasen, Premilla, author.

Household workers unite - the untold story of African American women who built a movement

"Premilla Nadasen recounts in this powerful book a little-known history of organizing among African American household workers. She uses the stories of a handful of women to illuminate the broader politics of labor, organizing, race, and gender in late 20th-century America. At the crossroads of the emerging civil rights movement, a deindustrializing economy, a burgeoning women's movement, and increasing immigration, household worker activists, who were excluded from both labor rights and mainstr

Aug 31, 2015
How we live now - redefining home and family in the 21st century by DePaulo, Bella M.

How we live now - redefining home and family in the 21st century

"A close-up examination and exploration, How We Live Now challenges our old concepts of what it means to be a family and have a home, opening the door to the many diverse and thriving experiments of living in twenty-first century America. Across America and around the world, in cities and suburbs and small towns, people from all walks of life are redefining our "lifespaces"--the way we live and who we live with. The traditional nuclear family in their single-family home on a suburban lot has los

Aug 28, 2015
Html5 Games - Novice to Ninja by Castledine, Earle

Html5 Games - Novice to Ninja

Aug 27, 2015
Humans need not apply - a guide to wealth and work in the age of artificial intelligence by Kaplan, Jerry, author.

Humans need not apply - a guide to wealth and work in the age of artificial intelligence

Looks at the latest developments in robotics and artificial intelligence and the ways that they will affect how people live and work, and proposes free-market adjustments to help avoid a difficult social and economic transition.

Aug 27, 2015
Humans need not apply - a guide to wealth and work in the age of artificial intelligence by Kaplan, Jerry, author.

Humans need not apply - a guide to wealth and work in the age of artificial intelligence

Researchers are finally cracking the code on artificial intelligence. It has the potential to usher in a new age of affluence and leisure-- but as Kaplan warns, the transition may be protracted and brutal unless we address the two great scourges of the modern developed world: volatile labor markets and income inequality. He proposes innovative, free-market adjustments to our economic system and social policies to avoid an extended period of social turmoil.

Sep 2, 2015
I will! - nine traits of the outwardly focused Christian by Rainer, Thom S, author.

I will! - nine traits of the outwardly focused Christian

Offers advice for church members based on nine traits that all church members can strive towards, regardless of their background, age, or level of spiritual development.

Sep 2, 2015
Icebox cakes - recipes for the coolest cakes in town by Sagendorph, Jean, author.

Icebox cakes - recipes for the coolest cakes in town

Collects recipes for make-ahead, minimum-fuss desserts featuring cookies or wafers sandwiched between layers of whipped cream or pudding, which when chilled overnight transform into delicious cakes, including red velvet, black forest, and smore.

Aug 27, 2015
Icebox cakes - recipes for the coolest cakes in town by Sagendorph, Jean, author.

Icebox cakes - recipes for the coolest cakes in town

"Icebox cakes the hottest cold treats in town! A sumpturous marriage between cookies and whipped cream, an icebox cake is more than the sum of its parts. In its most basic form, crisp cookies or wafers are sandwiched between layers of billowy whipped cream or pudding and then chilled in the fridge overnight. As the cake rests, the cookies soften and transform into a delicious and dense, cakelike texture. Here, you'll find fantastic flavor combinations starting with the Old School, that class

Sep 2, 2015
Ikaria - lessons on food, life, and longevity from the Greek island where people forget to die by Kochilas, Diane, author.

Ikaria - lessons on food, life, and longevity from the Greek island where people forget to die

"Ikaria is mythical, beautiful, enigmatic--and, as we learned after reading the New York Times article about it, a place where residents live unaccountably long lives. Part cookbook, part travelogue, filled with gorgeous photography, stunning recipes, and interviews with locals, and packed with the often quirky secrets to a long life that Ikarians are spoon-fed at birth, Ikaria is award-winning author Diane Kochilas's ethno-culinary paean to this magical island.Here, Kochilas will marry lore to

Aug 27, 2015
Ikaria - lessons on food, life, and longevity from the Greek island where people forget to die by Kochilas, Diane, author.

Ikaria - lessons on food, life, and longevity from the Greek island where people forget to die

"Ikaria is mythical, beautiful, enigmatic--and, as we learned after reading the New York Times article about it, a place where residents live unaccountably long lives. Part cookbook, part travelogue, filled with gorgeous photography, stunning recipes, and interviews with locals, and packed with the often quirky secrets to a long life that Ikarians are spoon-fed at birth, Ikaria is award-winning author Diane Kochilas's ethno-culinary paean to this magical island.Here, Kochilas will marry lore to

Sep 2, 2015
Illocality by Massey, Joseph.

Illocality

"Joseph Massey composed Illocality in his first year in western Massachusetts. Massey's austere landscapes channel the quiet shock, euphoria, and introspection that come with reorientation to place. His language fights apathy with grace and sensitivity. Here are poems with their eyes on seasons, plants, sunlight, and animals, all the while looking for stability and the language to describe it."--

Sep 2, 2015
Impossible Bottle by Emerson, Claudia

Impossible Bottle

Sep 2, 2015
In our backyard - human trafficking in America and what we can do to stop it by Belles, Nita, 1953-

In our backyard - human trafficking in America and what we can do to stop it

Presents an exploration of human trafficking in the United States, with advice on how to identify risk factors for vulnerable victims and steps that can be taken to protect and rescue teenagers and young adults from traffickers.

Sep 2, 2015
In the mind fields - exploring the new science of neuropsychoanalysis by Schwartz, Casey, author.

In the mind fields - exploring the new science of neuropsychoanalysis

An accessible journalistic exploration of the culture of modern psychiatry analyzes early crossover efforts between the fields of neuroscience and psychoanalysis to outline new understandings in how humans think, feel, and behave.

Aug 28, 2015
It is about Islam - exposing the truth about Isis, Al Qaeda, Iran, and the Caliphate by Beck, Glenn, author.

It is about Islam - exposing the truth about Isis, Al Qaeda, Iran, and the Caliphate

From the barbarians of ISIS to the terror tactics of Al-Qaeda and its offshoots, to the impending threat of a nuclear Iran, those motivated by extreme fundamentalist Islamic faith have the power to endanger and kill millions. The conflict with them will not end until we face the truth about those who find their inspiration and justification in the religion itself.

Sep 2, 2015