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Entries Tagged as 'Books about food'

Roundup: Food and books get our attention

October 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Roundup: Food and books get our attention · Books about food, Roundup

This roundup has a definite Kansas City and book bent. On the menu. Maybe you remember seeing photos from the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats on the Time magazine website. Now you can see the photos in person at the Kansas City Public Library through Jan. 18. (KC Public Library) Food maven from […]

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Roundup: Updates, news…and still lagging

October 17th, 2008 · Comments Off on Roundup: Updates, news…and still lagging · Books about food, Eating out, Roundup

I’m so behind in so many things, but here, nevertheless, are some updates as some items of interest. Of course, I haven’t read my RSS feeds in days, but I’m doing what I can. Updates Perhaps you remember the following items from a couple of weeks ago: Meryl makes a good case for me to […]

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Roundup: Fun food activities plus food for thought

October 1st, 2008 · 4 Comments · Books about food, Eating out, Food in the news, local food, Roundup

A big week for food fans is shaping up here in Lawrence, and there are other items of interest, too. Read on… Put these activities on your schedules: Friday, Oct. 3: Chef Kurt Michael Friese will speak and sign his book, A Cook’s Journey: Slow Food in the Heartland at KU. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. […]

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What is your most-stained cookbook?

August 5th, 2008 · 7 Comments · Books about food

What fun! When I read Jill Santopietro’s “The Cookbook Chronicles” in the NYT blog The Moment, I knew I had to check my books. My top three: Mastering the Art of French Cooking Joy of Cooking (although mine’s from 1975, so it doesn’t quite make the cut) Recipes Worth Sharing, now out of print. It’s […]

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Pass the real food; hold the nutrition advice

July 24th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Books about food, Healthy eating, Research

I’ve about had it with science and nutrition, the combination that is. Those of you who follow such things may recall the publicity Michael Pollan gave the concept of nutritionism. I thought he had a point, but I thought there was still room for studying nutrition, diet and health, especially since so many health problems […]

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Bison Nation offers new old tastes

April 25th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Books about food, local food

What’s your favorite local food? If you live in the Great Plains, it might be—or could have been—bison, aka buffalo. Bison is the iconic foodstuff that Gary Nabhan and Kelly Kindscher (and probably other collaborators if I understand correctly) have identified as the namesake of our regional foodshed, Bison Nation. Nabhan, noted conservation scientist, promotes […]

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