Series: Pure JuiceFresh & Easy RecipesPaperbackSarah Cadji9781581573107$18.95COOKING Jan 12, 2016
When, what, and how to juice.It’s simple: vegetables are good for us. We don’t eat enough of them and when we do, we don’t always eat them in the right way. Pure Juice is packed full of only the most real and raw juices, shorts, smoothies, milks and butters. From revitalizing morning juices to midday energy shots and restorative nutrient-dense juices to replenish your system in the evening, Pure Juice will help integrate vegetable juicing into daily life.The recipes are based on the principle that the greatest proportion of the juice will alway... + Read More
A plant-based diet that is as satisfying as Mom’s home cooking.Vegan food with down-home appeal is the sort of vegan food Americans want to eat. Sit down to a dinner that looks and tastes great, but just happens to be completely plant-based so it’s also good for you. That’s how Ginny McMeans cooks, and here she shares 150 of her favorite recipes. Every recipe can also be made-ahead and frozen for later, as these meals are designed for the busy person. This is delicious, homemade, everyday food that you can cook fresh on a whim or pull from your... + Read More
From buying equipment to tapping your own trees to boiling the sap, this is the classic, best-selling guide to making maple syrup.This little book swept maple sugarin’ buffs off their feet when it first appeared and is still the top-selling guide to the craft after over 40 years in print. Backyard Sugarin’ tells you how you can make maple syrup right in your own backyard without having to build a sap house or buy buckets, holding tanks, evaporators, and other expensive paraphernalia.This new edition also features a foreword by maple expert Mich... + Read More
More than 100 recipes for deliciously creamy dishes, made with nut milks and other dairy-free alternatives.Animal-based dairy products can be hard to digest, and many people are turning to plant-based alternatives such as almond milk, coconut milk, and rice milk to provide that scrumptious creamy texture to their favorite dishes. Katy Salter, who was working for a food magazine when she discovered she was lactose intolerant, has developed more than 100 irresistible, flavour-packed recipes—all completely dairy-free—that taste as good as they sou... + Read More
Featuring a new introduction, a compassionate look at a religious movement that shaped America.“Put your hands to work and your hearts to God,” Mother Ann Lee told her spiritual children more than 200 years ago. In the nineteenth century, Shaker communities sprang up in cities and towns across America, built on a foundation of faith, hard work, pacifism, and celibacy. Today, as the number of Shakers has dwindled to only a handful, the story of the Shakers has never been more important to record and understand.In this updated classic featuring a... + Read More
A comprehensive guide to diagnosing and relieving your dog’s pain.You love your dog, and hate to see him in pain. But you don’t want to head to the vet’s office for hundreds of dollars worth of tests that might prove useless. Dr. Mike Petty understands this. He’s a “pain vet”—a practitioner of a relatively new branch of veterinarian medicine, just as it is a relatively new branch of human medicine. In this book, he provides dog owners with an invaluable resource that will educate them in three critical areas:1. How to determine whether a dog is... + Read More
Series: Eat Your Heart OutThe Look Good, Feel Good CookbookHardcoverDean Shermet9781581573299$34.95COOKING Feb 29, 2016
A get-healthy, get-strong cookbook from a celebrity ex.Looking—and feeling—good is the best revenge. So when Dean Sheremet’s marriage to LeAnn Rimes went up in smoke, he decided to put his life back together, recipe-by-recipe. And it worked. Eat Your Heart Out will appeal to anyone who’s ever wanted to begin again, be it looks, love, or work. With ultra healthy versions of comfort foods, mood boosting teas and smoothies, foods that boost your metabolism and more, this is the go-to cookbook for looking and feeling your best.
The definitive guidebook for Civil War tourists, from the novice historian to the die-hard buff.For those who can’t resist trying to see it all, this indispensable book contains information on and reviews of almost 450 historical sites across the United States related to the Civil War, including all 384 of the principal battlefields listed by the Civil War Sites Advisory Commission. Every entry includes an in-depth overview of the history of the battle and its importance to the war, the must-see places at each site, as well as lodging and other... + Read More
A guide to the forgotten waterways hidden throughout the five boroughs.Beneath the asphalt streets of Manhattan, creeks and streams once flowed freely. The remnants of these once-pristine waterways are all over the Big Apple, hidden in plain sight. Hidden Waters of New York City offers a glimpse at the big city’s forgotten past and ever-changing present, including:Minetta Brook, which ran through today’s Greenwich VillageCollect Pond in the Financial District, the city’s first water sourceNewtown Creek, separating Brooklyn and QueensBronx River... + Read More
Series: Cocktails for DrinkersNot-Even-Remotely-Artisanal,3 Ingredient-or-Less Recipes that Get to the PointPaperbackJennifer McCartney9781581573541$19.50COOKING Mar 29, 2016
The anti-hipster drink book, perfect for hipsters and their haters.Homemade pineapple-Sriracha syrup, giant spherical ice cubes, gin made from herbs picked by Armenian nuns and distilled with holy water…). The artisanal cocktail movement is, let’s face it, not for everyone. What about drinks for the rest of us? The boozers who just want a good, stiff cocktail we can make at home after a day at work? What if you don’t own an ice-shaving kit or grow organic rosemary in your backyard? What if you are using recycled jam jars to mix your Vodka Tonic... + Read More
Series: Whole Protein VegetarianDelicious Plant-Based Recipes with Essential Amino Acids for Health & Well-BeingHardcoverRebecca Ffrench9781581573268$35.95COOKING Mar 29, 2016
A cookbook that takes the guesswork out of combining protein sources, to provide delicious, complete protein meals.“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” Americans are embracing Michael Pollan’s philosophy on how to eat, but many folks still worry about protein intake. Most vegetarian and vegan choices contain some protein, but it’s critical to eat them in the correct combination in order to get the full compliment of the nine essential amino acids that make up a complete protein. Sound complicated? Let Complete do the math. Author and home c... + Read More
"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up." --Pablo Picasso Coloring brings the artist out in everyone – it’s so easy and welcoming. It’s also very good for the mind. Meditation drawing teacher Cher Kaufmann has seen the effects of coloring at work in her sold-out classes. She provides students with patterns of mandalas and other designs, some colored markers, and watches everyone relax. With each stroke of color, body and thoughts drift into a calm place. Recent studies attest to the power of drawing a... + Read More
Learn the secrets to drawing mandalas and more like a pro and unlock the hidden creative potential in all areas of your life.Why draw or doodle? Studies have shown that the act of drawing not only relaxes us and acts as a stress reducer, but allows us to use both sides of the brain with beneficial results. The craze may be with colouring, but here’s a step back, and simple instructions for drawing the patterns that you will later colour.In these pages, first time artists will find themselves easily creating beautiful images, while more experien... + Read More
Series: Great Bowls of FoodOne-Bowl Meals Made with Healthy Grains, Noodles, Lean Proteins, and VeggiesPaperbackRobin Asbell9781581573381$28.95COOKING May 24, 2016
Layer up grain, vegetable, protein source and sauce: Everyone loves to eat from a bowl.The verdict is in. Bowls are the latest food trend in restaurants across America. Chipotle’s burrito bowl is the bestselling item on the menu and even the New York Times notes that the bowl has gone mainstream. But what is it? Simply put: it’s a meal served in a bowl. Sound simple? It is! Just pick your base ingredient: delicious brown rice, perfectly cooked udon noodles, nutty quinoa, or fresh green kale are just some of the options. Then get ready to top it... + Read More
Series: Zen and TonicSavory and Fresh Cocktails for the Enlightened DrinkerHardcoverJules Aron9781581573077$32.95COOKING Apr 26, 2016
Green drinks gone boozy.The number one question bartender Jules Aron gets asked is, “What’s the healthiest cocktail you recommend?” With that intriguing question in mind, Jules created 100 delicious drinks made with the healthiest ingredients, pairing her passion for natural, wholesome food with her love for crafting cocktails. These drinks use herbs and vegetables in unexpected ways. Readers embracing a green, holistic, and healthy lifestyle, or who are fascinated with the growing farm-to-table and garden-to-glass trends will find this practic... + Read More
Series: The Forager's FeastHow to Identify, Gather, and Prepare Wild EdiblesPaperbackLeda Meredith9781581573060$28.50COOKING May 03, 2016
A field guide/cookbook for foraging enthusiasts.Delicious wild edible plants and mushrooms are abundant throughout North America, not only in the wilderness but in urban areas, too. Learn how to identify, harvest, and eat the tastiest plants in your backyard. Intended as much for the cooking enthusiast as for the survivalist, this book includes recipes that will transform even the most common edible backyard weeds into guest-worthy fare. Even experienced foragers will be impressed with plantain leaf chips that are crisper and tastier than kale ... + Read More
Series: Herb GardeningHow to Prepare the Soil, Choose Your Plants & Care For, Harvest & Use Your HerbsPaperbackMelissa Melton Snyder9781581573121$25.95GARDENING Jul 05, 2016
A comprehensive guide to starting an herb garden, written for beginners.The consummate beginners guide for anyone interested in starting an herb garden. It will explain, in simple terms, everything you need to know about choosing the site, preparing the soil, choosing the plants, caring for them, dealing with pests and diseases, and what to do with the harvest at the end of the summer. Included will be actual easy-to-follow garden plans, lots of helpful tips, expert advice, and useful figures.
The standard by which all other Maine travel guides are judged—now completely revised and reenvisioned.The best-selling and most trusted guide to Maine is back! Once again fully updated and revised, this 18th edition features a brand-new design with expanded sidebars, itineraries, and lush color photographs throughout. As always, authors Christina Tree and Nancy English offer the best, most up-to-date recommendations for food, lodging, recreation, shopping, events, and much more. Whether you’re a native New Englander or one of the thousands of ... + Read More
A best-selling hiking guide to Maine’s most widely traveled region, completely revised and with 10 new hikes.Locals and visitors to Maine’s beautiful coastline will find miles of satisfying hiking, with outings that range from short walks for families to all-day excursions for serious hikers. Each hike in this guide includes a topographic map, information on difficulty, mileage, and elevation, and a detailed description of the route. An overview chart at the beginning of the book describes the 50 hikes at a glance for easy trip planning.
Series: 50 Hikes in OhioHikes & Walks in the Buckeye State, 4th EditionPaperbackRalph Ramey9781581573480$25.95SPORTS & RECREATION Jun 07, 2016
A veteran hiker revisits old favorite trails in the Buckeye State.In this revised and updated edition, Ralph Ramey visits old and new trails that reflect his love of hiking in Ohio. Walks through remnant prairies and an area of drifting sand dunes, a climb to a dolomite promontory, and a hike though a deep deciduous forest are among the trekking adventures that Ramey describes in detail in this update of his classic hiking guide.
Challenging hikes to the precipices of dramatic cliffs, gentle walks to breathtaking waterfalls, and satisfying rambles to geological formations that reveal millions of years of natural history.In the same class as the Appalachian Trail, the North Country National Scenic Trail is over twice as long as its older cousin. 50 Hikes on Michigan & Wisconsin’s North Country Trail is a guidebook for both the day hiker and the long-distance backpacker. With full-color maps and elevation profiles, it covers the certified trail on the ground as well as po... + Read More
Series: 50 Hikes in Orange CountyHikes and Walks in the Wilds of Southern California, 2nd EditionPaperbackKarin Klein9781581573336$25.95SPORTS & RECREATION Mar 08, 2016
Hikes and walks in the wilds of Southern California, featuring five new hikes.Covering the most interesting hiking trails in Orange County, each hike in this guide provides detailed directions and maps and offers a unique perspective on its environs—whether hot springs, earthquake faults, or vibrant wildflower displays—giving as close an experience as possible to hiking with a live guide. Several area hikes are available only in this book, making it a must-have for your California sojourn.
With natives as your guides, Backroads & Byways leads you down the road less travelled.Montana offers the breathtaking landscapes, charming towns, and unmatched hospitality. In Backroads & Bywaysof Montana, Welsch and Moore, your guides to Big Sky Country, share their favorite places both on and off the beaten track. Whether you need to get away for a weekend or longer, or want to explore your home state or make plans for free time in an area you don’t know well, take to the road with a Backroads & Byways book. With itineraries appropriate for ... + Read More
Series: Hear Dat New OrleansA Guide to the Rich Musical Heritage & Lively Current ScenePaperbackMichael R. Murphy9781581573169$24.95TRAVEL May 03, 2016
By the author of Eat Dat and Fear Dat, a charmingly irreverent guide to the thriving, world-famous music scene in New Orleans.“Where can I go to hear music?” is a question often asked by visitors to New Orleans. The question might better be asked, “Where can I go and not hear music?” Music is everywhere in this city, but to experience the best of it you need the right guide. In Hear Dat New Orleans, travel expert Michael Murphy brings his signature quirky and offbeat sensibility to the Big Easy’s biggest tourist draw: its music. With in-depth r... + Read More
More desserts for two—plus brunch, lunch and dinner—easily adjusted should unexpected guests drop by!Just off the success of Dessert for Two, author Christina Lane is back with a gorgeous full-colour cookbook filled with delicious meals for every hours of the day. Her signature friendly voice invites readers to try everything from her Southern Sweet Tea Fried Chicken to a Holiday Ham, perfectly portioned for whomever is sitting around the table. Fancy celebration meals appear along with down-home comfort food, all accompanied by mouth-watering ... + Read More
Series: Lazy Cake Cookies & MoreDelicious, Shortcut Desserts with 5 Ingredients or LessPaperbackJennifer Palmer9781581573701$19.50COOKING Oct 27, 2015
Whether you’re lazy or just crazy busy, if you love homemade desserts but don’t have time to bake, this book is for you.You’ll be amazed at what you can do with five minutes and a box of cake mix, a can of sweetened condensed milk, a bag of chocolate chips, and any number of ready-to-use ingredients you may already have in your kitchen cupboard. These recipes are fast to pull together, and the results are far more than the sum of their parts. From gooey chocolate treats to nutty surprises, the sweets you’ll make will please everyone. (And no on... + Read More