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Waste Free Kitchen Handbook
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Waste Free Kitchen Handbook

The author deserves a lot of credit fro writing this highly informative book to prevent more waste in homes across the continent. Despite a growing awareness of food waste, many family matriarchs sadly lack enough know-how to change their habits, partly out of convenience, mostly out of ignorance, and upbringing. […]

Unpacked
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Unpacked

Unpacked FROM P. E. I TO PALAWAN Mo Duffy Cobb Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia 206 pages, $ 19.95   The author, Mo Duffy Cobb, an English teacher, writes in an animated, flowing, engaging style that captivates the reader and urges him to continue reading to learn what happens […]

The Gestapo
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The Gestapo

The Gestapo ( geheime Staatspolizei, Secret government Police) is as surprising as it is illuminating. The Gestapo has always been portrayed as an organization of fear and terror, functioning mostly on renunciations from the public, and hired informers. Some people complained to revenge old disagreements or fights; others out of […]

On Tyranny
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On Tyranny

This short, but profound book written by historian Snyder who specializes in eastern European history at Yale University, draws from events during Hitler’s Nazism, and Mussolini’s Fascism and projects what is now happening in the U S A. Without mentioning the name of the present president of the U S […]

Bursting Bubbles
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Bursting Bubbles

Penned by a Champagne connoisseur and traveller, Bursting Bubbles is a seminal, highly informative book, partially based on personal and on location research. It explains in vivid terms what a true (terroir based) Champagne should taste like, and how world famous houses have managed to convince that their highly manipulated […]

A Taste of Latin America
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A Taste of Latin America

Latin American cooks wren the first to inadvertently create “fusion” dishes due to the “blend” of many immigrants that flooded the continent. They came mainly from Africa, and Europe, and later, Japanese and Chinese arrived, all bringing their culinary traditions with them and adopting local ingredients, which happened to be […]