Month: August 2017

nutrition
Food

On amino acids, nutrition and the digestive system

The human body needs nutrients to function properly. Every organ, muscle, and thought depends on the quality of nutrients we provide. Proper digestion of the nutrients is a monumentally vital process by which food and drink are broken down into their smallest cells and provide energy. Supplements that replace what […]

Black Elk
Book Reviews

Black Elk

Joe Jackson, professor of creative writing at Old Dominion University of Norfolk in Virginia, has written an in-depth and extraordinary history of Lakota warfare with the U S and settlers. Millions around the world know Black Elk, the Native American holy man, from his testimonial Black Elk Spaks. In this […]

Eat Delicious
Book Reviews

Eat Delicious

The author is former touring musician and self-taught cook who mastered the art of cooking admirably well. Coking is an art and science. While many cooks master the science, few can master the art part. Dennis Prescott ahs mastered both. As a touring-musician he had to rely alternately on take-out, […]

The Death of Money
Book Reviews

The Death of Money

The international monetary system has collapsed three times in the 20th century (1914, 1939, and 1971). Each collapse was followed by a period financial havoc, war, and civil unrest damaging global trade and economy overall. The US dollar has been and continues to be the global reserve currency from 1950’s […]

The Oxford Companion to Cheese
Book Reviews

The Oxford Companion to Cheese

Hundreds of books on cheese production, its use in culinary circles, for consumers, have been written, but The Oxford Companion To Cheese can claim to be the first truly comprehensive reference work dedicated to the exploration of how four basic ingredients transform into more than 1400 specific varieties enjoyed throughout […]