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New Good Food, rev: Essential Ingredients for Cooking and Eating Well

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In NEW GOOD FOOD, industry veteran Margaret M. Wittenberg offers reliable, practical, one-stop advice on organics, whole grains, buying local, sustainability, and more. Focusing on core food products available at large-scale and natural foods markets, she profiles everything from new sweeteners like agave nectar to specialty flours like spelt and barley to gourmet salts. S ...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by Ten Speed Press
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This is a decent overall reference book for a home cook.
I had to read this book for work and found it informative, but not exactly scintiallating reading. Unless you are being paid to read it cover to cover (as I was) - I wouldn't encourage you attacking it as a novel.

That being said, the sections are well organized and the book provides just enough information to answer basic nutrition and cooking techniques. The sprinkled bits of history are also fun for trivia buffs...

All in all, unless you
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Margaret M. Wittenberg has been teaching natural and organic foods cooking and helping maintain and enhance access to good food through her work in organic agriculture, seafood sustainability, agricultural environmental standards, and farm animal welfare for over 35 years. Her books serve as a catalyst for the reader to explore the possibilities through detailed advice how to buy, prepare, store, ...more
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