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Nathaniel's Nutmeg: How One Man's Courage Changed the Course of History
3.75
The book is about the 16th and 17th century race to the spice islands between the European powers, primarily England and Holland, but also Spain and P...more
Aug 02, 2009
May 10, 2009
 
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
4.17
If you’re not sure where to start with this reading list, start here. Pollan traces the path from earth to plate taken by four meals — from McDonald’s...more
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Oct 26, 2008
 
A Taste Of Japan: Food Fact And Fable: What The People Eat: Customs And Etiquette
3.38
Donald Richie's "A Taste of Japan" is an excellent introduction to Japanese food and drink. After a short introduction about the principles of Japanes...more
Nov 07, 2009
Sep 14, 2009
 
Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World
3.69
Although it's an everyday fruit, the banana has an amazing history and possibly a tragically interesting future. With a straightforward style, Koeppel...more
May 2009
May 10, 2009
 
Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes
3.95
Meh. The first quarter of the book talks about the disaster that is corporate agriculture, but in a "you all read Michael Pollan, so I don't have to...more
Feb 2009
May 10, 2009
 
Preserving Food without Freezing or Canning: Traditional Techniques Using Salt, Oil, Sugar, Alcohol, Drying, Cold Storage, and Lactic Fermentation
3.99
Ethicurean review of this title and several others on preserving: "I can, you can, we all can!: Essential books for preserving seasonal bounty"
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Jun 30, 2009
 
Stocking Up III: America's Classic Preserving Guide
4.23
Ethicurean review of this title and several others on preserving: "I can, you can, we all can!: Essential books for preserving seasonal bounty"
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Jun 30, 2009
 
Abundantly Wild: Collecting and Cooking Wild Edibles in the Upper Midwest
3.85
Ethicurean review of this title and several others on preserving: "I can, you can, we all can!: Essential books for preserving seasonal bounty"
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Jun 30, 2009
 
Making Liqueurs for Gifts: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-101
3.12
Ethicurean review of this title and several others on preserving: "I can, you can, we all can!: Essential books for preserving seasonal bounty"
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Jun 30, 2009
 
Making & Using Dried Foods
3.67
Ethicurean review of this title and several others on preserving: "I can, you can, we all can!: Essential books for preserving seasonal bounty"
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Jun 30, 2009
 
Canning & Preserving without Sugar, 4th
3.20
Ethicurean review of this title and several others on preserving: "I can, you can, we all can!: Essential books for preserving seasonal bounty"
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Jun 30, 2009
 
Putting Food By
4.04
Ethicurean review of this title and several others on preserving: "I can, you can, we all can!: Essential books for preserving seasonal bounty"
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Jun 30, 2009
 
Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants
4.06
Ethicurean review of this title and several others on preserving: "I can, you can, we all can!: Essential books for preserving seasonal bounty"
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Jun 30, 2009
 
Food Drying with an Attitude: A Fun and Fabulous Guide to Creating Snacks, Meals, and Crafts
3.87
Ethicurean review of this title and several others on preserving: "I can, you can, we all can!: Essential books for preserving seasonal bounty"
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Jun 30, 2009
 
Small Scale Grain Raising: An Organic Guide to Growing, Processing, and Using Nutritious Whole Grains, for Home Gardeners and Local Farmers
4.13
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Feb 06, 2009
 
Fresh Food from Small Spaces: The Square-Inch Gardener's Guide to Year-Round Growing, Fermenting, and Sprouting
3.61
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Feb 06, 2009
 
Fresh: A Perishable History
3.62
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Jun 15, 2009
 
Dinner At Your Door
4.07
Ethicurean review: href="http://www.ethicurean.com/2009/02/28/... to share: "Dinner at Your Door"
Feb 28, 2009
May 11, 2009
 
The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
4.15
Ethicurean review: href="http://www.ethicurean.com/2009/05/06/... Coming Plauge": The big book of nasty diseases
Dec 10, 2001
May 11, 2009
 
The Way We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter
4.06
The famously uncompromising ethicist Peter Singer explores the eating habits of three different American families: vegans, "conscientious omnivores" a...more
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Oct 26, 2008
 
The Meat You Eat: How Corporate Farming Has Endangered America's Food Supply
3.75
A sweeping look at humanity’s deep-rooted anxiety about the future of food. People have expressed their worries about the future of the food supply in...more
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Oct 26, 2008
 
Diet for a Dead Planet: Big Business and the Coming Food Crisis
3.71
Going beyond fast food and GMOs to explain why our entire food system is in crisis, Cook tells how corporate control of farms and supermarkets, unsust...more
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Oct 26, 2008
 
Agrarian Dreams: The Paradox of Organic Farming in California
3.91
In this first comprehensive study of organic farming in California, Julie Guthman casts doubt on the current wisdom about organic food and agriculture...more
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Oct 26, 2008
 
Appetite for Profit: How the Food Industry Undermines Our Health and How to Fight Back
3.54
Simon, a health policy expert and law professor, skewers the food industry for undermining the health of Americans with "nutrient deficient factory ma...more
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Oct 26, 2008
 
The Jungle
3.67
Ethicurean post: The Jungle at 100, the U.S. at 230

A journalist intended to expose the squalid labor practices underpinning the turn-of-the-century me...more
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Oct 26, 2008
 
Holy Cows and Hog Heaven: The Food Buyer's Guide to Farm Friendly Food
4.00
Written by the libertarian Christian farmer behind Polyface Farm, the paragon of sustainability featured in Michael Pollan’s “The Omnivore’s Dilemma,”...more
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Oct 26, 2008
 
What to Eat
4.04
Nutritionist Marion Nestle takes you on a guided tour of the supermarket in order to help readers make sensible food choices. In a low-key, nonpreachy...more
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Oct 27, 2008
 
Full Moon Feast: Food and the Hunger for Connection
4.14
Chef and passionate food activist Jessica Prentice champions locally grown, humanely raised, nutrient-rich foods and traditional cooking methods. She...more
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Oct 26, 2008
 
Real Food: What to Eat and Why
4.03
Ethicurean post: Let there be Real Food

Farm-girl-turned-farmers-market-impresario Nina Planck explains why traditional foods such as butter are health...more
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Oct 26, 2008
 
Four Seasons in Five Senses: Things Worth Savoring
3.58
A California fruit farmer pays homage to the life of the senses: smell that knows when a peach is ready to be picked; sight that observes the health o...more
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Oct 26, 2008
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