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Food writing regards food not only as a substance, but also as a cultural phenomenon. Food writer John T. Edge explains how the genre views its topic: "Food is essential to life. It’s arguably our nation’s biggest industry. Food, not sex, is our most frequently indulged pleasure. Food—too much, not enough, the wrong kind, the wrong frequency—is one of our society’s greatest causes of disease and death." Food writer Mark Kurlansky links this vision of food directly to food writing, giving the genre's scope and range when he observes: “Food is about agriculture, about ecology, about man’s relati ...more
“ When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist. ”
“ Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods. ”
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Welcome to Sip and Bake Book Club! Join us as we learn new recipes, bake, and drink wine! Each s…more
[close] Welcome to Sip and Bake Book Club! Join us as we learn new recipes, bake, and drink wine! Each season we will highlight recipes from several cook/bake books and pair them with wines from several vineyards. Let's Sip and Bake responsibly!
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Hey Everyone and welcome! This group is for notifications about the book club, all kinds of anno…more
[close] Hey Everyone and welcome! This group is for notifications about the book club, all kinds of announcements, ask questions, create polls and etc.
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A place to discuss all the unique aspects of Deaf culture as highlighted in the thriller Silent …more
[close] A place to discuss all the unique aspects of Deaf culture as highlighted in the thriller Silent Fear (A novel inspired by true crimes) by Lance & James Morcan. This group can also be an intersection of sorts where Deaf and hearing people can engage and learn from each other.
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