Monday, May 13, 2013

What's Cookin'? : Book Spine Poetry

"What's Cookin'?"

The perfect meal
Behind Kitchen Doors
Something to chew on
Sweet celebrations

The Perfect Meal: In Search of the Lost Tastes of France by John Baxter                641.5944 B355p
     Paris. Cote d’ Azur. Provence. Normandy. Author John Baxter feasts on traditional French cuisine in every city and town he visits in France.

Cooked by Michael Pollan                            641.5 P771c
     In his latest book, Pollan, author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, uses the four classical elements: fire, air, water, and earth, to prepare foods as varied as barbecue and bread.

Behind the Kitchen Door by Sara Jayaraman                        641.5092 J42b
     Those oh so savory meals we eat at restaurants come at a price reflected in more than just our thinning wallets. Journalist Sara Jayaraman reveals how wages and often unacceptable working conditions affect hospitality employees and the food we get when we eat out.

     The headlines about organic and genetically modified food, malnutrition, and food-borne illnesses appear almost daily. Check out this new book to find out what all of the hype is about regarding these issues and others related to food and health in the United States.

     The stars of the TLC series DC Cupcakes share their recipes and tips for creating cupcakes that are lip-smacking and finger-licking.

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