Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Dining a la Carte

The Poem:

Dinner at the New Gene Café
The Chocolate Tree
Salt Sugar Fat
Roast Figs Sugar Snow
All You Can Eat

Dinner at the New Gene Café by Bill Lambrecht; 363.19 L226d
Labrecht exposes the impact genetically altered foods have made on American consumers. 

The Chocolate Tree: A Cultural History of Cacao by Allen M. Young; 641.3374 Y68c
The humble cacao plant and its history are chronicled in this newly updated book. 

Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss; 641.42 M913s
Did you know that an average American consumes 33 lbs. of cheese and 70 lbs. of sugar in a year? That doesn’t sound so appetizing, but Mr. Moss argues that the American food industry wants us to keep eating all of that and more. 

Henry celebrates winter food with recipes from Canada, Russia, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, France, Britain, and the United States. 

All You Can Eat: How Hungry Is America by Joel Berg; 363.8 B493h
Food insecurity and poverty in United States are the focus of this book, and the author offers solutions for politicians and average citizens to help alleviate the problem. 

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