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  • Dirt Candy : a cookbook : flavor-forward food from the upstart New York City vegetarian restaurant

    by Cohen, Amanda.

    May 23, 2013

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    Call Number: 641.63 C6775

    Before your mother was trying to get you to eat your vegetables, someone was doing the same to her. All the way back to John Harvey Kellogg’s vegetarian diet that was intended to restore the body’s purity (But what will I eat!? Kellogg’s Corn Flakes, of course) and Sylvester Graham’s sweet and crunchy cure for onanism (the Graham Cracker), American health foods have framed vegetables as bland, better-for-you alternatives to meat – rather than the delicious ends in themselves that they are. Dirt Candy aims to change this.Built around recipes from chef... Read Full Review

  • Sailor Twain : the mermaid in the Hudson

    by Siegel, Mark, 1967-

    April 2, 2013

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    Call Number: 740.9999 S571

    The year is 1887, and the steamboat Lorelei courses the foggy Hudson River. Its captain, Sailor Twain, is a dutiful man who runs the ship much on his own. Prowling the deck late one evening, he encounters a mermaid struggling to pull herself onboard. Blood flows out of a wound in her side, across her breasts and her gray, pungent skin. Twain clumsily carries her into his cabin, at once lustily drawn to and repulsed by her. He dresses her wound, and nurses her back to health in secret.As the mermaid grows stronger, her presence transforms Twain's cabin into a seabed itself -... Read Full Review

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