If the correct rules of etiquette fail you, never fear for this handy guide will instruct you in the correct ladylike manner! This indispensable nineteenth century guidebook will entertain, educate and inspire in equal measure. What should you do if you notice a stranger's dress is tucked up at the back? What are you meant to say if you are offered food you don't like at a dinner party? And what ought you to wear if you're invited to a ball? If these questions baffle you, fear not! For help is at hand in the form of The Ladies' Book of Etiquette. Florence Hartley's insightful etiquette guide was first published in 1860, and yet her witty and useful advice on behaving like a lady often still rings true down the ages. You don't need to live in the nineteenth century to agree with Hartley that it is rude to finish someone else's jokes. Whatever the situation, whether the reader would like to know how to be as ladylike as possible when seasick or the best colour schemes for bridesmaids' dresses, this thorough and wide-ranging book will provide sensible and succinct guidance, as well as shed light into life in the nineteenth century. Did you know that apparently you could spot a lady who had laced her corset too tightly from the lack of circulation making her nose go red?! Published alongside The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette, this is the perfect gift for that special someone in your life, or as a treat to yourself as you aspire to set step on the path towards becoming a lady! Let every action, while it is finished in strict accordance with etiquette, be, at the same time, easy, as if dictated solely by the heart. To be truly polite, remember you must be polite at all times, and under all circumstances.
Eating fruits of all kinds has long been associated with a reduced risk of many lifestyle-related health conditions. This is quite understandable since most fruits are generally packed with many vital nutrients required by our body system for optimum performance. They are also fresh and natural too.
Several studies have suggested that increasing consumption of fruits decreases the risk of, heart disease, constipation, obesity, diabetes etc and most of them also promote a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy, overall lower weight, and many other positive effects.
As a specialized form of potluck, a cookie swap has all the same traits that make a potluck so effortless to host. Guests share in the baking and cost burden by bringing their favorite recipes. Cookie Swap takes the popular idea of the cookie exchange party to new heights and new directions. This elegant entertaining book shows that the cookie swap is perfectly suited not only to holiday gatherings but also to garden parties, showers, children's birthdays, summer get-togethers, and more.
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From the celebrated NYTimes.com food columnist come her favorite ways to use seasonal produce and a well-stocked pantry to create easy, nutritious meals every day of the week.
From its inception, "Recipes for Health" has been one of the New York Times's most-read (and e-mailed) features, showing health-conscious readers fast, no-fuss ways to turn seasonal produce, whole grains, and other nutritious ingredients into easy weeknight meals. Now, the most popular have been gathered into one comprehensive, convenient volume.
Shulman shows how to fill your refrigerator, freezer, and cabinets with healthy staples such as beans, grains, extra virgin olive oil, tuna, eggs, yogurt, and tomato sauce, so that you are prepared to cook delicious dishes like Asparagus and Herb Frittata, Quinoa Salad with Lime Ginger Dressing and Shrimp, or Pizza Marinara with Tuna and Capers in minutes. Vegans and vegetarians will discover an entire selection of tofu recipes, from stir-fries to sandwiches, and even a tofu cheesecake. Those who frequent the farmers' market will appreciate her extensive collection of dishes for virtually every vegetable under the sun.
Full of lists, explanations, and tips, The Very Best of Recipes for Health will help you cook and eat better all year long.
Sample Creamy Clam Chowder, Portuguese Caldo Verde Chowder, Northwest Salmon Chowder with Leeks and Peas, Double Corn Summer Chowder, and more! Brooke Dojny offers 57 recipes for chowders of all kinds — made with meat, seafood, or veggies — plus tasty side dishes, salads, and desserts. Whether you’re looking for a hearty meal on a cozy winter evening or a fresh gumbo perfect for a summer lunch, you’ll turn to this delicious collection again and again.
Master the revolutionary appliance that is changing the way we cook! The only Instant Pot cookbook that is organized by function, How to Instant Pot is both a guide to understanding the Instant Pot basics and a foodie’s creative collection of over 100 recipes specially crafted to take advantage of the Instant Pot’s many virtues, from cooking perfect risotto in six minutes, no stirring required, to five kinds of yogurt, to creating one-hour killer chili and soups from scratch, using dried beans. Here’s how to make incredible hands-off meals like Ziti and Italian Sausage, Maple-Mustard Pork Shoulder, and Korean-Style Short Ribs, plus plenty of sides, breakfasts, and desserts. In addition to a set of recipes for each function and master recipes with three variations each, there are surprising shortcuts—basics like quick pickles, perfect hard-boiled eggs, and a 30-minute “baked” potato. It’s the essential purchase for every instant pot owner.