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The Resource Grub : ideas for an urban organic kitchen, Anna Lappé and Bryant Terry

Grub : ideas for an urban organic kitchen, Anna Lappé and Bryant Terry

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Grub : ideas for an urban organic kitchen
Title
Grub
Title remainder
ideas for an urban organic kitchen
Statement of responsibility
Anna Lappé and Bryant Terry
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A savvy and practical guide to organic eating for urban dwellers In the past few years, organic food has moved out of the patchouli-scented aisles of hippie food co-ops and into three-quarters of conventional grocery stores. Concurrent with this growth has been increased consumer awareness of the social and health-related issues around organic eating, independent farming, and food production. Combining a straight-to-the-point expose about organic foods (organic doesn't mean fresh, natural, or independently produced) and the how-to's of creating an affordable, easy-touse organic kitchen, Grub brings organics home to urban dwellers. It gives the reader compelling arguments for buying organic food, revealing the pesticide industry's influence on government regulation and the extent of its pollution in our waterways and bodies. With an inviting recipe section, Grub also offers the millions of people who buy organics fresh ideas and easy ways to cook with them. Grub's recipes, twenty-four meals oriented around the seasons, appeal to eighteen- to forty-year-olds who are looking for fun and simple meals. In addition, the book features resource lists (including music playlists to cook by), unusual and illuminating graphics, and every variety of do-it yourself tip sheets, charts, and checklists."--Publisher's website
Review
This smart, engaging work deftly blends polemic, lifestyle guidance and cooking expertise. The daughter of writer Francis Moore Lappé (Diet for a Small Planet ) and medical ethicist Marc Lappé, coauthor Lappé wears her pedigree well, arguing passionately and articulately for the organic lifestyle (Terry is a chef and food justice activist). Early chapters explore how the advent of commercial agriculture and mass-manufactured food has led American eaters down a path to obesity and disease while undermining the local economies of farming communities and, in many cases, encouraging the exploitation of both labor and natural resources. The answer: to adopt a "grub" lifestyle that is both healthy and ethical. The "Seven Steps to a Grub Kitchen" chapter suggests readers commit more time to cooking and eating, and use local resources like co-ops and farmers markets, while describing how to best prep a kitchen with tools and pantry supplies. The recipes portion offers seasonal, international, health-conscious menus aimed at young, hip readers, with themes like "Afrodiasporic Cookout" (Grilled Corn and Heirloom Tomato Salad, Shrimp and Veggie Kabobs, Fresh Green Beans, Good Grilled Okra, Ginger Beer) and "Straight-Edge Punk Brunch Buffet (DIY)" (Spicy Tempeh Sausage Patties, French Toast with Blueberry Coulis). (Apr.) --Staff (Reviewed January 16, 2006) (Publishers Weekly, vol 253, issue 3, p56)
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295565
Cataloging source
DLC
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1973-
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Lappé, Anna
Dewey number
641.3/02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1974-
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Terry, Bryant
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True
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  • Natural foods
  • Cooking (Natural foods)
  • Environmental protection
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Farmers' markets
  • Food industry and trade
  • Cooking (Natural foods)
  • Environmental protection
  • Farmers' markets
  • Food industry and trade
  • Natural foods
  • Sustainable agriculture
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ideas for an urban organic kitchen
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Grub : ideas for an urban organic kitchen, Anna Lappé and Bryant Terry
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 316-319) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The six illusions -- The (not so) great American experiment -- Ordering the wake-up call -- Grub 101 -- Health 411 -- Cheat sheet for the cocktail party -- Seven steps to a grub kitchen -- Out of the kitchen, into the fire -- Getcha grub on -- Summer -- Fall -- Winter -- Spring -- Ideas for action -- Bibliography -- Community food audit
Control code
ocm61694920
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 334 pages
Isbn
9781585424597
Lccn
2005054900
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781585424597
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)61694920
Label
Grub : ideas for an urban organic kitchen, Anna Lappé and Bryant Terry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 316-319) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The six illusions -- The (not so) great American experiment -- Ordering the wake-up call -- Grub 101 -- Health 411 -- Cheat sheet for the cocktail party -- Seven steps to a grub kitchen -- Out of the kitchen, into the fire -- Getcha grub on -- Summer -- Fall -- Winter -- Spring -- Ideas for action -- Bibliography -- Community food audit
Control code
ocm61694920
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 334 pages
Isbn
9781585424597
Lccn
2005054900
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781585424597
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)61694920

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