Catholic Lives Contemporary America

Author: Thomas J. Ferraro
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What does it mean to be - or to have been raised - Catholic in America today, now that formally non-practising Catholics outnumber the memberships of any other single denomination? Catholic Lives, Contemporary America is a collection of informed and spirited essays focusing on Catholic lay practices not commonly recognised or, at times, officially sanctioned. The collection includes essays by novelist Mary Gordon on the sexual appeal of Bing Crosby's Father Chuck O'Malley character, Robert A. Orsi on the "sanctified cripple," Andrew Sullivan on homosexuality and piety, and interviews with the self-proclaimed "pornographic nun," Camille Paglia, and the "ancient Catholic," Richard Rodriguez. It also features a piece by Frank Lentricchia on aesthetics in a monastery, a Patrick Allitt reflection on the Catholic presence among conservative intellectuals, and a memoir by Stanley Hauerwas on his experiences as a non-Catholic teacher of theology at Notre Dame. These formidable scholars and writers - each of whom have come of age after the Second Vatican Council and who make their living outside the Catholic academy - make it clear that being Catholic is not simply a matter of going to confession or attending mass. Their explorations reveal, challenge, and contribute to Catholicism - s remaking of cultural identity in the United States. Edited with an introduction by Thomas J. Ferraro, Catholic Lives, Contemporary America offers a banquet of essays and interviews, at once subtle and accessible, treating American Catholic lives and legacies with compassion and flair. Contributors. Patrick Allitt, Paul Crowley, Thomas J. Ferraro, James T. Fisher, Paul Giles, Mary Gordon, Stanley Hauerwas, Frank Lentricchia, Robert A. Orsi, Camille Paglia, David Plante, Richard Rodriguez, Kathy Rudy, Andrew Sullivan, Mary Jo Weaver

Taste Of Main Street America

Author: JE Cornwell
Editor: Recipe Publishers
ISBN: 0982642490
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From Italian America With Love

Author: Lori Carangelo
Editor: Access Press
ISBN: 0942605012
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"Did you know Zabiglione was traditionally served to newlyweds as an APHRODISIAC?And that Linguine Puttanesca Marie was invented by the prostitutes of Naples to LURE customers? BE SEDUCED by these and 200 other authentic Italian dishes in your own kitchen or at the famous Italian restaurants in the U.S. where they are served with LOVE."--The Italian American Press

The Oxford Encyclopedia Of Food And Drink In America

Author: Andrew Smith
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ISBN: 0199734968
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The second edition of the Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, originally published in September 2004, covers the significant events, inventions, and social movements that have shaped the way Americans view, prepare, and consume food and drink. Entries range across historical periods and the trends that characterize them. The thoroughly updated new edition captures the shifting American perspective on food and is the most authoritative and the most current reference work on American cuisine.

The Rough Guide To Central America On A Budget

Author: Rough Guides
Editor: Rough Guides UK
ISBN: 0241250579
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This new, fully updated edition of The Rough Guide to Central America on a Budget is the ultimate guide to the region, covering all seven Central American countries in depth with Rough Guides' unique tell-it-like-it-is style. Rough Guides' intrepid authors have climbed up Mayan monuments, braved chicken buses and hiked through jungle to give you advice on what to see, how to budget and when to splurge, while the language section gives you enough Spanish to make some new friends or simply order an ice-cold cerveza. Whether you want to go wildlife-spotting in Costa Rica's cloudforests, try volcano-boarding in Nicaragua, feel insignificant among Guatemala's Maya citadels or even all of the above, The Rough Guide to Central America on a Budget has you covered. Includes: Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala and Belize.

L Inglese In America

Author: Italo Ferrero
Editor: Ugo Mursia Editore
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South America On A Shoestring

Author: Geoff Crowther
Editor: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 9780864420558
Size: 20,30 MB
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Fourth edition of the budget guide to travelling in South America, originally published in 1980. This revised edition includes new language sections, a detailed guide to local cuisine and more detailed maps.

The Oxford Encyclopedia Of Food And Drink In America A J

Author: Andrew F. Smith
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ISBN: 9780195175516
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The history of food and drink in America is an exciting tale of unexpected twists and turns filled with with hot-shot inventors, high-flying promoters, and hard-hitting advertisers. From the California coast to Coney Island, this book takes readers on a panoramic journey through American culinary history. 250 halftone illustrations.

San Diego Chef S Table

Author: Maria Desiderata Montana
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493001779
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San Diego is a vivacious and active food community whose eating habits are unpretentious yet familiar, conspicuous yet simple. Famous for supporting a health-conscious lifestyle, with an abundant supply of fresh and organic products at their fingertips, the attitude of the chefs and diners alike is friendly and laid-back. From kitchen celebrities and James Beard recognized chefs, to those who simply just love to cook, priding themselves on being eco-conscious, using only sustainable meats and seafood, the restaurants in San Diego are quickly becoming enchanting places, suitable for even the most discerning of palates. The colorful California modern cuisine will tempt your taste buds with fusions of imaginative textures and flavors. With recipes for the home cook from over 60 of the city's most celebrated restaurants and showcasing around full-color photos featuring mouth-watering dishes, famous chefs, and lots of local flavor, San Diego Chef's Table is the ultimate gift and keepsake cookbook.

The New Mediterranean Diet Cookbook

Author: Nancy Harmon Jenkins
Editor: Bantam
ISBN: 0345536142
Size: 20,58 MB
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The eating style proven to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. Cooking Light named The New Mediterranean Diet Cookbook one of the top three healthy cookbooks of the last twenty-five years, calling it “a grand tour through the region.” Now Nancy Harmon Jenkins’s revolutionary approach to healthy eating is available for the first time as an eBook. Spanning the Mediterranean from Spain to France, Italy, and Greece, with side trips to Lebanon, Cyprus, and North Africa, this revised and updated edition of Nancy Harmon Jenkins’s acclaimed cookbook offers ninety-two mouthwatering new dishes plus the latest information about the nutritional benefits of one of the world’s healthiest cuisines. But best of all are the recipes—bursting with flavor, easy to prepare, and sure to please everyone at your table, whether you’re cooking for yourself, your family, or your friends. Known for classic favorites like tabbouleh and ratatouille, flatbreads, pastas, zesty herbs, and flavorful oils pressed from succulent olives, the Mediterranean diet combines delicious taste with health-supportive ingredients as few other cuisines do. With an emphasis on fruits and vegetables, grains and legumes, fish, lean meats, and heavenly desserts, here are recipes for over 250 outstanding dishes created for today’s American kitchens. You’ll also find new cooking techniques and a simplified approach to cooking—because simplicity is what the Mediterranean way of eating is all about. Experienced and novice cooks alike will be inspired by these delectable, seasonally inspired recipes ranging from sweet young Roman-style peas for spring to skewered shrimp for summer, robust North African Pumpkin Soup when autumn is in the air, and warming winter dishes like Lebanese Garlicky Roast Chicken and Cypriote Braised Pork with Wine, Cinnamon, and Coriander—plus a variety of fabulous pizzas and dinner pies, hearty salads like Tuscan panzanella, and satisfying small dishes known as tapas. Also included is a special selection of traditional dishes prepared for Islamic, Jewish, and Christian holidays that can be enjoyed year round. Rich in flavor and healthy nutrients but low in saturated fats and cholesterol, here are recipes that will delight your palate, nourish body and soul—and can be prepared with ease in your home kitchen.