Is the five-second rule for real? Will eating carrots improve your eyesight? Is your cookware a health hazard? Do spicy foods cool you down? Has your grandmother been lying to you all these years? No, no, no, no, and...probably. In this entertaining and informative reference guide, award-winning cookbook authors Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough take on more than 100 popular kitchen myths and dish up answers to all your burning questions about food science and lore. No longer must you wait for your butter to reach room temperature before you bake or panic because you forgot to soak your dried beans for dinner. This handy book explains how knowing the truth behind these urban legends can help you be a better chef in your own home and offers 25 delicious recipes so you can practice. Whether you’re a serious foodie, an avid dieter, a trivia lover, or are just searching for the secret to the perfect cup of coffee, Lobsters Scream When You Boil Them is essential countertop reading and a whole lot of fun. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John McLain. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/013218/bk_adbl_013218_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
USA Today best-seller and Agatha Award Winner Winner for Best First Novel Full of simmering suspense and intrigue Liz Talbot is a modern Southern belle: she blesses hearts and takes names. She carries her Sig 9 in her Kate Spade handbag, and her golden retriever, Rhett, rides shotgun in her hybrid Escape. When her grandmother is murdered, Liz high-tails it back to her South Carolina island home to find the killer. But when her police-chief brother shuts her out of the investigation, she opens her own. Then her long-dead best friend pops in and things really get complicated. As more folks turn up dead, Liz must use more than just her wits and charm to keep her family safe, chase down clues from the hereafter, and catch a psychopath before he catches her. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Loretta Rawlins. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/014001/bk_adbl_014001_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Oh, it's such a cliche - Italian chef seduces a pupil at his top-class cooking school, reducing her to a quivering jelly and releasing her inner sexual goddess. Just show me how to boil spaghetti, why don't ya? You would think that by the age of 32, I'd be able to do even just that in the kitchen. But to my eternal shame, the only thing I can do is open takeaway cartons. So I signed up for a cooking class, and there was this Italian guy, and he was talking about quivering and goddesses and things like that.... I wonder how you boil spaghetti? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gwendolyn Druyor. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/033672/bk_acx0_033672_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When Mother Lets Us Cook by Constance Johnson has a telling subtitle - "A Book of Simple Receipts for Little Folk with Important Cooking Rules in Rhyme Together with Handy Lists of the Materials and Utensils Needed for the Preparation of Each Dish".The book contains instructions for Boiled Eggs, Sweet Sauces, Tapioca Pudding, Meat Loaf, School Sandwiches, Lemonade, Birthday Cake, Mock Wine Jelly, and more.Excerpt from the book:BREAD-AND-BUTTER RULE Butter your bread before you slice. If you want your sandwich nice.BOILING RULE Boil your water hard to brew. Tea that's good, and cocoa too. Tea itself should not be boiled; Boil your cocoa or it's spoiled!Constance Johnson (born in 1879) was an American author, best known for the book "When Mother Lets Us Cook", and other writing regarding tasks in the household. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Taylor Pepper. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/edel/009995/bk_edel_009995_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A middle-class woman at her wits' end and a struggling migrant worker with few options for survival. When tensions boil over, who will be the first to snap? Will it be Theodora, finally breaking under the pressure? Or Mona, desperate to find a way out? Two women. Two stories. Who do you believe? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Adjoa Andoh, Anna Bentinck. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/howe/001838/bk_howe_001838_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Meg Walton is looking forward to a fun and carefree Halloween. Unfortunately, with a full moon in the sky and two recently paroled convicts roaming the streets, it becomes clear that trouble is brewing. And when things finally boil over, Meg's Halloween ends up being filled with far more tricks than treats.Buy your copy of Horrible Halloween Hazards right now! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lori Katz. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/167195/bk_acx0_167195_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
After a brutal fight in the streets of New Jersey, Remo and Chiun find themselves in battle after battle. Their archenemy and fellow assassin, the Maestro of Mayhem known as Nuihc, is hoping to knock out his competition. It all comes to a boil in Chiun's hometown in North Korea as the Destroyer finds himself in a fight to the death. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gray Gleason. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/088823/bk_acx0_088823_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
If Beth can't figure out a way to seduce her love's picky appetite, she fears her relationship is toast-burnt. She cooks up a plan only to have it boil over. What's a terrible cook to do? Can Beth brave a winter storm in search of a Christmas dish to save her relationship - or will the holidays be a distasteful disaster? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Karie Silko. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/013855/bk_acx0_013855_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Learn the basics of cooking in 60 minutes of conversation and instruction. These are the subjects covered: Guide to Good Eating Equipment Food Shopping Herbs Kitchen Sauces How One Dish Can Be Used All Week Rice How to Boil Pasta The Egg: A Core Food Salads, Fruits, and Vegetables Entertaining Kids and Cooking This product is part of the Simply Magazine Cooking series. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Maria Christina Rago. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/smag/000003/bk_smag_000003_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.