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Waste-free kitchen handbook : a guide to eating well and saving money by wasting less food book cover

Waste-free kitchen handbook : a guide to eating well and saving money by wasting less food

Dana Gunders

641.552 /Gunders
Nonfiction, Cookbooks

Did you know that the average American throws away around $30 each month in the form of uneaten food? It's time to reduce the kitchen waste you produce, and save money. This book will show you how, via smart suggestions, checklists, recipes, and your very own kitchen waste audit. Dana Gunders dispels the illusion that addressing food-waste issues requires tons of your time and money. By showing how to shop smarter, portion more accurately, and simply use a refrigerator properly, Gunders gives the simple tools to produce less waste and eat more consciously.

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Money saving meals and round 2 recipes book cover

Money saving meals and round 2 recipes

Sandra Lee

641.552 /Lee
Nonfiction, Cookbooks

"In Money Saving Meals and Round 2 Recipes, Sandra Lee helps readers save money one recipe at a time as she does in her highly popular Food Network show, "Sandra's Money-Saving Meals." The cookbook includes approximately 150 recipes and 90 photos, and each recipe combination offers one main dish and an additional "round two" recipe--a recipe developed using the same base ingredient as the main recipe, with the concept of buying a little more of the ingredient and making a lot more out of it. These recipes are quick, easy, and made-from-scratch-style. Each includes a cost breakdown including everyday costs, the money-saving pricing, and the total savings, so that readers see what they save and what they spend with every dish. Also included will be tips on how to save while shopping and how to be a smart shopper and clever coupon user; plus, a listing of ready-made convenience products that are cheaper to buy than to make from scratch. Finally, there will be a cost comparison on what you'd save if you cooked Sandra's way twice a week, three times a week, four times a week, and the entire week, for one year. The savings, and the value of this cookbook, will quickly add up. In these budget-conscious times, Sandra's money-saving meals will hit home with a huge audience, offering "the maximum joy with the minimum stress.""--

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Vegan on the cheap : great recipes and simple strategies that save you time and money book cover

Vegan on the cheap : great recipes and simple strategies that save you time and money

Robin (Robin G.) Robertson

641.56366 /Robertson
Nonfiction, Cookbooks

The ultimate vegan budget cookbook! Roberson provides easy recipes for delicious food that costs no more than $2 per serving!

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Fast, easy, and cost-cutting recipes. No expensive ingredients required! -Melody

Really cross stitch : for when you just want to stab something a lot book cover

Really cross stitch : for when you just want to stab something a lot

Rayna Fahey

746.443 /Fahey
Nonfiction, Crafts

"Inspired by the banners and signs at recent marches around the world, Really Cross Stitch takes all of that anger, outrage, and protest and puts it inside a decorative border ... along with some snarky commentary and general annoyance. Stitching for public protest is not new. First-wave feminists in the US and in Britain used needlework in their demonstrations and public protest lectures during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Needlework and other handcrafts, however, declined throughout the twentieth century. But in the 21st century, there has been a steep resurgence and many are turning to crafting, especially needlework, as an activist strategy. In Knitting for Good, feminist Betsy Greer makes this point strongly when she proclaims, "I think every act of making is an act of revolution." Featuring more than 40 truly original cross stitch designs, the book also contains instructions on techniques for new stitchers."-- Amazon.com.

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Find patterns for inspiring phrases like “nevertheless, she persisted” and “fight like a girl.” You don’t have to be a crafter to find this book entertaining. We all need a little comic relief every now and then. -Melody

Mysterious Celtic mythology in American folklore book cover

Mysterious Celtic mythology in American folklore

Bob Curran

398.0973 /Curran
Nonfiction

The darkest fears and wildest dreams of people throughout history survive in legends, fairy tales, and bedtime stories. A respected Celtic expert, Bob Curran explores nineteen regional tales from all over the United States and traces their origins to the ancient mythology of Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Celtic Europeans brought their folktales with them to America. Once they reached American soil, they adapted their stories, replacing details popular in the old country with those more relevant to the new world. Divided into chapters, these regionally distinct stories trace the beginnings of vampires, headless horsemen, witches, banshees, and other mythical creatures.

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That's what she said : what men need to know (and women need to tell them) about working together book cover

That's what she said : what men need to know (and women need to tell them) about working together

Joanne Lipman

331.4 /Lipman
Nonfiction

Outlines anecdotal solutions for harmonious working relationships between the sexes, citing the unique contributions of professional women and how their male counterparts can implement a healthier business culture that bridges gender gaps.

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It doesn’t take long to realize that gender equity isn’t possible when over-excited hormones are running the office. What’s attractive about this book is that it does its best to shame no one and include everyone in the solution. No diversity training required. -Melody

How to kill a vampire : fangs in folklore, film and fiction book cover

How to kill a vampire : fangs in folklore, film and fiction

Liisa Ladouceur

133.423 /Ladouceur
Paranormal, Nonfiction

Citing examples from folklore, as well as horror films, TV shows, and works of fiction, this book details all known ways to prevent vampirism, including how to protect oneself against attacks and how to destroy vampires. While offering explanations on the origins and uses of most commonly known tactics in fending off vampirism, the book also delves much deeper by collecting historical accounts of unusual burial rites and shocking superstitions from European history, from the "real" Serbian vampire Arnold Paole to the unique Bulgarian Djadadjii.

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Blurred lines : rethinking sex, power, and consent on campus book cover

Blurred lines : rethinking sex, power, and consent on campus

Vanessa Grigoriadis

362.883 /Grigoriadis
Nonfiction

"What's really happening behind closed doors on America's college campuses? A new sexual revolution is sweeping the country, and college students are on the front lines. Women use fresh, smart methods to fight entrenched sexism and sexual assault even as they celebrate their own sexuality as never before. Many 'woke' male students are more sensitive to women's concerns than previous generations ever were, while other men perpetuate the most cruel misogyny. Amid such apparent contradictions, it's no surprise that intense confusion shrouds the topic of sex on campus. Vanessa Grigoriadis dispels that confusion as no other writer could by traveling to schools large and small, embedding in their social whirl, and talking candidly with dozens of students--among them, both accusers and accused-- as well as administrators, parents, and researchers. Her unprecedented investigation presents a host of new truths. She reveals which times and settings are most dangerous for women (for instance, beware the 'red zone'); she demystifies the welter of conflicting statistics about the prevalence of campus rape; she makes a strong case that not all 'sexual assault' is equivalent; and she offers convincing if controversial advice on how schools, students, and parents can make college a safer, richer experience. The sum of her fascinating, fly-on-the-wall reportage is a revelatory account of how long-standing rules of sex and power are being rewritten from scratch."--Jacket.

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