5 Fun Cookbooks to Try Out

5 Fun Cookbooks to Try Out

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If you’re looking to try out some new recipes this quarantine or want to step up your cooking game, then check out these five fun cookbooks!     1. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat If you’re looking to step up your cooking game during this quarantine, then try Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat. Revolutionary chef, Samin Nosrat distills expert cooking down to four elements: salt, fat, acid, and heat. This cookbook will teach you how to master salt to enhance flavor, fat to generate texture, acid to balance, and heat to overall complete a …

Take a Bite Out of These TV Shows and Movies!

Take a Bite Out of These TV Shows and Movies!

We’re back with more recipes! This time, we bring you cookbooks based on some favorites from the big and small screen. Take a culinary trip to Westeros or Monica Gellar’s kitchen with these fantastic culinary creations. Enjoy!   A feast of ice and fire: the official game of thrones companion cookbook– chelsea monroe-cassel and sariann lehrer image via amazon Are you surprised? Just because Game of Thrones is over, it doesn’t mean we have to stop our obsession. In fact, we can further our obsession with these recipes that allow us to indulge in the fantastical cuisine of Westeros.   …

Bookstr’s Three to Read This Week 4/4/19

Bookstr’s Three to Read This Week 4/4/19

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March was Women’s History Month—but, while we appreciate the sentiment, we also know that women make history every month. In the entire world, men outnumber women only slightly, with a ratio of 102 men to every 100 women. We also know (or should know) that, in certain region, the infanticide of female children has impacted this figure. In the United States, women outnumber men. And yet, women’s stories are frequently placed into their own categories. Women’s stories are frequently deemed less universal. This week, we delve deeply into those stories: the professional, the political, and the historic. So often, women’s …

70 Years Later, British Council Apologizes for George Orwell Rejection

70 Years Later, British Council Apologizes for George Orwell Rejection

If you’re into easy little phrases with all the emotional depths of a greeting card condolence, you might’ve heard or used the phrase ‘it’s never too late to apologize.’ Here’s the question: is this truism actually true? Is it really never too late—even if the person’s dead? We’d ask George Orwell whether this widely held assumption applied to a recent apology he received, but he’s not exactly available for commentary.   Image Via George Orwell Biography   In 1946, the British Council commissioned Orwell to write an essay on the country’s cuisine in an attempt to spread British culture throughout …