Mark Bittman is one of the nation’s most trusted and beloved food writers, but there was a time when he lived primarily on vanilla ice cream and McDonald’s. Then he discovered cooking, and everything changed. In this story from the new digital publisher Byliner, the New York Times columnist and bestselling author of "How to Cook Everything" traces his journey from grilled-cheese-making neophyte to confident cook. More than that, he makes the case for why all of us should spend more time in … [Read more...]
Cooking Solves Everything: How Time in the Kitchen Can Save Your Health, Your Budget, and Even the Planet (Kindle Single)
Everything Kids’ Magical Science Experiments Book: Dazzle your friends and family by making magical things happen!
"The Everything Kids' Magical Science Experiments Book" is filled with over 50 science experiments that bend the rules of time, space and logic so far, they appear to be magical.Kids can conduct these experiments safely in the home, unlocking the mysteries of experiments that: you can create using common food items; will help you explore the "magic" of heating and cooling; you can conduct in your front or back garden; have to do with the senses and human body; probe physical processes and … [Read more...]
It's the summer of 1940, and while the Blitz is killing Londoners by the hundreds, a methodical madman is killing them one at a time. In analyzing his MO, Detective Morris Black comes to a startling realization: The murderer seems to have advance knowledge of where the Luftwaffe will be dropping its bombs. Overnight, Black's comparatively simple case of serial murder has exploded into a complex web of espionage. Untangling the threads will force Black to grapple not only with the killer, but … [Read more...]
Available for a limited time only--an ultra-elegant slipcased edition of Dr. Seuss's beloved 1960 classic, Green Eggs and Ham. This highly collectible commemorative edition makes the perfect gift to celebrate a child's learning to read--in fact, it comes with a gift card/bookplate for just that purpose! Young fans of the unflappable Sam-I-am will be pleased as punch to discover the plethora of flaps to lift in this 10-page board book version of the Dr. Seuss classic. Sam-I-am does his very … [Read more...]
At a time when 81 percent of ten-year-old girls say they are afraid of being fat, early dieting is clearly a widespread problem. However, the difference between being "just a little too thin" and having a full-blown eating disorder can be hard for even the most involved parent to distinguish. Dr. Michael Strober and Meg Schneider's Just a Little Too Thin shows parents how to approach this problem proactively. First, it helps parents determine the severity of a child's weight issues by outlining … [Read more...]
People act like being dead is so serious.But if you've spent any time in a cemetery, you know a lot of those dearly departed have to be rolling over in their graveswith laughter. This collection of ironic, comic and just plain ridiculous tombstones proves that it's possible to have a sense of humor about kicking the bucket. Just be careful you don't laugh yourself to death. List Price: $ 10.99 Price: $ 0.01 … [Read more...]