By Wendy Sweetser

500 Cocktails is a accomplished quantity that might motivate even the main reluctant host to play bartender. The specific recipes will consultant readers with precision, taking the guesswork out of changing beverages. With tips about every little thing from getting ready the glasses to stirring, shaking, muddling, and pouring, 500 Cocktails will make certain luck each time.

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There are many reasons to purchase food directly from farms. For harried parents, the lack of sophisticated food marketing strategies can be chief among them. It’s a relief to go somewhere where most choices are good ones and where no one ever hired a child psychologist specifically to determine the best ways to encourage our kids to pester us for junky food. Certainly you can still make impulsive purchases in these venues, but these are different in both quality and scale. Since the farmers’ markets tend to be cash economies, it’s rare that you walk out with CONSIDER PURCHASING FOODS 45 CHAPTER TWO three times as many items as you intended.

Cooking: Simmer for 20 minutes, until Cooking: Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes for white, 40 minutes for brown. Proportion: 1 cup dry equals 2½ cups cooked. tender. 9. Split Peas Proportion: 1 cup dry equals 2½ cups Split peas can be green, red, or yellow. cooked. Unlike most dried legumes, they can be prepared relatively quickly from their Basmati dried state, taking just 30 minutes to Ratio: 1 cup rice to 1½ cups liquid. cook. They contain a rich, earthy flavor Cooking: Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes for white, 40 to 45 minutes for brown.

People are just not that gullible. ” Amazingly, study upon study confirms that they do. That’s why 70 percent of shoppers bring lists into supermarkets, but a mere 10 percent stick to them. For every item on the list, shoppers pick up an average of two items they hadn’t planned to buy. The research clearly indicates that just about everyone — including the “experts” who spend their lives studying these very food marketing strategies — are influenced by food marketing. What’s more remarkable is that nobody ever thinks it works.

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