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The Complete America's Test Kitchen TV Show Cookbook 2001 - 2019:...
by America's Test Kitchen

Language

English

Pages

1040

Publication Date

October 02, 2018

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<b>19 Years of the Hit TV Show Captured in One Complete Volume</b><br /><br />Here is your last chance to find every recipe prepared on public television's top-rated cooking show over 19 seasons all in a single compendium, including the new season that debuts in January 2019. You'll also get up-to-date equipment and ingredient ratings drawn from the show's equipment testing and taste-testing segments. And you'll see the behind-the-scenes action--how the show comes together, what it takes to be a test cook, and more.<br /><br />Cook along with the latest season as it airs with these new recipes: Next-Level Chicken Piccata, Beef Short Rib Ragu, Roasted Whole Side of Salmon, One-Hour Pizza, Chinese Pork Dumplings, Crispy Ground Beef Tacos, Roasted Poblano and Black Bean Enchiladas, Falafel, Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Chile, Peanuts, and Mint, Ultimate Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits, Best Lemon Bars, Brazilian Cheese Bread, Chocolate Cream Pie, and more.
The Quest For Financial Independence: 10 Areas of Your Planning Y...
by Stanley Funches

Language

English

Pages

117

Publication Date

September 07, 2019

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<h2><strong>The goal of financial independence is being able to live the life you truly want to live without limits. </strong></h2><p>How would you like to arrive at a place in your life in the near future where your money does all the work for you?  Where you have more options and freedom than ever and you can really enjoy life.</p><p><em>Without a vision, the people perish.  </em></p><p>Do you have a vision for financial independence?</p><p>As a successful Financial Planner, author Stanley T. Funches, CFP®, ChFC®, CRPC®, MBA, has helped hundreds of clients in their quest to achieve financial independence.  In this book he is sharing his wisdom, knowledge and experience with you so that you can improve your goal of achieving financial independence.   </p><p>With years of experience in the financial field, the author has witnessed a familiar pattern of the top 10 Areas of Financial Planning Most People Ignore and he is going to personally show you how to see things from a new perspective.</p><p><strong>Here’s some of what you’ll discover in the Quest for Financial Independence:</strong></p><ul><li>A common mistake people make that leads to fuzzy goals and a lack of motivation.</li><li>Why many people retire when they are not ready and what the consequences of that decision leads to.</li><li>How a Monte Carlo simulator can help you visualize many of the potential outcomes of investment decisions.</li><li>Why the majority of people are unprepared for unexpected expenses and income disruption and how to fix that now.</li><li>How the Trinity Study’s research focuses on portfolio success rates versus worst-case scenarios and why this matters.</li></ul><p>If you keep doing what you’ve been doing, you may never retire and unfortunately never achieve financial independence.  If you’re already retired and don’t have financial independence yet, this book can definitely help you.  </p><h2><strong>Click the Buy Now button and allow Stanley Funches help change your financial future for yourself and your family.  It’s time for you to begin planning for your financial future and living the life you deserve.</strong></h2><p>*Stanley T. Funches, CFP®, ChFC®, CRPC®, MBA, is the owner of INTELUS Wealth Management.  He has been called a “Wealth Pioneer” by Wealth Manager Magazine and has done seminars, speaking engagements, and TV news appearances.  He was a contributing author to the Amazon Best Seller, Voices of Inspiration – Real Life Wisdom for Living Your Best Life.</p>
The Wine Bible
by Karen MacNeil

Language

English

Pages

1008

Publication Date

October 13, 2015

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Announcing the completely revised and updated edition of <i>The Wine Bible</i>, the perennial bestselling wine book praised as <i>“The most informative and entertaining book I’ve ever seen on the subject”</i> (Danny Meyer), <i>“A guide that has all the answers” </i>(Bobby Flay), <i>“Astounding”</i> (Thomas Keller), and <i>“A magnificent masterpiece of wine writing”</i> (Kevin Zraly).<br /><br /> Like a lively course from an expert teacher, <i>The Wine Bible</i> grounds the reader deeply in the fundamentals while layering on informative asides, tips, amusing anecdotes, definitions, glossaries, photos (all new for this edition), maps, labels, and recommended bottles. Karen MacNeil’s information comes directly through primary research; for this second edition she has tasted more than 10,000 wines and visited dozens of wine regions around the world. New to the book are wines of China, Japan, Mexico, and Slovenia. And through it all the reader becomes ever more informed—and, because of the author’s unique voice, always entertained: “In great years Pétrus is ravishing, elegant, and rich—Ingrid Bergman in red satin.” Or, describing a Riesling: “A laser beam. A sheet of ice. A great crackling bolt of lightning.”<br />  
Cannabis Pharmacy: The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana -- Re...
by Michael Backes

Language

English

Pages

321

Publication Date

November 14, 2017

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<b>The most comprehensive and approachable book available on understanding and using medical marijuana. Revised and updated with the latest information on varietals, delivery, dosing, and treatable conditions, <i>Cannabis Pharmacy</i> is "a well-designed and -illustrated and easy-to-use resource"(Booklist) for those considering medical marijuana as a treatment option.<br /><br /></b>In <i>Cannabis Pharmacy, </i>expert Michael Backes offers evidence-based information on using cannabis to treat an array of ailments and conditions. He provides information on how cannabis works with the body's own system, how best to prepare and administer it, and how to modify and control dosage. This newly revised edition is now completely up-to-date with the latest information on the body's endocannabinoid system, which is understood to control emotion, appetite, and memory. Delivery methods including e-cigarette and vape designs are also covered here, along with information on additional varietals and a new system for classification. <i>Cannabis Pharmacy</i> covers more than 50 ailments and conditions that can be alleviated with marijuana. There are currently more than 4.2 million medical cannabis patients in the United States, and there are 33 states plus the District of Columbia where medical cannabis is legal.<br /> <br />
A Life Less Throwaway: The Lost Art of Buying for Life
by Tara Button

Language

English

Pages

296

Publication Date

June 19, 2018

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<b>A revolutionary guide to the art of mindful buying that will teach you how to resist cheaply made goods and make smart, fulfilling purchases that last a lifetime.</b><br /><br /> With the whole world trying to convince us to spend our way to happiness, we’ve been left cluttered, stressed, and unfulfilled. Tara Button, founder of BuyMeOnce, is at the forefront of the global movement to change the way we shop and live forever. Tara advocates a life of mindful buying that celebrates what lasts, giving you exercises that help you curb impulses, ignore trends, and discover your true style. Once a shopaholic herself, her groundbreaking mindful curation method reveals the amazing benefits of buying for life and will help you:<br /><br />   • Spot the tricks that make you overspend <br />   • De-clutter your home <br />   • Find the products that serve you best <br />   • Rediscover the art of keeping and caring for things <br />   • Find happiness, success, and self-worth, beyond buying
Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion
by Elizabeth L. Cline

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English

Pages

267

Publication Date

June 14, 2012

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Until recently, Elizabeth Cline was a typical American consumer. She’d grown accustomed to shopping at outlet malls, discount stores like T.J. Maxx, and cheap but trendy retailers like Forever 21, Target, and H&M. She was buying a new item of clothing almost every week (the national average is sixty-four per year) but all she had to show for it was a closet and countless storage bins packed full of low-quality fads she barely wore—including the same sailor-stripe tops and fleece hoodies as a million other shoppers. When she found herself lugging home seven pairs of identical canvas flats from Kmart (a steal at $7 per pair, marked down from $15!), she realized that something was deeply wrong. <p><br />Cheap fashion has fundamentally changed the way most Americans dress. Stores ranging from discounters like Target to traditional chains like JCPenney now offer the newest trends at unprecedentedly low prices. Retailers are pro­ducing clothes at enormous volumes in order to drive prices down and profits up, and they’ve turned clothing into a disposable good. After all, we have little reason to keep wearing and repairing the clothes we already own when styles change so fast and it’s cheaper to just buy more. </p><p><br />But what are we doing with all these cheap clothes? And more important, what are they doing to us, our society, our environment, and our economic well-being? </p><p><br />In <i>Overdressed, </i>Cline sets out to uncover the true nature of the cheap fashion juggernaut, tracing the rise of budget clothing chains, the death of middle-market and independent retail­ers, and the roots of our obsession with deals and steals. She travels to cheap-chic factories in China, follows the fashion industry as it chases even lower costs into Bangladesh, and looks at the impact (both here and abroad) of America’s drastic increase in imports. She even explores how cheap fashion harms the charity thrift shops and textile recyclers where our masses of cloth­ing castoffs end up.</p><p><br />Sewing, once a life skill for American women and a pathway from poverty to the middle class for workers, is now a dead-end sweatshop job. The pressures of cheap have forced retailers to drastically reduce detail and craftsmanship, making the clothes we wear more and more uniform, basic, and low quality. Creative inde­pendent designers struggle to produce good and sustainable clothes at affordable prices.</p><p><br />Cline shows how consumers can break the buy-and-toss cycle by supporting innovative and stylish sustainable designers and retailers, refash­ioning clothes throughout their lifetimes, and mending and even making clothes themselves.</p><p><i><br />Overdressed </i>will inspire you to vote with your dollars and find a path back to being well dressed and feeling good about what you wear.</p>
Baby Bargains: 2019 update! Your Baby Registry Cheat Sheet (13th ...
by , Alan Fields

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English

Pages

280

Publication Date

June 15, 2019

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America's best-selling and best-loved guide to baby gear is back with an updated and revised edition! <p> Yes, a baby book that actually answers the big question about having a baby: How am I going to afford all this? </p><p> With the average cost of a baby topping <strong>$7400</strong> for just the first year alone, new parents need creative solutions and innovative ideas to navigate the consumer maze that confronts all parents-to-be. <strong><em>Baby</em></strong> <em><strong>Bargains</strong></em><strong></strong> is the answer! </p><p> Inside, you’ll discover: </p><ul> • <strong>BEST BET PICKS </strong>for cribs, car seats, strollers, high chairs, diapers and more! <p> • <strong>CHEAT SHEETS</strong> for your baby registry―create a baby registry in minutes with our good, better, best ideas.</p><p> • <strong>SEVEN THINGS</strong> no one tells you about baby gear, from nursery furniture to feeding baby. </p><p> • <strong>THE TRUTH ABOUT STROLLERS</strong>―and which brands work best in the real world. </p><p> • Dozens of <strong>SAFETY TIPS</strong> to keep baby safe and affordably baby proof your home. </p><p> • <strong>DETAILED CHARTS</strong> that compare brands of cribs, high chairs, car seats and more. </p></ul> This new 13th edition adds the latest tips and advice on getting bargains on baby gear, including: <ol> <li> Streamlined recommendations by parenting lifestyle, from a crib for space-challenged urban parents to an affordable car seat for Grandma's car.</li> <li> New recommendations for baby feeding, from baby food processors to storage ideas for home-made baby food.</li> <li> <strong>BUDGET-FRIENDLY</strong> picks for dozens of items, from high chairs to infant car seats.</li> <li> Expanded coverage of the price war on diapers―who's got the best deals now?</li> </ol>
How to Be Debt Free: A simple plan for paying off debt: car loans...
by Avery Breyer

Language

English

Pages

111

Publication Date

November 15, 2016

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Have debt? Find out how to spend less on interest and more on the things you want. Take some time for straight talk and proven strategies.<br /><br />Because you’ve seen all the goofy ideas and fads that don’t work. Now it’s time to get back to basics with <b>a simple, time-tested, step-by-step plan that anyone can follow</b>. <br /><br />Arm yourself with the truth about getting out of debt. <br /><br /><h2>Knowledge is power and you’re going to get it.</h2><br /> Find out:<br /><br />•Whether your mortgage is good or bad (the answer may surprise you!)<br />•About <b>the Power Pay Off Plan (and how Sam saved 20 grand)</b><br />•The <b>secrets to successfully get out of debt</b><br />•<b>Where to find the money</b> you need for debt free living<br />•<b>How much money</b> you ought to be putting towards paying off debt<br />•<b>The truth about debt consolidation</b> (including pitfalls to avoid)<br />•How to use <b>insurance to protect yourself</b> from the unexpected<br />•<b>What to do next</b>, once you’ve started on the road to wealth<br /><br /><b>Your student loans, mortgage, car loans, and credit card balances can all be gone with the straightforward strategies you’ll learn in this book.</b> You don’t have to feel stress, shame, or embarrassment over it for one moment longer. You’re going to take control and change your life for the better.<br /><br />You’ll also get <b>free access to The Debt Destroyer</b>. This wickedly good tool will create <b>a customized plan</b> for you to <b>pay off debt</b> and ensure that more of your money stays in your pocket.<br /><br />You don’t have to tackle this alone, and you don’t have to be rich to pull this off. If you want debt help on a budget - with <b>straight talk</b> and no tricks - you’ll find <b>everything you need</b> right here. Debt relief can be yours.<br /><br /><h2>Buy this book today and get started. It’s your turn to get ahead. </h2><br /><br />(Formerly published as <i>"Your Road to Wealth Starts Here"</i>.)
100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask, Fourth Edit...
by Ilyce R. Glink

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English

Pages

459

Publication Date

February 13, 2018

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<b><b>From the most trusted name in real estate, a new and fully updated edition of the indispensable guide that helps first-time buyers land the home of their dreams</b></b><br /><br />What does "location, location, location" really mean? How do I decide what to offer on a house? What exactly is the closing?<br /><br />Buying a home is one of the most important decisions in any person's life. It will be the place where you plant your roots, come home after a long day, raise a family, or make a successful investment. But how, with everything from student loans and an uncertain marketplace stacked against you, do you get to that idyllic future? In <i>100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask</i>, Ilyce Glink, one of the most trusted names in real estate, answers all of your questions about home buying--and some you didn't know you had--and takes you on a personal journey from open houses to moving day. Weaving together advice from top brokers around the country with illustrative stories and her own unparalleled expertise, <i>100 Questions </i>is a one-stop shop to getting the home of your dreams.
The Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas 2020 (The Unofficial Guides)
by , Seth Kubersky

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English

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Publication Date

October 08, 2019

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<p><b>How to have fun and understand the crazy environment of a Vegas vacation</b><br /></p><p><i>The Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas 2020</i> emphasizes how to have fun and understand the crazy environment that is today’s Vegas. With insightful writing, up-to-date reviews of major attractions, and a lot of local knowledge, <i>The Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas</i> has it all. It is the only guide that explains how Las Vegas works and how to make every minute and every dollar of your time there count. <br /></p><p>Eclipsing the usual list of choices, the guide unambiguously rates and ranks everything from hotels, restaurants, and attractions to rental car companies. The book contains sections about the history of the town, and the chapters on gambling are fascinating.</p>

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