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Polish gourmet traditions are as old as Polish culture, which has written history over a thousand years. And here is the definitive Polish cookbook, The Art of Polish Cooking, containing 500 authentic recipes which reflect the proud traditions of this ancient country. This cookbook is complete with recipes for hors d'oeuvres, soups, entrees, vegetables, pastries, desserts, and beverages. Special holiday menus are also presented, along with charming descriptions of traditional Polish feasts and celebrations.
As author David R. Collins traveled around Illinois, librarians and teachers everywhere begged him to write a book about the noble Polish patriot, Casimir Pulaski. The teachers complained that there was a Pulaski state holiday, as well as Pulaski towns, schools, and streets across the country, yet few students know who he was or what he did.
Built in 1877, Bob Artley’s family farm in Hampton, Iowa, was without indoor plumbing and was heated by a wood- and coal-burning stove. The prevailing atmosphere was love and security, especially during the holiday season. It created a magical childhood that Artley wishes every child could have had the opportunity to experience. This sharing of his memories is an endeavor to make that wish come true. Hardcover.
Written entirely in Spanish, Cocina Criolla, the standard reference work on traditional Puerto Rican cooking, has sold more than 200,000 copies and has special appeal to those who enjoy the island’s cuisine. Hardcover.
Written entirely in Spanish, Cocina Criolla, the standard reference work on traditional Puerto Rican cooking, has sold more than 200,000 copies and has special appeal to those who enjoy the island's cuisine.
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Like all of Pelican’s cruising guide series, this book contains up-to-date and thoroughly researched information about the area, including 91 marinas, 53 fuel locations (including gas and diesel), and over 170 bridges.
The Pulitzer prize-winning editorial cartoonist of the Chicago Tribune and author of five cartoon books, including Flying Can Be Fun (Pelican), tackles the American justice system, the Clinton administration, the economy, the O. J. Simpson trial, and much, much more. These cartoons critique Republicans and Democrats, pro-life and pro-choice, and anti-establishment and pro-establishment alike, revealing the ultimate dichotomy of life itself in a way both laughable and memorable. Paperback.
Each entry includes a few sentences describing procedure and providing fun facts about this exhilarating profession. Here is everything about firefighting, from bucket brigades to mobile command vehicles. Examples are J is for Jaws of Life®, M is for Mobile Command Vehicle, and T is for Thermal Imaging Camera. Vehicles and high-tech equipment are described in a manner that is action packed and informative. Find out why firehouses use dogs as mascots, how fire trucks can override traffic signals, why fire hydrants are color coded, and which vehicle carries scuba gear.
Who needs eight flying reindeer when Santa has a shiny red fire truck? It’s the Christmas Eve shift at Firehouse One, and all the firefighters are sitting down to bowls of hot chili when an old fireman stops by for a bite to eat. No sooner than it takes for the old man to finish his chili, the alarm sounds and the firemen have to leave to fight a fire. They work through the night and return, tired, and begin to ready their equipment for the next call. Hardcover.
Casimir Pulaski was a Polish patriot who came to America to help the colonists win the American Revolution. An expert horseman from childhood, Pulaski gained battle experience trying to defend his homeland against the Russians. When both his father and brother were lost to the war, Pulaski left Poland looking for assistance in raising another army.
Volume 2 of this valuable publication provides detailed portraits of Pike County’s prominent citizens and gives focus as to how they worked to establish a blueprint for a respectable society. The history of townships continues along with information on the evolution of the press, the organization of this region’s county courts and judicial system, and a digest of the common state laws.
An historic treasure, this volume provides the story of the sturdy pioneers of Pike County who inhabited the Military Tract, a section of bounty land set aside by an act of Congress as payment to volunteer soldiers of the War of 1812. These counties, among the first settled in Illinois, were located in the western part of the state between the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers. This land includes the present counties of Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, Knox, McDonough, Mercer, Peoria, Schuyler, Stark, and Warren.
The Honest-To-Goodness Story of Raggedy Andy tells the delightful story of how Raggedy Andy joined his older sister, Raggedy Ann. Based on historical accounts (and just in time for Andy’s eighty-fifth birthday!) this picture book will acquaint young readers with how the world’s most beloved boy doll came to be.
“How Iowa Cooks is a 266-page book full of the best of the heartland. . . . The breadbasket of America is amply represented in the more than 600 recipes, from all over the state.” Spiral.
After kissing the Blarney Stone and walking the Giant’s Causeway, you need a place to stay. With this handy guide, which includes more than 150 listings and descriptions, the best bed and breakfasts in the Emerald Isle are at your fingertips.
This book traces the history of dance in Ireland and reveals how Irish dance has survived centuries of emigration, invasion, and persecution. It is more than the history of dance, however, with chapters on music, dance costumes, competitions, and the phenomenal revival. The book also defines the social and cultural significance of dance in Ireland and among the Irish Diaspora. For the smitten fan of Irish dance, there are instructions and illustrated steps to two elementary dances. Hardcover.
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