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Ethics of Science and Technology Assessment #35: Pharming: Promises and Risks of Biopharmaceuticals Derived from Genetically Modified Plants and Animals

E. Rehbinder

A recently established technique termed pharming uses genetically modified plants and animals for the production of biopharmaceuticals. The present interdisciplinary study comprises an extended overview of the state of the art of pharming, as well as in... (read more)

Historical Food and Cooking
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London Eats Out 1500-2000: 500 Years of Capital Dining

Edwina Ehrman

This lavishly illustrated book offers a cultural survey of the Londoner's eating habits from 1500 to the present day.... (read more)

Table Setting
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Elements of the Table: A Simple Guide for Hosts and Guests

Lynn Rosen

Elegance is the art of not astonishing, said Jean Cocteau, but often the idea of a formal dinner party is intimidating to both hosts and guests for one reason: the table setting. Why is there a spoon above my plate? Do I really need five different... (read more)

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Cooking: A Cook's Dictionary

Henry Beard

THE DICTIONARY THAT DOESN'T MINCE WORDS A lexicon bringing new meaning to matters of taste. FROM: Chef: Any cook who swears in French. TO: Helpful Guest. Well-intentioned individual who assists in the process of converting the good china into the... (read more)

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Cigars (Complete Idiot's Guides)

Tad Gage

For millions of men and women, it’s the ultimate pleasure … From private parties to hip bars to posh gentlemen’s clubs, cigar smoking has become an eight billion dollar global pastime. But, like wine, a fine cigar requires dedicated study... (read more)

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