This is one of the best attempts to research the biography of the founder of the American nation and the first President of the United States. The author William Roscoe Thayer has research a number of Washington's personal letters and on their basis has created a portrait of this legendary person aiming at eliminating prejudices and misperceptions of his life and activity. The book is intended for everyone interested in the personality of George Washington as well as in the history of the United States.
It’s not an ordinary cookbook! This book is a labor of years of Estes, the first African American cook of two presidents, Pullman Private Car travelers, European royalty, who previously was a slave. He started working in a restaurant, when he was 16, and by 1883 he became a Pullman cook. In 1897 he was employed as principal chef for the private railway car of U.S. Steel magnates. There he served for the rich and famous.
Rufus Este's Good Things to Eat first was issued in 1911 so that we can observe here the food of that period of history, either exotic and haute cuisine or for everyday cooking. Thus, the work of Estes should be interesting both for people who are keen on American history of culinary and for those who want to find some new recipes or tips for cooking.
Here are 21 chapters and 591 unique recipes: three kinds of Tomato Soup, Boston Baked Beans, Creamed Spaghetti, Lamb Curry, Celery and Nut Salad, Chicken Timbales, different sweet dainties. Here is a great diversity for any taste, possibility and occasion.
This book reveals the result of Estes’ life experience, so that the reader can get to know even the author’s life during the Civil War through his own comments in the book.
Reclusive collector Cutter Merlin is seldom seen in Key West -- lately, not at all. Officer Liam Beckett visits Merlin's curious house and discovers the gentleman in his study. In his death grip: a volume of occult lore and a reliquary. His eyes are wide with fright, his mouth a horrified rictus where spiders now dwell. Kelsey Donovan returns to the old house to catalog her estranged grandfather's collection of artifacts and antiquities, vowing to see his treasures divested properly. But she cannot ignore the sense that she's being watched, the reports of malevolent black figures, the pervasive smell of death.
What about this story? For whom this book was written? Mostly, it will be interesting for mothers and fathers who don’t live in imagine life. Reality – frighten us, but only reality may help us to react on different events adequately. Honest, profane, and affectionate, Adam Mansbach's verses and Ricardo Cortés' illustrations perfectly capture the familiar—and unspoken—tribulations of putting your little angel down for the night, and open up a conversation about parenting in the process.
Includes May 1861 advertisements (32 p.) bound in at end of v. 3 For complete collation and internal flaws of the first edition see Smith, W.E. Charles Dickens in the original cloth, I, p. 101-104 Podeschi, J.B. Dickens & Dickensiana Carr, L. VanderPoel Dickens
The ultimate battle between sisters is nearing, and its outcome could have catastrophic consequences. As sixteen year-old Lia Milthorpe searches for a way to end the prophecy, her twin sister Alice hones the skills she'll need to defeat Lia. Alice will stop at nothing to reclaim her sister's role in the prophecy, and that's not the only thing she wants: There's also Lia's boyfriend James. Lia and Alice always knew the Prophecy would turn those closest to them against them. But they didn't know what betrayal could lead them to do. In the end, only one sister will be left standing.
Emerald O'Brien is the owner of the Chintz 'n China Tea Room where guests are served the perfect blend of tea and tarot reading. She never set out to be a detective, but once word gets out that she can communicate with the dead, there's no turning back...
When the ghost of Susan Mitchell asks for Emerald's help in convicting her own murderer, Emerald can't refuse. Along with her friends-an ex-supermodel and a cop-and her new love interest, Emerald must search for clues to put the killer behind bars-and this tortured soul to rest.
This story is based on real events, everything cruelty, sacrament, love and the darkness. Without darkness Clive Barkers stories won’t be so popular. The family of Rich Geary have made a pact with the magical Barabosa's to allow all there women to be loved by galilee which is not explained until the very end but you are not bored waiting for the conclusion with every page there is a surprise that leaves you wondering what sort of person can just think of these things.