Casa Marcela: Recipes and Food Stories of My Life in the Californias cover
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California-Mexican-style recipes and menus from the beloved Food Network host

From the long-time host of Food Network's Mexican Made Easy and now co-host of The Kitchen comes Marcela's most personal collection of recipes yet, a reflection of her experience growing up in Tijuana and traveling back and forth to San Diego to see family and friends and for school. This book captures a culture centered around food, loved ones, and gatherings with mouthwatering recipes and in vibrant photography, all shot at Valladolid's home. Mexican food really is simple at its core, if you have some extra time for slow roasting meats or to prepare a few salsas, and the results are sure to impress. There are small bites like Cod Fritters with Chipotle Tartar Sauce and Grilled Steak and Cheese Tostadas; entrees such as Red Chile Lamb Stew and Roasted Tomatillo Salmon; and even drinks and desserts for special occasions, including Strawberry Layered Tres Leches Cake. With mouthwatering recipes and evocative photography, Casa Marcela presents Mexican food in a way never seen before.
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Food Drying with an Attitude: A Fun and Fabulous Guide to Creating Snacks, Meals, and Crafts cover
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This ultimate food drying resource has something for everyone: vegetarians, natural and raw food enthusiasts, hunters, fishermen, gourmet cooks, gardeners, farmers, hikers, and even fast food junkies. With more than thirty years of food drying experience, Mary T. Bell offers straightforward and practical instructions for drying everything from yogurt to sauerkraut to blue cheese, without ignoring traditional favorites such as jerky, mushrooms, and bananas. Throughout, Bell offers nutritional tips and highlights the time-, space-, and money-saving benefits of food dehydrating. Also included are descriptions of how various food dehydrators work to give readers a better understanding of the tools of the craft. Food Drying with an Attitude gives readers the recipes, instructions, and inspiration they need to get the most out of their home food dehydrators.

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This ultimate food drying resource has something for everyone: vegetarians, natural and raw food enthusiasts, hunters, fishermen, gourmet cooks, gardeners, farmers, hikers, and even fast food junkies. With more than thirty years of food drying experience, Mary T. Bell offers ...
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It's About Time (Hunt Family Book 5) cover
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Evan Hunt had spent most of his adult life working as an environmentalist and living out of a duffle bag. It came as a total shock when his father suddenly confronted him about setting goals for his future. Evan wasn't much for following rules and his instinct was to simply ignore what his dad was saying. However, he decided it was time to set his sights on success just to prove to his family that he could do it.

And that's exactly what he did.

Just when it seemed like everything was coming together, Evan was involved in a serious motorcycle accident. All his plans and dreams were put on hold, and he was forced to move home to Charlotte so his parents could assist in his recovery.

He didn't expect this detour to change his life for the better. He was so focused on sticking with his plans that he almost missed out on the love of his life....
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A Cry from the Dust (A Gwen Marcey Novel Book 1) cover
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A 19th-century conspiracy is about to be shattered by a 21st-century forensic artist.


In 1857, a wagon train in Utah was assaulted by a group of militant Mormons calling themselves the Avenging Angels. One hundred and forty people were murdered, including unarmed men, women, and children. The Mountain Meadows Massacre remains controversial to this day—but the truth may be written on the skulls of the victims.


When renowned forensic artist Gwen Marcey is recruited to reconstruct the faces of recently unearthed victims at Mountain Meadows, she isn’t expecting more than an interesting gig . . . and a break from her own hectic life.


But when Gwen stumbles on the ritualized murder of a young college student, her work on the massacre takes on a terrifying new aspect, and research quickly becomes a race against modern-day fundamentalist terror.


As evidence of a cover-up mounts—a cover-up spanning the entire history of the Mormon church—Gwen finds herself in the crosshairs of a secret society bent on fulfilling prophecy and revenging old wrongs.


Can a forensic artist reconstruct two centuries of suppr...
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New Testament Introduction cover
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Louis Berkhof, well-known Reformed theologian from the early 20th century, left us with this widely-appreciated and timeless resource on the New Testament. Complete with well-organized outlines and clearly presented overviews of each New Testament book, this work is a valuable addition to any reference library....
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A Proper Husband: An Amish Romance cover
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Hildegard was an orphan who was raised by distant relatives. On her twentieth birthday, her uncle announces that he has found her a "proper husband". Hildegard is shocked to learn that the man was known as the town jack ass, in and out of trouble with the law. She flees the Amish community but several months later a chance encounter with her arranged husband has her believing that she may have made a mistake. He is polite, handsome and respectful. Will she give him a chance?...
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Ephesians Verse by Verse (Osborne New Testament Commentaries) cover
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While he was in prison, Paul wrote a letter to the Ephesian Christians whose magnificent themes have echoed throughout the centuries: the exaltation of Christ, the church as his body, believers as his new creation, and his defeat of the cosmic powers that opposed him. Throughout, he makes clear that everything we are and have is ours only "in Christ."

In Ephesians Verse by Verse, Grant R. Osborne offers a clear exposition of this letter that takes seriously both its first-century context and what it means for us today. Pastors, Bible study leaders, and invested laypeople will all benefit from Osborne's careful reading of the text and commitment to making sense of the New Testament without scholarly jargon.

The Osborne New Testament Commentary Series is a set of commentaries on every New Testament book. In each volume, Grant R. Osborne seeks to carefully exposit the text in plain language, bringing out the treasures in each book and making them accessible for today's readers....
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