The Book of Yields  Accuracy in Food Costing and Purchasing  8th Edition Book
Score: 5
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The Book of Yields Accuracy in Food Costing and Purchasing 8th Edition


  • Author : Francis T. Lynch
  • Publisher : Wiley Global Education
  • Release Date : 2010-12-06
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 297
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118137710

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The Book of Yields Accuracy in Food Costing and Purchasing 8th Edition Excerpt :

The only product with yield information for more than 1,000 raw food ingredients, The Book of Yields, Eighth Edition is the chef's best resource for planning, costing, and preparing food more quickly and accurately. Now revised and updated in a new edition, this reference features expanded coverage while continuing the unmatched compilation of measurements, including weight-to-volume equivalents, trim yields, and cooking yields. The Book of Yields, Eighth Edition is a must-have culinary resource.

The Book of Yields Book
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The Book of Yields


  • Author : Francis T. Lynch
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release Date : 2010-12-20
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 0470197498

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The Book of Yields Excerpt :

The only product with yield information for more than 1,000 raw food ingredients, The Book of Yields, Eighth Edition is the chef's best resource for planning, costing, and preparing food more quickly and accurately. Now revised and updated in a new edition, this reference features expanded coverage while continuing the unmatched compilation of measurements, including weight-to-volume equivalents, trim yields, and cooking yields. With helpful worksheets; a clear organisation by food type; and a convenient, durable comb binding, The Book of Yields, Eighth Edition is a must-have culinary resource.

Chef s Book of Formulas  Yields  and Sizes Book

Chef s Book of Formulas Yields and Sizes


  • Author : Arno Schmidt
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release Date : 2003-03-14
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 0471227161

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Chef s Book of Formulas Yields and Sizes Excerpt :

The ultimate quick-reference cost control resource for busy kitchens The Chef's Book of Formulas, Yields, and Sizes is a powerful tool for controlling food costs in any foodservice operation. Now in an updated third edition, this encyclopedic reference is packed with helpful, practical information, including kitchen yields for more than 2,000 ingredients listed by food groups, sample purchase quantities, suggested serving sizes, tips and tricks for working with various ingredients, and other helpful tools for getting the most out of any size budget. This Third Edition broadens the knowledge of seasoned chefs and novices alike with new material on 150 previously unlisted ingredients, as well as: Coverage of ingredients unique to Indian, Chinese, Latin, and Japanese cooking Information on caloric counts, nutrition, and seasonal foods Serving sizes accepted in most fine restaurantsA versatile, exhaustive resource, the Chef's Book of Formulas, Yields, and Sizes also offers many informative, easy-to-read tables for quick access to facts on can and bottle sizes, weights and measures, steam table pan sizes, and table and tablecloth sizes, as well as more than fifty basic, large-quantity recipes for mousses, soups, dough, cakes, and much more. The Chef's Book of Formulas, Yields, and Sizes, Third Edition is absolutely indispensable for any foodservice professional who must calculate costs for inventory management or determine exact measurements for portion control.

Modern Batch Cookery Book

Modern Batch Cookery


  • Author : The Culinary Institute of America (CIA)
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-02-08
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 147
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470290484

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A complete guide to volume cooking for restaurants, caterers, hotels, and other large foodservice operations Modern Batch Cookery offers up-to-date information with a focus on healthy cooking, nutrition, and smart menu planning. Preparing healthy, high-quality food in volume is a challenge for even the most experienced foodservice professional. The recipes in Modern Batch Cookery are designed to yield 50 servings, and cover every meal part and occasion. The book delivers a refreshing repertoire of delectable dishes, including Gorgonzola and Pear Sandwichs, Tequila-Roasted Oysters with Salsa Cruda, Chesapeake-Style Crab Cakes, and many more. • Features more than 200 healthy, nutritious, large-batch recipes • Includes chapters on Stocks, Soups, and Sauces; Breakfast and Brunch; Salad Dressings, Salads, Sandwiches, Appetizers; Entrées; Side Dishes; Reception Foods; and Baked Goods and Desserts • Provides pertinent information, including conversion charts and a glossary, as well as full-color photos of finished dishes that provide fresh ideas for plating and presentation • Covers all the essentials of menu and recipe development Modern Batch Cookery is a comprehensive resource for all culinarians and foodservice operators working in (but not limited to) resorts, hotels, college food service, health care, retirement communities, banquet facilities, country clubs, and on-site catering companies.

Food FAQs Book

Food FAQs


  • Author : Linda Resnik
  • Publisher : FAQs Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN 10 : 0966717902

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Everyday, novice and experienced cooks confront such questions as How many onions must I chop to get 2 cups? and I dont have any sour cream --what can I use instead? For the first time, these questions and hundreds more are answered in one handy volume. Food FAQs, a necessary resource for every kitchen, contains more than 1100 entries covering foods used most often in American kitchens.

Cooking for Geeks Book
Score: 4.5
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Cooking for Geeks


  • Author : Jeff Potter
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release Date : 2010-07-20
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 433
  • ISBN 10 : 9781449396039

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Presents recipes ranging in difficulty with the science and technology-minded cook in mind, providing the science behind cooking, the physiology of taste, and the techniques of molecular gastronomy.

The Book of Fate Book
Score: 3
From 38 Ratings

The Book of Fate


  • Author : Brad Meltzer
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2006-09-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 0759568421

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"Six minutes from now, one of us would be dead. None of us knew it was coming." So says Wes Holloway, a young presidential aide, about the day he put Ron Boyle, the chief executive's oldest friend, into the president's limousine. By the trip's end, a crazed assassin would permanently disfigure Wes and kill Boyle. Now, eight years later, Boyle has been spotted alive. Trying to figure out what really happened takes Wes back into disturbing secrets buried in Freemason history, a decade-old presidential crossword puzzle, and a two-hundred-year-old code invented by Thomas Jefferson that conceals secrets worth dying for.

Climate Change and Food Security Book

Climate Change and Food Security


  • Author : David B. Lobell
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-12-21
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 201
  • ISBN 10 : 9789048129522

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Roughly a billion people around the world continue to live in state of chronic hunger and food insecurity. Unfortunately, efforts to improve their livelihoods must now unfold in the context of a rapidly changing climate, in which warming temperatures and changing rainfall regimes could threaten the basic productivity of the agricultural systems on which most of the world’s poor directly depend. But whether climate change represents a minor impediment or an existential threat to development is an area of substantial controversy, with different conclusions wrought from different methodologies and based on different data. This book aims to resolve some of the controversy by exploring and comparing the different methodologies and data that scientists use to understand climate’s effects on food security. In explains the nature of the climate threat, the ways in which crops and farmers might respond, and the potential role for public and private investment to help agriculture adapt to a warmer world. This broader understanding should prove useful to both scientists charged with quantifying climate threats, and policy-makers responsible for crucial decisions about how to respond. The book is especially suitable as a companion to an interdisciplinary undergraduate or graduate level class.

The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook Book
Score: 4
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The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook


  • Author : Deb Perelman
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2012-10-30
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307961068

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NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • Celebrated food blogger and best-selling cookbook author Deb Perelman knows just the thing for a Tuesday night, or your most special occasion—from salads and slaws that make perfect side dishes (or a full meal) to savory tarts and galettes; from Mushroom Bourguignon to Chocolate Hazelnut Crepe. “Innovative, creative, and effortlessly funny." —Cooking Light Deb Perelman loves to cook. She isn’t a chef or a restaurant owner—she’s never even waitressed. Cooking in her tiny Manhattan kitchen was, at least at first, for special occasions—and, too often, an unnecessarily daunting venture. Deb found herself overwhelmed by the number of recipes available to her. Have you ever searched for the perfect birthday cake on Google? You’ll get more than three million results. Where do you start? What if you pick a recipe that’s downright bad? With the same warmth, candor, and can-do spirit her award-winning blog, Smitten Kitchen, is known for, here Deb presents more than 100 recipes—almost entirely new, plus a few favorites from the site—that guarantee delicious results every time. Gorgeously illustrated with hundreds of her beautiful color photographs, The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook is all about approachable, uncompromised home cooking. Here you’ll find better uses for your favorite vegetables: asparagus blanketing a pizza; ratatouille dressing up a sandwich; cauliflower masquerading as pesto. These are recipes you’ll bookmark and use so often they become your own, recipes you’ll slip to a friend who wants to impress her new in-laws, and recipes with simple ingredients that yield amazing results in a minimum amount of time. Deb tells you her favorite summer cocktail; how to lose your fear of cooking for a crowd; and the essential items you need for your own kitchen. From salads and slaws that make perfect side dishes (or a full meal) to savory tarts and galettes; from Mushroom Bourguignon to Chocolate Hazelnut Crepe Cake, De

Forest Dynamics  Growth and Yield Book

Forest Dynamics Growth and Yield


  • Author : Hans Pretzsch
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-06-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 664
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540883074

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Forest Dynamics Growth and Yield Excerpt :

The aim of this book is to improve the understanding of forest dynamics and the sustainable management of forest ecosystems. How do tree crowns, trees or entire forest stands respond to thinning in the long term? What effect do tree species mixtures and multi-layering have on the productivity and stability of trees, stands or forest enterprises? How do tree and stand growth respond to stress factors such as climate change or air pollution? Furthermore, in the event that one has acquired knowledge about the effects of thinning, mixture and stress, how can one make that knowledge applicable to decision-making in forestry practice? The experimental designs, analytical methods, general relationships and models for answering questions of this kind are the focus of this book. Given the structures dealt with, which range from plant organs to the tree, stand and enterprise levels, and the processes analysed in a time frame of days or months to decades or even centuries, this book is directed at all readers interested in trees, forest stands and forest ecosystems. This work has been compiled for students, scientists, lecturers, forest planners, forest managers, and consultants.

Controlling Costs in Foodservice Book

Controlling Costs in Foodservice


  • Author : Maureen Leugers
  • Publisher : Goodheart-Willcox Pub
  • Release Date : 2013-09-27
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 1619601680

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Controlling Costs in Foodservice is required reading for students interested in opening or managing a foodservice operation. They learn how to create and apply controls in menu planning, as well as food and beverage purchasing, receiving, storage, and inventory management. Labor and facilitiesmanagement, including resource conservation, are covered in separate chapters. Operating budgets and performance reports are presented, and students practice preparing their own. The growing importance and use of technology in cost control is also described.Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help the student review the material presented in the chapter. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading orchecking.

The Sustainable Vegetable Garden Book
Score: 3
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The Sustainable Vegetable Garden


  • Author : John Jeavons
  • Publisher : Ten Speed Press
  • Release Date : 1999-02-01
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN 10 : 9781580080163

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From the author of our best-selling and widely beloved HOW TO GROW MORE VEGETABLES comes this "quick and dirty" introduction to biointensive gardening that shows it is not only possible but easy to grow astonishing crops of healthful organic vegetables and fruits, while conserving resources and actually helping the soil. A revolutionary approach to feeding ourselves and nurturing the land, this book includes: - Step-by-step illustrations and instructions that make these techniques simple for even the novice gardener. - Everything you need to know about planning crops, composting, harvesting, and more. - Complete resources for seeds, tools, and other garden supplies.Feed a family of four on the bounty of your backyard, or just get more out of your garden with less effort with this wonderful resource.

The Book of Yields Book
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The Book of Yields


  • Author : Francis T. Lynch
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2007-02-26
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN 10 : 9780471745907

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The Book of Yields Excerpt :

For years, The Book of Yields has been and indispensable tool for professional chefs, culinary educators, and culinary students, helping them accurately calculate recipe costs and easily make purchases based on recipe requirements. The Book of Yields Seventh Edition CD-ROM contains pricing, yield, and equivalency for the more than 1,500 ingredients included in the book, plus it allows users to efficiently and easily: Look up yield data for foods. Find purchase requirements for a serving. Create new recipes. Add new ingredients. Calculate ingredient or recipe costs. Look up cost data for foods. Create shopping lists. This culinary software can be used on its own or to complement The Book of Yields Seventh Edition. The Book of Yields CD-ROM can also be used as part of a food and beverage cost control, purchasing, or menu design class.

The Yield Book
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

The Yield


  • Author : Tara June Winch
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-06-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780063003484

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Winner of the 2020 Miles Franklin Literary Award and 2021 Kate Challis RAKA Award! "A beautifully written novel that puts language at the heart of remembering the past and understanding the present."—Kate Morton “A groundbreaking novel for black and white Australia.”—Richard Flanagan, Man Booker Prize winning author of The Narrow Road to the Deep North A young Australian woman searches for her grandfather's dictionary, the key to halting a mining company from destroying her family's home and ancestral land in this exquisitely written, heartbreaking, yet hopeful novel of culture, language, tradition, suffering, and empowerment in the tradition of Louise Erdrich, Sandra Cisneros, and Amy Harmon. Knowing that he will soon die, Albert “Poppy” Gondiwindi has one final task he must fulfill. A member of the indigenous Wiradjuri tribe, he has spent his adult life in Prosperous House and the town of Massacre Plains, a small enclave on the banks of the Murrumby River. Before he takes his last breath, Poppy is determined to pass on the language of his people, the traditions of his ancestors, and everything that was ever remembered by those who came before him. The land itself aids him; he finds the words on the wind. After his passing, Poppy’s granddaughter, August, returns home from Europe, where she has lived the past ten years, to attend his burial. Her overwhelming grief is compounded by the pain, anger, and sadness of memory—of growing up in poverty before her mother’s incarceration, of the racism she and her people endured, of the mysterious disappearance of her sister when they were children; an event that has haunted her and changed her life. Her homecoming is bittersweet as she confronts the love of her kin and news that Prosperous is to be repossessed by a mining company. Determined to make amends and honor Poppy and her family, she vows to save their land—a quest guided by the voice of her grandfather that leads into the past, the stories of her