Practically Useless Information on Food and Drink

Practically Useless Information on Food and Drink

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The ultimate gift book for the epicure who has everything. It features such facts as the names and sizes of champagne bottles, step-by-step instructions on how to slice a banana without peeling it (or even cutting the peel), the menu served the night the Titanic sank, ten edible figures of speech, intriguing quotes on eating and drinking from Kenneth Grahame, William Shakespeare, and Charles Dickens. Clever, engaging, and easy to browse for fun. For people seeking a resource on esoteric information, it is indexed for easy access to specific topics.Then set your kettle upon a quick fire of wood, and let your liquor boil up to the height before you put in your fish: and then, if there ... Before the advent of instant -read thermometers, chefs tested the doneness of meatsa€”particularly steaks and anbsp;...

Title:Practically Useless Information on Food and Drink
Author:Norman Kolpas
Publisher:Thomas Nelson Inc - 2005-03-12


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