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Homemade wonton soup in 30 minutes Chicken Parmesan without dredging and frying Fruit crisp on the stovetop The secret to cooking fast is cooking smart choosing and preparing fresh ingredients efficiently In How to Cook Everything Fast Mark Bittman provides a game plan for becoming a better more intuitive cook while you wake up your weekly meal routine with 2 000 main dishes and accompaniments that are simple to make globally inspired and bursting with flavor How to Cook Everything Fast is a book of kitchen innovations Time management the essential principle of fast cooking is woven into revolutionary recipes that do the thinking for you You ll learn how to take advantage of downtime to prepare vegetables while a soup simmers or toast croutons while whisking a dressing Just cook as you read and let the recipes guide you quickly and easily toward a delicious result Bittman overhauls hundreds of classics through clever even unorthodox use of equipment and techniques encouraging what he calls naturally fast cooking and the results are revelatory There are standouts like Cheddar Waffles with Bacon Maple Syrup bold flavors in less time Charred Brussels Sprout Salad with Walnuts and Gorgonzola the food processor streamlines chopping... Spaghetti and Drop Meatballs with Tomato Sauce no rolling or shaping and Apple Crumble Under the Broiler almost instant dessert gratification Throughout Bittman s commonsense advice and plentiful variations provide cooks with freedom and flexibility with tips for squeezing in further shortcuts streamlined kitchen notes and illustrations to help you prep faster or cook without a recipe How to Cook Everything Fast puts time on your side and makes a lifetime of homemade meals an exciting and delicious reality more
The Official SAT Study Guide Second Edition features 10 official SAT practice tests created by the test maker With over 1 000 pages and more than 20 chapters it s packed with the most up-to-date information regardless of the jacket and students need to get ready for the test Students will gain valuable experience and raise their confidence by taking practice tests by reviewing critical concepts test-taking approaches and focused sets of practice questions just like those on the actual SAT The Official SAT Study Guide Second Edition will help students get ready for the SAT with- 10 official SAT practice tests including 3 new recent exams- detailed descriptions of math critical reading and writing sections of the SAT- targeted practice questions for each SAT question type- practice essay questions along with sample essays and annotations- a review of math concepts tested in the exam- test-taking approaches and suggestions that underscore important points- free online score reports- exclusive access to online answers and explanations at collegeboard com- 10 discount on The Official SAT Online Course to all book ownersThere s also a complete chapter on the PSAT NMSQT
Trim Healthy Mama No More Fads A Common Sense Guide To Satisfy Your Cravings And Energize Your Life By Pearl Barrett Serene Allison For Women Of All Ages And Stages Over 250 Recipes Proven Ways to Lose Weight How to Balance your Hormones How to Re-fire your Metabolism Make your Skin Glow Ignite Marriage Intimacy Simple but Effective Exercise Plan for Pregnant Mothers too Answers for Postmenopausal Women
A short and entertaining book on the modern art of writing well by New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker Why is so much writing so bad and how can we make it better Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media Do the kids today even care about good writing Why should any of us care In The Sense of Style the bestselling linguist and cognitive scientist Steven Pinker answers these questions and more Rethinking the usage guide for the twenty-first century Pinker doesn t carp about the decline of language or recycle pet peeves from the rulebooks of a century ago Instead he applies insights from the sciences of language and mind to the challenge of crafting clear coherent and stylish prose In this short cheerful and eminently practical book Pinker shows how writing depends on imagination empathy coherence grammatical knowhow and an ability to savor and reverse engineer the good prose of others He replaces dogma about usage with reason and evidence allowing writers and editors to apply the guidelines judiciously rather than robotically being mindful of what they are designed to accomplish Filled with examples of great and gruesome prose Pinker shows us how the art of writing can be a form of... pleasurable mastery and a fascinating intellectual topic in its own right more
Your little one will soon learn some essential first words and pictures with this bright board book There are 100 color photographs to look at and talk about and 100 simple first words to read and learn too The pages are made from tough board for hours of fun reading and the cover is softly padded for little hands to hold
The Real ACT Prep Guide with CD is the only book with insider test-taking tips and strategy practice and insight from the makers of the ACT This is the only guide that includes 5 previously administered full-length ACT tests written by the actual test maker including 2 NEW practice tests Also included is ACT content and procedures you ll follow when actually taking the test along with in-depth review of the optional Writing Test and how it is scored examples of all the question types and suggestions on how you might approach the questions The supplemental CD features a complete electronic copy of Peterson s Cool Colleges 101 and additional online college planning resources from Peterson s The only guide that includes 5 previously administered full-length ACT tests written by the actual test maker including 2 NEW practice tests ACT content and procedures you ll follow when actually taking the test Valuable information about tuition payment plans All the question types you can expect to find on the ACT Suggestions on how you might approach the questions and Peterson s tried-and-true test-taking strategies and tips
Tired of memoirs that only tell you what really happened Sick of deeply personal accounts written in the first person Seeking an exciting interactive read that puts the u back in aUtobiography Then look no further than Neil Patrick Harris Choose Your Own Autobiography In this revolutionary Joycean experiment in light celebrity narrative actor personality carbon-based-life-form Neil Patrick Harris lets you the reader live his life You will be born to New Mexico You will get your big break at an acting camp You will get into a bizarre confrontation outside a nightclub with actor Scott Caan Even better at each critical juncture of your life you will choose how to proceed You will decide whether to try out for Doogie Howser M D You will decide whether to spend years struggling with your sexuality You will decide what kind of caviar you want to eat on board Elton John s yacht Choose correctly and you ll find fame fortune and true love Choose incorrectly and you ll find misery heartbreak and a hideous death by piranhas All this plus magic tricks cocktail recipes embarrassing pictures from your time as a child actor and even a closing song Yes if you buy one book this year congratulations on being above the American average and make... that book Neil Patrick Harris Choose Your Own Autobiography more
Often called the the best NCLEX exam review book ever Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination provides everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX exam - complete content review and over 5 100 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online Don t make the mistake of assuming the quality of the questions is the same in all NCLEX exam review books because only this book includes the kind of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills necessary to pass today s NCLEX exam Even better all answers include detailed rationales to help you learn from your answer choices as well as test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review Linda Anne Silvestri and updated to reflect the most current NCLEX test plan Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination 6th Edition is THE book of choice for NCLEX examination review But don t just take our word for it - read any customer review or ask your classmates to see why there s nothing else like it UNIQUE A detailed test-taking strategy and rationale is included for each question offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option and guiding you to remediation in... Saunders Strategies for Test Success Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam and Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Exam UNIQUE Priority Nursing Action boxes list actions for clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action including a detailed rationale and textbook reference All alternate item-format questions are included with multiple response prioritizing fill-in-the-blank figure illustration chart exhibit video and audio questions to provide practice with prioritizing decision-making and critical thinking skills UNIQUE Pyramid Alert boxes spotlight important nursing concepts and procedures and include tips and shortcuts for remembering key information Exam preparation chapters include test-taking strategies the CAT format transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse and the NCLEX-RN exam from a new graduate s perspective A comprehensive exam consists of 85 questions that cover all content areas in the book and mirror the percentages identified in the NCLEX-RN examination test plan NEW and UNIQUE A summary of key changes to the 2013 NCLEX-RN test plan is included in the front of the book New More practice questions have been added to the book and online bringing the total to 5 172 questions New Tracking of practice results on the Evolve companion website makes it easy to check your progress more
The extraordinary 1 New York Times bestseller that has captivated over 1 million readers now also includes the bestselling short story The Julian Chapter I won t describe what I look like Whatever you re thinking it s probably worse August Pullman was born with a facial difference that up until now has prevented him from going to a mainstream school Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid but his new classmates can t get past Auggie s extraordinary face WONDER now a 1 New York Times bestseller and included on the Texas Bluebonnet Award master list begins from Auggie s point of view but soon switches to include his classmates his sister her boyfriend and others These perspectives converge in a portrait of one community s struggle with empathy compassion and acceptance Wonder is the best kids book of the year said Emily Bazelon senior editor at Slate com and author of Sticks and Stones Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy In a world where bullying among young people is an epidemic this is a refreshing new narrative full of heart and hope R J Palacio has called her debut novel a meditation on kindness indeed every reader will... come away with a greater appreciation for the simple courage of friendship Auggie is a hero to root for a diamond in the rough who proves that you can t blend in when you were born to stand out Join the conversation thewonderofwondermore
In his trademark in-your-face style bestselling author and top conservative talk-show host Michael Savage has a lot to say about the state of the country in STOP THE COMING CIVIL WAR According to Michael Savage OUR NATION IS IN REAL TROUBLE and the seeds of a second conflagration have been sown Not between the states - but between true patriots who believe in our nation s founding principles and those he believes are working every day to undermine them and change the very nature of the country Michael Savage is convinced we face more than just political differences He believes the split between right and left is possibly irreparable - unless we understand what s really happening and how we must act to stop it This fervent warning offers the Savage truth - a call to action in the voting booth - in order to defend the freedoms our Constitution so brilliantly established
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