From the author of more than 10 cookbooks comes this comprehensive guide and collection of recipes using root vegetables.  Discover the fascinating history and lore of 29 major roots, their nutritional content, how to buy and store them, and much more, from the familiar (beets, carrots, potatoes) to the unfamiliar (jicama, salsify, malanga) to the practically unheard of (cassava, galangal, crosnes).

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The Secret Restaurant: Hamburger Helper

by Peter Moore

I may have been the world’s pickiest eater as a child.  My parents are saints and they indulged this.  I was almost never forced to eat something I didn’t want.  And there were a lot of things that I didn’t want to eat.  One thing I did love was hamburgers (though they had to be plain—no condiments, pickles, tomatoes, or lettuce) and that’s what I got.  As I said, my parents are saints.

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