books about: olive
Olive Oil: From Tree to Table
In this photographic journey through the world's olive groves, acclaimed food writer Peggy Knickerbocker and photographer Laurie Smith trace the origins of the oil of the gods. Traveling to the orchards of Greece, Spain, Italy, North Africa, and California, they explore the process of harvesting the fruit and extracting its essence. Readers will savor the exquisite results through recipes that range from toast with tapenade to a lavish feast fit ...
Olive Production Manual
G. Steven Sibbett
Agriculture & Natural Resources
First released in 1994, this manual quickly became a bestseller as the definitive guide to olive production in California. Now completely revised and updated, growers will want to update their libraries with this much-anticipated new edition. This 180-page manual is fully illustrated with 40 tables, 19 line drawings, and 36 charts, and 100 color and black and white photos. The most notable additions include a new chapter on deficit irrigation, a ...
Olive, the Other Reindeer
Olive is merrily preparing for Christmas when suddenly she realizes "Olive... the other Reindeer... I thought I was a dog. Hmmm, I must be a Reindeer!" So she quickly hops aboard the polar express and heads to the North Pole. And while Santa and the other reindeer are a bit surprised that a dog wants to join the their team, in the end Olive and her unusual reindeer skills are just what Santa and his veteran reindeer team need. Colorful graphic ...
Olive and Snowflake
Olive and her dog Snowflake are the best of friends. They do everything together including . . . getting into trouble! Olive’s parents decide to send Snowflake to obedience school. Maybe if Snowflake learns to behave, they won’t have to give him away. Olive worries that her parents might give her away, too. So she accompanies Snowflake to obedience school. Will she and Snowflake learn the doggy tricks that will help them get along with ...
Olive and the Bad Mood
The perfect antidote to a day gone wrong, Tor Freeman’s follow-to Olive and the Big Secret shows how catchy a bad mood can be — and just how to fix it! Today is not a good day for Olive. She lost a button on her dungarees, fell flat on her nose, and somebody kicked a ball at her head! Olive is in a really bad mood! As a result, she is mean to her friends and the big bad mood spreads. But when a trip to the candy store cheers Olive up, ...
Olive and the Big Secret
Olive learns the hard way that keeping secrets is tough, and telling them can make for a whole lot of trouble! When Molly shares a secret with Olive, the urge to tell is just too great! Olive tells Joe who tells Matt who tells Lola. But Lola is best friends with Molly. Uh-oh, the secret is out, and Olive is in for it!
Olive's Perfect World: A Friendship Story
Three's not always a crowd in this book about friendship (and the chicken dance!) Little kittens Olive and Emily have always been friends, ever since they were little. But now Emily has a new friend, and it makes Olive feel left out—especially when she realizes all of the things that Emily and her new friend Eva have in common--like ballet, and eating the same lunch, and wearing the same bows in their hair. Olive imagines her perfect ...
Organic Olive Production Manual
Univ of California Agriculture & Natural Resources
This manual provides detailed information for growers on production issues, plant nutrition, economics, pest and weed control, management of olive wastes, the conversion process, and organic certification and registration. Using this manual you'll learn about orchard site selection considerations, irrigation needs, terrain, temperature, soil, damage from the olive fruit fly, and how these may vary for table fruit versus fruit for oil production. ...
Random House Trade Paperbacks
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE At times stern, at other times patient, at times perceptive, at other times in sad denial, Olive Kitteridge, a retired schoolteacher, deplores the changes in her little town of Crosby, Maine, and in the world at large, but she doesn’t always recognize the changes in those around her: a lounge musician haunted by a past romance; a former student who has lost the will to live; Olive’s own adult child, who ...
Olive, My Love
The beloved--but confused--pup Olive is back! But this time she's not heading off to the North Pole to help Santa. . . . This time she's out to return a one-of-a-kind lost object: a heart. And not just any heart, but a heart as large as Olive's own. In her search to find its one, true owner, she makes the acquaintance of a cast of characters who show her what it truly means to give all of one's love. Only J.otto Seibold and Vivian Walsh ...
Olive Leaf Extract
Its been used as a cure-all for thousands of years--a phenolic compound known as Oleuropein, extracted from the leaves of olive trees. It strengthens the body's immune system, and much more. The first book on this all-natural healer, this authoritative guide is filled with astounding case histories, testimonials, and documented studies of diseases that were not only prevented and stabilized, but actually cured.
Olive Trees and Honey: A Treasury of Vegetarian Recipes from Jewish Communities Around the World
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
"A land of wheat and barley, of grape vines and fig trees and pomegranates; a land of olive trees and honey . . . you shall eat and be satisfied."?—Deut. 8:8-10 A Celebration of Classic Jewish Vegetarian Cooking from Around the World Traditions of Jewish vegetarian cooking span three millennia and the extraordinary geographical breadth of the Jewish diaspora—from Persia to Ethiopia, Romania to France. Acclaimed Judaic cooking expert, chef, ...
Olives, Lemons & Za'atar: The Best Middle Eastern Home Cooking
Rawia, in Arabic, means storyteller. And that is what I am. I tell the stories of my life’s journey, culture, and family through my cooking. A delicious meal is the greatest companion to the memories we cherish most. I was born into a food-loving Palestinian-Arab family in Nazareth, a beautiful town in the southern Galilee. Though the words “organic,” “locavore,” and “sustainable” were unknown then, my parents’ approach qualified ...
Holly Bush Books, 2014
1891 . . . Spinster librarian, Olive Wilkins, is shocked to learn of her brother’s violent death at a saloon gaming table and her sister-in-law’s subsequent murder, traveling far from her staid life to rescue her niece and nephew, now orphans. She arrives to find the circumstances of her brother’s life deplorable and her long held beliefs of family and tradition, shaken. Accustomed to the sophistication of Philadelphia, Olive arrives ...
The House on Olive Street
The loss of their close friend draws four women together. And a summer spent sorting through personal effects offers the perfect challenge—and the perfect escape. Sable —her bestselling novels have made her a star, but the woman who has everything, in fact, has nothing but a past she is desperate to hide Elly —the intellectual who has hidden herself within the walls of academia, afraid to admit she is tired of being alone Barbara Ann ...
The Healing Powers of Olive Oil: A Complete Guide to Nature's Liquid Gold
Kensington Publishing Corporation
Lose Weight...Lower Cholesterol And Blood Pressure...Prevent Heart Disease And Cancer...Live Longer...And So Much More! Discover The Amazing Powers Of Olive Oil! From ancient times to present-day, olive oil has been used for everything from health ailments to beauty and the home and so much more. Now evidence shows that a diet based on olive oil can add years to your life and may even prevent some diseases. Health author-journalist Cal Orey ...
Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil
W. W. Norton & Company
The sacred history and profane present of a substance long seen as the essence of health and civilization. For millennia, fresh olive oil has been one of life's necessities-not just as food but also as medicine, a beauty aid, and a vital element of religious ritual. Today's researchers are continuing to confirm the remarkable, life-giving properties of true extra-virgin, and "extra-virgin Italian" has become the highest standard of quality. ...
The Olive and the Caper: Adventures in Greek Cooking
Workman Publishing Company
This is the year "It's Greek to me" becomes the happy answer to what's for dinner. My Big Fat Greek Wedding , the upcoming epic Troy , the 2004 Summer Olympics returning to Athens--and now, yet another reason to embrace all things Greek: The Olive and the Caper , Susanna Hoffman's 700-plus-page serendipity of recipes and adventure. In Corfu, Ms. Hoffman and a taverna owner cook shrimp fresh from the trap--and for us she offers the ...
Cold Sassy Tree
Olive Ann Burns
On July 5, 1906, scandal breaks in the small town of Cold Sassy, Georgia, when the proprietor of the general store, E. Rucker Blakeslee, elopes with Miss Love Simpson. He is barely three weeks a widower, and she is only half his age and a Yankee to boot. As their marriage inspires a whirlwind of local gossip, fourteen-year-old Will Tweedy suddenly finds himself eyewitness to a family scandal, and that’s where his adventures begin. Cold Sassy ...
Sometimes life can change in an instant Martha Boyle and Olive Barstow could have been friends, but they weren't. Weeks after a tragic accident, all that is left are eerie connections between the two girls, former classmates who both kept the same secret without knowing it. Now, even while on vacation at the ocean, Martha can't stop thinking about Olive. Things only get more complicated when Martha begins to like Jimmy Manning, a neighbor boy ...
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