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Prairie Home Breads

Author : Judith Fertig
ISBN : 9781558325807
Genre : Cooking
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Prairie Home Breads proves that not only is the Midwest where America's grains are grown, but it's also where the art of bread baking is taken seriously. To create these 150 recipes, Judith M. Fertig visited artisanal bakeries, working farmhouse kitchens, rural church suppers, urban bakeries, farmer's markets, and typical home kitchens. She found yeast breads as varied as Amish Pinwheel Bread and Roasted Sweet Pepper Bread, as well as naturally leavened breads like Brewhouse Bread and whole grain breads like Northern Prairie Barley Bread. There are also buns and rolls, as well as quick biscuits, popovers, and crackers. Along with elegant tea breads and homey muffins there are scrumptious coffeecakes, kuchens, and strudels. Last but not least, there are recipes for accompaniments and for using up leftovers. Prairie Home Breads is also filled with rich stories of ethnic and regional culture, agriculture, Midwestern culinary traditions, and warm celebrations of Heartland food.
Category: Cooking

Wild Prairie

Author : James
ISBN : 9781926812595
Genre : Photography
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In this large-format book, noted photographer James R. Page explores one of nature’s most beautiful and varied environments. Page traveled from his home in Saskatchewan through the Prairie provinces and south through the United States Prairie to Texas to photograph the splendor of the grasslands through the seasons. Here are summer’s sunlit world of grass stalks and sky; autumn’s early snow swirls; winter’s coyotes sleeping in frosty grass; and spring’s rattling winds and new green growth. The images in Wild Prairie find the essential in these timeless landscapes.
Category: Photography

The Prairie That Nature Built

Author : Marybeth Lorbiecki
ISBN : 9781584694953
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A wild prairie is a lively place in this rhythmic romp with munchers and crunchers above and below the grasses so thick, and fires that flare, and rains that quench—and always the prairie grows green. Back matter offers information and activities for a fuller appreciation of this marvelous, disappearing habitat.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Operation Prairie Flat Project Ln302 Earth Motion And Stress Measurements

Author : Donald W. Murrell
ISBN : UOM:39015086527291
Genre : Shock waves
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The objectives of this study were to measure and interpret the earth motions and stresses produced by the Prairie Flat 500-ton TNT detonation. Acceleration, particle velocity, and soil stress gages were installed to measure the ground motions and stresses encompassed by the 2,000- to 10-psi predicted airblast overpressure region (84 to 1,150 feet from ground zero) and depths below the ground surface of 1,5 to 30 feet. Time histories of all successful measurements are included in Appendixes A and B. Ground shock arrival times indicated the occurrence of outrunning ground motion at a distance of about 560 feet, or the 35-psi pressure level. (Author).
Category: Shock waves

The Cretaceous Tertiary Event And Other Catastrophes In Earth History

Author : Graham Ryder
ISBN : 0813723078
Genre : Science
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"This volume atempts to explore and clarify the relationship among the geological records, the extinctions, and the causes of catastrophes for life in Earth's history. Most of the papers address the geological record and the extinctions across the Cretaceou-Teriary boundary, and the buried Chicxulub structure that is now consensually deemed to be of impact origin and to be intimately related to that boundary." (GSA website).
Category: Science

Voices In Our Souls

Author : Gene Erb
ISBN : 9781611392753
Genre : Fiction
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Frances DeWolf, wife of Seventh Cavalry surgeon James DeWolf, lay in bed alone on a frigid morning in 1875, listening to her husband’s activities in their military quarters—opening the parlor stove, tossing in logs, the metal-on-metal screech as he closed the stove door. She knew she should get up, but instead she curled under the warmth of heaped blankets and recalled their adventure so far. They had met in the Oregon wilderness where James was an enlisted hospital steward at an Army camp and she a teacher for ranchers’ children. She was 19 and he was 28 when they were married. In 1873, James applied for and was granted a transfer to a post near Boston so he could attend Harvard Medical School. But even with his Harvard degree, he wouldn’t leave the Army. So here they were in the middle of a frozen prairie. There were rumors that Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer would lead the cavalry in a campaign against roaming Indians next year. If true, she hoped her husband wouldn’t have to go off to fight as well. Voices in Our Souls, a historical novel based on fact, tells James and Fannie’s poignant story—one filled with joys and triumphs, regrets and sorrows, and above all else, enduring love.
Category: Fiction

Improved Earth

Author : Rod Bantjes
ISBN : 0802087825
Genre : Social Science
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Improved Earth is a history of the making of 'abstract spaces of modernity' in the setting of the Canadian prairies, particularly rural Saskatchewan, from 1869 to 1944. Rod Bantjes demonstrates how three interrelated projectsstate formation, agrarian class formation, and the transformation of the environmentwere conceived in spatial terms and employed competing visions of spatial possibility. Bantjes proposes that the prairies be thought of as a site of modernity, and makes a case for viewing prairie farmers as 'modernists' who not only embraced, but took an active role in the making of modernity. Indeed, many of the questions that excited the imaginations of prairie politicians and reformers are alive today: the ecological and social value of 'localization' in agricultural production; the potentials for 'community' maintained and linked by transportation and communications technologies; and the possibilities of democratic decentralization within large translocal networks. The first systematic treatment of the spatial dimensions of the colonization of the prairie west, Improved Earth is a unique and thorough study certain to provoke new debates about the way space and time are imagined.
Category: Social Science

Giants In The Earth

Author : Ole Edvart Rolvaag
ISBN : 9780060931933
Genre : Fiction
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The classic story of a Norwegian pioneer family's struggles with the land and the elements of the Dakota Territory as they try to make a new life in America.
Category: Fiction