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Books With Antonyms in Their Titles

24 Festive Tasks: Door 5 – Bon Om Touk, Task 4: The South Korean flag features images of ying / yang (the blue and red circle in the center) and four sets of three black lines each representing heaven, sun, moon and earth and, in turn, the virtues humanity, justice, intelligence and courtesy.  Compile a […]

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Cooking - Food - Drink Literature Reviews

Moosewood Collective: Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home – Fast and Easy Recipes for Any Day

 Fast and Furiously Delicious Recipes I’m a Cornell grad, and one thing I remember with particular pleasure about my time in Ithaca, NY are those occasional forays down the Hill for lunch or (more likely) dinner at Moosewood, for years one of the local standout restaurants. Although not a vegetarian, I try not to eat […]

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Cooking - Food - Drink Literature Reviews

Sarah R. Labensky / Alan M. Hause: On Cooking

Culinary Arts “Cookery is become an art, a noble science; cooks are gentlemen.” – Robert Burton, British author (1621). One of the many neat features of studying at Cornell University is that, even if you’re not enrolled in its famous School of Hotel Administration, you can attend one of the cooking and wine tasting classes […]

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Cats Literature Reviews

Mordecai Siegal, James R. Richards (eds.), et al.: The Cornell Book of Cats

Indispensable “A cat is only technically an animal, being divine.” – Robert Lynd. “The twenty-first century may be the century of the cat,” says Franklin M. Loew, former Dean of Cornell University’s renowned College of Veterinary Medicine in this book’s preface, citing statistics according to which even at the end of the 20th century, the […]

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Literature Reviews

Matt Ruff: Fool on the Hill

Intricately spun fairy tale. “You GOTTA read this book,” a friend and soon-to-be fellow-Cornellian said with some urgency when he learned that I had enrolled at Cornell University a couple of years ago. Devouring the book almost in one piece once I had started to read it, I soon understood what he meant. As others […]

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