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150 Recipes in a 13x9 Pan

13 x 9...the pan that can! Whether it's aluminum or steel, glass or ceramic, chances are you find yourself reaching for your favorite 13 x 9 pan all the time. Family meals don't get any easier than one-dish dinners like beefy bean & biscuit bake, black bean & rice enchiladas and chicken & asparagus. Just turn on the oven and call 'em in to dinner! In the morning, wake everyone up for overnight French toast or a hearty bre...

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Culinary Reactions: The Everyday Chemistry of Cooking

When you're cooking, you're a chemist! Every time you follow or modify a recipe you are experimenting with acids and bases, emulsions and suspensions, gels and foams. In your kitchen you denature proteins, crystallize compounds, react enzymes with substrates, and nurture desired microbial life while suppressing harmful microbes. And unlike in a laboratory, you can eat your experiments to verify your hypotheses. In Culinary Reactions,...

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Medical Biochemistry at a Glance, 3 edition

Offering a concise, illustrated summary of biochemistry and its relevance to clinical medicine, Medical Biochemistry at a Glance is intended for students of medicine and the biomedical sciences such as nutrition, biochemistry, sports science, medical laboratory sciences, physiotherapy, pharmacy, physiology, pharmacology, genetics and veterinary science. It also provides a succinct review and reference for medical practitioners and bi...

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Food Safety in China: Science, Technology, Management and Regulation

From contaminated infant formula to a spate of all-too familiar headlines in recent years, food safety has emerged as one of the harsher realities behind China's economic miracle. Tainted beef, horse meat and dioxin outbreaks in the western world have also put food safety in the global spotlight. Food Safety in China: Science, Technology, Management and Regulation presents a comprehensive overview of the history and current state of ...

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The Phytopathogen: Evolution and Adaptation

So often new phytopathogens emerge and appear primarily in acute form and then take a chronic form; such populations, however, in general have a limited appearance because of the lack of suitable environmental conditions. The emergence of new pathogens needs to be explored in the light of their evolutionary adaptation. This new volume focuses on the study of quantitative aspects of host-phytopathogen linkages that result in the emerg...

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Thomas Aquinas: Teacher of Humanity

Pope John Paul II bestowed upon St. Thomas Aquinas the accolade of Doctor Humanitatis, or 'Doctor of Humanity,' because he was ready to affirm the good or value of culture wherever it is to be found. Thomas is a teacher for our time because of his 'assertions on the dignity of the human person and the use of his reason.' ('Inter Munera Academiarum,' 1999). This collection of papers explores the various philosophical and theological a...

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The Bible in Motion

This two-part volume contains a comprehensive collection of essays by well-known scholars focusing on the reception of the Bible in world cinema. It explores selected biblical characters and themes, directors whose work addresses biblical texts and motifs, particular interpretive lenses, a wide array of film genres, and a variety of world cinemas. It is intended for scholars of the Bible, religion, and film as well as for a general a...

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Psychogenic Movement Disorders

This groundbreaking volume is the first text devoted to psychogenic movement disorders. Co-published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and the American Academy of Neurology, the book contains the highlights of an international, multidisciplinary conference on these disorders and features contributions from leading neurologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, physiatrists, and basic scientists. Major sections discuss the phenomenolo...

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Great Powers and Geopolitical Change

In an era of high technology and instant communication, the role of geography in the formation of strategy and politics in international relations can be undervalued. But the mountains of Afghanistan and the scorching sand storms of Iraq have provided stark reminders that geographical rea`lities continue to have a profound impact on the success of military campaigns. Here, political scientist Jakub J. Grygiel brings to light the impo...

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The Perspective of the World

Volume III investigates what Braudel terms "world-economies"—the economic dominance of a particular city at different periods of history, from Venice to Amsterdam, London, New York.