Epic Eggs

The Poultry Enthusiast's Complete and Essential Guide to the Most Perfect Food

Author: Jennifer Sartell

Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

ISBN: 0760352224

Category: Gardening

Page: 160

View: 9106

This isn't a typical egg cookbook or guide to raising chickens, Epic Eggs takes a deep dive on the eggs themselves and tells you how to raise birds that will produce the best eggs you've ever seen. It may be true that most poultry found on small homesteads or in backyards especially are viewed as pets, but they are inarguably pets with benefits--namely eggs. In Epic Eggs, homesteader and writer Jennifer Sartell looks at the eggs of the most common types of poultry you’d find in your backyard: chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, guineas, and quail. Don’t jump to conclusions! This isn’t an egg cookbook or a guide to raising poultry. Jennifer delves into the eggs themselves and explains reproductive systems, egg anatomy, and how and why different colors are distributed to egg shells. Jennifer will show you a variety breeds of birds, and what sizes, shapes, and even colors of egg they produce; from white to blue, brown, chocolate, olive, and speckled, plus heritage breeds and how to breed for specific colors. Illustrated with fantastic color photography of eggs and their birds, Epic Eggs goes on to address how to optimize living conditionsand diet for the healthiest and most-flavorful eggs, the process of grading and storing eggs, and the eternal washing debate. There’s also discussion of nutrition, baking, cooking, preserving, pickling, and dehydrating. The book ends with advice for homesteaders looking to create business plans and a section on troubleshooting.
Posted in Gardening

Epic Meal Time

Author: Harley Morenstein,Josh Elkin

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476746028

Category: Humor

Page: 128

View: 6217

Jackass meets Man vs. Food in this awe-inspiring and hilarious guide to extreme, artery-hostile cooking—based on the wildly popular YouTube cooking show (5.5 million subscribers). Do you find yourself craving pizza topped with deep-fried chicken nuggets and fries? Does a six-patty burger buried under a mound of bacon have your mouth watering? How about a 5,800-calorie corn dog? Harley Morenstein (a.k.a. The Sauce Boss), created EpicMealTime for the ex­treme chef in all of us. His kitchen crew (none of whom, amazingly enough, have had any culinary education or previous cooking experience), brings his artery-clogging visions to life—and now you can, too, using ingredients as diverse as waffles, chicken hearts, cake mix, tortilla chips, maple syrup, fast food menu items, bacon grease, Irish crème whiskey, cheese sticks, breakfast sausage, pounds and pounds of bacon . . . and much more!
Posted in Humor

Listverse.com's Epic Book of Mind-Boggling Lists

Unbelievable Facts and Astounding Trivia on Movies, Music, Crime, Celebrities, History, and More

Author: Jamie Frater

Publisher: Ulysses Press

ISBN: 1612432972

Category: Reference

Page: 432

View: 5513

Features lists that cover a broad range of subjects including bizarre births, weird jobs, crazy diets, strange phobias, historical oddities, religious scandals, ridiculous criminal acts, and weird superstitions.
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In the Shadow of Extinction: A Kaiju Epic - Part I: The Ring of Fire

Author: Kyle Warner

Publisher: Kyle Warner

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 245

View: 2390

The end of the world begins with sudden volcanic eruptions along the Ring of Fire, killing thousands and displacing millions. These natural disasters soon give rise to the kaiju; hulking leviathans seemingly immune to modern weaponry. Mankind’s final wars last only weeks. Governments are quickly disbanded, entire countries are left decimated, and our once great cities are now dangerous ruins ruled by giant predators. In the Shadow of Extinction is a science fiction epic spanning 15 years as humanity shifts gears from fighting the kaiju apocalypse to merely surviving it. Part I: The Ring of Fire takes place during the final moments of civilization before the world welcomed the Age of Monsters...
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Indian Poultry Industry Yearbook

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry industry

Page: N.A

View: 4332

Vols. for 1973/74- include Directory and Who's who sections.
Posted in Poultry industry

Amy & Roger's Epic Detour

Author: Morgan Matson

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0857072692

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

View: 1581

Amy Curry is having a terrible year. Her mother has decided to move all the way across the country and needs Amy to drive their car from California to the East Coast. There's just one problem: since the death of her father, Amy hasn't been able to get behind the wheel of a car. Enter Roger, the son of an old family friend, who turns out to be unexpectedly cute… and dealing with some baggage of his own. Meeting new people and coming to terms with her father's death were not part of Amy's plans for the road trip. But then neither was driving on the Loneliest Road in America, seeing the Colorado Mountains, visiting diners, dingy motels and Graceland. But as they drive, and she grows closer to Roger, Amy finds that the people you least expected are the ones you need the most - and that sometimes you have to get lost in order to find your way home.
Posted in Juvenile Fiction

Epic of Evolution

Seven Ages of the Cosmos

Author: Eric J. Chaisson

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 023150960X

Category: Science

Page: 504

View: 1218

How did everything around us-the air, the land, the sea, and the stars-originate? What is the source of order, form, and structure characterizing all material things? These are just some of the grand scientific questions Eric J. Chaisson, author of the classic work Cosmic Dawn, explores in his enthralling and illuminating history of the universe. Explaining new discoveries and a range of cutting-edge ideas and theories, Chaisson provides a creative and coherent synthesis of current scientific thinking on the universe's beginnings. He takes us on a tour of the seven ages of the cosmos, from the formless era of radiation through the origins of human culture. Along the way he examines the development of the most microscopic and the most immense aspects of our universe and the complex ways in which they interact. Drawing on recent breakthroughs in astrophysics and biochemistry, Chaisson discusses the contemporary scientific view that all objects-from quarks and quasars to microbes and the human mind-are interrelated. Researchers in all the natural sciences are beginning to identify an underlying pattern penetrating the fabric of existence-a sweepingly encompassing view of the formation, structure, and function of all objects in our multitudinous universe. Moreover, as Chaisson demonstrates, by deciphering the scenario of cosmic evolution, scientists can also determine how living organisms managed to inhabit the land, generate language, and create culture. Epic of Evolution offers a stunning view of how various changes, operating across almost incomprehensible domains of space and nearly inconceivable stretches of time and through the evolutionary combination of necessity and chance, have given rise to our galaxy, our star, our planet, and ourselves.
Posted in Science

Stop What You’re Doing and Read...Epic Page-turners: The Count of Monte Cristo & Les Miserables

Author: Alexandre Dumas,Victor Hugo

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448130700

Category: Fiction

Page: 50

View: 753

To mark the publication of Stop What You're Doing and Read This!, a collection of essays celebrating reading, Vintage Classics are releasing 12 limited edition themed ebook 'bundles', to tempt readers to discover and rediscover great books. THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO Imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit, Edmond Dantès spends fourteen bitter years in a dungeon. When his daring escape plan works he uses all he has learnt during his incarceration to mastermind an elaborate plan of revenge that will bring punishment to those he holds responsible for his fate. No longer the naïve sailor who disappeared into the dark fortress all those years ago, he reinvents himself as the charming, mysterious and powerful Count of Monte Cristo... LES MISERABLES Sensational, dramatic, packed with rich excitement and filled with the sweep and violence of human passions, Les Misérables is one of the greatest adventure stories ever told. It is a novel peopled by colourful characters from the nineteenth-century Parisian underworld; the street children, the prostitutes and the criminals. In telling the story of escaped convict Jean Valjean, and his efforts to reform his ways and care for the little orphan girl he rescues from a life of cruelty, Victor Hugo drew attention to the plight of the poor and oppressed. Les Miserables is a masterful detective story, a comic and tragic story of romance and revolution and, ultimately, a tale of redemption and hope.
Posted in Fiction

Antarctica

No Single Country, No Single Sea

Author: Creina Bond,Roy Siegfried,Peter Johnson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Antarctic regions

Page: 175

View: 5536

Posted in Antarctic regions

Epic War

Author: David Beaver

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1300959126

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 8344

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Life - The Epic Story of Our Mitochondria

How the original probiotic dictates your health, illness, ageing, and even life itself

Author: Lee Know ND

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 1460251814

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 264

View: 8711

"Why do we age? Why does cancer develop? What's the connection between heart failure and Alzheimer's disease, or infertility and hearing loss? Can we extend lifespan, and if so, how? What is the Exercise Paradox? Why do antioxidant supplements sometimes do more harm than good? Many will be amazed to learn that all these questions, and many more, can be answered by a single point of discussion-mitochondria and bioenergetics. This legendary saga began over two billion years ago, when one bacterium entered another without being digested, ultimately creating the first mitochondrion. Since then, for life to exist beyond single-celled bacteria, it's the mitochondria that are responsible for this life-giving energy. Yet, current research has also revealed a dark side; many seemingly unconnected degenerative diseases have their roots in dysfunctional mitochondria. Modern research, however, has also endowed us with the knowledge on how to optimize its function, which is of critical importance to our health and longevity. By reading this book, you are about to dive into this epic story, and learn how to add years to your life, and life to your years."--Back cover.
Posted in Health & Fitness

The Andy Smithson Series: Books 1, 2, and 3 (Young Adult Epic Fantasy Bundle Boxset)

Dragons, Serpents, Unicorns, Pegasus, Pixies, Trolls, Dwarfs, Knights and More!

Author: LRW Lee

Publisher: Woodgate Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 710

View: 7647

Video games don’t train you for real-world dragon fighting. 3 books. Nearly 700 pages of action. Save over 40% when you buy the box set! Medieval and modern-day collide when otherworldly forces draw ten-year-old Andy Smithson into a medieval world where fire-breathing dragons, deranged pixies, and vengeful spirits are the way of things. Trading his controller for a sword of legend, Andy embarks upon several epic quests to break a centuries-old curse oppressing the land. It isn't chance that plunges him into the adventure though, for he soon discovers ancestors his parents have kept hidden from him are behind the curse. The Andy Smithson series is a coming-of-age, epic fantasy adventure featuring fast-paced action, sword fights, laugh-out-loud humor, with a few life lessons thrown in. Grab your copy now. Save 40% over buying each book separately. Scroll up and buy it today! Keywords: omnibus best books for kids, shapeshifters, top teens dragon, girls omnibus, boys, boxed set, dragon box set, young adult bundle and teen bundle, top rated books, best rated omnibus young adult dragon, top rated teen fantasy collection with dragons and shapeshifters, award winning collection, omnibus set, omnibus collection, omnibus bundle.
Posted in Juvenile Fiction

The Story of the Iliad: A Dramatic Retelling of Homer’s Epic and the Last Days of Troy

Author: Simon Armitage

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0871408937

Category: Drama

Page: 112

View: 493

Award-winning poet Simon Armitage dramatizes the story of Troy, animating this classic epic for a new generation of readers. Following his highly acclaimed dramatization of the Odyssey, Simon Armitage here takes on the fate of Troy, bringing Homer’s Iliad to life with refreshing imaginative vision. In the final days of the Trojan War, the Trojans and the Greeks are caught in a bitter stalemate. Exhausted and desperate after ten years of warfare, gods and men battle among themselves for the glory of recognition and a hand in victory. Cleverly intertwining the Iliad and the Aeneid, Armitage poetically narrates the tale of Troy to its dire end, evoking a world plagued by deceit, conflict, and a deadly predilection for pride and envy. As with the Odyssey, Armitage reveals the echoes of ancient myth in our contemporary war-torn landscape, and reinvigorates the classic epics with adventure, passion, and, surprisingly, Shakespearean wit. Praise for The Odyssey: A Dramatic Retelling of Homer’s Epic: “So superb. . . . Armitage ’s love of the Greek epic is evident in almost every line.”—New York Times
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The Mad Voyage of Prince Malock (Fantasy)

Author: Timothy L. Cerepaka

Publisher: Annulus Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 227

View: 7255

No mortal has ever sailed to the end of the world and returned to tell the tale. Legend says that the southern seas are full of monsters, lethal storms, and monstrous entities even the gods cannot conceive. Only a brave hero or a reckless fool would ever willingly venture into these deadly waters. Prince Tojas Malock travels to the southern seas in response to the summons from a goddess he has never met. To conquer these seas, Malock recruits the finest crew money can buy: An intelligent but haughty mage, an old fisherman with a mysterious past, a young female assassin, and a woman who knows far more than she lets on. With his ragtag crew of sailors behind him, Malock heads to the end of the world, ready for whatever the seas have to throw at him. But with mortal-eating gods, murderous pirates, and a traitor within the crew itself, Malock's voyage may end in tragedy. KEYWORDS: epic fantasy adventure series, epic fantasy dragons, epic fantasy magic, epic fantasy sword and sorcery, sword and sorcery adult fantasy, sword and sorcery series, sword and sorcery series magic
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The Big House–a ghost story, love story and epic tale of good versus evil.

Take a trip to the other side with this small town American kid if you dare!

Author: Robert D. Vasvary

Publisher: RNE Consulting, Inc.

ISBN: 0991076508

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

View: 2573

The Big House is about the late 1970’s and a boy who during this era is filled with much spirit and adventure without the rigors of modern day society-a small town boy. He quickly discovers through a traumatic experience that he can be his best ally or worst enemy and that faith comes from within. He battles internal demons and fear and every time he conquers one another one comes. This kid learns more in one experience than most people learn in a lifetime. And more than that, this boy, Andy Miller realizes his gifts with or without his newfound superhuman powers. Andy Miller is intended to be a role model for kids in today’s modern world as he shares his fears, tears and passion with the audience in order to make the reader reaffirm that we all go through life’s pitfalls and we are never alone in our struggles. We are all connected on some level. THE BIG HOUSE is now available online here at ROBERTVASVARY.COM in a print version, or ebook/pdf version. There are approximately 30 illustrations and the book is intended for the tween market, though test readings are indicating many adults will grow to love Andy Miller, the books protagonist. According to the illustrator, Charlie Read, Creative Director for Firewater Creative, the inspiration and enthusiasm on this project was two fold for him, as he incorporated his photography and family photos to populate the characters and backdrops of each illustration,to create the world of Andy Miller. Robert Vasvary’s The Big House Available now for purchase in Print, PDF & EPUB! Everything is pitch black. The tunnel walls feel soft and slimy. A chill runs down his spine, rising panic stuck in his throat. The walls are breathing. Plunged into a world where the boundaries between fantasy and reality have disappeared, Andy’s thirst for adventure leads him to precious treasure, true love and unspeakable horror. In a bid to escape the terrifying realm of the undead and find the truth, there is only one way out: an epic showdown between good and evil that challenges everything he knows about himself and the world.
Posted in Juvenile Fiction

Epic Tales of the Philippines

Tribal Lores of Filipinos

Author: Artemio R. Guillermo

Publisher: University Press of Amer

ISBN: 9780761824916

Category: History

Page: 232

View: 9485

Epic Tales of the Philippines is an anthology of epic stories, retold in narrative form, from original ballads and poems of major tribal groups of the country. Hitherto unpublished and published epics are expertly compiled and edited for individual reading and an invaluable source in the study of Philippine folkloristics and Asian literature.
Posted in History

Pensions, Politics, and the Elderly

Historic Social Movements and Their Lessons for Our Aging Society

Author: Daniel J. B. Mitchell

Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

ISBN: 9780765605184

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 204

View: 5478

An historical exploration of the U.S. pensioner movements from the late 1920s through the 1950s, and the insights they offer present-day policy analysts and researchers.
Posted in Business & Economics