New Books & Publications
New Books & Publications
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Mason Jar Science: 40 Slimy, Squishy, Super-Cool Experiments
Heatproof, transparent, and durable, the mason jar is a science lab just waiting to be discovered. Unlock its potential with 40 dynamic experiments for budding scientists ages 8 and up. Using just a jar and a few ordinary household items, children learn to create miniature clouds, tiny tornadoes, small stalactites, and, of course, great goo and super slime! With a little ingenuity, the jar can be converted into a lava lamp, a water prism, a balloon barometer, and a compass. Each fun-packed project offers small-scale ways to illustrate the big-picture principles of chemistry, botany, biology, physics, and more.
Fluttery, Friendly Tattoo Butterflies and Other Insects: 81 Temporary Tattoos That Teach.
Kids will love adorning themselves with the stunning specimens in Fluttery, Friendly Tattoo Butterflies and Other Insects. Eighty-one illustrated temporary tattoos introduce creatures with amazing colors and realistic features, from the brilliant blue Cypris Morpho Butterfly to the Garden Tiger Moth, the Jewel Beetle, and the Peacock Pansy Butterfly. Accompanied by fascinating facts about each insect, the tattoos come in sheets and are ready to be applied with a damp cloth, offering bright, bold body art.
Creepy, Crawly Tattoo Bugs: 60 Temporary Tattoos That Teach.
Kids who are crazy for bugs will love sporting insect tattoos! Creepy, Crawly Tattoo Bugs features 60 frighteningly realistic temporary tattoos, from the Cobalt Blue Tarantula to the Deathstalker Scorpion, Flesh Fly, Hickory Horned Devil, and the Two-Spotted Assassin Bug, along with cool facts about each critter. Easy to apply with a damp cloth, these tattoos promise lots of frightening fun — and learning — for bug lovers!
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Fiery Ferments: 70 Stimulating Recipes for Hot Sauces, Spicy Chutneys, Kimchis with Kick and Other Blazing Fermented Condiments.
The authors of the best-selling Fermented Vegetables are back, and this time they’ve brought the heat with them. Whet your appetite with more than 60 recipes for hot sauces, mustards, pickles, chutneys, relishes, and kimchis from around the globe. Chiles take the spotlight, with recipes such as Thai Pepper Mint Cilantro Paste, Aleppo Za’atar Pomegranate Sauce, and Mango Plantain Habañero Ferment, but other traditional spices like horseradish, ginger, and peppercorns also make cameo appearances. Dozens of additional recipes for breakfast foods, snacks, entrées, and beverages highlight the many uses for hot ferments.
reCAP® Mason Jars Fermentation 6-Piece Starter Kit makes fermentation easy!
The Home Barista: How to Bring Out the Best in Every Coffee Bean.
For coffee enthusiasts everywhere, a charming handbook to becoming your own favorite barista
More than 100 million Americans start each day with a cup of coffee (many at no small price)! It’s a fact : We love coffee. Now, in The Home Barista, two professionals reveal the secrets to brewing coffee worthy of the priciest cafés right in your own kitchen.
Connoisseurs Simone Egger and Ruby Ashby Orr enlighten readers with insights and advice from crop to cup and beyond. Savvy, smart, and charmingly designed, The Home Barista guides you through the essentials—from understanding your bean’s origins and establishing your palate to perfecting your technique. It’s the essential coffee-lover’s guide to turning a simple bean into a sensational beverage:
- Roast your own beans. (Is it worth it? How not to burn them!)
- Learn all the lingo you need to talk coffee like a pro.
- Master the elusive espresso (by refining tamp, time, and temperature).
- Create barista-worthy milk texture and foam designs.
- Try seven different ways to brew—from the French press to the Turkish ibrik.
COUNTRY WISDOM BULLETINS
Growing & Using Lavender
Starting Seeds Indoors
Build Your Own Underground Root Cellar
Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
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