Best Ashley English books

The Essential Book of Homesteading: The Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Living (Homemade Living)

Ashley English

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All the information you need to homestead—gathered in one ultimate, essential book!
 
In barnyards and backyards, on rooftops and in alleyways, a movement is happening—the modern homesteading movement. Whether it’s turning a lawn into a vegetable garden, getting a flock of chickens, or transforming cucumbers into pickles, people everywhere are taking charge of their own food supply. Ashley English, a major figure in the return to homesteading, gives newcomers her time-honored tips for successfully overseeing food production in their own homes. Totally updating material from her phenomenal homesteading books—Keeping Bees, Keeping Chickens, Canning & Preserving, and Home Dairy—this collection covers everything from preserving jams and jellies to whipping butter and keeping a hive of honeybees.  Ashley provides entry points, troubleshooting tips, and inspiration for putting the food your family consumes back in your own hands.  

A Year of Pies: A Seasonal Tour of Home Baked Pies

Ashley English

Best price for this book: $ 7.99

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What's better than pie? How about recipes for 60 delicious pies and tarts from cooking maven Ashley English and top food bloggers like Beatrice Peltre, Aran Goyoaga, and Jessie Oleson? These beautifully photographed seasonal recipes include such delights as a Chocolate & Orange Marmalade Tart in winter, a Strawberry & Rhubarb Ginger Hand Pie in spring, a classic Lattice Top Triple Berry Pie in summer, and Rosemary Bourbon Sweet Potato Pie in autumn. A Basics section offers six piecrust recipes, troubleshooting tips, and advice on selecting seasonal ingredients.
 
Named one of Booklist's Top Ten Food Books of 2012!

A Year of Picnics: Recipes for Dining Well in the Great Outdoors

Ashley English

Best price for this book: $ 15

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Everyone loves picnicking—dining in the great outdoors, cozied up on blankets, and surrounded by the beauty of the natural world. Now imagine doing it year-round, where the setting speaks to the foods served, and you've got A Year of Picnics!

Savor good food and good company while lounging beneath the shady canopy of trees or under the sparkle of a starry sky. With just a picnic blanket and a little inspiration, you can transform mealtimes into an opportunity to relax, connect, and enjoy the outdoors. A Year of Picnics presents everything you need to picnic through the seasons, with over 70 picnic-perfect recipes, tips on selecting your location, advice for packing your basket, and creative ideas for outdoor activities. Through 20 themed picnics—celebrate the bounty of summer produce with a Table to Farm Picnic or revel in the colors of autumn with a Falling Leaves Picnic—you’ll discover the ways food can be elevated by your surroundings. From mountaintops to meadows, rooftops to formal gardens, let your picnicking take you to new places.

Homemade Living: Keeping Chickens with Ashley English: All You Need to Know to Care for a Happy, Healthy Flock

Ashley English

Best price for this book: $ 7.94

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Have you heard the news: chickens have left the farm and made themselves at home in neighborhoods everywhere!  For anyone ready to put their eggs in this basket, here is the perfect beginner’s guide to raising chickens, with information on choosing a breed, acquiring the chicks, and housing, feeding, and caring for them. Plus, it provides the lowdown on eggs, including “egg”celent recipes, and profiles of people who have taken on the chicken-rearing challenge. Includes two projects with exploded woodworking illustrations and photos: a simple nesting box and a wildly creative mobile chicken tractor.

Handmade Gatherings: Recipes and Crafts for Seasonal Celebrations and Potluck Parties

Ashley English

Best price for this book: $ 9.39

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Food made for sharing—recipes for 16 potluck parties that celebrate the seasons, friends, and delicious food.

Frosty winter fetes, lush springtime soirees, sultry summer get-togethers, and crisp autumn affairs—no matter what the season, it’s always a good idea to gather a group of friends to share a celebratory meal or some festive nibbles. This cookbook is the perfect guide for throwing potluck get-togethers where the food truly shines. Create a winter wonderland that serves up comforting foods like Wild Rice–Stuffed Mushrooms, Roasted Salted Figs, and Hot Buttered Rum. Spring to life with early-season dishes like Pistachio-Crusted Asparagus with Feta Vinaigrette, Rhubarb Buttermilk Bread, and Chicken Potpie. Revel in the dog days of summer with an ice cream social, complete with a sundae bar and homemade Blackberry Mint Ice Cream. Celebrate the harvest with an apples to apples party featuring Apple Sage Mac and Cheese, Apple Butter Brie en Croute, and Candied Apples. With creative ideas for making each party special, Handmade Gatherings offers a fresh take on dining with friends.

Homemade Living: Canning & Preserving with Ashley English: All You Need to Know to Make Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Chutneys & More

Ashley English

Best price for this book: $ 7.88

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Yes, you CAN! More and more people have discovered what grandma always knew: canning and preserving supplies you with wholesome, tasty treats year round. And this Homemade Living guide provides all the practical, hold-your-hand basics along with plenty of step-by-step photos.

 

Learn about the necessary tools of the trade, crucial safety tips, and hot water bath processing and pressure canning. Discover the all-important science of salt and sugar, and how to select the best possible ingredients, favoring seasonal, organic, and local options.  Three topic-specific primers cover pickles, relishes and chutneys; jams, jellies, butters and curds; and whole fruits and veggies—and each offers at least two “Canning Classic” recipes with variation ideas.

Homemade Living: Home Dairy with Ashley English: All You Need to Know to Make Cheese, Yogurt, Butter & More

Ashley English

Best price for this book: $ 28.5

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Ashley English provides a feast of information for dairy-loving foodies! She guides readers through all the essentials in four topic-specific sections: Butter & Ghee, Cultured Dairy Products, Cheese, and Ice Cream. Each primer offers need-to-know facts with gorgeous photos, troubleshooting tips, profiles, and Ashley's own roster of recipes for making such dairy staples as butter, sour cream, and cheese from scratch-as well as 10 seasonal dishes from Chilled Cucumber Yogurt Soup to traditional Mac & Cheese.

Quench: Handcrafted Beverages to Satisfy Every Taste and Occasion

Ashley English

Best price for this book: $ 8

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Over 100 recipes for soft and hard drinks—including natural sodas, fruit nectars, tisanes, shrubs, kombucha, bitters, liqueurs, wines, infused liquors, party punches, and more—from the author of Handmade Gatherings.

     From homemade root beer to hard cider, fresh-squeezed ginger lemonade to handcrafted Irish cream, do-it-yourself beverages are gaining interest and intrigue across the culinary spectrum. Professional mixologists and amateur home cooks alike are looking for beverages to inspire and satisfy, sourced from a variety of natural and seasonal ingredients. Quench offers the solution, covering the entire beverage range with hot, cold, fermented, infused, and cured offerings. There's something here for every palate, occasion, and need. Quench promises to help you pour a glass of whatever it is you're thirsting for.

Social Justice Literacies in the English Classroom: Teaching Practice in Action (Language and Literacy Series)

Ashley S. Boyd

Best price for this book: $ 34.95

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This timely book focuses on different social justice pedagogies and how they can work within standards and district mandates in a variety of English language arts classrooms. With detailed analysis and authentic classroom vignettes, the author explores how teachers cultivate relationships for equity, utilize transformative language practices, demonstrate critical caring, and develop students’ critical literacies with traditional and critical content. Boyd offers a comprehensive model for taking social action with youth that also considers the obstacles teachers are likely to encounter. Presenting the case for more equity-oriented teaching, this rich resource examines the benefits of engaging students with critical pedagogies and provides concrete methods for doing so. Written for both pre- and inservice teachers, the text includes adaptable teaching models and tested ideas for preparing to teach for social justice.

Book Features:

  • Conceptualizes social justice as a set of “literacies” that can be learned and cultivated.
  • Depicts social action projects being used to meet Common Core State Standards.
  • Illustrates how social justice happens in small moments, both those that are planned and those that arise spontaneously.
  • Shows teachers from rural and urban contexts adapting social justice to their teaching style and environment.

The Cellulite Myth: It's Not Fat, It's Fascia

Ashley Black

Best price for this book: $ 6.28

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As Seen on the Today Show!

The USA Today Bestseller!

The last book you’ll ever need about cellulite, and the first book you need to take control and change your health forever! 

Forget everything you’ve ever been told about cellulite—it’s a myth!  Ashley Black, fascia pioneer, and body guru to the stars, unveils never before known secrets to obliterating cellulite and changing your personal health paradigm.  For years we’ve been conditioned to believe that cellulite is a fat problem, yet skinny girls have it, active girls have it, sedentary girls have it, curvy girls have it, older women have it and, guess what, so do younger women. In fact, 90% of women struggle with it . . . you are not alone! 

The appearance of fat is affected by the sticky webbing of tissue it’s housed in called fascia—which can be manipulated. Get ready for the most radical shift in Health and Beauty of the century! Obliterate cellulite, transform your body, and revolutionize your life!