Here are our two recommended non-fiction DVDs for this week!

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The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking (The Great Courses):

Description: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking is a course of 24 highly visual and instructional lessons in which you’ll get a first-hand education in the essentials of cooking from an expert who’s not just entertaining, but trained to teach how to actually cook. Chef Briwa has devoted his entire career to showing audiences around the world the craft behind cooking, gastronomy, and flavor dynamics. A former chef at several California restaurants, he’s also spoken, presented, and judged at professional cooking conferences and competitions, including the International Association of Culinary Professionals Conference and the National Restaurant Association Show. Learn the culinary secrets of CIA-trained chefs. Explore in depth each of the major cooking techniques any chef must know. Learn how to work with unique tastes and ingredients to expand your palate. Rediscover the joy of cooking and eating. 24 – 30 minute lectures

Dewey Decimal Number: DVD 641.5 EVE

The World’s Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites (The Great Courses): 

Description: Geological wonders are like great works of art. They are impressive, beautiful, mysterious, and surprising. Whether you are planning your next vacation or exploring the world from home, this course is your gateway to an unrivaled adventure. By the time you complete this course, you will have experienced more than 200 different geological wonders in nearly 120 countries.

Dewey Decimal Number: DVD 550 WOR

Note: Just an FYI for browsers, we now have a solid selection of Great Courses DVDs thus they are now housed in their own separate section. Ask the staff for details!

Have a great weekend!

Linda, SSCL

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