STARRED REVIEW
October 2021

Lifestyles: October 2021

The best lifestyles books of the month will give you a creative boost from the workplace to the kitchen.
STARRED REVIEW

Lifestyles: October 2021

October 2021
The best lifestyles books of the month will give you a creative boost from the workplace to the kitchen.
STARRED REVIEW
October 2021

Lifestyles: October 2021

October 2021
The best lifestyles books of the month will give you a creative boost from the workplace to the kitchen.
STARRED REVIEW
October 2021

Lifestyles: October 2021

The best lifestyles books of the month will give you a creative boost from the workplace to the kitchen.
STARRED REVIEW
October 2021

Lifestyles: October 2021

The best lifestyles books of the month will give you a creative boost from the workplace to the kitchen.
October 2021

Lifestyles: October 2021

The best lifestyles books of the month will give you a creative boost from the workplace to the kitchen.
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The best lifestyles books of the month will give you a creative boost from the workplace to the kitchen.

 Creative Acts for Curious People

Tell the story of your worst first date using only LEGOs. Design an ad campaign for bananas. Describe an ability you’d use to survive a zombie apocalypse. Ask someone to tell you the story of their name. These are but a few of the assignments in Creative Acts for Curious People: How to Think, Create, and Lead in Unconventional Ways, developed from the teachings of Stanford University’s well-respected design school (known as the d.school), where students collaborate and innovate in fresh, surprising ways for the greater good. Need a change of perspective on a project or an escape hatch from routine thinking? Want to encourage your team to loosen up, give helpful feedback or challenge biases? Look no further. “In the face of current challenges—those here today and those yet to come—we all need ways to prepare to act even when we are uncertain,” writes d.school executive director Sarah Stein Greenberg. Whether you’re an independent artist seeking new approaches to your work or a leader aiming to mentor and galvanize your people, this book has an experience for you. I plan to put it to use in my own nonprofit leadership and personal creative projects.

The Tiny Kitchen Cookbook

Annie Mahle spent many years cooking for groups of 24 in the galley kitchen of a schooner, so you could say she’s earned her small-space stripes. In The Tiny Kitchen Cookbook: Strategies and Recipes for Creating Amazing Meals in Small Spaces, Mahle gathers recipes requiring little cookware or fuss, including one-pan dinners, toaster oven-friendly bakes and small dishes that can serve as snacks or light entrees. She shares tips for making the best of your (limited) workspace and, in a genius section called “Use It Up,” offers ideas for what to do with ingredients that tend to linger, like buttermilk, cauliflower and pumpkin puree. In the tiny (vacation) house of my dream-future, this will be the only cookbook on hand, but for now it will be a welcome addition to my home kitchen, with its charming lack of counter space.

Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys

I happen to live in the same state as Sandor Katz, and he’s the sort of fellow Tennessean that makes me proud to call this place home. Katz gained an international following with his 2003 bestseller, The Art of Fermentation, the success of which took him across the globe. Now he’s back with Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys: Recipes, Techniques, and Traditions From Around the World, which explores microbial activity in the culinary traditions of China, Peru and other places far, far from Cannon County, Tennessee. Think tepache in Mexico, sour cabbages in Croatia, pickled tea leaves in Burma, koji in Japan and much more. Part travelogue, part cookbook, part chemistry experiment, Katz’s new book is a fascinating look at fermented foods the world over, and it aims, always, to be a respectful one.

Creativity, Nonfiction, Self-Help

Creative Acts for Curious People
By Sarah Stein Greenberg

ISBN 9781984858160

Price $28.00

Cooking, Nonfiction

The Tiny Kitchen Cookbook
By Annie Mahle

ISBN 9781635862874

Price $19.95

Cooking, Nonfiction

Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys
By Sandor Elix Katz

ISBN 9781645020349

Price $35.00

Get the Books

Creative Acts for Curious People

Creative Acts for Curious People

By Sarah Stein Greenberg
Price $28.00
ISBN 9781984858160
The Tiny Kitchen Cookbook

The Tiny Kitchen Cookbook

By Sarah Stein Greenberg, Annie Mahle
Price $19.95
ISBN 9781635862874
Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys

Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys

By Sarah Stein Greenberg, Annie Mahle, Sandor Elix Katz
Price $35.00
ISBN 9781645020349

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