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Jennifer Gunter

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Jennifer Gunter is a Canadian-American gynecologist, a New York Times columnist covering women’s health, an author, and a specialist in chronic pain medicine and vulvovaginal disorders.
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The Book of the Unnamed Midwife
Meg Elison - 2016-10-11 (first published in 2014)
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This award-winning science fiction book tells the story of a midwife who wakes up after a devastating fever has wiped out much of the world's population. With women and children dead and childbirth deadly, the midwife navigates a dangerous new world of power and fear, where men control what's left. She must disguise herself to stay safe but will find herself embracing a greater purpose as humanity searches for a way to survive and rebuild.
Jennifer Gunter
This is an amazing book, highly recommend you read it!      source
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Drinking French
The Iconic Cocktails, Apéritifs, and Café Traditions of France, with 160 Recipes
David Lebovitz - 2020-03-03
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Indulge in the rich drinking culture of France with over 160 recipes for cocktails, apéritifs, café favorites, and more in this beautifully photographed and witty guide by bestselling cookbook author David Lebovitz. Discover classic and modern cocktails from the hottest Paris bars, regional apéritifs, and creative infusions using fresh fruit and French liqueurs. Sip and snack with crispy, salty treats and enjoy David's insider stories about life in France, accompanied by stunning photos taken on location. Perfect for those planning a trip or looking to add some French flair to their next gathering.
Jennifer Gunter
Enjoying La Marguerite with the last of the oranges and a lime from the tree. Recipe via @davidlebovitz. Highly recommend his book Drinking French!      source
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My Paris Kitchen
Recipes and Stories [A Cookbook]
David Lebovitz - 2014-04-08
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Indulge in a delectable collection of 100 French-inspired sweet and savory recipes from David Lebovitz, a popular food blogger who has remastered classics and introduced lesser-known fare. My Paris Kitchen reflects the way modern Parisians eat today, incorporating flavours and techniques from around the world into traditional French dishes. David's trademark wit and humor shine through in his storytelling, paired with stunning photography taken on location around Paris and in his own kitchen. Get lost in the culinary capital of the world and satisfy your taste buds with recipes such as Smoky barbecue-style pork, French cheesecake, Warm chocolate cake with salted butter caramel sauce, and many more.
Jennifer Gunter
@herrpierre @davidlebovitz I love his other book My Paris Kitchen      source
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Ramen Obsession
The Ultimate Bible for Mastering Japanese Ramen
Naomi Imatome-Yun - 2019-10-15
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Learn how to make the perfect bowl of Japanese ramen at home with Ramen Obsession. This comprehensive book covers the history and culture of ramen, as well as all the tools, techniques, recipes, and step-by-step instructions necessary to make delicious ramen broths, noodles, and toppings from scratch. The book includes a wide array of regional varieties and convenient methods for making broths with an electric pressure cooker. Get ready to bring the incredible flavors of a bustling Japanese ramen stall straight to your stove top.
Jennifer Gunter
I can’t recommend this book enough for those of you looking for holiday gifts. We have homemade ramen at least once a month now and tbh that should really be more often.      source
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The Change of Life in Health and Disease
A Practical Treatise on the Nervous and Other Affections Incidental to Women at the Decline of Life (Classic Reprint)
Edward John Tilt - 2018-09-06 (first published in 2015)
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This practical treatise discusses the nervous and other health issues women may face during menopause. Divided into two periods based on the cessation of menstrual flow, the author provides valuable insights on the 'dodging time' and the later period that concludes with the restoration of health. This book sheds light on a topic that has been historically neglected in medical literature.
Jennifer Gunter
@Fortran It’s actually a very progressive book!      source
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Your Day, Your Way
The Fact and Fiction Behind Your Daily Decisions
Timothy Caulfield - 2020-12-01
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Discover how to make decisions that lead to a better life with Your Day, Your Way. Combining pop-science with self-help, this guide tackles the everyday decisions that impact our stress levels and well-being. Using witty humor and science-informed responses, the author highlights what science says we should be worried about and how we can de-stress and live a healthy lifestyle. Reevaluate your decision-making and live a happier life in the age of anxiety with Your Day, Your Way.
Jennifer Gunter
A great book!! Highly recommend. A fun read and if you have vaccine hesitant family this is a nice soft way to introduce science and how fake news affects our thinking.      source
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Dead Man Walking
The Eyewitness Account Of The Death Penalty That Sparked a National Debate
Helen Prejean - 1994-05-31 (first published in 1993)
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A spiritual advisor to a convicted killer in Louisiana's electric chair reflects on the human consequences of the death penalty. Through intimate encounters with the condemned, their families, and those who execute them, this book offers a profound and moving spiritual journey. It's an unprecedented look at the dilemma of capital punishment that's inspired a range of artistic adaptations.
Jennifer Gunter
@AlanLevinovitz I changed my position on the death penalty after reading Dead Man Walking. I had no idea how unfair the judicial system. I had moved from Canada a few months before and read the book and it completely changed my mind.      source
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The Martian
Andy Weir - 2014-02-11 (first published in 2011)
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Survival on Mars becomes a matter of wit and resourcefulness for astronaut Mark Watney, as he battles against a hostile environment and dwindling supplies. Abandoned by his crew and with no way to contact Earth, Watney must rely on his engineering skills and sense of humor to outwit the odds stacked against him. Will he make it back home alive?
Jennifer Gunter
@MommaUnfiltered The Martian. The book was excellent, but the movie elevated it even more.      source
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Flour Water Salt Yeast
The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza [A Cookbook]
Ken Forkish - 2012-09-18
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Discover the art of baking world-class bread and pizza with Flour Water Salt Yeast. Written by acclaimed Portland-based baker Ken Forkish, this must-have guide features easy-to-follow recipes and schedules suited for novice and experienced bakers alike. Forkish's clear instructions and impeccable formulas ensure top-quality artisan breads and pizzas made in the comfort of your own home. With a complete baking education on tools, techniques, and ingredients, Flour Water Salt Yeast elevates your daily bread to new heights of deliciousness.
Jennifer Gunter
All my bread recipes are from this book Flour, Water, Salt, Yeast. Can’t recommend it enough. @DrJenAdjacent bakes a truly lovely levain bread from this book.      source
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