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By Karen Solomon

A DIY consultant to creating the salty, candy, and smelly pickles of China, that includes 15 recipes with cutting edge parts and new techniques.

Cooks are trying to find new pickling frontiers, and the average standout is Asia, with its diversified array of pickled items and flavors that wow the palate. Asian Pickles: China introduces strategies for growing actual and inventive chinese language pickled meals reminiscent of Preserved Mustard vegetables, Radish in Chile Oil, bitter Celery and crimson Pepper, and Szechuan Cucumbers with Orange and Almond. This name additionally comprises a few crucial condiments that raise chinese language nutrition at domestic, corresponding to XO Sauce and fire-spiked Chile Oil. The Asian Pickles sequence goals the keen viewers of DIY foodstuff fanatics, yard farmers, armchair foragers, and pickle enthusiasts who've minimize their tooth on placing meals into jars, pantries, and freezers and who're now hungry for the following process culinary demanding situations and kitchen thought.

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Emotional Eating The emotional eater turns to food to lessen the intensity of negative emotions and enhance the enjoyment of positive emotions. He is usually sensitive to others’ needs, opinions, and attitudes. Criticism can send him in search of a candy bar, potato chips, and soda. Common emotional triggers for eating in the absence of physiological hunger are anxiety, depression, boredom, loneliness, fear, stress, excitement, joy, happiness, and many others. Food is the emotional eater’s drug of choice, and instead of turning to less acceptable methods (such as drinking, gambling, or smoking) of dealing with life’s curveballs, he heads for the freezer.

03 0789733153 CH02 12/8/04 4:38 PM Page 32 04 0789733153 CH03 12/8/04 4:38 PM Page 33 In this chapter • Why diets are recipes for disaster • Understand your personal eating pattern • Learn to identify and respond to your body’s natural signals • Become a mindful eater Uncover the Natural Eater Have you ever observed a toddler’s eating behavior? Young children generally practice natural eating at its best. There are exceptions to every rule, but most children exposed to a wide variety of nutritious foods will balance calorie and nutrient intake over the course of several days or weeks to meet their needs for normal growth and development.

04 0789733153 CH03 12/8/04 4:38 PM Page 43 CHAPTER 3 UNCOVER THE NATURAL EATER 43 Honor Your Taste Buds Have you ever eaten a food strictly for its health-promoting qualities? I’ve worked with many clients who consistently order a salad for lunch, dutifully munch through a plate that sometimes contains far more calories than they realize, and get absolutely no satisfaction from that meal. What happens in the afternoons? They raid the vending machine or a colleague’s candy dish for food that tastes good to them.

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