Alcohol: A History by Rod Phillips

By Rod Phillips

No matter if as wine, beer, or spirits, alcohol has had a continuing and infrequently arguable position in social lifestyles. In his cutting edge publication at the attitudes towards and intake of alcohol, Rod Phillips surveys a 9,000-year cultural and fiscal heritage, uncovering the tensions among alcoholic beverages as fit staples of day-by-day diets and as items of social, political, and spiritual anxiousness. within the city facilities of Europe and the USA, the place it used to be obvious as fitter than untreated water, alcohol received a foothold because the drink of selection, however it has been extra regulated by way of governmental and non secular gurus greater than the other commodity. As a possible resource of social disruption, alcohol created unstable obstacles of applicable and unacceptable intake and broke via limitations of sophistication, race, and gender.

Phillips follows the ever-changing cultural meanings of those powerful potables and makes the impressive argument that a few societies have entered "post-alcohol" stages. His is the 1st ebook to envision and clarify the meanings and results of alcohol in such intensity, from worldwide and long term views.

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Cut the tomatoes into quarters, saving the juice, and place the quarters on top of the chicken. 3. Cut the onion into slices and place on top of the chicken. 4. Pour the liquid off the mushrooms and add the mushrooms to the oven. 5. Mix the oregano, celery seeds, and minced garlic in the tomato juice. Pour over the mixture in the oven. 6. Bake for 1 hour. 7. Open the oven and baste the chicken with the liquid around it. 8. Bake with the oven lid cracked another 10 minutes. Cranberry Chicken 375°F • Oven time: 60 minutes (or until done) 4–5 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 can whole-berry cranberries 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 packet onion soup mix 1.

Place pork chops in Dutch oven. Put 1 tablespoon brown sugar on each chop. Put 1 tablespoon margarine on top of brown sugar. Put a few drops of soy sauce over margarine. Bake. indd 23 Beef and Pork 23 3/28/13 9:43 AM Mushroomed Pork Steak 300°F • Oven time: 65–75 minutes 6 lean pork steaks Salt and pepper to taste 2 teaspoons cooking oil ⁄2 cup chopped onion 1 1 (13-ounce) can mushrooms 1 (16-ounce) can beef broth 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1 cup condensed milk 1 teaspoon flour 1. Salt and pepper the steaks.

2. 3. 4. 5. Place pork chops in Dutch oven. Put 1 tablespoon brown sugar on each chop. Put 1 tablespoon margarine on top of brown sugar. Put a few drops of soy sauce over margarine. Bake. indd 23 Beef and Pork 23 3/28/13 9:43 AM Mushroomed Pork Steak 300°F • Oven time: 65–75 minutes 6 lean pork steaks Salt and pepper to taste 2 teaspoons cooking oil ⁄2 cup chopped onion 1 1 (13-ounce) can mushrooms 1 (16-ounce) can beef broth 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1 cup condensed milk 1 teaspoon flour 1.

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