Under Pressure

  • Filename: under-pressure.
  • ISBN: 9781579657574
  • Release Date: 2016-10-25
  • Number of pages: 295
  • Author: Thomas Keller
  • Publisher: Artisan Books

A revolution in cooking Sous vide is the culinary innovation that has everyone in the food world talking. In this revolutionary new cookbook, Thomas Keller, America's most respected chef, explains why this foolproof technique, which involves cooking at precise temperatures below simmering, yields results that other culinary methods cannot. For the first time, one can achieve short ribs that are meltingly tender even when cooked medium rare. Fish, which has a small window of doneness, is easier to finesse, and shellfish stays succulent no matter how long it's been on the stove. Fruit and vegetables benefit, too, retaining color and flavor while undergoing remarkable transformations in texture. The secret to sous vide is in discovering the precise amount of heat required to achieve the most sublime results. Through years of trial and error, Keller and his chefs de cuisine have blazed the trail to perfection—and they show the way in this collection of never-before-published recipes from his landmark restaurants—The French Laundry in Napa Valley and per se in New York. With an introduction by the eminent food-science writer Harold McGee, and artful photography by Deborah Jones, who photographed Keller's best-selling The French Laundry Cookbook, this book will be a must for every culinary professional and anyone who wants to up the ante and experience food at the highest level.

Under Pressure

  • Filename: under-pressure.
  • ISBN: 9781409133056
  • Release Date: 2010-11-25
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: Carl Honore
  • Publisher: Hachette UK

A revealing portrait of how families are struggling to cope with the changing world of parenting and childhood, plus new solutions The parent screaming from the touchline at an eight-year-old to make an overlapping run; the pregnant mother playing Mozart to her unborn baby; the rigid schedule for babies, which develops into an agenda of activities for a young child - all these are familiar instances of hyper-parenting. With the pressure growing all the time for children to get into the best schools and universities, or to develop their nascent talents and become the next Tiger Woods or Williams sister, it has never been more difficult to be a child. In Carl Honore's brilliant follow-up to IN PRAISE OF SLOW he makes an impassioned call for parents and teachers to allow children to grow up at a slower rate. He takes us on a journey round the world in search of a new formula for parenting and childhood. He talks to a range of experts and sifts through the latest research to find what problems parents, teachers and children face, and to seek out the best solutions. Honore shows how 'slow parenting' will benefit both the child and the parents, and ensure that we create happier children and calmer parents.

Performing Under Pressure

  • Filename: performing-under-pressure.
  • ISBN: 9780804136730
  • Release Date: 2015-02-24
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Hendrie Weisinger
  • Publisher: Crown Business

Nobody performs better under pressure. Regardless of the task, pressure ruthlessly diminishes our judgment, decision-making, attention, dexterity, and performance in every professional and personal arena. In Performing Under Pressure, Drs. Hendrie Weisinger and J.P. Pawliw-Fry introduce us to the concept of pressure management, offering empirically tested short term and long term solutions to help us overcome the debilitating effects of pressure. Performing Under Pressure tackles the greatest obstacle to personal success, whether in a sales presentation, at home, on the golf course, interviewing for a job, or performing onstage at Carnegie Hall. Despite sports mythology, no one "rises to the occasion" under pressure and does better than they do in practice. The reality is pressure makes us do worse, and sometimes leads us to fail utterly. But there are things we can do to diminish its effects on our performance. Performing Under Pressure draws on research from over 12,000 people, and features the latest research from neuroscience and from the frontline experiences of Fortune 500 employees and managers, Navy SEALS, Olympic and other elite athletes, and others. It offers 22 specific strategies each of us can use to reduce pressure in our personal and professional lives and allow us to better excel in whatever we do. Whether you’re a corporate manager, a basketball player, or a student preparing for the SAT, Performing Under Pressure will help you to do your best when it matters most.

Under Pressure

  • Filename: under-pressure.
  • ISBN: 9781466823389
  • Release Date: 2000-07-15
  • Number of pages: 544
  • Author: Abigail Reed
  • Publisher: Forge Books

The fashion business means long hours and high pressure, but there are billions of dollars in fashion--if you do it right. For a long time, Lou's done it right. That's meant taking credit for other people's ideas, shifting blame to his subordinates, and especially, controlling the women around him. They dress the way he wants, cut their hair the way he wants, even have sex with him...if they want to keep their jobs. Cilla is a prime example. Nearly fifty, she's been having sex with Lou for years. Now she's fallen in love with a man two decades her junior. She wants Lou out of her bed--but Lou's told Cilla that if she speaks up, he'll claim the sex was conensual and the other executives will take his word over hers. She'll be out of a job, with no prospects in their youth-oriented industry. Troubled, Cilla can't protect her new assistant, Karyn, from Lou's advances. At first, Karyn thinks she must have led him on, even though a new relationship is the last thing on her mind--she's too busy getting over a divorce and getting her daughter settled in a new town. But when Lou keeps touching her and making lewd suggestions, even after she's told him "No," Karyn gets frightened. Then she gets mad. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Egypt Under Pressure

  • Filename: egypt-under-pressure.
  • ISBN: 9171062556
  • Release Date: 1986
  • Number of pages: 152
  • Author: Marianne Laanatza
  • Publisher: Nordic Africa Institute

Binky Under Pressure

  • Filename: binky-under-pressure.
  • ISBN: 9781554537679
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Author:
  • Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd

When a new kitten is brought into his home, certified space cat Binky, determined to get rid of the intruder, is surprised to find out she is his boss.

Elephants Under Pressure

  • Filename: elephants-under-pressure.
  • ISBN: 9781429645348
  • Release Date: 2010-07-01
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Author: Kathy Allen
  • Publisher: Capstone

"Describes the cause and effect of elephant and human encounters"--Provided by publisher.

Planning Under Pressure

  • Filename: planning-under-pressure.
  • ISBN: 9781136373299
  • Release Date: 2012-05-23
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: John Friend
  • Publisher: Routledge

Planning under Pressure offers managers, planners, consultants and students a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the Strategic Choice Approach, which has gradually been attracting worldwide recognition as a fresh, versatile and practical approach to collaborative decision-making under uncertainty. Starting from basic principles, the book uses helpful diagrams and clear explanations to demonstrate practical ways of approaching daunting decision problems; of devising possible ways forward; and of working effectively towards agreed courses of action. Along he way, decision makers are helped to cope with diverse sources of uncertainty – technical, political, managerial – in a strategic manner. In this extended third edition, the authors have added short contributions from 21 users from seven countries. These new contributors present lessons from their varied experiences in adapting the Strategic Choice Approach to guide decision-making and learning in settings ranging from the re-routing of a controversial city carnival procession to national policy for the management of nuclear waste.

Contents Under Pressure

  • Filename: contents-under-pressure.
  • ISBN: 9780307433237
  • Release Date: 2007-12-18
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Lara M. Zeises
  • Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers

A fresh, honest look at the difficult choices and unexpected joys in a girl’s life under pressure. Lucy Doyle is about to explode. She’s sure her name might as well be Loser because she‘s never, ever been kissed. To make matters worse, nearly all of her friends have left her behind for boys. Even Lucy’s favorite brother doesn’t seem to have time for her anymore. He’s just moved home from college with a distant new attitude and a big-haired girlfriend Lucy can’t stand. Freshman year is definitely not off to a good start. So when Lucy attracts the attention of Tobin Scacheri, the junior everyone wants to date, she can barely believe her luck. Tobin’s cute and funny, and he might like Lucy as much as she likes him. But Lucy’s brother has a secret that will turn her already mixed-up world completely upside down. Now, Lucy must figure out how far she’s willing to take her relationship with Tobin—and how to deal with a brother who’s not as perfect as she thought.

Under Pressure

  • Filename: under-pressure.
  • ISBN: 9781460396124
  • Release Date: 2017-02-01
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Lori Foster
  • Publisher: HQN Books

He can protect anything except his heart Leese Phelps's road hasn't been an easy one, but it's brought him to the perfect job—working for the elite Body Armor security agency. And what his newest assignment lacks in size, she makes up for in fire and backbone. But being drawn to Catalina Nicholson is a dangerous complication, especially since it could be the very man who hired Leese who's threatening her. What Catalina knows could get her killed. But who'd believe the sordid truth about her powerful stepfather? Beyond Leese's ripped body and brooding gaze is a man of impeccable honor. He's the last person she expects to trust—and the first who's ever made her feel safe. And he's the only one who can help her expose a deadly secret, if they can just stay alive long enough…

Under Pressure

  • Filename: under-pressure.
  • ISBN: 1403464243
  • Release Date: 2004-11-01
  • Number of pages: 56
  • Author: Ann Fullick
  • Publisher: Capstone Classroom

Readers will learn how science is at work all around them, as demonstrated through everyday items. Each spread is dedicated to one concept and features a series of vignettes demonstrating the concept in action in everday circumstances. Fact boxes present strange-but-true facts while practical projects demonstrate concepts.

Arts Under Pressure

  • Filename: arts-under-pressure.
  • ISBN: 1842772635
  • Release Date: 2003-10-03
  • Number of pages: 275
  • Author: Joost Smiers
  • Publisher: Zed Books

This book provides a clear reading, with numerous examples, of the impact of globalization on local arts and culture.

Girls Under Pressure

  • Filename: girls-under-pressure.
  • ISBN: 9781407043128
  • Release Date: 2008-09-04
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Author: Jacqueline Wilson
  • Publisher: Random House

Magda is tall and glamorous, Nadine is willowy and 'gothic'. And Ellie . . . well, Ellie is just plain normal. The three girls have been best friends forever, but now Ellie is convinced she's fat, Nadine wants to be a model, and Magda worries that her appearance is giving guys the wrong idea. The pressure is on for them to change the way they look - but can they learn to love themselves, just the way they are?

Under Pressure

  • Filename: under-pressure.
  • ISBN: 9781617852077
  • Release Date: 2010-09-01
  • Number of pages: 112
  • Author: Sari Earl
  • Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company

Under Pressure features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a licensed psychologist to help preteen and teen girls successfully manage their busy lives. Topics include pressure from parents, friends, teammates, and teachers. Readers will learn ways to manage homework, tests, extracurricular activities, family responsibilities, and a social life. Throughout the book, Talk About It questions encourage discussion. Additional resources, a glossary, and an index are also included. Under Pressure will leave readers knowledgeable about prioritizing their obligations and knowing when enough is enough. Strong, Beautiful Girls is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Dunk Under Pressure 7

  • Filename: dunk-under-pressure-7.
  • ISBN: 9781101118559
  • Release Date: 2007-05-10
  • Number of pages: 128
  • Author: Rich Wallace
  • Publisher: Penguin

the guys call him Dunk, but Cornell Duncan couldn’t dunk from a six-foot ladder. He’s flat-footed and slow and can jump only about two inches off the ground. but put him at the foul line and he’s a star—a free-throw magician. that’s the main reason he made the Hudson City all-star basketball team, which, if the team keeps winning, is headed to the state tournament. but just when Hudson City seems to have a good chance at going all the way, Dunk gets a wake-up call. Following a few disastrous minutes off the bench, he realizes that it’ll take more than free throws to make him a real all-star.

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