Golden Holocaust: Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and by Robert N. Proctor

By Robert N. Proctor

The cigarette is the deadliest artifact within the background of human civilization. it's also essentially the most beguiling, because of greater than a century of manipulation by the hands of tobacco chemists. In Golden Holocaust, Robert N. Proctor attracts on reams of formerly-secret files to discover how the cigarette got here to be the main widely-used drug on the earth, with six trillion sticks bought in line with 12 months. He paints a harrowing photo of tobacco brands conspiring to dam the popularity of tobacco-cancer dangers, at the same time they ensnare legions of scientists and politicians in an online of denial. Proctor tells heretofore untold tales of fraud and subterfuge, and he makes the most powerful case so far for an easy but bold therapy: a ban at the manufacture and sale of cigarettes.

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75-Liter Bottle 1 oz. 25 33 59 11⁄4 oz. 20 27 47 11⁄2 oz. 17 22 39 Serving Temperatures for Wine There’s no sense serving good wine if you’re not going to do so at the right temperature. Table 4-6 can help. Chapter 4: Charts and Measures Table 4-6 37 Wine Serving Temperatures Wine Type Temperature Range Full-bodied red wines 65°–68° F Light-bodied red wines 60°–65° F Dry white wines 50°–55° F Sweet red and sweet white wines 42°–46° F Sparkling wines and champagnes 42°–46° F Calories and Carbohydrates Most people watch what they eat, but many dieters sometimes forget to watch what they drink.

3. Lay each half down and cut it into half-moon slices. Chapter 2: Methods to the Madness Don’t forget the Maraschino cherries All kinds of drinks are garnished with Maraschino cherries, including the kidfriendly Shirley Temple and the more adult Manhattan. You can find Maraschino cherries in small jars at any food store, and the best thing about them is that you don’t have to cut them before serving. Lemon and lime wedges Figure 2-4 illustrates the following steps for cutting wedges. 1. Slice the lemon or lime in half the long way.

If you’re counting calories or trying to keep tabs on your carbohydrate consumption, Table 4-7 can help. ) Part II Short Shots from American Whiskey to Wine I In this part . . give you some background for just about every kind of liquor, including beer and wine. Each chapter tells you where a specific product comes from, how it’s made, and how to store and serve it. Chapter 5 American and Canadian Whisk(e)y In This Chapter ᮣ Getting to know the grain ᮣ Exploring the varieties ᮣ Keeping your whiskey for a long time T his chapter deals with several kinds of whiskey: bourbon, Tennessee whiskey, rye whiskey, blended whiskey, Canadian whisky, and wheat and corn whiskies.

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