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History

  • Barbecueby Tim Miller

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99

    Barbecue: A History examines barbecue's history and place in American society using both historical and contemporary sources. The book examines all aspects of barbecue?both outdoor grilling and traditional slow cooking; restaurant and home cooking; international barbecue; specific foods; and the idea of the barbecue as a gathering. more...

  • Eating For Victoryby Various Authors

    Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 6.99

    The period of wartime food rationing is now regarded as a time when the nation was at its healthiest. Food rationing was introduced in January 1940 after food shipments were attacked by German U-boat 'Wolf Packs'.The first food items to be rationed were butter, sugar, bacon and ham, with restrictions also placed on meat, fish, jam, biscuits, cheese,... more...

  • Our Founding Foodsby Jane Tennant

    Willow Creek Press, Inc. 2014; US$ 8.48

    American cuisine has absorbed the best and brightest of every culture world wide, and it all began in the early cookbooks of the eighteenth century. Martha Washington, for instance, our first First Lady, was America's earliest celebrity chef. Her recipe collection was a beloved family heirloom, lent out to friends one receipt at a time. Others followed.... more...

  • Brunchby Farha Ternikar

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 33.99

    Brunch is the decadent meal of the week; a mix of the savory and salty, sweet and indulgent. Not exclusively an American phenomenon, brunch is also shared in South Asia, the Middle East, and parts of Europe. This volume examines and explores how brunch has evolved historically, developed cross-culturally, and claimed its place in popular culture.... more...

  • Food In Englandby Dorothy Hartley

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 51.36

    A fascinating cookery source-book full of recipes, anecdotes, household hints and history that is now recognised as a culinary classic. more...

  • Food In Englandby Dorothy Hartley

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; Not Available

    A fascinating cookery source-book full of recipes, anecdotes, household hints and history that is now recognised as a culinary classic. more...

  • Food In Englandby Dorothy Hartley

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; Not Available

    Her love of the infinite variety of English cooking and her knowledge of British culture and history show why our food should never be considered dull or limited. There are unusual dishes such as the Cornish Onion and Apple Pie, and even recipes for fungi, from common field mushrooms to puffballs. She describes some delicious puddings, cakes and breads,... more...

  • Vodkaby Victorino Matus

    Lyons Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    It began as poisonous rotgut in Medieval Russia?Ivan the Terrible liked it, Peter the Great loved it?but this grain alcohol \u201cwithout distinctive character, aroma, taste, or color\u201d has become our uncontested king of spirits. Over a th more...

  • The Dessert Bookby Duncan Hines; Louis Hatchett; Michael Stern; Jane Stern

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 19.95

    Kentucky native and national tastemaker Duncan Hines (1880--1959) published his first cookbook, Adventures in Good Cooking, in 1939 at the age of 59. This best-selling collection featured recipes from select restaurants across the country as well as crowd-pleasing family favorites, and it helped to raise the standard for home cooking in America. Following... more...

  • The Donutby Michael Krondl

    Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 13.99

    The love for the donut in the United States is longstanding and deep-rooted. Gourmet donut shops have popped up in trendy neighborhoods across the country and high-end restaurants are serving trios of donuts for dessert, while Dunkin? Donuts, Krispy Kreme, and Tim Hortons have amassed a devoted following. In this captivating guide to the delectable... more...