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  • Kitchens, Cooking, and Eating in Medieval Italyby Katherine A. McIver

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 71.00

    The foods people catch, cook, and eat often tell us a great deal about a society during a given time period. By examining both the tools and methods of the kitchen as well as the menus and mores of those eating the products, Katherine McIver offers an historical glimpse into the medieval Italian kitchen. more...

  • Making Modern Mealsby Amy B. Trubek

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Home cooking is crucial to our lives, but today we no longer identify it as an obligatory everyday chore. By looking closely at the stories and practices of contemporary American home cooks—witnessing them in the kitchen and at the table—Amy B. Trubek reveals our episodic but also engaged relationship to making meals.   Making Modern Meals  explores... more...

  • Betty Crocker Lost Recipesby Betty Crocker

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017; US$ 22.98

    A fun treasure trove of classic recipes that have fallen out of vogue but still deserve to be brought back, as well as an introduction for younger cooks to the many wonderful recipes of the past. more...

  • Brunswick Stewby Joseph R. Haynes

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99


  • Pennsylvania Scrappleby Amy Strauss

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    An essential food in Mid-Atlantic kitchens for hundreds of years, scrapple is the often-overlooked king of breakfast meats. Developed by German settlers of Pennsylvania, the slow food byproduct was created to avoid waste in the day�s butchering. Pork trimmings were stewed until tender, ground like sausage and blended with the originating broth, cornmeal... more...

  • The Gannet's Gastronomic Miscellanyby Killian Fox; The Gannet

    Octopus 2017; US$ 14.99

    'This book is the product of a ludicrously obsessive and greedy mind - it is therefore an utter joy.' - JAY RAYNER 'A vital work from a keen mind full to brimming with wonderful thoughts and ideas.' - JEREMY LEE 'The most original, entertaining and downright fascinating book.' - DAVE BROOM 'Exercise caution before you... more...

  • Cooking Price-Wiseby Vincent Price; Victoria Price; V.B. Price

    Dover Publications 2017; US$ 19.95

    Best known as a star of stage and screen, Vincent Price was also a noted gourmet whose enthusiastic promotion of home cooking included several cookbooks and a television show, Cooking Price-Wise . This charming book of Price's favorite recipes is based on the Thames Television series he hosted in the 1970s, which showcased timeless international cuisine.... more...

  • Flavors of Empireby Mark Padoongpatt

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    With a uniquely balanced combination of salty, sweet, sour, and spicy flavors, Thai food burst onto Los Angeles’s and America’s culinary scene in the 1980s. Flavors of Empire examines the rise of Thai food and the way it shaped the racial and ethnic contours of Thai American identity and community. Full of vivid oral histories and new archival material,... more...

  • Lost Restaurants of Seattleby Chuck Flood

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Beloved lunch counters, oyster houses, roadside diners and elegant dining rooms--Seattle has seen the best of them all come and go. Manca's Café invented the beloved Dutch Baby pancake, while Trader Vic's gained reverence for its legendary Mai Tais. Places like the railroad car-themed Andy's Diner and the Twin T-P's with its iconic wigwam-shaped dining... more...

  • An Ozark Culinary History: Northwest Arkansas Traditions from Corn Dodgers to Squirrel Meatloafby Erin Rowe

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Northwest Arkansas" High South cuisine is replete with nostalgia, fresh ingredients, tall tales and rural roots. In the 1890s, Ozark apples fed the nation. Welch's Concord grapes grew in Arkansas vineyards. Local poultry king, Tyson, still satisfies America's chicken craving. Discover timeless Ozark traditions in the realms of forest, farm and table.... more...