Icons Of American Cooking

Author: Victor William Geraci
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313381321
Size: 28.40 MB
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Presents the lives and careers of twenty-four American personalities involved in food and cooking, covering their education, travels, restaurants, written works, and awards. including such celebrities as James Beard, Julia Child, Mollie ...

The Hamburger

Author: Josh Ozersky
Size: 15.32 MB
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A historical examination of the hamburger assesses the immense significance of the hamburger as an American icon, showing how the history of this quintessential American food is entwined with American business and culture.

Serious Pig

Author: John Thorne
Publisher: North Point Press
ISBN: 1466805986
Size: 76.99 MB
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In this collection of essays, John Thorne sets out to explore the origins of his identity as a cook, going "here" (the Maine coast, where he'd summered as a child and returned as an adult for a decade's sojourn), "there" (southern Louisiana ...

The Great American Hot Dog Book

Author: Becky Mercuri
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 9781423600220
Size: 47.14 MB
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Great hot dog recipes and side dishes from famous locales nationwide From the classic Coney Island Dog of New York to the tortilla-wrapped Bacon Burrito Dog served up at Pink's in Los Angeles, The Great American Hot Dog Book takes you on a ...

Food In The United States 1820s 1890

Author: Susan Williams
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313332456
Size: 23.39 MB
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Factories and mills such as Pillsbury came into being, as did Quaker Oats and other icons of American food. This volume describes the beginnings of many familiar mainstays of our daily life and consumer culture.

Merchant Of Sonoma

Author: William Warren
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 9781616280192
Size: 17.39 MB
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For the first time, the personal life story of one of America’s greatest culinary icons: Chuck Williams, founder of Williams-Sonoma.

Food Media

Author: Signe Rousseau
Publisher: Berg
ISBN: 0857850830
Size: 22.92 MB
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Food Media charts the growth of this enormous entertainment industry, and also how, under the threat of the obesity "epidemic," some of its stars have taken on new authority as social activists, while others continue to provide delicious ...


Author: Cindy Ott
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 9780295993324
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In this fascinating cultural and natural history, Cindy Ott tells the story of the pumpkin.

Icons Of The American Marketplace

Author: American Benchmark Press
Publisher: Crown Pub
Size: 76.23 MB
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The Calphalon brand has its roots in the commercial kitchen, but the growth of
the Calphalon brand parallels a larger cultural movement— the birth and
subsequent growth of the gourmet cooking movement in the United States. It was
right around the time Ron established his company that many Americans got their
first taste of classic French cooking, watching Julia Child on public TV. In
California, Chuck Williams was busy creating a chain of stores dedicated to
gourmet cooking ...