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A thousand years over a hot stove :a history of American women told through food, recipes, and remembrances /Laura Schenone.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Schenone, Laura.
Publication
New York : W.W. Norton
Contents
Preface : Haunted by kitchen ghosts -- Introduction : From her head grew pumpkin vines : a few ideas about the nature of women and food -- Gathering up the earth -- She cooked in a new land -- Slavery at her table -- Virtuous cookery : from drudgery to sacred profession -- A woman's West -- She fed the industrial giants -- Give her your hungry -- Technology's new homemaker -- Recipes for tough times -- Apron strings : did she cut them? -- Resources for historic cooking.
Date
c2003.
Edition
1st ed.
Description
A collection of classic recipes and inspirational stories traces the history of food and cooking in America and discusses how the power of food shaped the lives of women.
xxxvi, 412 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-378) and index.
ISBN
0393016714
9780393016710
GUSN
273568
Call Number
Coll. TX645.S34 2003
Descriptive terms
Cooking History.
Frau.
Kochen.
Women cooks History.
Places
USA.
United States

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