Celebration of American food :four centuries in the melting pot /Gerry Schremp.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-271206

Description

xii, 146 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm., Celebration of American Food explores the profound impact of various immigrant groups on American cuisine, delving into the regional variations that reflect the diversity of our tastes. In addition, the book traces the creation of cooking and kitchen tools including the stove, the icebox, the microwave oven and the electric bread baker. Also featured are fads and fancies throughout the ages, from hamburger stands in the 1920s to TV dinners in the 1950s, from cooking out., of cans in the 1960s to the ethnic diversity and natural food trends of the 1980s and 1990s. Packed with fascinating facts and generous detail, Celebration of American Food is a grand banquet of American culinary history.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Diet History.
Food habits History.
Cooking History.

Originator

Schremp, Geraldine.
Library of Congress.

Publication

Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Pub.

Publisher Series

[Library of Congress classics]
[Library of Congress classics].

Description

xii, 146 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Celebration of American Food explores the profound impact of various immigrant groups on American cuisine, delving into the regional variations that reflect the diversity of our tastes. In addition, the book traces the creation of cooking and kitchen tools including the stove, the icebox, the microwave oven and the electric bread baker. Also featured are fads and fancies throughout the ages, from hamburger stands in the 1920s to TV dinners in the 1950s, from cooking out.
of cans in the 1960s to the ethnic diversity and natural food trends of the 1980s and 1990s. Packed with fascinating facts and generous detail, Celebration of American Food is a grand banquet of American culinary history.

Notes

Series statement from jacket.
"Published in cooperation with the Library of Congress."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-130) and index.

ISBN

1555912265 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781555912260 (hardcover : alk. paper)

Call Number

Coll. TX360.U6 S37 1996

Places

United States

Variant Title

More than 100 recipes combined with illustrations from the Library of Congress