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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-273568

Description

xxxvi, 412 p. : ill. ; 24 cm., 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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Cooking History.
Women cooks History.
Frau.
Kochen.

Originator

Schenone, Laura.

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.

Publication

New York : W.W. Norton

Description

xxxvi, 412 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-378) and index.

ISBN

0393016714
9780393016710

Call Number

Coll. TX645.S34 2003

Places

United States
USA.

Edition

1st ed.