Kitchen culture in America :popular representations of food, gender, and race /edited by Sherrie A. Inness.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals




viii, 286 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


Descriptive Terms

Food habits History.
Women Psychology.
Women Attitudes.
Kitchens Social aspects
Sex role
Social conditions.
Race relations.


Inness, Sherrie A.


Introduction: thinking food/thinking gender / Sherrie A. Inness -- Bonbons, lemon drops, and Oh Henry! bars: candy, consumer culture, and the construction of gender, 1895-1920 / Jane Dusselier -- Campbell's soup and the long shelf life of traditional gender roles / Katherine Parkin -- "Now then, who said biscuits?" The Black woman cook as fetish in American advertising, 1905-1953 / Alice A. Deck -- The joy of sex instruction: women cooking in marital sex manuals, 1920-1963 / Jessamyn Neuhaus -- "The enchantment of mixing-spoons": cooking lessons for boys and girls / Sherrie A. Inness -- Home cooking: Boston baked beans and sizzling rice soup as recipes for pride and prejudice / Janet Theophano -- Processed foods from scratch: cooking for a family in the 1950s / Erika Endrijonas -- Freeze frames: frozen foods and memories of the postwar American family / Christopher Holmes Smith -- She also cooks: gender, domesticity, and public life in Oakland, California, 1957-1959 / Jessica Weiss -- "My kitchen was the world": Vertamae Smart Grosvenor's Geechee diaspora / Doris Witt -- "If I were a voodoo priestess": women's culinary autobiographies / Traci Marie Kelly.


Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press


viii, 286 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


Includes bibliographical references (p. 268-269) and index.


0812235649 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780812235647 (cloth : alk. paper)
0812217357 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780812217353 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Call Number

Coll. GT2853.U5 K57 2001


United States
United States.