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The man who ate everything : and other gastronomic feats, disputes, and pleasurable pursuits

Author: Jeffrey Steingarten
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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Offers forty essays that recount the quest for the perfect fat substitute, the best formula for sourdough bread, and other culinary grails.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Steingarten
ISBN: 0375702024 9780375702020 0679430881 9780679430889
OCLC Number: 40442741
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published in hardcover by A.A. Knopf, New York, ©1997.
Awards: Winner of Guild of Food Writers Awards: Food Book of the Year 1999
Description: ix, 514 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The man who ate everything --
Nothing but the truth --
Primal bread --
Staying alive --
Why aren't the French dropping like flies? --
Totally mashed --
Water --
Ripeness is all --
Hot dog --
Playing ketchup --
Help yourself --
Le régime Montignac --
The waiting game --
Vegging out --
High satiety --
Sweet smell of sex --
Going for the burn --
Stirring things up --
Salad the silent killer --
Just say yes --
Salt --
Pain without gain --
Murder, my sweet --
A fat of no consequence --
Journey of a thousand meals --
True choucroute --
Hail Cesare! --
Where's the Wagyu? --
Kyoto cuisine --
Creatures from the Blue Lagoon --
Rosemary and moon beans --
Going whole hog --
Ingredients in search of a cuisine --
Out of North Africa --
Variations on a theme --
The mother of all ice cream --
Hauts bistros --
Proof of the pudding --
The Smith family fruitcake --
Fries --
Fish without fire --
Back of the box --
Repairman --
Big bird --
Pies from paradise.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Steingarten.

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Offers forty essays that recount the quest for the perfect fat substitute, the best formula for sourdough bread, and other culinary grails.

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