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Kentucky's cookbook heritage : two hundred years of southern cuisine and culture

Author: John Van Willigen
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In Kentucky's Cookbook Heritage, John van Willigen explores the state's history through its changing food culture, beginning with Lettice Bryan's The Kentucky Housewife (originally published in  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Cookbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Van Willigen
ISBN: 9780813146898 0813146895
OCLC Number: 876686178
Description: 299 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: cookbooks as the key to Kentucky foodways and culinary history --
The first Kentucky cookbook: antebellum hearth cooking --
The needs of the "new regime": Post-Civil War cookbooks --
A turning point: the early twentieth century --
Hard times: the Great Depression and the New Deal --
New foods and new roles: World War II --
Convenience and innovation: the mid-twentieth century --
Iconic recipes and Kentucky foodways: the bicentennials and beyond --
Eating locally and sustainably: contemporary Kentucky cookbooks --
Annotated bibliography of Kentucky cookbooks.
Responsibility: John van Willigen.


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