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The Oxford encyclopedia of food and drink in America

Author: Andrew F Smith
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Home cooks and gourmets, chefs and restaurateurs, epicures, and simple food lovers of all stripes will delight in this smorgasbord of the history and culture of food and drink. Professor of Culinary History Andrew Smith and nearly 200 authors bring together in 770 entries the scholarship on wide-ranging topics from airline and funeral food to fad diets and fast food; drinks like lemonade, Kool-Aid, and Tang;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew F Smith
ISBN: 9780199734962 0199734968
OCLC Number: 781555950
Awards: Winner of IACP Crystal Whisk Award (Beverage/Ref/Technical) 2014
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: V. 1. A & W R-Food --
v. 2. Fort-Pigs --
v. 3. Pike-Zomb, Index.
Other Titles: Food and drink in America
Responsibility: editor in chief, Andrew F. Smith.

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Home cooks and gourmets, chefs and restaurateurs, epicures, and simple food lovers of all stripes will delight in this smorgasbord of the history and culture of food and drink. Professor of Culinary History Andrew Smith and nearly 200 authors bring together in 770 entries the scholarship on wide-ranging topics from airline and funeral food to fad diets and fast food; drinks like lemonade, Kool-Aid, and Tang; foodstuffs like Jell-O, Twinkies, and Spam; and Dagwood, hoagie, and Sloppy Joe sandwiches.

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"Nothing will satisfy the foodie more than the two volumes of The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, which takes the reader from Anadama bread, which originated on Boston's North Read more...

 
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