Peanuts : the illustrious history of the goober pea (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Peanuts : the illustrious history of the goober pea

Author: Andrew F Smith
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2002.
Series: Food series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Harmoniously paired with chocolate, as American as baseball games and after-school snacks, and, when ground into a creamy paste, quite possibly the best thing to happen to sliced bread - the peanut is one of the most versatile and beloved of American food icons. In this first culinary history of the protein-laden legume, Andrew F. Smith follows the peanut's rise from a lowly, messy snack food to its place in haute  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew F Smith
ISBN: 0252025539 9780252025532
OCLC Number: 47216779
Description: xx, 234 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Origin and dispersion --
Slave food to snack food --
Soldiers and vendors --
Doctors and vegetarians --
Unshelled and shelled --
Soup to oil nuts --
Sweet and nutty --
Scientists and promoters --
War and peace --
Revolution and transformation --
An American icon and a global future --
Historical recipes.
Series Title: Food series.
Responsibility: Andrew F. Smith.

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The peanut is one of the most versatile and beloved of American food icons. This culinary history of the protein-laden legume, follows the peanut's rise from a lowly, messy snack food to its place in  Read more...

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"Enjoyable and full of facts on this significant and versatile food, the book comprehensively details the importance of peanuts as a food source and makes an important contribution to the field." -- Read more...

 
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