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Perfection salad : women and cooking at the turn of the century

Author: Laura Shapiro
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2009.
Series: California studies in food and culture, 24.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats

Features the story of America's transformation from a nation of honest appetites into an obedient market for instant mashed potatoes. This work investigates a band of reformers at the turn of the  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Shapiro
ISBN: 9780520257382 0520257383
OCLC Number: 320204709
Notes: Previous edition: New York: Modern Library, 2001.
Description: 282 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: PROLOGUE: Toasted Marshmallows Stuffed with Raisins ONE: Drudgery Divine TWO: And the Kitchen Becomes the Workshop of the Skies THREE: Better Ways, Lighter Burdens, More Wholesome Results FOUR: Perfection Salad FIVE: The Mother of Level Measurements SIX: Whoever Knew a Dyspeptic to Be a Christian? SEVEN: Foes in Our Own Household EIGHT: An Absolutely New Product CONCLUSION: A Leaf or Two of Lettuce Afterword Acknowledgments Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: California studies in food and culture, 24.
Responsibility: Laura Shapiro.
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