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Pressure cooker : why home cooking won't solve our problems and what we can do about it

Author: Sarah Bowen; Joslyn Brenton; Sinikka Elliott
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This books takes us into the kitchens of nine women to tell the complicated story of what it takes to feed a family today. All kitchens are not equal and Pressure Cooker exposes how modern families struggle to confront high expectations and deep-seated inequalities around getting food on the table."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Cross-cultural studies
Interviews
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Bowen; Joslyn Brenton; Sinikka Elliott
ISBN: 9780190663308 0190663308 9780190663292 0190663294
OCLC Number: 1029069669
Description: ix, 337 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : (Back) to the Kitchen? --
Part 1. You are what you eat. Room 105 ; Deep Roots ; By the Book ; Hurtful Words --
Part 2. Make time for food. Taking the Time ; Finding Balance ; Shift Work --
Part 3. The family that eats together, stays together. Spaghetti for an Army ; Fourth of July ; Where's the Gravy? ; Takis ; Scarce Food --
Part 4. Know what's on your plate. Vote with Your Fork ; The Repertoire ; Sour Grapes --
Part 5. Shop smarter, eat better. Smart Shopper ; Blood from a Turnip ; The Checkout Line --
Part 6. Bring good food to others. Lotus Café ; A Small Fridge ; Daily Bread ; Stop Crying --
Part 7. Food brings people together. Sunday Dinner ; Cupcakes for Cousin ; Thanksgiving ; Communion ; Conclusions: Thinking Outside the Kitchen. Introduction : (Back) to the kitchen? --
You are what you eat --
Make time for food --
The family that eats together, stays together --
Know what's on your plate --
Shop smarter, eat better --
Bring good food to others --
Food brings people together --
Conclusions: Thinking out side the kitchen.
Other Titles: Why home cooking won't solve our problems and what we can do about it
Responsibility: Sarah Bowen, Joslyn Brenton, and Sinikka Elliott.

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Food reformers tell Americans to slow down. Cook from scratch. Eat dinner together. But is it really that simple? Pressure Cooker brings readers into the homes and kitchens of a diverse group of  Read more...

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This book shines a light on the social and economic inequalities at the root of our broken food system, discusses how we got here as a nation, and offers actionable solutions to help move us forward. Read more...

 
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