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The story behind the dish : classic American foods

Author: Mark McWilliams
Publisher: Santa Barbara : Greenwood, 2012.
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"This book profiles 50 classic American foods ranging from junk and fast food to main dishes to desserts, and it reveals what made the dishes iconic in American pop culture"--

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McWilliams, Mark.
Story behind the dish.
Santa Barbara : Greenwood, 2012
(DLC) 2011048298
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark McWilliams
ISBN: 9780313385100 0313385106 1280119411 9781280119415
OCLC Number: 784942338
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
Apple pie --
Bagels --
Baked beans --
Barbecue --
Brownies --
Buffalo wings --
Cheesesteaks --
Chili --
Chocolate chip cookies --
Clambake --
Cobblers and bettys, slumps and grunts --
Cobb salad --
Cornbread --
Corn flakes --
Crab cakes and lobster rolls --
Cracker jack --
Fortune cookies --
Fried chicken --
Fried green tomatoes --
Frozen custard, soft serve, and ice cream --
Fry bread --
Grits --
Gumbo --
Ham biscuits --
Hamburgers --
Hoagies and subs --
Hot dogs --
Hunter's stews : burgoo and Brunswick stew --
Ice cream cones --
Macaroni and cheese --
Meat loaf --
Pasties --
Peanut butter and jelly --
Pierogis --
Pizza --
Po'boys --
Potato chips --
Pumpkin pie --
Rice and beans : from Hoppin' John to Moors and Christians --
Scrapple --
Shoofly pie --
Strawberry shortcake --
Sweet potato pie --
Tacos --
Tomato soup --
Tuna noodle casserole --
Turkey and stuffing --
Waldorf salad.
Responsibility: Mark McWilliams.


Profiling 48 classic American foods ranging from junk and fast food to main dishes to desserts, this book reveals what made these dishes iconic in American pop culture.Americans have increasingly  Read more...


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"McWilliams (English, US Naval Academy) presents a 48-entry history of American foods, from apple pie through Waldorf salad. . . . Summing Up: Recommended. Students of all levels, Read more...

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