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American food : a not-so-serious history / Rachel Wharton ; with illustrations by Kimberly Ellen Hall.

Wharton, Rachel, (author.). Hall, Kimberly Ellen, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Meyersdale Public Library.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Somerset County Federated Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Meyersdale Public Library 641.3 WHARTON (Text) 30512005382328 MEYM Non-Fiction Available -
  Purchased through Cental PA FUN Grant

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419738143
  • ISBN: 9781419738142
  • Physical Description: 174 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Image, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Ambrosia -- Blueberries -- Clams -- Donuts -- Eggs Benedict -- Fortune cookie -- Green Goddess -- Hot wings -- Italian sandwich -- Jell-O -- Ketchup -- Lunchbox -- Monterey Jack -- New Mexican red and green chiles -- Orange Julius -- Pepperoni -- Queso -- Redeye gravy -- Shrimp and grits -- T-bone steak -- Upside-down cake -- Vinegar pie -- The White Russian -- Xanthan gum -- Yellow mustard -- Zucchini bread -- Selected bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
"A captivating and surprising tour of American food in all its variety, charm, and occasionally dubious lore. What can Buffalo wings, submarines and hoagies and heros, fortune cookie factories, yellow mustard, green chiles, and shrimp and grits reveal about Americans? Rachel Wharton and Kimberly Ellen Hall tell the compelling stories behind some of our most iconic foods and what they say about who we are - and who, perhaps, we are becoming"-- Back cover.
Subject: Food > United States > History.
Cooking, American > History.

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