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Wilson, Bee.

Summary: Traces the history of cooking through a series of engaging cultural anecdotes while demonstrating how technological innovations ranging from the mortar and pestle to the microwave have shaped how and what humans eat.

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 643.3 WIL

Fletcher, Nichola

Summary: Feasts, banquets, and grand dinners have always played a vital role in our lives. They oil the wheels of diplomacy, smooth the paths of the ambitious, and spread joy at family celebrations. Fletcher has written a history of feasts throughout the ages that includes the dramatic failures along with the dazzling successes. From a humble meal of potatoes provided by an angel, to the extravagance of...

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 394.12 FLE

Shapiro, Laura

5 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "A beloved culinary historian's short takes on six famous women through the lens of food and cooking--what they ate and how their attitudes toward food offer surprising new insights into their lives. Everyone eats, and food touches on every aspect of our lives--social and cultural, personal and political. Yet most biographers pay little attention to people's attitudes toward food, as if the...

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017

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Carroll, Abigail.

Summary: A history of the American meal explains the evolution of traditional fare as a reflection of national identity, describing the midday meals of colonial America, the eating rituals of subsequent generations, and the advent of processed foods.

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 394.1 CAR

Moeller, John.

Summary: This book provides an insiders view of what it is like to dine at the White House and describes Chef Moeller's most memorable moments cooking for three First Families. It includes over 100 recipes for one-of-a-kind dishes featuring his trademark use of fresh, seasonal ingredients inspired by his classical French training with an American twist. Useful chef notes help adapt fine French cooking...

Publisher / Publication Date: American Lifestyle Publishing 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 642.5 MOE

Williams, Susan

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books in association with the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum 1985

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 394.12 WIL

Cerami, Charles A.

Contents: Before the clash -- An old friend's bombshell -- The mounting anger -- The radical conservative -- Aggressive lobbying -- Thoughts of breaking up -- Jefferson's awakening -- A country without a capital -- Doubters and believers -- Nearing a decision on the capital -- That day on the street -- Dinner at Secretary Jefferson's -- The Philadelphia story -- Doubts settled, doubts revived -- Hamilton...

Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.41 CER