American Food The Gastronomic Story Author:Evan Jones Chapters: Puritans and Plantations; The French Touch; Padres and Conquistadores; Gemutlichkeit and Serious Eating; Body and Soul; The Harvest Century; Shakers, Bakers, Breakfast-Food Makers; Melting Pot?; Beginnings Revisted. — Appetizers and Hors d'Oeuvre; Breads, Pancakes, Doughnuts; Soups; Vegetables; Meat; Poultry; Fish and Seafood; Game; Sa... more »lads; Casseroles, Lunch and Supper Dishes; Sauces; and Desserts.
"A great addition to American gastronomic lore... This culinary history does a lot to re-create the past and celebrate the present... A true joy." -- James Beard
"As exciting a read as a novel, and one comes to the conclusion that food from an American kitchen is equal to that of any country in the world...Mr Jones offers distinctive regional recipes, and we would like to try every one of them." -- Travel & Leisure« less