The American plate: a culinary history in 100 bites

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For generations, people have proudly defined themselves and their values through their national cuisine. But American food, like its history, is a world of its own. This enticingly fresh book introduces modern listeners to lost American food traditions and leads them on a tantalizing culinary journey through the evolution of our vibrant cuisine and culture. Covering a hundred different foods from the Native American era through today and featuring over thirty recipes, this fascinating history of American food will delight history buffs and food lovers alike.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Cookbooks, Cooking, American -- History, Diet -- United States -- History, Food -- United States -- History, United States -- History
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