The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America: 2-Volume Set

by Andrew F. Smith

Hardcover, 2004

Status

Call number

Reference - Culinary -- SMI

Call number

Reference - Culinary -- SMI

Publication

Oxford University Press, USA (2004), Edition: illustrated edition, Hardcover, 1584 pages

Description

"Home cooks and gourmets, chefs and restaurateurs, epicures, and simple food lovers of all stripes will delight in this smorgasbord of the history and culture of food and drink. Professor of Culinary History Andrew Smith and nearly 200 authors bring together in 770 entries the scholarship on wide-ranging topics from airline and funeral food to fad diets and fast food; drinks like lemonade, Kool-Aid, and Tang; foodstuffs like Jell-O, Twinkies, and Spam; and Dagwood, hoagie, and Sloppy Joe sandwiches."--"Reference that rocks," American Libraries, May 2005.

Physical description

1584 p.; 11.8 inches

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