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From the Publisher""A lively and erudite look into the culinary proclivities of the dudes on our money... The author's snappy recollections help foster the realization that food carried immense importance to the nation shapers, whether our forebears were simply sitting down to enjoy a meal or laying the groundwork for how we eat today." --Philadelphia City Paper" - Philadelphia City Paper
""Part cookbook, part formative examination, The Founding Foodies importantly shows the origins of the American food lover. Far from a contemporary creature, the foodie helped to make America: the products of his tastes, his wars, and his imports all appear in force in today's American diet. DeWitt delivers a book that teaches new foodies about their roots, and shows American history buffs a new portion of our nation's first hundreds of years." - ForeWord Reviews" - ForeWord
This book will be of interest to educators, culinary historians, American history enthusiasts, and foodies everywhere.