Dictionary of American Food and Drinkby John F. Mariani
Contains more than 2,000 definitions & descriptions of American Classics from Caesar Salad to Cole Slaw, from Eggs Benedict to Egg Foo Yung, from Hot Dogs to Heros, from Manhattans to Mint Juleps. Completely revised & updated, this comprehensive volume on the history of eating & drinking in America includes: (1) more than 500 recipes from 300 years of American cookery; (2) cowboy, lunch-counter, logger, & other food slang; (3) cocktails & other beverages & how they got their names; (4) information on food standards, regulations, & additives; (5) etymological tidbits, & gastronomic lore.
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