Books in category Cooking – History

  • Hometown Appetites

    Hometown Appetites
    Kelly Alexander, Cynthia Harris

    This book restores Paddleford?s name where it belongs: in the pantheon alongside greats like James Beard and Julia Child.

  • Good Bread Is Back

    Good Bread Is Back
    Steven Laurence Kaplan

    Kaplan does more than tell the story of the revival of good bread in France. He makes the reader see, smell, taste, feel, and even hear why it is so very wonderful that good bread is back.

  • Smart Casual

    Smart Casual
    Alison Pearlman

    In Smart Casual: The Transformation of Gourmet Restaurant Style in America, Pearlman investigates what she identifies as the increasing informality in the design of contemporary American restaurants.

  • Grandma s Wartime Baking Book

    Grandma’s Wartime Baking Book
    Joanne Lamb Hayes

    All in all, this book is recommended for those who want a taste of nostalgia, and a chance to try out some of the dishes our grandmothers were making 60 years ago.

  • Honey I m Homemade

    Honey, I’m Homemade
    May R. Berenbaum

    Sales of the book will benefit the University of Illinois Pollinatarium–the first freestanding science outreach center in the nation devoted to flowering plants and their pollinators._x000B__x000B_Because so much depends on honey bees, and …

  • A Short History of the Wars of the Roses

    A Short History of the Wars of the Roses
    David Grummitt

    David Grummitt places the violent events of this complex time in the wider context of fifteenth-century kingship and the development of English political culture.

  • The Dessert Book

    The Dessert Book
    Duncan Hines

    Filled with decadent treats, from homemade ice cream royale to fried apple pie to praline fudge frosting, this book inspired the recipes for the earliest boxed cake mixes and baked goods that carried the Duncan Hines name.

  • The Tomato in America

    The Tomato in America
    Andrew F. Smith

    A tasty and entertaining history of one of America's favorite foodstuffs.

  • My Life in France

    My Life in France
    Julia Child, Alex Prud’homme

    From the Trade Paperback edition.

  • Milk

    Hannah Velten

    In Milk, Hannah Velten explores the myths and misconceptions surrounding the ubiquitous drink. Modern milk processing produces a safe, clean beverage that is very different from pure milk straight from the cow.

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