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Author Fisher, Carol, 1949-

Title Pot roast, politics, and ants in the pantry : Missouri's cookbook heritage / Carol Fisher and John Fisher.

Imprint Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2008.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 234 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-224) and index.
Contents Cookbooks come to Missouri -- A taste of nineteenth-century publications -- Community cookbooks -- A serving of ethnic cookbooks -- Missouri cookbooks record history -- Individually authored and edited cookbooks -- Producer and festival cookbooks -- Company/product cookbooks -- Cookbooks from restaurants past and present -- World events and politics in Missouri cookbooks -- Kitchen medicine, housekeeping tips, and cookbook literature -- A final perspective -- Selected recipes.
Summary "A revealing look at the history of Missouri cookbooks from the 1800s to today. From Julia Clark's simple frontier recipes to Irma Rombauer's encyclopedic Joy of Cooking to Missouri producers' online recipe collections, the Fishers show how cookbooks provide history lessons, document changing food ways, and demonstrate the cultural diversity of the state"--Provided by publisher.
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Subject Cooking -- History.
Cooking -- Missouri -- History.
Cooking -- Missouri -- Bibliography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Fisher, John C., 1949-
Other Form: Print version: Fisher, Carol, 1949- Pot roast, politics, and ants in the pantry. Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2008 (DLC) 2007052492
ISBN 9780826266347 (electronic bk.)
0826266347 (electronic bk.)
9780826217912 (alk. paper)