Perfection Salad: Women and Cooking at the Turn of the Century

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Modern Library, 2001 - 274 стор.
Perfection Salad presents an entertaining and erudite social history of women and cooking at the turn of the twentieth century. With sly humor and lucid insight, Laura Shapiro uncovers our ancestors widespread obsession with food, and in doing so, tells us why we think as we do about food today. This edition includes a new Introduction by Michael Stern, who, with Jane Stern, is the author of Gourmet magazine's popular column Roadfood and the book Eat Your Way Across the U.S.A.

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Рецензія користувача  - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing

This was a great read on so many levels. Laura Shapiro writes with an easy and often humorous style. If you are interested in the science behind cooking; the chemical process of cooking food or the ... Читати огляд повністю

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Рецензія користувача  - amelish - LibraryThing

A social history of changing attitudes towards cooking and other aspects of homemaking, specifically the emergence of domestic science aka home economics towards the end of the 19th century. The re ... Читати огляд повністю

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TOASTED MARSH MALLOWS STUFFED WITH RAISINS
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DRUDGERY DIVINE
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AND THE KITCHEN BECOMES THE WORKSHOP OF THE SKIES
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Laura Shapiro was an award-winning writer at Newsweek for more than fifteen years. Her articles have appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Granta, and Gourmet. She is at work on a book about how women's attitudes toward food in the late '40s to early '60s presaged the cultural and culinary revolutions to come. She lives in New York City.

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