The Encyclopedia of American Food & Drink

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Lebhar-Friedman Books, 1999 - Cooking - 380 pages
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A completely revised and updated classic reference source collects more than two thousand terms, definitions, and descriptions of great American gastronomy, including more than five hundred recipes, a history of American food and drink, and much more.

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John Mariani began his career as a journalist at "New York "magazine in 1973. Since then, he has become one of America s premier food writers. He is a columnist for "Esquire" and "Bloomberg News", was nominated three times for the James Beard Journalism Award, and is the author of several highly regarded books on food, including references such as "Mariani s Coast-to-Coast Dining Guide", "America Eats Out "(winner of the IACP Julia Child Cookbook Award for reference), and most recently, "How Italian Food Conquered the World". He is also the author of "The Dictionary of Italian Food and Drink "andeditor of "Italian Cuisine: Basic Cooking Techniques", " "the primary Italian textbook at the Culinary Institute of America.

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