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General Links & Books

Meats & Barbecue Dept.

Candy & Nuts Dept.

Coca-Cola® Dept.

Hot Dogs & Hamburgers Dept.

Ice Cream Dept.

Popcorn Dept.

Soda Pop Dept.

Nostalgic Cookbookery
A Few Important People
Regional & Ethnic Cookery

Pud's Dubble Bubble Clubhouse
WholePop Magazine bubble gum fansite
Sysco Distributors [est. 1969] of Houston, Texas
Intl. Association of Culinary Professionals [est. 1986] & I.A.C.P. Cookbook Awards

Hostess Fruit Pies

Mindy Lu's Pie Company of Arlington, Texas

Collectibles / Americana catalog at Amazon

coffee 5¢ tin sign       fried chicken dinners tin sign            pies & cakes tin sign

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The food trucks phenomenon is a recent tradition,
but it looks like they are here to stay.
'food trucks' entry at Wikipedialist of food trucks entry at Wikipedia

'Food Trucks In' website [est. 2012] lists 6,200 vendors in 1,300 cities across USA

red logo for Food Truck Festivals of America    

Food Truck Festivals of America [est. 2012] is based in Massachusetts
Palm Beach County [FL] Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival [Feb 2017]
Great New Mexico Food Truck Festival in Alburquerque, NM [April 2017 = #3]
Syracuse [NY] Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival [May 2017 = #2]
Rochester [NY] Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival [Oct 2017 = #1]
company also produces food truck festivals in Arkansas, North & South Carolina,
Kentucky, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island & Wisconsin

Food Truck Invasion - weekly & monthly events in Florida

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Great American Chewing Gum Book by Robert Hendrickson  "The Great American Chewing Gum Book" [1976]
by Robert Hendrickson

Stein & Day 9¼x6¼ pb [3/84] out of print/used
Stein & Day pb [3/84] out of print/used
Chilton Book hardcover[1976] out of print/many used
Bubblemania History of Bubble Gum  "Bubblemania: The Chewy History of Bubble Gum" [for ages 4-8; 1997]
by Lee Wardlaw, illustrated by Sandra Forrest

S&S 7½x7¼ pb [9/97] out of print/many used
Chewing Gum / Fortunes of Taste book by Michael Redclift  "Chewing Gum: The Fortunes of Taste" [2004]
by Michael Redclift

Routledge 8½x5½ hardcover [5/2004] for $27.00
Oxford Companion to American Food & Drink book edited by Andrew F. Smith  "The Oxford Companion To American Food and Drink" [2007]
Edited by Andrew F. Smith

Kindle Edition from Oxford Univ Press [2007 edition] for $14.57
Oxford Univ Press 10½x8½ pb [3/2009] for $39.95
Oxford Univ Press 11x8½ hardcover [5/2007] for $65.00
Oxford Univ Press 11x8¾ hardcover [5/2007] out of print/used
The Sugar Season book by Douglas Whynott  "The Sugar Season: A Year In The Life of Maple Syrup, and One Family’s Quest For The Sweetest Harvest" [2014] by Douglas Whynott
Author chronicles three main threads: the daily life of Vermont maple syrup entrepreneur Bruce Bascom; the surprisingly modern sugar industry (a barrel of maple syrup is worth more than a barrel of crude oil); and mounting evidence that the Climate Crisis is causing a drastic decline in maple sap.
Kindle Edition from Da Capo Press [3/2014] for $11.99
Da Capo Press 8¼x5½ hardcover [3/2014] for $15.23

"Pawpaw: In Search of America's Forgotten Fruit" [8/2015] by Andrew Moore & Michael W. Twitty

Grocery, The Buying and Selling of Food in America book by Michael Ruhlman  "Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food In America" [2017]
by Michael Ruhlman

Kindle Edition from Abrams Press [5/2017] for $11.99
Abrams Press pb [DUE 5/2018] pre-order for $18.00
Abrams Press 9x6 hardcover [5/2017] for $16.80

Coca-Cola® {since 1886}

Coca-Cola®  Dept.
The Coca Cola Company sells 51% of the worldwide sodapop market {as-of February 2004}.

Product History start page at Coca-Cola® [est. 1886]
World of Coca-Cola® {Flash-only site} in Atlanta, GA
The Campaign To Stop Killer Coke

God, Country & Coca-Cola  
"For God, Country, and Coca-Cola: The Definitive History of The Great American Soft Drink & The Company That Makes It" [1994] by Mark Pendergrast
Basic Books 9¼x6¼ pb [3/2000] for $13.57
Secret Formula / Coca-Cola  "Secret Formula: How Brilliant Marketing & Relentless Salesmanship Made Coca-Cola The Best-Known Product In The World" [1994] by Frederick Allen
Collins 8x5¼ pb [7/95] for $12.89
HarperCollins 9½x6½ hardcover [7/94] out of print/used
Coca-Cola / American Icon video  "Coca-Cola: The History of An American Icon" video [2001]
MPI Home Video b&w DVD [2/2002] for $17.99
Sparkling Story of Coca-Cola  "The Sparkling Story of Coca-Cola: An Entertaining History Including Collectibles, Coke Lore & Calendar Girls" [2002]
by Gyvel Young-Witzel & Michael Karl Witzel

Voyageur Press 12¼x9¼ hardcover [9/2002] for $13.57
Real Thing / Coca-Cola  "The Real Thing: Truth & Power At The Coca-Cola Company" [2004]
by Constance L. Hays

Random House 8x5¼ pb [4/2005] for $10.85
Random House 9½x6½ hardcover [2/2004] out of print/used
Coke Machine / Dirty Truth book by Michael Blanding  "The Coke Machine: The Dirty Truth Behind The World's Favorite Soft Drink" [2010]
by Michael Blanding

Avery 8¼x6½ pb [8/2011] for $12.48
Avery 8½x5¼ hardcover [9/2010] for $2.01 {sic}

Secret 7X Coca-Cola Formula Revealed {per info discovered on the internet in 2011}:
lemon & orange & nutmeg & neroli oils, plus coriander & cinnamon

'Coca-Cola®' 5¢ tin sign       round Coca-Cola® tin sign       round green Coke® tin sign       'ice cold Coca-Cola® sold here' tin sign

Soda  Pop  Dept.
Vernor's Ginger Ale™ soft drink [est. 1866]
Hires Root Beer™ soft drink [est. 1876]
Dr. Pepper™ soft drink [est. 1885]
Dr. Pepper Museum [est. 1991] in Waco, Texas
Coca-Cola™ soft drink [est. 1886].
Boylan Bottling [est. 1891] cane sugar soda drinks of New Jersey
Pepsi-Cola™ soft drink [est. 1898]
Royal Crown Cola™ soft drink [est. 1905]
Orange Crush™ Company [est. 1916]
A & W Restaurants chain [est. 1919] - famous for their draft root beer
official website of A&W in Lodi, CA
Nehi™ soft drinks {"The Tradition of Taste since 1924"}
Nehi® Soda from The Soda Shop in Phoenix, AZ
Stewart's Original Fountain Classics sodapop [est. 1924] in Rye Brook, New York
Seven-Up™ / 7Up™ [est 1929, renamed 1936]
Big Red™ [est. 1937, renamed 1959]
Mountain Dew™ soft drink [trademarked 1948]
Tab™ diet soft drink [est. 1963]
Fresca™ diet soft drink [est. 1966]

The Soda King - gourmet beverages
Luke's Root Beer Pages
Real Soda in Real Bottles
Hotlips Soda [est. 2003] in Portland, Oregon

Homemade Root Beer, Soda & Pop book by Stephen Cresswell  
"Homemade Root Beer, Soda & Pop" [1998]
by Stephen Cresswell

Storey Publng 9x7¼ pb [1/98] for $10.17

Popcorn  Dept.

Valparaiso [IN] Popcorn Festival [Sept 2004 = #26]
Marion [OH] Popcorn Festival [Sept 2004 = #24]
Wyandot Popcorn Museum [est. 1982] in Marion OH
The Popcorn Board / The Popcorn Institute [est. 1998]
official Cracker Jack® history
Cracker Jack Box fansite

popcorn equipment at Amazon

Cracker Jack Prizes by Jaramillo   "Cracker Jack® Prizes" [1989]
by Alex Jaramillo

Abbeville 9¼x9¼ hardcover [9/89] out of print/used
Popped Culture   "Popped Culture: A Social History of Popcorn In America" [1999]
by Andrew F. Smith

Smithsonian 9x6 pb [3/2001] for $11.87
Univ of SC Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [5/99] for $16.97
Cracker Jack Toys Guide   "Cracker Jack® Toys: The Complete Unofficial Guide For Collectors"
[2000] by Larry White

Schiffer 11¼x8¾ pb [1/2000] for $29.95

POPCORN {pointing right) tin sign            "The Popcorn Factory [est. 1979] in Lake Forest, Illinois
Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet® Popping Corn [launched 1970] is owned by ConAgra Foods
Popcorn Palace: The World's Best Gourmet Popcorn [est. 1995] in Naperville, Illinois
Papa Dean's Gourmet Popcorn [est. 1982] in San Antonio, Texas
Fireworks® The All-Natural American Popcorn [est. 1988] in Wisconsin
Popcornopolis Gourmet Popcorn stores [est. 2002] based in El Segundo, California

Ice  Cream  Dept.
ice cream & other frozen desserts at Wikipedia
Michael Turbak's Official Website of the Ice Cream Sundae
Junket Desserts [est. 1874] of Little Falls, NY
browse ice cream machines at Amazon

Latrobe, Pennsylvania claims that Tassell Pharmacy owner David Strickler invented the banana split in their city
in 1904, while Wilmington, Ohio claims that Ernest R. Hazard invented the banana split at The Cafe in 1907.

Banana Split Festival [est. 1995] in June in Wilmington, Ohio

The International Ice Cream Association [est. 1900] div. of I.D.F.A.
July is National Ice Cream Month [est. 1984] in the U.S.A.

Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream book  "Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream & Dessert Book" [1987]
by Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield, with Nancy J. Stevens

Workman Publng 7¾x6¾ pb [1/87] for $9.95
official Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream [est. 1978] website
Ben & Jerry's entry at Wikipedia
History of Soda Fountains book by Anne Cooper Funderburg  
"Sundae Best: A History of Soda Fountains" [2001]
by Anne Cooper Funderburg

Popular Press 9x6 pb [10/2001] for $14.00
Popular Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [10/2001] for $39.95
A Month of Sundaes book by Michael Turback  "A Month of Sundaes (with 150 recipes)" [2002]
by Michael Turback

Red Rock Press 9¼x7 hardcover [6/2002] for $15.56
"More Than A Month of Sundaes (with 85 recipes)" [2006]
by Michael Turback

Red Rock Press 8¾x6 pb [5/2006] for $10.36
Ice Cream History book by Marilyn Powell  
"Ice Cream: The Delicious History" [2006]
by Marilyn Powell

Overlook Press 7½x4¾ hardcover [6/2006] for $15.56
Scoop ice cream book by Ellen Brown  "Scoop: 125 Specialty Ice Creams From The Nation's Best
Creameries" [2011] by Ellen Brown

Food journalist Brown visits several dozen 'mom & pop' ice cream stores and converts
their commercial recipes for home use, with variations for the most popular home-kitchen
ice cream-making machinery.

Kindle Edition from MobileRef [5/2011] for $9.99
Running Press 9¼x7½ pb [5/2011] for $13.57
Sweet Spot / Ice Cream Binge Across America book by Amy Ettinger  
"Sweet Spot: An Ice Cream Binge Across America [2017]
by Amy Ettinger

Kindle Edition from Dutton/Penguin [6/2017] for $12.99
Dutton 8½x5¾ hardcover [6/2017] for $17.10

short poem "An Ode To The Popsicle" [2017] by G.E. Nordell

Popsicle® {kid} tin sign      Popsicle® (cool) tin sign      12"x16" Popsicle® {girl} tin sign

Candy  &  Nuts  Dept.
National Confectioners Association [est. 1884] based in Washington, DC
Retail Confectioners International [est. 1917] based in Springfield, Missouri
The World Cocoa Foundation [est. 2000] supports cocoa farmers & families worldwide
Nuts {dot} com [est. 1929], 125 Moen Street in Cranford, New Jersey

Red Vines® licorice candy
Mars, Inc. candy & food conglomerate [est. 1922] based in McLean, Virginia
Walnetto's, Inc [est. 1919] in Valencia, California
Old Time Candy Company [Dots®, Good & Plenty®, Milk Duds®, Necco®, Sno-Caps® & more ...]
Burlingame [CA] Museum of Pez® Memorabilia
Candy Counter section at Vermont Country Store [est. 1946]
Tootsie Roll® official website
Cherry Mash® candy bar [created 1918] at Chase Candy Co. [est. 1876] of St Joseph, Missouri
Nationwide Candy LLC [est. 1997?] in Albuquerque, New Mexico

ColorWorks® sells M&M's® in 21 different colors!

Peanut History book by Andrew F. Smith  
"Peanuts: The Illustrious History of The Goober Pea" [2002]
by Andrew F. Smith

Univ IL Press 8½x5½ pb [12/2006] for $14.78
Univ IL Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [4/2002] out of print/used
Sweets, A History of Candy  "Sweets: A History of Candy" [2002]
by Tim Richardson

Bloomsbury USA 8x6¼ pb [11/2003] for $11.66
Bloomsbury USA 8x6½ hardcover [11/2002] for $24.95
Candyfreak  "Candyfreak: A Journey Through The Chocolate Underbelly
of America" [2004] by Steve Almond

Harvest Books 8x5¼ pb [4/2005] for $10.40
Algonquin 7½x6 hardcover [4/2004] for $17.12
Highbridge UNABR audio CD [5/2004] for $26.95
Highbridge UNABR audio [5/2004] for $26.95
author's website

Tootsie Roll® candy tin sign         Pez® candy tin sign         Sugar Daddy® candy tin sign


Hot Dogs  &  Hamburgers  Dept.
National Hot Dog & Sausage Council [est. 1994] lobby based in Washington, DC
American Meat Institute [est. 1906] lobby based in Washington, DC

longtime Chicago-area chain {38 locations} Hot Doug's Sausage Superstore & Encased Meat Emporium [est. 1/2001] is closing in October 2014
Portillo's Restaurant Group [est. 1963] - 48 locations in IL, AZ, IN & CA

History of The Hamburger book by Jeffrey Tennyson  "Hamburger Heaven: The Illustrated History of The Hamburger" [1993]
by Jeffrey Tennyson

Hyperion Books 11x8½ pb [3/95] out of print/used
Hyperion Books hardcover [9/93] out of print/used
Burger Town  "American Experience: Burger Town - America's Love Affair With The Hamburger" [PBS special 1997]
Co-written & produced by Rocky Collins • not listed on IMDb
Koch/Shanachie color VHS [11/98] for $14.50
Burger Town  "Burger Town: The Mouthwatering Story of America's Favorite Food"
[Scott Ent. 1997]

Directed by Gary Licker & Dan Linck • not listed on IMDb
Scott Ent. 48-minute color DVD [7/2008] for $14.95
"The Texas Hamburger" [] by Rick Vanderpool

"The Hamburger: A History" [] by Josh Ozersky

"Man Bites Dog: Hot Dog Culture in America" [] by Bruce Kraig


"Taste This!: Great American Burger Joints" [Feb 2012] /tt2203311/

new "Hamburger America" [] by George Motz DVD $12.99

hot dogs 5¢ tin sign      hot dogs 15¢ tin sign

Meats  &  Barbeque  Dept.
American Meat Institute [est. 1906] lobby based in Washington, DC
Baconfest Chicago [April 2014 = #5]
Texas Monthly Magazine's TMBBQ column & blog

  Muppet Emmet Otter's Jugband Christmas "Barbecue Song" [1:48] at YouTube

Barbecue Bible book by Steven Raichlen  "The Barbecue! Bible: Over 500 Recipes" [1998] by Steven Raichlen
Workman Publng 9x8 pb [1/98] for $13.57
Workman Publng 9½x8¼ hardcover [1/98] out of print/used
"Barbecue! Bible: Sauces, Rubs & Marinades, Bastes, Butters & Glazes" [2000]
by Steven Raichlen

Workman Publng 9x7 pb [5/2000] for $10.36
Workman Publng 9½x7 hardcover [5/2000] out of print/used

The Prophets of Smoked Meat / Journey Through Texas Barbecue book by Daniel Vaughn & Nicholas McWhirter  "The Prophets of Smoked Meat: A Journey Through Texas Barbecue" [2013]
by Daniel Vaughn, with photographs by Nicholas McWhirter

Vaughn asserts that Texas barbecue comes in four distinct styles: hill country style (which uses direct heat), east Texas style (featuring hot links & sweet sauce), south Texas style (centered on barbacoa), and central Texas style (low and slow cooking, no sauce).
Kindle Edition from HarperCollins Publrs [5/2013] for $14.44
Anthony Bourdain/Ecco 9½x7¾ hardcover [5/2013] for $19.08

"Barbecue Nation" [] by Fred Thomson
"A History of South Carolina Barbeque" [] by Lake E. High, Jr.

Nostalgic  American  Cookbookery  Dept.


Plimoth Colony Cookbook by Plymouth Antiquarian Society  "The Plimoth Colony Cook Book" [circa 1620]
by The Plymouth Antiquarian Society

Much historical detail about what the Plymouth Colonists ate aboard ship and after landfall; includes directions for creating such tasty dishes as Daniel Webster's Fish Chowder, Clam Muddle, Old New England Beefsteak Pie, Bubble and Squeak (fried beef & cabbage), as well as Squash Muffins, Huckleberry Pancakes, Cranberry Drop Cakes, and Honeycomb Pudding Sauce.
Dover Publns 8½x5¾ pb [9/2005] for $6.26
cover page for 1794 edition of 'The Accomplisht Cook' 1660 cookbook by Robert May  "The Accomplisht Cook: or, The Art and Mystery of Cookery" [1660]
by Robert May [1588-1664?] of England

Kindle Edition 1685 facsimile from Amazon Digital Services [5/2012] for FREE {sic}
Prospect Books 1685 facsimile 7x5½ pb [2/2012] for $31.82
Prospect Books 1685 facsimile 8¼x5¾ pb [9/2010] out of print/used
Prospect Books 8x6 hardcover facsimile [5/94] out of print/used
The First American Cookbook [1796] by Amelia Simmons  "The First American Cookbook: A Facsimile of American Cookery, 1796
by Amelia Simmons

Contains Introduction with footnotes, original Preface, and authentic recipes for colonial favorites, including pumpkin pudding, winter squash pudding, spruce beer, Indian slapjacks.
Kindle Edition from Dover Publns [9/2013] for $4.58
Dover Publns 8½x5½ pb [10/84] for $5.36
The Good Housekeeper 1841 book by Sarah Josepha Hale  "Early American Cookery: The Good Housekeeper, 1841"
[orig 1841, facsimile 1996] by Sarah Josepha Hale

Kindle Edition from Dover Publns [4/2012] for $5.35
Dover 8x5½ pb [11/96] for $6.95
Better Homes and Gardens Plaid cookbook  "Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book, Sixteenth Edition" [orig 1930]
More than 1,200 recipes, over 1,000 color photographs
Kindle Edition from BH&G [9/2014] for $16.19
BH&G 9¼x6½ loose leaf [9/2014] for $19.34
"Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book, Fifteenth Edition" [orig 1930]
BH&G 9¼x7¼ spiral-bound [4/2012] for $14.66

Anne of Green Gables Cookbook by Kate McDonald & Barbara Di Lella  "The Anne of Green Gables Cookbook" [ages 9 & up; 1987]
by Kate McDonald, Illustrated by Barbara Di Lella

"Sure to turn out well because . . . kitchen-tested by a twelve-year old who had perfect results!"
Seal Books 8½x7 pb [8/88] out of print/used
Oxford Univ Press 8¾x7¼ hardcover [6/87] out of print/used
see also Spirit of America Bookstore's "Anne of Green Gables" Novels & Stories Page
Harvey House Cookbook by George H. Foster & Peter C. Weiglin  "The Harvey House Cookbook: Memories of Dining Along The Santa Fe Railroad" [orig 1992, rev 2006] by George H. Foster & Peter C. Weiglin
30 vintage photographs & over 200 recipes
Taylor Trade 2nd edition 9x7 pb [5/2006] for $14.49
Longstreet Press 9x7 pb [10/2001] out of print/used
Longstreet Press 9x7¼ hardcover [9/92] out of print/used
see also Harvey House Restaurants Page at 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Bookstore

"The Joy of Cooking: 1931 Facsimile Edition" [4/1998] by Irma S. Rombauer

"Old-Time Farmhouse Cooking: Rural American Recip... by Barbara Swell

"Depression Era Recipes" [] by Patricia R Wagner

"Thomas Jefferson's Cook Book" [] by Marie Kimball

"The Williamsburg Cookbook: Traditional and Contemp... by Letha Booth

"The City Tavern Cookbook: Recipes from the Birthp... by Walter Staib

"The Martha Washington Cook Book" [] by Marie Kimball

"The Colonial Williamsburg Tavern Cook... by Colonial Williamsburg...

"Mrs. Pots Cookbook: Recipes From The 1800s" [] by Valerie Powe

"Pioneer Recipes (Historic Communities)" [] by Bobbie Kalman

"The Fannie Farmer Cookbook: Anniversary" [] by Marion Cunningham

"The Original 1896 Boston Cooking-School... by Fannie Merritt Farmer

"The Old Sturbridge Village Cookbook, 2nd: Authe... by Caroline Sloat

"Wagon Wheel Kitchens: Food On the Oregon Trail" [8/1993] by Jacqueline Williams

"The Confederate Cookbook: Family Favorites From the Sons of Confederate Veterans" [8/2000]
Edited by Lynda Moreau, Foreword by Patrick Griffin III

"The American History Cookbook (Cookbooks For Students)" [4/2003] by Mark H. Zanger

"Pie: 300 Tried-and-True Recipes for Delicious Homemade Pie" [9/2004] by Ken Haedrich

"Betty Crocker Cookbook: 1500 Recipes For The Way You Cook Today - The Big Red Cookbook" [9/2011]


"The Great American Chocolate Chip Cookie Book: Scrumptious Recipes & Fabled History
From Toll House To Cookie Cake Pie" [10/2013] by Carolyn Wyman

"Sweet Taste of History: More Than 100 Elegant Dessert Recipes From America'S Earliest Days" [11/2013]
by Walter Staib and David Mccullough

Mac & Cheese cookbook by Ellen Brown  "Mac & Cheese: 80 Classic & Creative Versions of the Ultimate Comfort Food"
[2012] by Ellen Brown & photographer Steve Legato

Running Press 9x7¼ pb [9/2012] for $12.90
Teeny's Tour of Pie Cookbook by Teeny Lamothe  "Teeny's Tour of Pie: A Cookbook - Mastering The Art of Pie In 67 Recipes"
[2014] by Teeny Lamothe

Kindle Edition from Workman Publng [3/2014] for $9.99
Workman Publng 8x8 pb [3/2014] for $10.67
Ms. American Pie cookbook by Beth M. Howard  "Ms. American Pie: Buttery Good Pie Recipes and Bold Tales From The American Gothic House" [2014] by Beth M. Howard
Race Point Publng 10x8½ hardcover [4/2014] for $21.33

logo of King Arthur Flour Co. [est. 1790]
The  King  Arthur  Flour  Company  [est. 1790]
King Arthur Flour Company official website
King Arthur Flour Company entry at Wikipedia

King Arthur Flour Baker's Companion cookbook  "The King Arthur Flour 200th Anniversary Cookbook" [1992]
Countryman Press 8½x7 pb [9/92] for $16.50
"The King Arthur Flour Baker's Companion: The All-Purpose Baking Cookbook" [2003]
Countryman Press 10x8¼x2½" {3.5 pounds!} hardcover [9/2003] for $23.10
"The King Arthur Flour Cookie Companion: The Essential Cookie Cookbook" [2004]
Countryman Press 10x8x2" hardcover [11/2004] for $23.10
Images of America The King Arthur Flour Company book by David A. Anderson  
"Images of America: The King Arthur Flour Company" [2004]
by David A. Anderson, Foreword by Frank Sands

Arcadia Publng 9x6¼ pb [11/2004] for $19.99

A  Few  Important  People

James Andrews Beard [1903-85] of Oregon & New York City

"Hors d'Oeuvre and Canapés" [M. Barrows & Co. 1940] revised in 1963 and 1985
"The Fireside Cook Book: A Complete Guide To Fine Cooking For Beginner and Expert" [Simon & Schuster, 1949] reissued in 1982
"Paris Cuisine" [Little, Brown & Co. 1952) with British journalist Alexander Watt
"The Complete Book of Barbecue & Rotisserie Cooking" [1954] reissued in 1958 and in 1966 as "Jim Beard's Barbecue Cookbook"
"James Beard's Fish Cookery" [Little, Brown & Co. 1954] reissued in 1976 and 1987 in paperback as "James Beard's New Fish Cookery"
"The James Beard Cookbook" [Dell Publng, 1959] revised in 1961, 1970, 1987, and 1996
"James Beard's American Cookery" [Little, Brown & Co. 1972]
"Beard On Bread" [Alfred A. Knopf, 1973] revised in 1995 (paperback)
"The New James Beard" [Alfred A. Knopf, 1981] revised in 1989
"Beard On Pasta" [Alfred A. Knopf, 1983]
"The James Beard Cookbooks" [Thames & Hudson, 1997] edited by John Ferrone
"The Armchair James Beard" [The Lyons Press, 1999] edited by John Ferrone ISBN 978-1-55821-737-9
"The Essential James Beard Cookbook" [St. Martin's Press, 2012] ISBN 978-0-31264-218-1

Julia Child

Francesca 'Mama' Weiss of Beverly Hills
her Beverly Hills restaurant "czadra"
her live TV show on Los Angeles station KHG circa 1952

Regional  &  Ethnic  American  Cookery  Dept.

"There are two laws of the universe – gravity, and everyone likes Italian food." — playwright Neil Simon

XLNT Tamales are available only in California (2012)


"Jack Daniel's Spirit of Tennessee Cookbook" [11/1988] by Lynne Tolley and Pat Mitchamore

"Spirit of The Harvest: North American Indian Cooking" [9/1991] by Martin Jacobs

"Chilies To Chocolate: Food The Americas Gave The World" [7/1992] Edited by Nelson Foster & Linda S. Cordell

"The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery" [10/1992] Edited by Linda Garland Page & Eliot Wigginton

"America's First Cuisines" [1994] by Sophie D. Coe

Food of Santa Fe cookbook by Dave Dewitt & Nancy Gerlach  "The Food of Santa Fe: Authentic Recipes of The American Southwest" [1998]
by Dave Dewitt & Nancy Gerlach

includes recipes from restaurants in Santa Fe, New Mexico, including Cafe Pasqual's, Coyote Cafe, El Farol Restaurant, Inn of The Anasazi, La Casa Sena Restaurant, La Fonda Restaurant, Maria's New Mexican Kitchen, Paul's Restaurant, The Pink Adobe Restaurant, Santa Fe School of Cooking, Santacafé, and others
Periplus Editions pb [12/99] out of print/used
Periplus Editions 9x8 hardcover [4/98] out of print/many used

"Lidia's Italian-American Kitchen" [10/2001] by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich

Apple Pie 100 Recipes book by Ken Haedrich  "Apple Pie {Perfect}: 100 Delicious and Decidedly Different Recipes For America's Favorite Pie" [2002] by Ken Haedrich
Kindle Edition from H.M.H./Harvard Common Press [9/2011] for $9.99
Harvard Common Press 9x8 pb [9/2011] for $10.49
Harvard Common Press 9¼x8 hardcover [8/2002] out of print/many used

"Foods of the Southwest Indian Nations [8/2002] by Lois Ellen Frank

"Foods of The Americas: Native Recipes and Traditions" [9/2004] by Fernando & Marlene Divina

"The Cornbread Gospels" [11/2007] by Crescent Dragonwagon

A Fork on the Road book by Mark DeCarlo   "A Fork On The Road: 400 Cities / One Stomach" [2010] by Mark DeCarlo
Author is a comedian who hosted Fox's "Studs" TV show, then 400 episodes of Travel Channel's "Taste of America"; this book is the result of criss-crossing America – Maui, New Orleans, Nashville, Los Angeles – seeking real food specialties and oddities, and these tales are compared by reviewers to John Steinbeck's "Travels With Charlie" and to Groucho Marx.
Lyons Press 9x6½ pb [9/2010] for $1.30 {sic}
author's official website
The Southwest Table cookbook by Dave DeWitt  
"The Southwest Table: Traditional Cuisine From Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona" [2011] by food historian Dave DeWitt
Lyons Press 9½x7¾ hardcover [5/2011] for $22.76
Southern Biscuits cookbook by Nathalie Dupree & Cynthia Graubart  "Southern Biscuits" [2011]
by Nathalie Dupree & Cynthia Graubart, Photographs by Rick McKee

Kindle Edition from Gibbs Smith [5/2011] for $8.49
Gibbs Smith 9x9 hardcover [5/2011] for $18.97

"Planet Taco" [Oxford Univ Press 2012] by Jeffrey Pilcher
As late as the 1960s, tacos were virtually unknown outside Mexico and the American Southwest; within fifty years the United States
was shipping taco shells everywhere from Alaska to Australia, Morocco to Mongolia.

"Lidia's Favorite Recipes: 100 Foolproof Italian Dishes, From Basic Sauces To Irresistible Entrees" [10/2012]
by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich & Tanya Bastianich Manuali

http://www.amazon.com/United-States-Pie-Regional-Favorites/dp/006206407X/ [5/2012]
http://www.amazon.com/The-Texas-Food-Bible-Legendary/dp/1455574309/ [4/2014]

How to Cook Like a Southerner book by Johnnie Gabriel  "How To Cook Like A Southerner: Classic Recipes From The South's Best Down-Home Cooks" [2014] by [Ms] Johnnie Gabriel
Kindle Edition from Thomas Nelson/HarperCollins Xian [4/2014] for $9.99
Thomas Nelson 9½x7¼ hardcover [4/2014] for $18.35
author's official website
Texas on the Table book by Terry Thompson-Anderson & Sandy Wilson  "Texas On The Table: People, Places, and Recipes Celebrating The Flavors of The Lone Star State" [2014] by Terry Thompson-Anderson, Photographs by Sandy Wilson
Univ Texas Press 11¼x8½ hardcover [10/2014] for $25.99
Southern Living 2014 Annual Recipes cookbook from The Editors of Southern Living Magazine  "Southern Living 2014 Annual Recipes: Over 750 Recipes From 2014!" [2014]
by The Editors of Southern Living Magazine

Oxmoor House 11¼x8¾ hardcover [12/2014] for $23.76
magazine [est. 1966] official website
New Mexico Farm Table Cookbook by Sharon Niederman  "The New Mexico Farm Table Cookbook: 100 Homegrown Recipes From The Land of Enchantment" [2015] by Sharon Niederman, Photographs by Kitty Leaken
Kindle Edition from Countryman Press [5/2015] for $9.99
Countryman Press 10x8 pb [5/2015] for $13.30
The Southerner's Cookbook from The Editors of Garden & Gun  "The Southerner's Cookbook: Recipes, Wisdom, and Stories" [2015]
from The Editors of Garden and Gun

Kindle Edition from HarperCollins Publrs [10/2015] for $18.99
Harper Wave 11x8½ hardcover [10/2015] for $22.50
magazine [est. 2008] official website
Southern Living 2015 Annual Recipes cookbook from The Editors of Southern Living Magazine  "Southern Living 2015 Annual Recipes: Over 650 Recipes From 2015!" [2015]
by The Editors of Southern Living Magazine

Oxmoor House 11¼x8¾ hardcover [12/2015] for $23.34
magazine [est. 1966] official website

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