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Titel: Something from the oven : reinventing dinner...
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included
New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2004., Hardcover. Dustjacket.xxv, 306 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-294) and index. Condition : very good. ISBN 0670871540[KEYWORDS: Cooking, *, cultural studies. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 217606
Inhaltsangabe: In this delightfully surprising history, Laura Shapiro—author of the classic Perfection Salad—recounts the prepackaged dreams that bombarded American kitchens during the fifties. Faced with convincing homemakers that foxhole food could make it in the dining room, the food industry put forth the marketing notion that cooking was hard; opening cans, on the other hand, wasn’t. But women weren’t so easily convinced by the canned and plastic-wrapped concoctions and a battle for both the kitchen and the true definition of homemaker ensued. Beautifully written and full of wry observation, this is a fun, illuminating, and definitely easy-to-digest look back at a crossroads in American cooking.
Über den Autor: Laura Shapiro was an award-winning writer at Newsweek for more than fifteen years. The author of Perfection Salad, she has written for many publications, including The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Granta, and Gourmet.
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