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Savoring Gotham

Savoring Gotham
A Food Lover's Companion to
New York City

Andrew F. Smith

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Fast Food

Fast Food
A Global Perspective

Andrew F. Smith

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New York City A Food Biography

New York City
A Food Biography

Andrew F. Smith
Lanham, MD
AltaMira Press, 2013

New York City
A Food Biography
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National Cookery Book

National Cookery Book

National Cookery Book
Women’s Centennial Executive Committee
Gillespie, Elizabeth Duane (Editor),
Andrew F. Smith (Introduction)
Philadelphia: 1876 Reprint.
Cambridge: Applewood Books, 2004.

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The first all-American cookbook, The National Cookery Book was compiled for America’s Centennial celebration in 1876. The Women’s Centennial Executive Committee, chaired by Benjamin Franklin’s great granddaughter, sent invitations to women throughout the United States to contribute recipes. Almost 1,000 were accepted and for many, these are the only renditions to have ever been published.

The National Cookery Book is an excellent snapshot of culinary Americana from the time the nation began its second century. Few original copies have survived, and this is the first reprint of an extremely rare and significant cookbook.

With an Introduction by Andrew F. Smith, general editor for the University of Illinois Press’s Food Series.

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McDonalds
McDonaldization and the Future of Fast Food
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Thanksgiving Parade
N.Y.’s place in Thanksgiving lore:
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Shake Shack
Shake Shack’s Rise and Fast Food’s Fall
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Peanut Butter:
The Vegetarian Conspiracy

by Andrew F. Smith Peanut Butter:
The Vegetarian Conspiracy

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Kitchens through the Ages
Hellmann’s Mayonnaise: A History
by Andrew F. Smith Hellmann’s Mayonnaise: A History PDF

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Kitchens through the Ages
Kitchens through the Ages
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Birdseye:
The Adventures of a Curious Man

by Andrew F. Smith

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The Noble Experiment in
New York

by Andrew F. Smith

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The Pecan: A Culinary History
by Andrew F. Smith

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Did Hunger Defeat the Confederacy?
by Andrew F. Smith

Did Hunger Defeat the Confederacy PDF

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Chipping Away at British and American English
by Andrew F. Smith

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Historical Virtues of the Walnut
by Andrew F. Smith

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