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"Endlessly diverting..."

--Alex Beam, The Boston Globe

"Your kitchen becomes a time machine when you open the pages of Mark Zanger's The American History Cookbook...

-- Boston Herald, Nov. 12, 2003

"...should speak to any adult interested in culinary history"

--Gourmet, April, 2004

"Informative, intelligent, interesting, well documented, and user-friendly. The recipe indexes by state and time are pure gold."

-- Lynne Olver, editor, The Food Timeline

"One heck of an ambitious and admirable piece of work"

-Sandra L. Oliver, editor Food History News.

"... a tasty panoramic survey of America's past told through historical recipes. It is much more than a recipe book, for it is filled with commentary about the people who wrote them and the times in which they lived. Page after page brims with startling stories from the America's hidden larder. This deeply researched, authoritative feast begins with the archaeological remains of distant meals and ends with the 1970s. It tells the story of why Americans eat what we eat, and what a delicious tale Mark Zanger tells!"

--Andrew F. Smith, culinary historian.



Copyright 2003, 2004 by Mark H. Zanger. Remember, there is no copyright on recipes or other common household formulae, but copyright and fair use laws do apply to selection of recipes and cultural-historical commentary.