"... 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.

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Greenwood Press Logo My publisher, Oryx-Greenwood Press, always in stock there. Now has ebook version.
Fun site where you can read old cookbooks for free and buy inexpensive copies printed to order. They also sell new books like mine.
Barnes & Noble icon Barnes & Noble's bn.com. Member discount.
Amazon icon Amazon.com, free shipping. Really cheap ex-library used copies, too.
fetchbook Logo Fetchbook.info, searches 99 online bookstores, new and used. Another way to find cheap used copies. Let's get these off the market and run up the price on a rare book so the publisher pays me to do a new edition!
buy.com logo Buy.com, part of Ebay, where I got some of the source material. Also ships free.
foodbooks.com logo Joe Carlin's Food Heritage Press, has books though not listed on his site, ships quickly. The link it to his order form and email. Many hard-to-find foodbooks here

As other online sources list the book I will add them, but please email me to get the book onto your favorite sites. Although I get some additional payments for sending you to some of these sites, I am listing all the ones I can for your convenience, so you can use whatever online methods you prefer. As a working author, I take no position on which is best, or on online sales versus physical bookstores. I myself buy lots of books in every possible way.

Copyright 2003, 2004, 2008 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.