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Delightfully socked with interesting stories and recipes--a good value for a great read.Published 2 months ago by James A. Slater
I love history and I enjoy older cookbooks. This book is a wonderful combination of both. It is not a regular cookbook but a rambling history of food and of the life in the US of A... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sally V. Smith
Not really a book about food but rather a book about a book which was written about food. I was disappointed.Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
Mark Kurlansky can do no wrong it seems. I love his choice in publishing these former WPA writings without editing them or summarising. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Mrs Spencer
Interesting read of regional recipes. Good to know background of where food choices came from. Glad to know of some similarities.Published 14 months ago by Dorothy Leonard
The WPA cookbook writers topic is similar to Pat Willard's " America Eats! ." However, Kurlansky approaches the topic in a very different manner. Read morePublished 16 months ago by FTD
Interesting book. It's part essays, stories, and recipes from the Writer's Project in the WPA and it's an interesting window into Depression-era cooking.Published 16 months ago by Ben