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Fascinating book containing much more than "old recipe". It's more of a women's history and the influence that they had on what we might have learned in school. Read morePublished 4 months ago by P. J. Mercier
This book tied food and history together in a way I've never seen before. It talks about pain and sacrifice realistically. Read morePublished 16 months ago by gadgetcollector
Absolutely loved this book. Very informative and interesting! An incredible amount of research went into this book making it invaluable as a resource.Published on December 21, 2012 by Rachel Davis
If you're looking for a history of food as it relates to women and women's history, this is the book you're after.Published on June 18, 2011 by mladams
Great book for my daughter-in-law who collects cookbooks. Bought it for her for Christmas and her quote was "love, love love it!" My son said "great choice"! Read morePublished on February 1, 2010 by DiBoo
Forgot why I bought this book, but I will never forget that I read it!
What a mix of natural writing passion, compassion, and historical justice to the humble subject of... Read more
Worth a read but be prepared to be annoyed by the writer's frequent unscholarly historical assumptions, woolly thinking and sloppy writing. Read morePublished on August 9, 2009 by S. E. Simmons