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Fritos® Pie: Stories, Recipes, and More (Tarleton State University Southwestern Studies in the Humanities) Paperback – Illustrated, July 21, 2011

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Editorial Reviews


"Kaleta has written a deep-fried, wide-eyed American saga of family and food." --Davia Nelson of NPR's award winning Kitchen Sisters

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"...chronicles the genesis of the popular corn chip that subsequently gave birth to hundreds of recipes."--Scott Reitz, Dallas Observer

(Scott Reitz Dallas Observer 2011-09-12)

"Fritos Pie is a well-written book covering a subject which in some way touches everyone...The book is more than a business matter, it deals with family and memories."--Jerry Turner

(Jerry Turner)

"'Fritos Pie' a delicious read...In addition to historical tidbits about the company, the book includes a number of recipes, ranging from main dishes to a fruitcake, and from stuffed eggplant to a corn chip crumb piecrust."--Marie Beth Jones, The Facts


(Marie Beth Jones Brazos The Facts 2011-12-18)

"Doolin uses her access to the extensive Frito-Lay archives well, and the advertising that she shares provides a useful time-line of both Frito-Lay history, as well as advertising trends of the last fifty years...For those interested in Texas food history, this book is certainly worth a look."--Melissa Prycer, Legacies
(Melissa Prycer Legacies 2013-05-24)

About the Author


KALETA DOOLIN is a writer and artist dedicated to exploring and interpreting the creative process through book arts, sculpture, and cutting-edge technologies applied to photography and video installation. She lives in Dallas.


Product details

  • Item Weight : 1.35 pounds
  • Paperback : 224 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1603442561
  • Dimensions : 6.3 x 0.7 x 9.4 inches
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1603442565
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press; Illustrated edition (July 21, 2011)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
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