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Fashionable Food: Seven Decades of Food Fads

by Sylvia Lovegren

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A great review of cultural and technological development in the US from the 1920's to the '90's and how this has been reflected in popular foods. Also recipes! ( )
  Meisje | Jan 24, 2009 |
What a treat! I've read this so many times. Lovegren discusses food "fashions" from the 20s to the early 90s (thus missing the enduring coffee shop phenomenon), sharing good "keeper" recipes and scarier ones that didn't last, like some of the 20s weirdo salads and other strange concoctions. It is such fun. A must read for anyone who loves reading about food and food history. ( )
  Ananda | Oct 8, 2006 |
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Organized by decade, spanning the 1920s to the 1990s, this first complete history of "gourmet" food in America offers an irreverent approach to every food fad of the 20th century--from Crepe Suzettes to blue corn chips. Recipes, menus and illustrations for these "creations" can be found throughout. 40 photos.

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