Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-272) and index.
"First published in French as Casseroles, amour et crises"--T.p. verso.
Two stories: Food : from order to disorders ; Meals: from sacrifice to communion -- 'Food's ready!': Meals make a family ; Family trajectories and contexts -- In the kitchen: There is cooking and there is cooking ; Cooking, couples and families -- Conclusion.