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Author Luchetti, Cathy, 1945-

Title Home on the range : a culinary history of the American West / Cathy Luchetti.

Imprint New York : Villard Books, 1993.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  394.120978 L963h 1993    ---  Lib Use Only
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  394.12 Luc    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxxiii, 238 pages : illustrations ; 23 x 27 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-235).
Contents Round the horn -- H.C. Bailey -- Trappers, traders, explorers, travellers -- Osborne Russell -- Captain Frederick Marryat -- Joseph Spaulding -- Isabella Bird -- Isaac Van Dorsey Mossman -- Military cuisine -- Martha Summerhays -- Overlanders -- Minnie Lee Caldwell Miller -- Julia Brier -- Boarding house fare and hotel cooking -- Mary Ballou -- Luzena Stanley Wilson -- Hermann J. Sharmann -- Jodeph J. McCloskey -- Carlisle S. Abbott -- Michael MacGowan -- Mary McNair Matthews -- Chuck wagon cooking -- Ranch Fare -- Oliver Nelson -- William French -- Homestead and farm fare -- Miriam Colt -- On the frontier -- Millie Dorsey Sanford -- Elinore Pruitt Stewart -- On the farm -- Elizabeth Koren -- Emily Hawley Gillespie -- Hazel Webb Dalziel -- Nancy Jane Fenn McPherson -- Life in town -- Revival foods and mission fare -- H.C. Bailey -- Kenneth Penton Belknap -- Hannah Crosby -- Mission Conception -- Sister Blandina Segale -- Father Paul Le Jeune -- Ethnic influences on western cooking -- Native Americans -- John Rope -- Spanish Americans -- Jose Ramon Pico -- Arcadia Bandini Brennan -- Chinese and Japanese -- Yoshisada Kawai -- African Americans.
Summary Photographs, anecdotes, and journal excerpts highlight a study of the frontier origins of American cookery, revealing the realities of pioneer life and the evolution of a Western style of cuisine.
Subject Cooking -- Great Plains -- History.
Women pioneers -- Great Plains -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Great Plains.
Cooking. (OCoLC)fst01754966
Frontier and pioneer life. (OCoLC)fst00935370
Women pioneers. (OCoLC)fst01178307
Great Plains. (OCoLC)fst01240567
Genre/Form Cookbooks. (OCoLC)fst01752725
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 0679744843 (alk. paper)
9780679744849 (alk. paper)

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