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THE CHRISTMAS COOK Three Centuries of American Yuletide Sweets

Weaver, William Woys

ISBN 10: 0060965525 / ISBN 13: 9780060965525
Editorial: HarperPerennial, 1990
Usado Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa blanda
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Spine has light crease, small food spot pages 52/53, otherwise clean and well bound. Charting the observance of Christmas in desserts and sweets, noted food historian William Woys Weaver has revealed the quintessential joy of the American celebration and the evolution of a uniquely American approach to the holiday. Brimming over with pies and cakes, puddings and confections, bonbons and Nic-Nacs, there are seventy-five recipes dating from as recently as 1921 to as early as 1628, all fully tested for the modern kitchen. Illustrated throughout with lush full-color photographs and illustrations, black-and-white photographs, and period drawings, The Christmas Cook creates a warm and vivid picture of American Christmas. N° de ref. de la librería 58769

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Título: THE CHRISTMAS COOK Three Centuries of ...

Editorial: HarperPerennial

Año de publicación: 1990

Encuadernación: Soft Cover

Ilustrador: Photographed By Jerry Orabona

Condición del libro:Very Good

Edición: First Printing

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From Publishers Weekly:

While Weaver ( America Eats ) deserves thanks for his determined research, a limp handshake may be in order for his use of it. Lengthy, sometimes diffuse historical scene-setting, effected in a labored style, introduces a rather confusing melange of chapters ("Beware of Camels," "Humbug Pie"). The author's "general overview of Christmas feasting in terms of the ideas that shaped the days and the customs that encouraged such monumental efforts in the kitchen" consists of a hodgepodge survey followed by a chapter on how the poor celebrated the holiday, then another on the culinary impact of the Christmas tree--a trilogy neither exhaustive nor mutually exclusive. The next chapters (save for the last, on arranging "the Christmas table") are more logically devoted to specific genres of sweets--cakes, cookies, puddings and candies. Despite perfectly acceptable recipes for sand tarts, almond macaroons and Saint Nicholas pudding, the book's greatest interest may be as a curiosity. Very few home cooks will have the equipment needed for making "clear toy candies," the patience for "oranges filled with jelly," the time for fruit pound cake--or the stomach for suet pudding. Photographs and illustrations.
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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Cook and Bakers Books specializes in quality out-of-print and collectable Cook Books. We also have a wide selection of books on other subjects including Health and Well Being, Gardening, Nature, Biographies, Yoga and Eastern Philosophies, and Novels

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