Home on the Range: A Culinary History of the American West
The bestselling author of Women of the West chronicles the frontier roots of American cooking--in anecdotes, pioneer writings, and remarkable vintage photographs. Home on the Range tells in lively text how settlers lived a feast-or-famine existence, managing with extraordinary ingenuity and vigor both to survive and to preserve the spirit of hearth and home. 145 halftones.
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