Peanuts: The Illustrious History of the Goober Pea
University of Illinois Press, 2006 - 272 pages
The peanut's rise from a lowly bean to national favorite
The peanut is one of the most versatile and beloved of American food icons. In this first culinary history of the protein-laden legume, Andrew F. Smith follows the peanut's rise from a lowly, messy snack food to its place in haute cuisine and on candy racks across the country.
Chronicling how peanut consumption and production has changed throughout history, Smith highlights the peanut's role in the ways economic distress, wartime conditions, industrialization, and health trends reflect and inform our culinary landscape. Chock-full of photographs, advertisements, and peanut recipes from as early as 1847, this entertaining and enlightening volume is a testament to the culinary potential and lasting popularity of the goober pea.
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Nuts for Profit , 152 ; Ladies Aid Society , Methodist Episcopal Church , Monroe , N.Y. , The Cook's Counsellor ( Newburgh ... Collier's 78 ( July 31 , 1926 ) : 21 ; Peanut Journal and Nut World 21 ( August 1942 ) : 7 ; Broekel , Great ...
D. O. Segrest , " War Creates Demand for Peanut Oil , ” Peanut Journal and Nut World 22 ( November 1942 ) : 19 . 2. “ $ 10,000,000 Worth of Peanuts , " 142 , 148 ; Peanut Journal and Nut World 12 ( Febru- ary 1933 ) : 5 ; " Prolific ...
“ Peanut Consumption in Schools Soars in Fiscal 1976 , ” Peanut Journal and Nut World 55 ( September 1976 ) : 8 ; “ Great Goober Fun and Fact Folder Ready for Teachers ...
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Table des matières
Origin and Dispersion
Slave Food to Snack Food
Soldiers and Vendors
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