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Detroit's Eastern Market

A Farmers Market Shopping and Cooking Guide, Third Edition

Lois Johnson and Margaret Thomas
Photographs by Bruce Harkness

An updated guide to Detroit’s renowned open-air farmers market, featuring stories and recipes from four generations of families, with new information, photos, and recipes.

Paperback
Published: May 2016
ISBN: 9780814341599
eBOOK
Published: May 2016
ISBN: 9780814341605

Why Grow Here

Essays on Edmonton's Gardening History

Kathryn Chase Merrett

Nine essays explore how gardeners and gardens moulded Edmonton’s social, cultural, and physical landscape.

Paperback
Published: July 2015
ISBN: 9781772120486

Collecting Culinaria

Cookbooks and domestic manuals mainly from the Linda Miron Distad Collection

Merrill Distad & Caroline Lieffers

Catalogue featuring cookbooks and household guides, as well as manuscript cookbooks, dietetics, and health.

Paperback
Published: January 2015
ISBN: 9781551953243

Appetites and Anxieties

Food, Film, and the Politics of Representation

Cynthia Baron, Diane Carson, and Mark Bernard

Employs the foodways paradigm to analyze the ideological dimensions of food imagery and food behavior in fiction and documentary films.

Paperback
Published: December 2013
ISBN: 9780814334317
eBOOK
Published: December 2013
ISBN: 9780814338056
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Coney Detroit

Katherine Yung and Joe Grimm

A lively and thorough history of Detroit’s culinary icon: the coney island hot dog.

Paperback
Published: April 2012
ISBN: 9780814335185
eBOOK
Published: April 2012
ISBN: 9780814337189

Learning to Cook in 1898

A Chicago Culinary Memoir

Ellen F. Steinberg
Recipe adaptations by Eleanor Hudera Hanson

Based on the pocket notebook and handwritten recipes of Irma Rosenthal Frankenstein, a young Chicago housewife from the turn of the twentieth century, Learning to Cook in 1898 is a glimpse into American culinary history.

Paperback
Published: July 2007
ISBN: 9780814333648

Brewed in Detroit

Breweries and Beers Since 1830

Peter H. Blum

Brewed in Detroit describes the history of the brewing industry in the Detroit metropolitan area from its beginning in the 1830s to the present revival by microbrewers and brewpubs.

Hardback
Published: October 1999
ISBN: 9780814326619