The American Plate: A Culinary History in 100 Bites

Version: Unabridged
Author: Libby H. O'Connell
Narrator: Tanya Eby
Genres: Cooking
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Published In: November 2014
# of Units: 8 CDs
Length: 9 hours
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For generations, people have proudly defined themselves and their values through their national cuisine. But American food, like its history, is a world of its own. This enticingly fresh book introduces modern listeners to lost American food traditions and leads them on a tantalizing culinary journey through the evolution of our vibrant cuisine and culture. Covering a hundred different foods from the Native American era through today and featuring over thirty recipes, this fascinating history of American food will delight history buffs and food lovers alike.

Author Details

Author Details

O'Connell, Libby H.

Libby H. O'Connell is senior vice president of Corporate Outreach and chief historian to the History Channel. She is the author of several books, including Save Our History, White House-200th Anniversary and History of Halloween. Libby lives in New York City.