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A Square Meal
Author: Jane Ziegelman,Andrew Coe
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release Date: 2016-08-16
ISBN 10: 0062216430
Pages: 336 pages

A Square Meal Book Summary : James Beard Foundation Book Award Winner From the author of the acclaimed 97 Orchard and her husband, a culinary historian, an in-depth exploration of the greatest food crisis the nation has ever faced—the Great Depression—and how it transformed America’s culinary culture. The decade-long Great Depression, a period of shifts in the country’s political and social landscape, forever changed the way America eats. Before 1929, America’s relationship with food was defined by abundance. But the collapse of the economy, in both urban and rural America, left a quarter of all Americans out of work and undernourished—shattering long-held assumptions about the limitlessness of the national larder. In 1933, as women struggled to feed their families, President Roosevelt reversed long-standing biases toward government-sponsored “food charity.” For the first time in American history, the federal government assumed, for a while, responsibility for feeding its citizens. The effects were widespread. Championed by Eleanor Roosevelt, “home economists” who had long fought to bring science into the kitchen rose to national stature. Tapping into America’s long-standing ambivalence toward culinary enjoyment, they imposed their vision of a sturdy, utilitarian cuisine on the American dinner table. Through the Bureau of Home Economics, these women led a sweeping campaign to instill dietary recommendations, the forerunners of today’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans. At the same time, rising food conglomerates introduced packaged and processed foods that gave rise to a new American cuisine based on speed and convenience. This movement toward a homogenized national cuisine sparked a revival of American regional cooking. In the ensuing decades, the tension between local traditions and culinary science has defined our national cuisine—a battle that continues today. A Square Meal examines the impact of economic contraction and environmental disaster on how Americans ate then—and the lessons and insights those experiences may hold for us today. A Square Meal features 25 black-and-white photographs.

A Square Meal
Author: Jane Ziegelman,Andy Coe
Publisher: Harper
Release Date: 2016-08-16
ISBN 10: 9780062216410
Pages: 336 pages

A Square Meal Book Summary : From the author of the acclaimed 97 Orchard and her husband, a culinary historian, an in-depth exploration of the greatest food crisis the nation has ever faced—the Great Depression—and how it transformed America’s culinary culture. The decade-long Great Depression, a period of shifts in the country’s political and social landscape, forever changed the way America eats. Before 1929, America’s relationship with food was defined by abundance. But the collapse of the economy, in both urban and rural America, left a quarter of all Americans out of work and undernourished—shattering long-held assumptions about the limitlessness of the national larder. In 1933, as women struggled to feed their families, President Roosevelt reversed long-standing biases toward government-sponsored “food charity.” For the first time in American history, the federal government assumed, for a while, responsibility for feeding its citizens. The effects were widespread. Championed by Eleanor Roosevelt, “home economists” who had long fought to bring science into the kitchen rose to national stature. Tapping into America’s long-standing ambivalence toward culinary enjoyment, they imposed their vision of a sturdy, utilitarian cuisine on the American dinner table. Through the Bureau of Home Economics, these women led a sweeping campaign to instill dietary recommendations, the forerunners of today’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans. At the same time, rising food conglomerates introduced packaged and processed foods that gave rise to a new American cuisine based on speed and convenience. This movement toward a homogenized national cuisine sparked a revival of American regional cooking. In the ensuing decades, the tension between local traditions and culinary science has defined our national cuisine—a battle that continues today. A Square Meal examines the impact of economic contraction and environmental disaster on how Americans ate then—and the lessons and insights those experiences may hold for us today. A Square Meal features 25 black-and-white photographs.

Ensuring a Square Meal
Author: Devasahayam Theresa W
Publisher: World Scientific
Release Date: 2018-08-20
ISBN 10: 9813231912
Pages: 264 pages

Ensuring a Square Meal Book Summary : Research on women and food security in Southeast Asia has been limited. The collection of chapters in Ensuring a Square Meal: Women and Food Security in Southeast Asia is one of the first attempts at providing a lens into the linkages between women and food security at the household, community, national, and transnational levels. More broadly, the chapters examine women's contribution in households, resource distribution to produce food, and the purchasing power to buy food. In analysing the various facets of food security in relation to gender, the analyses focus on the meanings of 'private' and 'public', and the extent to which the effects of the two spheres spill over into each other. Given women's critical role in food production and provision, the book assesses the structural forces enabling women to access productive resources and, in turn, ensure sustainable strategies for food security; as well as it evaluates how governments might address the constraints women face in this vital role.

Exam Prep for: A Square Meal
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Release Date:
ISBN 10:
Pages: 329 pages

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Ensuring a Square Meal
Author: Theresa W. Devasahayam
Publisher: N.A
Release Date: 2018
ISBN 10: 9789813231900
Pages: 265 pages

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Three Squares
Author: Abigail Carroll
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2013-09-10
ISBN 10: 0465040969
Pages: 344 pages

Three Squares Book Summary : We are what we eat, as the saying goes—but we are also how we eat, and when, and where. Our eating habits reveal as much about our national identity as the food on our plates, as food historian Abigail Carroll vividly demonstrates in Three Squares. Reaching back to colonial America, when settlers enjoyed a single, midday meal, Carroll shows how later generations of Americans abandoned this utilitarian habit for more civilized, circumscribed rituals, trading in rustic pottages and puddings for complex roasts, sides, desserts, and—increasingly—processed foods. These new foodstuffs became the staples of breakfast and lunch in the late nineteenth century, and even brought with them a new eating tradition: snacking, which effectively transformed the American meal into one never-ending opportunity for indulgence. Revealing how the simple gruel of our forefathers gave way to cheese puffs and moon pies, Three Squares fascinatingly traces the rise and fall of the American meal.

The John Blake Chronicles
Author: M. Tefler
Publisher: N.A
Release Date: 2017-10-05
ISBN 10: 9781549902918
Pages: 190 pages

The John Blake Chronicles Book Summary : You've just found the ultimate erotic science-fiction series!It's 2779 and a retired Terran Federation Marine has taken up life as a trader. Follow John Blake's adventures as he travels the galaxy on his freighter, the "Fool's Gold". This is the first book in a massive epic full of beautiful women, rampaging aliens, gunfights, space combat, and a mysterious heritage that will shake the foundations of the galaxy...A multi-award winning adult space opera by M Tefler.

97 Orchard
Author: Jane Ziegelman
Publisher: Harper Collins
Release Date: 2010-06-01
ISBN 10: 9780061997907
Pages: 272 pages

97 Orchard Book Summary : “Social history is, most elementally, food history. Jane Ziegelman had the great idea to zero in on one Lower East Side tenement building, and through it she has crafted a unique and aromatic narrative of New York’s immigrant culture: with bread in the oven, steam rising from pots, and the family gathering round.” — Russell Shorto, author of The Island at the Center of the World 97 Orchard is a richly detailed investigation of the lives and culinary habits—shopping, cooking, and eating—of five families of various ethnicities living at the turn of the twentieth century in one tenement on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. With 40 recipes included, 97 Orchard is perfect for fans of Rachel Ray’s Hometown Eats; anyone interested in the history of how immigrant food became American food; and “foodies” of every stripe.

Square Meals
Author: Jane Stern,Michael Stern
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
Release Date: 1985-08
ISBN 10: 9780394741628
Pages: 337 pages

Square Meals Book Summary : Presents hundreds of recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks, all based on old pamphlets, product brochures, community cookbooks, and popular cookbooks that first appeared between 1920 and 1960

Ensuring a Square Meal
Author: Devasahayam Theresa W
Publisher: World Scientific
Release Date: 2018-08-20
ISBN 10: 9813231912
Pages: 264 pages

Ensuring a Square Meal Book Summary : Research on women and food security in Southeast Asia has been limited. The collection of chapters in Ensuring a Square Meal: Women and Food Security in Southeast Asia is one of the first attempts at providing a lens into the linkages between women and food security at the household, community, national, and transnational levels. More broadly, the chapters examine women's contribution in households, resource distribution to produce food, and the purchasing power to buy food. In analysing the various facets of food security in relation to gender, the analyses focus on the meanings of 'private' and 'public', and the extent to which the effects of the two spheres spill over into each other. Given women's critical role in food production and provision, the book assesses the structural forces enabling women to access productive resources and, in turn, ensure sustainable strategies for food security; as well as it evaluates how governments might address the constraints women face in this vital role.

Square Meals
Author: Jane Stern,Michael Stern
Publisher: Lebhar-Friedman
Release Date: 2000-10-10
ISBN 10: 9780867308204
Pages: 349 pages

Square Meals Book Summary : This revised and updated edition of the classic Square Meals is a celebration of American food from the 1920s through the 1950s, a salute to the days of lunch counters and the times when Sunday dinner was hearty and special.

5 Square Low-Carb Meals
Author: Monica Lynn
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Release Date: 2005-05-24
ISBN 10: 9780060590000
Pages: 224 pages

5 Square Low-Carb Meals Book Summary : The founder of 5 Squares, a food delivery service that caters to celebrities and everyone who wants to lose weight safely and easily, offers more than 100of her Zone– and low–carb recipes, in a plan for healthy eating––five daily meals at a time. Have you been looking for a healthy way to eat, without all the hassle of counting calories, calculating percentages, cutting out the foods you love, or regaining the weight? If so, Monica Lynn, founder and CEO of 5 Squares, offers the perfect plan to change how you eat–and to change your life. 5 Squares delivers five healthy, balanced meals–or "squares"–to clients each day. Now, you too can make the meals that have helped thousands of happy customers–including celebrities and members of the Yankees, the Mets, and the Rangers–lose weight and increase their energy. Lynn's philosophy is simple: "Eat more, eat clean, and plan ahead." Eating five satisfying but smaller meals a day helps keep your metabolism running smoothly. Developed especially for your kitchen and based on tried–and–true nutritional information, the plan eliminates wheat and sugar in favour of foods that help build lean muscle mass. Lynn takes the guesswork out of healthful eating with twenty days' worth of easy–to–use recipes packed with flavour. The result: Your extra pounds will drop off safely and easily, and your energy will increase by leaps and bounds!

Small Plates
Author: Marguerite Henderson
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Release Date: 2009-09
ISBN 10: 9781423610861
Pages: 329 pages

Small Plates Book Summary : Passionate chef, caterer, cooking instructor, and consultant Marguerite Henderson presents an exciting new book on a revolutionary new way to eat and entertain: small! Small Plates collects tried-and-true recipes and inventive new selections for bite-size dishes, tapas, appetizers, and hors d'oeuvres for every occasion.

Chop Suey
Author: Andrew Coe
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2009-07-16
ISBN 10: 9780199758517
Pages: 320 pages

Chop Suey Book Summary : In 1784, passengers on the ship Empress of China became the first Americans to land in China, and the first to eat Chinese food. Today there are over 40,000 Chinese restaurants across the United States--by far the most plentiful among all our ethnic eateries. Now, in Chop Suey Andrew Coe provides the authoritative history of the American infatuation with Chinese food, telling its fascinating story for the first time. It's a tale that moves from curiosity to disgust and then desire. From China, Coe's story travels to the American West, where Chinese immigrants drawn by the 1848 Gold Rush struggled against racism and culinary prejudice but still established restaurants and farms and imported an array of Asian ingredients. He traces the Chinese migration to the East Coast, highlighting that crucial moment when New York "Bohemians" discovered Chinese cuisine--and for better or worse, chop suey. Along the way, Coe shows how the peasant food of an obscure part of China came to dominate Chinese-American restaurants; unravels the truth of chop suey's origins; reveals why American Jews fell in love with egg rolls and chow mein; shows how President Nixon's 1972 trip to China opened our palates to a new range of cuisine; and explains why we still can't get dishes like those served in Beijing or Shanghai. The book also explores how American tastes have been shaped by our relationship with the outside world, and how we've relentlessly changed foreign foods to adapt to them our own deep-down conservative culinary preferences. Andrew Coe's Chop Suey: A Cultural History of Chinese Food in the United States is a fascinating tour of America's centuries-long appetite for Chinese food. Always illuminating, often exploding long-held culinary myths, this book opens a new window into defining what is American cuisine.

Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day
Author: Maria Staal
Publisher: CreateSpace
Release Date: 2011-09-01
ISBN 10: 9781466248182
Pages: 334 pages

Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day Book Summary : Deadly pirate attacks and a near collision with an oil tanker are just two of the dangers faced by the crews of today's container ships. 'Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day', is the story of life on the high seas, where real adventures still exist. The author recounts her adventures on the container ship 'MV Serenity River' in this entertaining narrative travelogue. An unusual trip in a world that is usually hidden from view, and where working and living can become a struggle just because of the constant changing of the clocks. However, lifelong friendships are forged and dolphins play around the ship to the entertainment of everyone on board. But what happens when a hurricane force wind suddenly comes up in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean and starts tossing the ship about like mad? Total number of pages: 334 (including 24 pages with pictures and 8 detailed maps)