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How to Taste Like a Cow: Cultivating Shared Sense in Wisconsin Dairy Worlds

Why Food Matters : Critical Debates in Food Studies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Introduction After the hay sale, Margie, her son Steve, and I sat down to drink tall frosty glasses of rootbeer. The weekly auction-style sale takes place in the parking lot of a gas station in rural southern Wisconsin. Half the gas...

A Mend to the Metabolic Rift? The Promises (and Potential Pitfalls) of Biosolids Application on American Soils

Thinking with Soils : Material Politics and Social Theory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction We live in a time of ecological crisis, or what is known in Marxian theory as the metabolic rift—the disruption of the Earth’s socioecological systems brought on by industrial capitalism (Foster 1999; see also Moore 2011...

Vinegar Pie

John F. Mariani

John Mariani began his career as a journalist at New York magazine in 1973. Since then, he has become one of America’s premier food writers. He is a columnist for Esquire and Bloomberg News, was nominated three times for the James Beard Journalism Award, and is the author of several highly regarded books on food, including Mariani’s Coast-to-Coast Dining Guide, America Eats Out (winner of the IACP Julia Child Cookbook Award for reference), and, most recently, How Italian Food Conquered the World. He is also the author of The Dictionary of Italian Food and Drink and editor of Italian Cuisine: Basic Cooking Techniques, the primary Italian cooking textbook of the Culinary Institute of America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink

Bloomsbury USA, 2013

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...Also “red pie.” A spiced pie made with vinegar, common in the North and the Midwest since the nineteenth century. In America Eats, written in the 1930s for the WPA Illinois Writers’ Project but not published until 1992, Nelson Algren noted...

Dispatch: Chicago

Global Brooklyn: Designing Food Experiences in World Cities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...I first started going to cafés in the mid-1990s as a student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. These new spaces seemed a world away from my hometown of Chicago. At the coffee shop, I usually ordered an almond-flavored latte...

Food outlets in migrant districts

Food Identities at Home and on the Move : Explorations at the Intersection of Food, Belonging and Dwelling

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction This chapter will reflect upon the growth of the available kinds of food in migrant neighbourhoods in Chicago (Pilsen and La Villita in particular). It will focus on the process of culinary regionalization...