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Corn Syrup

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

Book chapter

...A sweet, thick liquid derived from cornstarch treated with acids or enzymes, used to sweeten and thicken candy, syrups, and snack foods. By far the most popular and best-known corn syrup is Karo, introduced in 1902 by Corn Products Co...

Food and Diet as Risk: The Role of the Framingham Heart Study

Proteins, Pathologies and Politics : Dietary Innovation and Disease from the Nineteenth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...This research was conducted with funding from CAPES – Higher Education Improvement Coordination, Ministry of Education, Brazil. Process number: 8752-12-5...

The colonial farm and its powers

Hugh Campbell

Hugh Campbell holds a Professorial Chair of Sociology at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He has written extensively on the sociology of food. Prior to the University of Otago, he was Director at the Centre for the Study of Agriculture at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Farming Inside Invisible Worlds : Modernist Agriculture and Its Consequences

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In Chapter 1, a different way of understanding the power of farms was introduced using the idea of political ontology. In the next two chapters, this relationship will be elaborated in a quite specific way: how do farms enact ontological...

Feminism, the Great War, and Modern Vegetarianism

Carol J. Adams

Carol J. Adams is an activist and author of The Pornography of Meat, Living Among Meat Eaters, and many other books challenging a sexist, meat-eating world. She is a sought-after speaker throughout North America and Europe, and has been invited to more than 100 campuses to show "The Sexual Politics of Meat Slide Show," which is always being updated to include contemporary cultural representations. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Sexual Politics of Meat : A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...What is civilization? What is culture? Is it possible for a healthy race to be fathered by violence—in war or in the slaughterhouse—and mothered by slaves, ignorant or parasitic? Where is the historian who traces the rise and fall...

Conceptualizing the Vitamin and Pellagra as an Avitaminosis: A Case-Study Analysis of the Sedimentation Process of Medical Knowledge

Proteins, Pathologies and Politics : Dietary Innovation and Disease from the Nineteenth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction In 1912, Casimir Funk, a young Polish chemist proposed the term ‘vitamine’ to refer to a chemical substance which he isolated from extracts of rice bran and yeast...

Cafeteria

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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...A restaurant at which people move along a line and select the food and drinks they want, then carry them on trays to a table to eat their meals. The word is an American rendering of a Spanish word for “coffee shop,” a meaning it had...

Club Sandwich

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

Book chapter

...A sandwich usually made with three slices of toast enclosing fillings of lettuce, mayonnaise, cooked chicken breast, tomato slices, cooked bacon strips, and a garnish. James Beard, in American Cookery (1972), insists, however...

Extract from The Jungle

Food History: Critical and Primary Sources : Global Contact and Early Industrialization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...In his capacity as delicatessen vender, Jokubas Szedvilas had many acquaintances. Among these was one of the special policemen employed by Durham, whose duty it frequently was to pick out men for employment. Jokubas had never tried it,...

The State, Health, and Nutrition

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...Overview The science of nutrition has influenced consumers in their choices about the kinds and optimal amounts...
...The words for Japanese cuisine ( washoku 和食, Nihon ryōri 日本料理, and honpō ryōri 本邦料理) date from the late nineteenth century and are meant to identify a native dietary culture against Western and Asian foods that became...