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Culinary Ephemera

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William Woys Weaver is Director of the Keystone Center for the Study of Regional Foods and Food Tourism. He has written fourteen books, including Heirloom Vegetable Gardening and Pennsylvania Dutch Country Cooking, both of which received Julia Child awards. A contributing editor to Gourmet, Weaver has also served as Associate Editor and Art Editor for The Encyclopedia of Food and Culture. He has appeared on many national programs, including "Good Morning America" and NPR's "Fresh Air."


"A food lover's print version of the Antiques Roadshow... Perfect for the foodie collector and history buff." " The 352 color plates, accompanied by informed, diverting text [tell] us much about who we've been as well as what we've eaten ... and drunk." Wall Street Journal "What makes this book special is Weaver's careful, engaging contextualization of each piece, giving the reader a comprehensive understanding of how the ephemera fit into everyday life." STARRED REVIEW Library Journal "Every page has at least two or three stories you'll want to repeat over a good meal." John Mariani's Virtual Gourmet "Weaver provides insightful commentary." -- George M. Eberhart College & Research Libraries News "The artwork ... is a wonder to behold, filled with colorful examples of culinary imagination. The text is as fascinating as the pictures." Minneapolis Star Tribune "A lovely coffee-table book to open serendipitously, or a thoughtful reference for those who wish to dive in more deeply." -- Denise Ramzy Gastronomica

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