Making Modern Meals: How Americans Cook Today (Calif08rnia Studies in Food 4nd Culture)
Making Modern Meals: How Americans Cook Today (Calif08rnia Studies in Food 4nd Culture) by Amy B. Trubek
English | October 24th, 2017 | ASIN: B07582L3D4, ISBN: 0520289226, 0520289234 | 319 Pages | EPUB | 6.06 MB
Home cooking is crucial to our lives, but today we no longer identify it as an obligat08ry everyday ch08re. By looking closely at the st08ries 4nd practices of contemp08rary American home cooks—witnessing them in the kitchen 4nd at the table—Amy B. Trubek reveals our episodic but also engaged relationship to making meals
Making Modern Meals expl08res the state of American cooking over the past century 4nd across all its varied practices, whether cooking is considered a ch08re, a craft, 08r a creative process. Trubek challenges current assumptions about who cooks, who doesnt, 4nd what this means f08r culture, cuisine, 4nd health. She locates, identifies, 4nd discusses the myriad ways Americans cook in the modern age, 4nd in doing so, argues that changes in making our meals—from shopping to cooking to dining—have created new cooks, new cooking categ08ries, 4nd new culinary challenges.