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The food we eat, the stories we tell : contemporary Appalachian tables / edited by Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt with Lora E. Smith ; with an afterword by Ronni Lundy.

Engelhardt, Elizabeth S. D. (Elizabeth Sanders Delwiche), 1969- (editor.). Smith, Lora E., 1979- (editor.). Smith, Lora E., 1979- Household searchlight recipe book. (Added Author). Locklear, Erica Abrams. Setting tobacco, banquet style. (Added Author). Brown, Karida, 1982- Gardens of Eden. (Added Author). Margolies, Daniel S., 1969- Preliminary taxonomy of the Blue Ridge Taco. (Added Author). Huggins, Abigail. Education in beans. (Added Author). Clapsaddle, Annette Saunooke. My great-grandmother is Cherokee. (Added Author). Balestier, Courtney. Eating to go. (Added Author). Croley, Michael. What you find and what you lose when you seek a new home. (Added Author). Wallace, Emily. Best pal. (Added Author). Gipe, Robert. Confessions of a spear packer. (Added Author).
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New approaches to Appalachian studies.
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Osgood PL - Osgood Main Library 394.12 FOO PB (Text) 39692000987528 New Item Shelves Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780821423912
  • ISBN: 0821423916
  • ISBN: 9780821423929
  • ISBN: 0821423924
  • Physical Description: ix, 207 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, [2019]

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Two walnuts, a piece of quartz, a pencil, dad’s pocketknife, and a quarter: things I carry / Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt -- The household searchlight recipe book / Lora E. Smith -- Poem: Clearing your house / George Ella Lyon -- Setting tobacco, banquet-style / Erica Abrams Locklear -- Gardens of Eden / Karida L. Brown -- A preliminary taxonomy of the Blue Ridge taco / Daniel S. Margolies -- Poem chowchow / Jeff Mann -- An education in beans / Abigail Huggins -- My great-grandmother is a Cherokee / Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle -- Poem: Terrain / Crystal Wilkinson -- Eating to go / Courtney Balestier -- What you find and what you lose when you seek a new home / Michael Croley -- Best pal: big on hot dogs, hamburgers, and quick service / Emily Wallace -- Confessions of a spear packer / Robert Gipe -- “Good luck in preserving”: canning and the uncanny in appalachia / Danille Elise Christensen -- Cornbread and fabada: savoring a west virginia story / Suronda Gonzalez -- Haute appalachia: wine and wine tourism / Jessie Blackburn and William Schumann -- “The reason we make these deep-fat-fried treats”: in conversation with the rosettes of Helvetia, West Virginia / Emily Hilliard -- Poems: How to kill a rooster; How to kill a hen / Rebecca Gayle Howell -- Afterword / Ronni Lundy.
Summary, etc.:
"Blue Ridge tacos, kimchi with soup beans and cornbread, family stories hiding in cookbook marginalia, African American mountain gardens-this wide-ranging anthology considers all these and more. Diverse contributors show us that contemporary Appalachian tables and the stories they hold offer new ways into understanding past, present, and future American food practices. The poets, scholars, fiction writers, journalists, and food professionals in these pages show us that what we eat gives a beautifully full picture of Appalachia, where it's been, and where it's going"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Food habits > Appalachian Region, Southern.
Cooking > Appalachian Region, Southern.
Appalachian Region, Southern > Social life and customs.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Customs & Traditions.

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