By Libby H. O'Connell, chief historian and historic food expert at History Channel. ISBN-13: 978-1-4926-0302-3. Copyright 2014. Hardcover with 330 pages including notes and index.
"The American Plate: a Culinary History in 100 Bites" is a rich chronicle of the evolution of American cuisine and culture, from before Columbus's arrival to the present. In 100 tantalizing bites, ranging from blueberries and bagels to peanut butter, hard cider and Cracker Jack, Ms. O'Connell reveals the astonishing ways that cultures and individuals have shaped our national diet and continue to influence how we cook and eat.
A Mount Vernon bookplate, signed by the author, is included with your purchase.