Film, Video A Thousand Years Over a Hot Stove: A History of American Women Told Through Food, Recipes and Remembrances

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Title
A Thousand Years Over a Hot Stove: A History of American Women Told Through Food, Recipes and Remembrances
Summary
Laura Schenone, author of "A Thousand Years Over a Hot Stove: A History of American Women Told Through Food, Recipes and Remembrances," gave a lecture followed by a book-signing. Her book celebrates the power of food throughout American history and in the lives of women. It recounts how American women have gathered, cooked and prepared food for lovers, strangers and family, from prehistory to the present day. The book contains more than 100 images showing women growing, preparing, selling, sharing, serving and enjoying food. More than 300 cookbooks from the Library's general collections were on display, along with recipes shared by Library staff.
Event Date
April 20, 2005
Notes
-  Laura Schenone, a freelance writer from Montclair, N.J., is the winner of the 2004 James Beard Foundation Award in the category of food and reference writing.
Related Resources
Science Reference Services at the Library of Congress: https://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/
Running Time
39 minutes 2 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video

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