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A&W Root Beer Stands

A&W Root Beer Stands   Reference library

Andrew F. Smith

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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On 20 June 1919, Roy Allen opened a root beer stand in Lodi, California, brewing the beverage from a

Abalone

Abalone   Reference library

Sandra L. Oliver

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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Now considered a luxury shellfish, abalone is found on the Pacific Rim and along the coast of California. The commercial

Academic-Oriented Food Series

Academic-Oriented Food Series   Reference library

Ken Albala

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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Although scholarly studies of food were nothing new at the end of the twentieth century, anthropologists, historians, sociologists, and academics

Acorns

Acorns   Reference library

Susan McLellan Plaisted

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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Oak trees have thrived in the temperate climate of North America, with acorns contributing a significant source of nutrients to

Adulteration

Adulteration   Reference library

Robert W. Brower

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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Adulteration is the practice of adding unsafe amounts of chemical preservatives to foods and drinks, or adding color to conceal

Advertising

Advertising   Reference library

Michael Krondl

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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When President Calvin Coolidge addressed a national advertising conference in 1926, he was pleased to report on the happy

Advertising Cookbooklets and Recipes

Advertising Cookbooklets and Recipes   Reference library

Andrew F. Smith

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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Since the mid-nineteenth century, recipes have been used to sell products. At first, recipes were incidental to the products advertised.

African American Food

African American Food   Reference library

Howard Paige, Mark H. Zanger, and Michael W. Twitty

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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2013

Agave

Agave   Reference library

Judith C. Polinsky

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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Agave is a succulent plant with thick, fleshy leaves, which grows in the southern and western United States, in Mexico,

Agricultural Experimentation and Research

Agricultural Experimentation and Research   Reference library

Andrew F. Smith

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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American farms in the colonial period had much in common with European farms of the Middle Ages. By nature, farmers

Agricultural Extension

Agricultural Extension   Reference library

Amy Halloran

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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Agricultural extension links farmers and the general public with science developed in the land-grant university system and on agricultural experiment

Airplane Food

Airplane Food   Reference library

Lynn Marie Houston

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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United Airlines, a pioneer in the industry, was the only airline to serve meals on trays from the beginning of

Alaska

Alaska   Reference library

Ann Chandonnet

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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A line of salmon tails sticking out of the dirt is an appetizing sight to an Alaskan, especially if the

Albuquerque

Albuquerque   Reference library

Lois Stanford

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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As New Mexico's largest city with an estimated 700,000 residents, Albuquerque is often the visiting tourist's first destination. Maintaining a

Alcohol and Teetotalism

Alcohol and Teetotalism   Reference library

Mark H. Zanger

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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At the time of European exploration and settlement of the United States, Native Americans had few alcoholic beverages and drank

Alcoholism

Alcoholism   Reference library

David Gerard Hogan

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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Alcoholism, also known as alcohol dependence syndrome, is a general term describing many types of alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence.

Ale

Ale   Reference library

Peter LaFrance, Peter LaFrance, Peter LaFrance, Peter LaFrance, Peter LaFrance, and Peter LaFrance

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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Ale Slipper

Ale Slipper   Reference library

Bob Simmons

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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The ale slipper, also known as an ale boot or, less commonly, an ale shoe, is a boot-shaped vessel with

Allergies

Allergies   Reference library

Kimberly Lord Stewart

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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2013

Food allergies affect about 4 percent of teens and adults, and up to 8 percent of children, mostly involving peanuts,

Almonds

Almonds   Reference library

Andrew F. Smith

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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The almond (Prunus amygdalus) is botanically related to the cherry, peach, plum, and apricot. It probably originated in

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