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Rare Bits: Unusual Origins Of Popular Recipes

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In terms of geological time, good cooks are a young species. They've been evolving for a scant half a million years, since fire was first tamed and tended. Rare Bits is a delightful and illuminating account of humankind's progression from skewering meat to whipping up a batch of Strawberries Sarah Bernhardt.

The range is wide, from Bismarcks to Green Goddess dressing. Stev
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Hardcover, 331 pages
Published October 10th 1998 by Ohio University Press
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Erin
I read through good chunks of this book to make sure it was up to par as a gift for my foodie/historian friend. :) It whetted my appetite for the food that's described and satisfied my nerdy love of the origins of bizarre sounding things.
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Interesting..........
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