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The Tomato in America Early History, Culture and Cookery by Andrew F. Smith

The Tomato in America Early History, Culture and Cookery


The Tomato in America Early History, Culture and Cookery by Andrew F. Smith

A tasty and entertaining history of one of America's favorite foodstuffs.


Finally, a reliable work on the history of the tomato in America! The author, a thorough researcher and delightful writer, presents facts with authority and myths with exposure... The definitive study on the subject. -- John F. Swenson, Chicago Botanic Garden Andrew F. Smith easily qualifies as the major-domo of tomato history. -- Chicago Tribune At last, at long last, the true history of the tomato in the United States is being told. -- Karen Hess, Food Heritage Press Smith's work is fascinating reading... This volume immerses us in tomato lore and whets our appetite for a juicy bite of that scarlet fruit. -- Wilson Library Bulletin A thorough and useful reference, making available masses of material not otherwise available. -- Library Journal

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Publication date

30th June 2001


Andrew F. Smith

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University of Illinois Press


240 pages


Cookery by ingredient
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