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Detroit's delectable past : two centuries of frog legs, pigeon pie & drugstore whiskey / Bill Loomis.

Title
Detroit's delectable past : two centuries of frog legs, pigeon pie & drugstore whiskey / Bill Loomis.
Author
Loomis, Bill.
Publication
Charleston, SC : History Press, 2012.

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Description
187 p. : ill.; 23 cm.
Subjects
Genre/Form
History
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Part I. On the Town -- Living It Up in Old Detroit : Restaurants, Taverns and Low-Lit Saloons -- Dinner Parties during Detroit's Gilded Age -- Christmas in Old Detroit -- Part II. Working for a Living -- To Market, To Market -- The Milk Peddlers' War -- Fishing for a Living in Detroit -- Passenger Pigeons' Last Stand -- Part III. Cooking at Home -- From Stone Hearth to Cookstove -- Cooking Lessons -- The Detroit Kitchen : Floor to Ceiling -- Much Ado about Mutton : Home Cooking -- The Terror of Vegetables : Cholera in Detroit -- Wild Game on the Table.
ISBN
  • 9781609496364
  • 1609496361
LCCN
^^2012029027
OCLC
797334283
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library