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

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 pages : illustrations; 23 cm
Subjects
Genre/Form
History.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-187).
Contents
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 -- Working for a living. To market, to market -- The milk peddlers' war -- Fishing for a living in Detroit -- Passenger pigeons' last stand -- 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
  • 40021346878
Owning Institutions
Princeton University Library