A Culinary History of the Great Black Swamp: Buckeye Candy, Bratwurst & Apple Butter (American Palate) (Paperback)

A Culinary History of the Great Black Swamp: Buckeye Candy, Bratwurst & Apple Butter (American Palate) By Nathan Crook Cover Image
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The cultural and physical landscape of the Great Black Swamp is a monument to the hardship and perseverance of the people who drained and settled the region. They transformed densely forested wetlands into one of the most productive agricultural areas in the nation. Commercial crops of corn, soy, tomatoes and wheat are dominant in the fertile loam of southeastern Michigan, northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio. However, each immigrant group calling this place home brought its own culinary traditions--from pickled eggs to peanut butter pie. With a foreword by Lucy Long of the Center for Food and Culture, author Nathan Crook explores the landscape, history, culture and representative cuisines that make eating here a unique and memorable experience.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781609492908
ISBN-10: 1609492900
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: November 19th, 2013
Pages: 158
Language: English
Series: American Palate