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Title Pressure cooker : why home cooking won't solve our problems and what we can do about it / Sarah Bowen, Joslyn Brenton, and Sinikka Elliott
Published New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2019]
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Contents Cover; Pressure Cooker; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: (Back) to the Kitchen?; 2. Room 105; 3. Deep Roots; 4. By the Book; 5. Hurtful Words; 6. Taking the Time; 7. Finding Balance; 8. Shift Work; 9. Spaghetti for an Army; 10. Fourth of July; 11. Where's the Gravy?; 12. Takis; 13. Scarce Food; 14. Vote with Your Fork; 15. The Repertoire; 16. Sour Grapes; 17. Smart Shopper; 18. Blood from a Turnip; 19. The Checkout Line; 20. Lotus Café; 21. A Small Fridge; 22. Daily Bread; 23. Stop Crying; 24. Sunday Dinner; 25. Cupcakes for Cousin; 26. Thanksgiving; 27. Communion
28. Conclusions: Thinking Outside the KitchenAppendix: Notes on Methods; Notes; References; Index
Summary Food reformers tell Americans to slow down. Cook from scratch. Eat dinner together. But is it really that simple? Pressure Cooker brings readers into the homes and kitchens of a diverse group of mothers to uncover what it really takes to feed the modern family and what really needs to change to ensure a fair, healthy, and sustainable food system that nourishes everyone
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Cooking -- Cross-cultural studies.
Dinners and dining -- Cross-cultural studies.
Equality -- Cross-cultural studies.
Food security -- Cross-cultural studies.
Grocery shopping -- Cross-cultural studies.
Homemakers -- Interviews.
Genre/Form Interviews.
Form Electronic book
Author Bowen, Sarah, 1978- author
Brenton, Joslyn, author
Elliott, Sinikka, author
ISBN 0190663316 (electronic bk.)
9780190663315 (electronic bk.)