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Acquired tastes

Cushing, Stanley Ellis.

Acquired tastes

200 years of collecting for the Boston Athenaeum

by Cushing, Stanley Ellis.

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Published by Boston Athenaeum in Boston, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementStanley Ellis Cushing, David B. Dearinger.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN
The Physical Object
Pagination384 p. :
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22752325M
ISBN 109780934552738

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  If you want a book on the nicer things of life that is a bit witty, a bit silly, a bit funny and a bit inspirational, Acquired Tastes is for you. Key points: Some expensive things are really nice. Some expensive things are nice, but difficult. Some expensive things are boring. Enjoy! Author affiliations:2/5. This colorful history of French cooking takes us back before salt and pepper shakers had been dreamed of and explains why we begin with salad and end with dessert. Full of zesty quotes and recipes from period cookbooks and illustrated with wonderful still-life paintings, Acquired Taste is a trove of discoveries about cooking techniques and terms that still flourish today.


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