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Three squares : the invention of the American meal / Abigail Carroll.
United States -- Social life and customs.
Food habits -- United States -- History.
Diet -- United States -- History.
Dinners and dining -- United States -- History.
Luncheons -- United States -- History.
Breakfasts -- United States -- History.
National characteristics, American.
xvii, 304 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: We Are How We Eat -- Why Colonial Eating was Messy -- The British Invasion -- How Dinner Became Special -- How Dinner Became American -- Why Lunch is Cold, Cheap, and Quick -- Reinventing Breakfast -- How Snacking was Redeemed -- The State of the American Meal -- Conclusion: The Future of the American Meal.
The story of how the simple gruel of our forefathers gave way to snack fixes and fast food, "Three Squares" also explains how Americans' eating habits may change in the years to come.
Checked Out - Due: 12/15/2013
Checked Out - Due: 12/23/2013