Publishers Weekly on ‘America: The Great Cookbook'
What makes American cuisine American? That’s the question put—and, in a way, answered—by America: The Great Cookbook (Weldon Owen, Oct.), the latest title in the publisher’s “Great” cookbook series.
The series, which includes four other titles, has sold more than 350,000 copies and has covered the cuisines of such countries as Australia and South Africa. But to say what constitutes the food of America, melting pot that it is, was uniquely difficult.
To help with this curatorial challenge the p