Food/Foodways

The Beginnings of Barbecue

Eyewitness Accounts of the Early Days of Smoked and Sauced Meats
Edited by Dave DeWitt

Barbecue’s hidden history! Food historian Dave DeWitt has searched obscure books and magazines to uncover the story of BBQ that most people don’t know.

Totally Pizza

The Wild Story of The World's Most Famous Food
By Mark Masker

Totally Pizza explores the history, culture, and general mayhem associated with the world’s most popular food.

Chile Peppers

A Global History
By Dave DeWitt

In Chile Peppers: A Global History, Dave DeWitt, a world expert on chiles, travels from New Mexico across the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia chronicling the history, mystery, and mythology of chiles around the world and their abundant uses in seventy mouth-tingling recipes.

Tortillas, Tiswin, and T-Bones

A Food History of the Southwest
By Gregory McNamee

In this entertaining history, Gregory McNamee explores the many ethnic and cultural traditions that have contributed to the food of the Southwest.

Tortillas

A Cultural History
By Paula E. Morton

In this entertaining and informative account Paula E. Morton surveys the history of the tortilla from its roots in ancient Mesoamerica to the cross-cultural global tortilla.