Tastes Like Chicken

Tastes Like Chicken

A History of America's Favorite Bird

Book - 2016
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How did chicken achieve the culinary ubiquity it enjoys today? It's hard to imagine, but there was a point in history, not terribly long ago, that individual people each consumed less than ten pounds of chicken per year. Today, those numbers are strikingly different: we consumer nearly twenty-five times as much chicken as our great-grandparents did. Collectively, Americans devour 73.1 million pounds of chicken in a day, close to 8.6 billion birds per year. How did chicken rise from near-invisibility to being in seemingly "every pot," as per Herbert Hoover's famous promise?
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2016
Edition: First Pegasus Books edition
Copyright Date: ♭2016
ISBN: 9781681771632
1681771632
Branch Call Number: 338.1765 R832T 2016
Characteristics: xii, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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