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A mess of greens Southern gender and Southern food by Elizabeth Sanders Delwiche Engelhardt

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Published by Athens in University of Georgia Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social life and customs,
  • Food,
  • Food habits,
  • American Cooking,
  • Southern States,
  • Social conditions,
  • Women,
  • Southern style,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementElizabeth S. D. Engelhardt
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGT2853.U5 E64 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24847559M
ISBN 100820334715, 0820340375
ISBN 109780820334714, 9780820340371
LC Control Number2011012367

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ELIZABETH S. D. ENGELHARDT is a professor of American studies and women's and gender studies at the University of Texas, Austin and is the chair of the Department of American Studies. She is the author of A Mess of Greens: Southern Gender and Southern Food (Georgia) and The Tangled Roots of Feminism, Environmentalism, and Appalachian Literature. Incorporating community cookbooks, letters, diaries, and other archival materials, A Mess of Greens shows that choosing to serve cold biscuits instead of hot cornbread could affect a family's reputation for being hygienic, moral, educated, and even godly. by Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt. Incorporating community cookbooks, letters, diaries, and other archival materials, A Mess of Greens shows that choosing to serve cold biscuits instead of hot cornbread could affect a family’s reputation for being hygienic, moral, educated, and even godly.   A Mess of Greensprovides students of American regional culinary traditions in general and Southern cooking in particular with a fine examination of Southern gender and Southern foodMidwest Book Review. Elizabeth Engelhardt brings fresh perspective and insightful arguments to the emergent foodways :

Publisher Synopsis Using a rich blend of American Studies and Feminist methodologies Elizabeth Engelhardt's A Mess of Greens is nothing short of a rich treasure trove of new revelations on Southern foodways. A Mess of Greens begins with moonshine and corn. Engelhardt argues that popular literature about female moonshiners brings gender, place, and class into conversation with ideologies of lawlessness and vice. The genre heightened the stakes of national debates about the New Woman, rebellious teen girls, and consumer and capitalist culture. Mess of Greens Dip New Year, New Take on an Old Favorite: Greens, Bacon, White Bean Pot Pie ‘Simmon Pudding with Bourbon Whipped Cream Wild Persimmon & Bourbon Breakfast Bread Cool Nights call for Pot Pie: Quail & Chicken Pot Pie. More Posts from this Category. Innovative, yet based in tradition, this is food you can eat every day. The Book of Greens is a smart, well-organized primer on my favorite food: greens. Jenn’s use of spice, fruit, acid, and herbs to bring a dish to life is a deeply personal signature and yields food that is bright, compelling, and delicious.”/5(52).

(as in a "mess of peas, a mess of greens, a mess of fish" etc.) Even today I frequently hear the term which refers to an unmeasurable or undefined amount of a specific food that will generally feed a family of 2, 3, or even a dozen for at least one meal. Mess of Greens Blog Febru One of the things people remember about my Mama is that she baked truly excellent French bread. I helped her make it but never wrote her recipe ers:   Cook's Notes A mess of greens is about as many greens as you can cram into a plastic shopping bag. To get drippings, fry 4 to 8 strips of bacon in an iron skillet or frying pan until you have gotten most of the grease out and it thickly coats the bottom of the pan/5(29).   I use two bunches of collard greens to make about four servings. Greens are deceptive–you think you have way too many when you start out, but they always cook down to nearly nothing. So put on your biggest pot and throw in as many greens as you can. 2 Responses to A Mean Mess of Greens. Deborah Cantrell says: Janu at am.