Fall 2001, Volume 1, Number 4

Fall 2001, Volume 1, Number 4

from the editor
Celebrating American Food | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
Talking Turkey | Mark Morton

watched pot
The Pitcher | Tom Spleth

opinion
Include Me Out | Fred Chappell

poem
dinner, 1933 | Charles Bukowski

feast for the eye
Sandy Skoglund’s Cocktail Party | Ellen Wiley Todd

personal history
Family Style | Frank Bergon

photographs
Carrie May Weems Serves Up Substance | Vivian Patterson
Black Man with Chicken, Black Man with a Watermelon, Untitled (Eating Lobster) | Carrie Mae Weems

local fare
Boiled Peanuts | John Martin Taylor

libations
Confessions of a Tea Drinker | Marguerite Dorian

visionaries
Imagining the American Institute of Wine and Food: The Legacy of John Ronsheim | Adam Kowit

investigations
“Don’t Eat That:” The Erotics of Abstinence in American Christianity | R. Marie Griffith
“My Problem is Watery Custard:” Reading the Confidential Chat | Laura Shapiro
Edible Activism: Food, Commerce, and the Moral Order at the Park Slope Food Coop | Eve Jochnowitz

interview
Mr. Clarence Jones, Carolina Rice Farmer | Jennie Ashlock

essay
Interactive Foods for Children | Laura B. DeLind

illustrations
American Classics | Thorri Hringsson

origins
Boston Cream Pie | Greg Patent

archive
What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking | Rafia Zafar

spilled beans
Kedgeree | Sylvia M. Henderson

american icon
Julia and Me | Nancy Cobb

photo essay
American Ice Cream Stands | John Margolies

chef’s page
Lucia’s Restaurant, Minneapolis, Minnesota | Lucia Watson

notes on vintage volumes
The Cook: An Early American Culinary Magazine | Jan Longone

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Water Toast | Ashley Shelby

Cover: Andrés Serrano, “Meat Weapon” © 1984. Courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, N.Y.