Edibles & Potables: “The Food of a Younger Land,” or what we used to eat in America

It is an understatement to characterize the author Mark Kurlansky as “prolific,” and you’re invited to peruse Kurlansky’s web site and sift through his three dozen titles, the majority of which interest me, including last year’s The Importance of Not Being Ernest (Hemingway). I intend to acquire it soon. Kurlansky’s explorations of food are what hooked me a long time ago, specifically these four books: