What we mean when we say “American cuisine”

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The idea of a true “American cuisine” seems like a slippery idea in a country built on immigration. But Yale historian Paul Freedman   argues that American cuisine has a real definition—and that its development can be traced alongside the history of our country. His book is “ American Cuisine: And How It Got This Way .”

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Evan Kleiman