The Resource Food : a love story, Jim Gaffigan

Food : a love story, Jim Gaffigan

Label
Food : a love story
Title
Food
Title remainder
a love story
Statement of responsibility
Jim Gaffigan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"What are my qualifications to write this book? None really. So why should you read it? Here's why: I'm a little fat. If a thin guy were to write about a love of food and eating I'd highly recommend that you do not read his book." Bacon. McDonalds. Cinnabon. Hot Pockets. Kale. Stand-up comedian and author Jim Gaffigan has made his career rhapsodizing over the most treasured dishes of the American diet ("choking on bacon is like getting murdered by your lover") and decrying the worst offenders ("kale is the early morning of foods"). Fans flocked to his New York Times bestselling book Dad is Fat to hear him riff on fatherhood but now, in his second book, he will give them what they really crave--hundreds of pages of his thoughts on all things culinary(ish). Insights such as: why he believes coconut water was invented to get people to stop drinking coconut water, why pretzel bread is #3 on his most important inventions of humankind (behind the wheel and the computer), and the answer to the age-old question "which animal is more delicious: the pig, the cow, or the bacon cheeseburger?"
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaffigan, Jim
Dewey number
818/.602
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6231.F66
LC item number
G34 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Gaffigan, Jim
  • Food
  • Food
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Label
Food : a love story, Jim Gaffigan
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why food? -- Curriculum vitae -- An eatie, not a foodie -- Why dad is fat -- Not Slim Jim -- Proud American -- The buffet rule -- Cup of gravy -- The geography of American food -- Seabugland -- Eating BBQland -- Super Bowl Sunday foodland -- Mexican foodland -- Wineland -- Coffeeland -- Food anxietyland -- At least I don't eat blubber -- Nobody really likes fruit -- Even fewer people like vegetables -- Salad days -- Whole foods nation -- More watery water -- Something's fishy -- Animal eater -- Steak: The manly meat -- Kobe beef: The decadent meat -- Not the city in Italy -- Bacon: The candy of meat -- Pastrami playdate -- Corned beef: There's something about Reuben -- Hot dogs and sausages: The missing links -- Gyro: The "last call" meal -- The cheeseburger: America's sweetheart -- French fries: My fair potato -- Top Microwave Chef -- Museum of Food -- Hot Pockets: A blessing and a curse -- He's here! -- Say cheese -- Crackers: The adult junk food -- The royal treatment -- Non-royal treatment -- International relations -- My longtime companion -- Looking for Mr. Goodburger -- Comida rapida -- I need a hero -- Chicken dance -- Pizza: That's amore -- The people's court -- Ketchup: King of the condiments -- Just desserts -- Ice cream: Forever young -- Let them eat cake -- Airports: My home away from home -- Breakfast: A reason to get out of bed -- The bagel: My everything -- Doughnuts: The circle of life -- House of carbs -- The celebration of food -- Family dinner -- Last supper -- The final meal
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 340 pages
Isbn
9780804140430
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014022619
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40024238737
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn884570904
  • (OCoLC)884570904
Label
Food : a love story, Jim Gaffigan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why food? -- Curriculum vitae -- An eatie, not a foodie -- Why dad is fat -- Not Slim Jim -- Proud American -- The buffet rule -- Cup of gravy -- The geography of American food -- Seabugland -- Eating BBQland -- Super Bowl Sunday foodland -- Mexican foodland -- Wineland -- Coffeeland -- Food anxietyland -- At least I don't eat blubber -- Nobody really likes fruit -- Even fewer people like vegetables -- Salad days -- Whole foods nation -- More watery water -- Something's fishy -- Animal eater -- Steak: The manly meat -- Kobe beef: The decadent meat -- Not the city in Italy -- Bacon: The candy of meat -- Pastrami playdate -- Corned beef: There's something about Reuben -- Hot dogs and sausages: The missing links -- Gyro: The "last call" meal -- The cheeseburger: America's sweetheart -- French fries: My fair potato -- Top Microwave Chef -- Museum of Food -- Hot Pockets: A blessing and a curse -- He's here! -- Say cheese -- Crackers: The adult junk food -- The royal treatment -- Non-royal treatment -- International relations -- My longtime companion -- Looking for Mr. Goodburger -- Comida rapida -- I need a hero -- Chicken dance -- Pizza: That's amore -- The people's court -- Ketchup: King of the condiments -- Just desserts -- Ice cream: Forever young -- Let them eat cake -- Airports: My home away from home -- Breakfast: A reason to get out of bed -- The bagel: My everything -- Doughnuts: The circle of life -- House of carbs -- The celebration of food -- Family dinner -- Last supper -- The final meal
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 340 pages
Isbn
9780804140430
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014022619
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40024238737
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn884570904
  • (OCoLC)884570904

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