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Carolyn Niethammer



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Carolyn Niethammer learned to love and understand the West growing up in small-town northern Arizona. She has spent her life writing about the foods and people of the Southwest in award-winning ethnobotanies, cookbooks, and biographies. She leads Tucson gastronomy tours covering everything from edible wild plants to the latest farm-to-table restaurant offerings with heritage ingredients. She is the author of eleven books, her most recent work is "A Desert Feast: Celebrating Tucson's Culinary Heritage."

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Books:
A Desert Feast
Celebrating Tucson's Culinary Heritage
Culinary
University of Arizona Press
September 2020
ISBN 9780816538898
232 pages
$19.95, OUTOFSTOCK
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Drawing on thousands of years of foodways, Tucson cuisine blends the influences of Indigenous, Mexican, mission-era Mediterranean, and ranch-style cowboy food traditions. More/less

Cooking the Wild Southwest
Delicious Recipes for Desert Plants
Culinary
University of Arizona Press
January 2011
ISBN 9780816529193
194 pages

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