Peanuts: The Illustrious History of the Goober Pea
University of Illinois Press, 2002 - 234 pages
A culinary history of the protein-laden legume follows the peanut's rise from a lowly, messy snack food to its place in haute cuisine and on candy racks across America, and highlights the peanut's pioneers, economic influences, and role in health trends.
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