New book provides tasty recipes, history trivia

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Author Claire S. Cabot gives readers ‘A Short History of Ingredients’ found in everyday kitchens

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Provides interesting information and entertaining bits of trivia regarding the common components of everyday kitchen recipes.

Freelance writer and researcher Claire S. Cabot combines her love of history with her love for cooking to give readers “A Short History of Ingredients” (published by Xlibris). The new book provides interesting information and entertaining bits of trivia regarding the common components of everyday kitchen recipes.

Cabot became fascinated with the plethora of ingredients available to 21st century cooks and how these items were used in the past. For example, her book reveals that in the thirteenth century, strawberries were considered an aphrodisiac while garlic was used as an antibiotic during World War II. She also shows how people continue to develop new species of foods even today, such as Rock Cornish game hens and Fuji apples, two perfect examples of new 20th century varieties.

These interesting facts also come with Cabot’s own delicious recipes. “A Short History of Ingredients” makes cooking a learning experience.

“A Short History of Ingredients”
By Claire S. Cabot
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 206 pages | ISBN 9781499045772
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 206 pages | ISBN 9781499046304
E-Book | 206 pages | ISBN 9781499045796
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Claire S. Cabot lives in Beverly Farms, Massachusetts, with her husband Sam, who is her official taster. They have four children.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit xlibris.com or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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