As Long as We Both Shall Eat: A History of Wedding Food and Feasts

By Claire Stewart

(Rowman and Littlefield)

Claire Stewart, an assistant professor at the New York City College of Technology, City University of New York and a CHNY member, has written a culinary history of wedding feasts that examines the various food customs associated with weddings in America. From cocktail hours to wedding cakes, showers to brunches—even Jay Z’s controversial champagne company, Stewart explores the food we enjoy to celebrate the joining of life partners. This tasty trip down the aisle is an entertaining and lively account of nuptial noshing.

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