The Measure of Her Powers: An M.F.K. Fisher Reader
M.F.K. Fisher defined food writing. Her works are poignant and powerful. This book is a great entree into her work.
1970s = Second Wave Feminism. Read up, suckers.
The Best ... series always surface amazing collections of up-and-coming writers commingled with the tried-and-true.
Jane and Michael Stern are fixtures in the world of food writing. Unusually working as a writing team, they turn out some of the more thoughtful -- and often funny -- stories around.