Better Than Homemade (Paperback)

By Carolyn Wyman

Quirk Books, 9781931686426, 144pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2004



Who put the Minute in Minute Rice? What exactly is Spam? Why do Pringles come in a tennis ball can? Discover the answers to all these questions and many more in this freewheeling history of the packaged food industry.

About the Author

Carolyn Wyman is the author of "Spam: A Biography and Jell-O: A Biography." Her nationally syndicated column, "Supermarket Sampler," appears in more than one hundred newspapers nationwide. Her writing has appeared in the "Boston Globe," the "Christian Science Monitor," and the "Los Angeles Times." She writes, heats, and eats in Philadelphia.