Since the 1950s, the name Duncan Hines has been synonymous with boxed cake mix. But who was Duncan Hines? And how did he influence American food history? Join writer and history enthusiast Amy Gail Hansen for an in-depth look at this Chicago-based traveling salesman's fascinating life, from the coveted restaurant recommendations in his Christmas card that became "Adventures in Good Eating" to the products still bearing his name on today's grocery shelves.
Amy Gail Hansen is an internationally published author of fiction and non-fiction books, a freelance journalist, a public speaker and educator, and a (new) blogger. She is also a self-proclaimed foodie, a cookbook addict, a voracious reader, a history enthusiast, and a lover of the Midwest.
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