Duncan Hines: More Than a Cake Mix

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Adults, Older Adults
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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 included in his Christmas card that became "Adventures in Good Eating" to the products still bearing his name on today’s grocery shelves.