American Indian Cooking: Recipes from the Southwest is a celebration of the richly culinary legacy of the Native Americans of the Southwest. First published in 1974 as American Indian Food and Lore, this edition is reissued by the University of Nebraska Press. The author respects the Native women who generously shared their cooking skills with her. She acknowledges the women in the book's introduction. Carolyn Niethammer features one hundred and fifty recipes from Apache, Zuni, Navajo, Havasupai, Yavapai, Pima, and Pueblo cooks.