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American Regional Cookery

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  • Details about Mystic seafood : great recipes, history, and seafaring lore from Mystic Seaport

    Mystic seafood : great recipes, history, and seafaring lore from Mystic Seaport

    Jean Kerr with Spencer Smith.

    Mystic Seaport in southeastern Connecticut is the home of all things about New England and the sea--including great seafood cooking. Every year tens of thousands of people visit Mystic to see the fishing boats and ships, tour the 18th-century coastal village, and sample great seafood. Now here is Mystic Seafood, with more than one hundred great seafood recipes, both historical and contemporary, simple and elaborate, for oysters, clams, lobster, shrimp, cod, flounder, tuna, swordfish, and many ot……more

  • Details about American regional cooking

    American regional cooking

    Carole Clements, Laura Washburn and Patricia Lousada.

    Classic American dishes from coast to coast: 800 recipes shown step-by-step in over 1500 color photographs…more

  • Details about In a Cajun kitchen : authentic Cajun recipes and stories from a family farm on the bayou

    In a Cajun kitchen : authentic Cajun recipes and stories from a family farm on the bayou

    Terri Pischoff Wuerthner.

    When most people think of Cajun cooking, they think of blackened redfish or, maybe, gumbo. When Terri Pischoff Wuerthner thinks of Cajun cooking, she thinks about Great-Grandfather Theodoreâ??s picnics on Lake Carenton, children gathering crawfish fresh from the bayou for supper, and Grandma Olympeâ??s fricassee of beef, because Terri Pischoff Wuerthner is descended from an old Cajun family. Through a seamless blend of storytelling and recipes to live by, Wuerthnerâ??s In a Caj……more

  • Details about Delilah's everyday soul : Southern cooking with style

    Delilah's everyday soul : Southern cooking with style

    with Jennifer Lindner McGlinn.

    InDelilah’s Everyday Soul, chef Delilah Winder shares the Southern-inspired recipes that helped earn her the devotion of many, including television’s Oprah Winfrey, the NFL’s Donovan McNabb, and music’s Patti LaBelle. Sharing more than 100 of her favorite recipes and the stories behind them, Delilah reaches back to her roots and forward to future generations of soul food lovers with her fun, eclectic recipes. For Delilah, Southern food comes from the heart and touches the……more

  • Details about The Lady & Sons just desserts : more than 120 sweet temptations from Savannah's favorite restaurant

    The Lady & Sons just desserts : more than 120 sweet temptations from Savannah's favorite restaurant

    Paula H. Deen ; photographs by Alan Richardson.

    As Paula Deen will tell y'all, there's just no satisfying way to finish a delicious meal without a scrumptious, mouthwatering dessert!In this beautiful hardcover edition ofThe Lady & Sons Just Desserts,Paula -- author, restaurateur, and Food Network star -- devotes her trademark southern charm to a tempting collection of more than 120 delightful recipes, guaranteed to indulge any sweet tooth. Whether you're baking for the holidays or an after-dinner treat, there are crowd-pleasers here for a……more

  • Details about The Hershey, Pennsylvania cookbook : fun treats and trivia from the chocolate capital of the world

    The Hershey, Pennsylvania cookbook : fun treats and trivia from the chocolate capital of the world

    Marilyn Odesser-Torpey.

    This lavishly illustrated chocolate cookbook celebrates America’s century-long love affair with the iconic foil-wrapped confection fondly known as the Kiss. From Capuccino-Kissed Cheesecake to Kissables Crunch, Chunky Macadamia Bars to Chocolate and Cherries Fudge Torte, chocolate lovers everywhere will find dozens of irresistable recipes for brownies, bars, cookies, pies, cakes, muffins, and more, all of them using Hershey’s Kisses or Kiss-related products. Also included are special……more

  • Details about The Martha's Vineyard table

    The Martha's Vineyard table

    by Jessica B. Harris ; photographs by Susie Cushner.

    From a culinary historian whose family has vacationed there for 100 years, The Martha's Vineyard Table presents the island's favourite delicious recipes, along with short essays and gorgeous photos of the food and the folk.…more

  • Details about Cowgirl cuisine : rustic recipes and cowgirl adventures from a Texas ranch

    Cowgirl cuisine : rustic recipes and cowgirl adventures from a Texas ranch

    Paula Disbrowe ; photography by Shelly Strazis.

    Who hasn't fantasized about leaving behind the chaos of everyday life and moving someplace where life is simpler? Well, that's just what chef and food writer Paula Disbrowe did when she left New York City and moved to Texas. She traded her subway MetroCard for a pickup truck and her stiletto heels for a pair of down-home cowboy boots. In Cowgirl Cuisine, Paula tells her story through food. She weaves together romance, adventure, and more than a few laughs as she celebrates the beauty of flavorfu……more

  • Details about The pioneer woman cooks : recipes from an accidental country girl

    The pioneer woman cooks : recipes from an accidental country girl

    Ree Drummond.

    My name is Ree. Some folks know me as The Pioneer Woman. After years of living in Los Angeles, I made a pit stop in my hometown in Oklahoma on the way to a new, exciting life in Chicago. It was during my stay at home that I met Marlboro Man, a mysterious cowboy with steely blue eyes and a muscular, work-honed body. A strict vegetarian, I fell hard and fast, and before I knew it we were married and living on his ranch in the middle of nowhere, taking care of animals, and managing a brood of four ……more

  • Details about Best of the best from the Mid-Atlantic cookbook : selected recipes from the favorite cookbooks of Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and Washington, D.C.

    Best of the best from the Mid-Atlantic cookbook : selected recipes from the favorite cookbooks of Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and Washington, D.C.

    edited by Gwen McKee and Barbara Moseley ; illustrated by Tupper England.

    Catch the fresh flavor of the Mid-Atlantic region with this compilation of over 400 of the area's most popular recipes. From the Atlantic shore in New Jersey, across Delaware, to Chesapeake Bay nestled snugly in the state of Maryland, and inland to the bustling streets of our nation's capitol, seventy-nine cookbooks contributed their most requested recipes. What will you try first? Creamy Atlantic Coast Fish Chowder or Imperial Crab Casserole? Tilghman Island Crab Melt or Cape May French Toast ……more

  • Details about Dishing up Maryland

    Dishing up Maryland

    by Lucie L. Snodgrass.

    Crab cakes may be Maryland's signature flavor, but it's only a part of what the state's culinary menu has to offer. "Dishing Up Maryland" focuses on the rich diversity of Maryland's native foods and includes 150 recipes.…more