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The Amish Cookbook: Recollections and Recipes from an Old Order Amish Family
The Amish Cookbook
Recollections and Recipes from an Old Order Amish Family
Hardcover      ISBN: 1580082149
The Amish Cook, a full-color cookbook based on Elizabeth Coblentz's columns of the same name, compiles more than 75 traditional Amish recipes, photographs of the Coblentz farm, practical gardening tips, cherished family tales, and firsthand accounts of traditional Amish events like corn-husking bees and barn raisings.
The column started when aspiring newspaper editor Kevin Williams convinced Elizabeth Coblentz, an Old Order Amish wife and mother, to write a weekly cooking column called "The Amish Cook." Each week Elizabeth shared a family recipe and discussed daily life on her Indiana farm, spent with her husband, Ben, and their eight children and 32 grandchildren.
A truly unique collaboration between a simple Amish grandmother and a modern-day newspaperman, The Amish Cook is a poignant and authentic look at a disappearing way of life."
The Pillsbury Cookbook: A Facsimile of the Classic 1914 Edition
The Pillsbury Cookbook
A Facsimile of the Classic 1914 Edition
Hardcover      ISBN: 0517163381

Over 300 recipes from one of the most respected names in cooking, with black and white line art throughout. With menu selections, a table of weights and measures, even a timetable for cooking various dishes, this book is as informative today as when it was first published, and the recipes, covering everything from appetizer to dessert, include lots of American comfort foods.

Biker Billy's Hog Wild on a Harley Cookbook: 200 Fiercely Flavorful Recipes to Kick-Start Your Home Cooking from Harley Riders Across the USA
Biker Billy's Hog Wild on a Harley Cookbook
200 Fiercely Flavorful Recipes to Kick-Start Your Home Cooking from Harley Riders Across the USA
Hardcover      ISBN: 1558322507

Harley-Davidson riders are a close-knit community that loves good food. The official motto of Harley riders may be "Live to Ride, Ride to Live, ? but the unofficial motto is "Eat to Ride, Ride to Eat. ? To help celebrate the 100th anniversary of Harley-Davidson in 2003, Bill Hufnagle, aka Biker Billy, collected 200 righteous recipes from HOG (Harley Owners Group) members and other Harley enthusiasts from sea to shining sea whose close-second passion is a fantastic, stick-to-your-ribs meal with no holds barred. There are plenty of Billy's own favorites included, too. Here and only here are recipes for Nana's Famous Horseradish Cheese Spread, Grandpa's Oil Can Stew, Penne with Crankcase Vodka Sauce, Black Leather Tostadas, and John's Prison Break Cake. This is torqued-up-tasty food from a bunch of adventure-loving riders that's certain to appeal to the more than five million Harley riders across the U.S.A.

The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery
The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery
Paperback      ISBN: 0807843954

Based on materials collected by the Foxfire students, this book combines unpretentious recipes with the wit and wisdom of mountain folks.

Emeril's New New Orleans
Emeril's New New Orleans
Hardcover      ISBN: 0688112846

Emeril Lagasse fuses the rich traditions of Creole cookery with the best of America's regional cuisines and adds a vibrant new palette of tastes, ingredients, and styles. The heavy sauces, the long-cooked roux, and the smothered foods that were the heart of old-style New Orleans cooking have been replaced by simple fresh ingredients and easy cooking techniques with a light touch. Emeril serves up a masterpiece in his first cookbook, Emeril's New New Orleans Cooking.

Emeril offers not only hundred of easy-to-prepare recipes, but plenty of professional tips, shortcuts, and useful information about stocking your own New Orleans pantry and making your own seasonings.

Log Cabin Cooking: Pioneer Recipes & Food Lore
Log Cabin Cooking
Pioneer Recipes & Food Lore
Paperback      ISBN: 1883206251

Peppered with authentic 19th century photographs, Log Cabin Cooking is smothered with old-time recipes, kitchen proverbs, even a pinch of proper pioneer etiquette Make-do recipes include Leather Britches, Ash Cake and Portable Soup, using the ingredients available to settlers 150 years ago Other goodies: hand-dipped candle making, soup warnings, molasses taffy, faux foods, zucchini clarinet and ginger beer

The Great Chicago Melting Pot Cookbook
The Great Chicago Melting Pot Cookbook
Paperback      ISBN: 0898650283

A city with the representation of literally hundreds of ethnic groups, Chicago has rightfully earned its nickname as the melting pot of America. The authors of The Great Chicago Melting Pot Cookbook have selected a representative group of these nationalities and, in over 400 recipes, have presented the best of their native cuisine. One of the most distinguishing characteristics of a culture is its cooking and The Great Chicago Melting Pot Cookbook is a delightful way to get acquainted. Over the years, American immigrants have adapted the recipes from their homeland to reflect the tastes and available ingredients of their new country. The recipes found here are easy for the American cook to follow, yet still retain the character of the original cuisine.

The Culinary Herpetologist
The Culinary Herpetologist
Paperback      ISBN: 1932871063

This long awaited, second edition of Liner's "A Herpetological Cookbook" is greatly expanded with over 950 herpetological recipes. From historical recipes: Goanna (Aborigine style), Blackfeet Indian Jellied Snake, and Roasted poison Dart Frog (Campa Indian Style) to modern recipes: Turtle Croquettes, Zippy Alligator Dip, and Ampiuma a la Poulette this cookbook contains something for everyone. An entertaining, historically important treatise everyone interested in amphibians and reptiles should own.

The Lobster Roll: And Other Pleasures of Summer by the Beach
The Lobster Roll
And Other Pleasures of Summer by the Beach
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 1400045843

Presents a collection of recipes from the Long Island restaurant known as Lunch for appetizers, soups, sandwiches, main dishes, vegetables, salads, drinks, and desserts.

Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook
Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook
Paperback      ISBN: 0679758186
"Chez Panisse is an extraordinary dining experience. . . . It is Alice Waters's brilliant gastronomic mind, her flair for cooking, and her almost revolutionary concept of menu planning that make Chez Panisse so exciting."--James Beard

Justly famed for the originality of its ever-changing menu and the range and virtuosity of its chef and owner, Alice Waters, Chez Panisse is known throughout the world as one of America's greatest restaurants. Dinner there is always an adventure--a different five-course meal is offered every night, and the restaurant has seldom repeated a meal since its opening in 1971. Alice Waters is a brilliant pioneer of a wholly original cuisine, at once elegant and earthy, classical and experimental, joyous in its celebration of the very finest and freshest ingredients.

In this spectacular book, Alice Waters collects 120 of Chez Panisse's best menus, its most inspired transformations of classic French dishes. The Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook is filled with dishes redolent of the savory bouquet of teh garden, the appealing aromas and roasty flavors of food cooked over the charcoal grill, and the delicate sweetness of fish fresh from the sea. There are menus here for different seasons of the year, for picnics and outdoor barbecues and other great occasions. Handsomely designed and illustrated by David Lance Goines, this is an indispensable addition to the shelf of every great cook and cookbook readers.

"A lovely book, wonderfully inventive, and the food is very pure."--Richard Olney