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."
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.
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.
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heavy sauces, the long-cooked roux, and the smothered foods that were the heart of old-style New Orleans cooking have been replaced by simple fresh ingredients and easy cooking techniques with a light touch.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.
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
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.
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.