Some attribute Rhode Islanders’ fascination with food to the state's ethnic mix: Italians who have an inherent love of food; French and Portuguese descendents, whose ancestral recipes are a part of the fabric of Rhode Island’s cuisine; and the Native Americans who were the first to use the bounty of the sea and land. In the second edition of The Providence & Rhode Island Cookbook, author Linda Beaulieu shares more recipes from talented chefs, family, and friends. With more than 200 recipes and engaging sidebars this book celebrates the dishes and culinary terms that are unique to Rhode Island.
“I’ve adored Sarah Chase’s cookbooks for decades! This is exactly what you want to cook at home—delicious, satisfying, earthy food your friends and family will love.” —Ina Garten, Barefoot Contessa Cookbooks and Television From a born-and-bred New Englander comes a book that sings with all the flavors and textures of the beloved region. Sarah Leah Chase is a caterer, cooking teacher, and prolific writer whose books—including The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook (as coauthor) and Nantucket Open-House Cookbook—have over 3.4 million copies in print. For New England Open-House Cookbook, she draws from her memories of growing up in Connecticut and Maine; her experience living and cooking on Cape Cod; and her extensive travels meeting farmers, fishermen, and chefs. The result is a wide-ranging cookbook for everyone who has skied the mountains of Vermont, sailed off the coast of Maine, dug for clams on Cape Cod, or just wishes they had. It reflects the bountiful ingredients and recipes of New England, served up in evocative prose, gorgeous full-color photographs, and 300 delicious recipes. All of New England’s classic dishes are represented, including a wealth of shellfish soups and stews and a full chapter celebrating lobster. From breakfast (Debbie’s Blue Ribbon Maine Muffins) to delightful appetizers and nibbles (Tiny Tumbled Tomatoes, Oysters “Clark Rockefeller”) to mains for every season and occasion: Baked Bluefish with New Potatoes and Summer Rib Eyes with Rosemary, Lemon, and Garlic. Plus: perfect picnic recipes, farmstand sides, and luscious desserts.
The delicious, informative, and entertaining cookbook tie-in to PBS's Emmy Award-winning series A Taste of History. A TASTE OF HISTORY COOKBOOK provides a fascinating look into 18th and 19th century American history. Featuring over 150 elegant and approachable recipes featured in the Taste of History television series, paired with elegantly styled food photography, readers will want to recreate these dishes in their modern-day kitchens. Woven throughout the recipes are fascinating history lessons that introduce the people, places, and events that shaped our unique American democracy and cuisine. For instance, did you know that tofu has been a part of our culture's diet for centuries? Ben Franklin sung its praises in a letter written in 1770! With recipes like West Indies Pepperpot Soup, which was served to George Washington's troops to nourish them during the long winter at Valley Forge to Cornmeal Fried Oysters, the greatest staple of the 18th century diet to Boston's eponymous Boston Cream Pie, A TASTE OF HISTORY COOKBOOK is a must-have for both cookbook and history enthusiasts alike.
WIlderness Ranger Cookbook is collection of trail-tested recipes from wilderness rangers across all four major agencies that includes quotes from the rangers as well as wilderness tips. Even more so, it is also a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act. This book has the backing of the Society for Wilderness Stewardship, the corporate sponsorship of Osprey Packs, and the backing of the four agencies (USFS, BLM, USFWS, and NPS). There will be a total of approximately 100 recipes with quotes from the park rangers, color photos, tips, Leave No Trace information, and the entirety of the Wilderness Act.
Says author DeWald: "Cooking, like love, must be shared. This isn't a recipe collection. It is a history-of-life cookbook" -- the result of over thirty years of exploring the culinary scene of the cooking fires of Arizona.
"This book serves up the American cookbook as a tasty sampler of history, geography, and culture, revealing the influence of political events (e.g. wartime rationing), social movements (temperance), and technological change (new packaging and cooking methods)"--Provided by publisher.