This is the very best of American cooking, from the shores of New England to the rich valleys of California, and from the Midwest plains to the northern mountains. It features over 200 easy-to-follow recipes for every kind of meal, including soups, snacks and appetizers, fish and shellfish, meat and poultry, vegetables, dessert dishes and bakes, and also special-occasion meals. You can learn the secrets of preparing authentic Maryland Crabcakes with Tartar Sauce, Boston Brown Bread, Chicago Deep-Pan Pizza and Yankee Pot Roast. It features all the classic recipes, as well as new and interesting ways with traditional American ingredients. It is illustrated throughout with 800 photographs and presented in an easy-to-follow step-by-step format, so you can create all the tasty dishes you would like to discover from every part of America. This unique volume represents the wonderfully diverse nature of the American culinary tradition. Over 200 recipes are presented, so you can sample all the food you love in your own kitchen.
Learn the secrets of preparing authentic Pennsylvania Dutch Fried Tomatoes, Idaho Beef Stew and San Francisco Chicken Wings, and you don't need to go to a restaurant to enjoy Mexican or Cajun cooking either. From the coast of New England to the Southwestern deserts, from the bayous of the South to the Northwest mountains, and from the Midwest plains to the rich valleys of California, this book takes you on a culinary tour of the very best of American cooking.
Carla Capalbo grew in New York City where she began her career as a cooking editor. The author and stylist of a number of cookbooks, she has also contributed to various magazine supplements of The New York Times, such as Entertaining, Good Health, and The World of New York. Laura Washburn grew up in Los Angeles. She left California to attend the American University in Paris, where she received a BA. She also earned a diploma from the Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne.