The Banana Split Book: Everything There is to Know about America's Greatest Dessert

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Camino Books, Jan 1, 2004 - Cooking - 166 pages
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The banana split, America's favorite dessert, turns 100 years old. Michael Turback has traveled the country (and some places beyond) to bring us this exciting and surprising history of the banana split. Included are over 150 versions, or recipes, of the famous dish, as well as quotes, hilarious tidbits, and quirky facts about America's favorite dessert. Coupled with fun photographs and illustrations on almost every page, The Banana Split Book is good reading and eating alike.

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For Turback, author of A Month of Sundaes and an Ithaca, N.Y. restaurateur, the banana split epitomizes America: it's inventive, indulgent and wacky; "a grand idea that could only have been conceived ... Read full review

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MICHAEL TURBACK is a veteran restaurateur who currently works in the gourmet and specialty food products industry. He is a founding partner of the New York First Company and lives in Ithaca, New York.

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