Martha's American Food: A Celebration of Our Nation's Most Treasured Dishes, from Coast to Coast (Google eBook)

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, Apr 24, 2012 - Cooking - 432 pages
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   In this beautiful volume, a love letter to American food, Martha Stewart, who has so significantly influenced the American table, collects her most favorite national dishes, as well as the stories and traditions behind them. These are recipes that will delight you with nostalgia, inspire you, and teach you about our nation by way of its regions and their distinctive flavors. Above all, these are time-honored recipes that you will turn to again and again. 
   Organized geographically, the 200 recipes in Martha’s American Food include main dishes such as comforting Chicken Pot Pies, easy Grilled Fish Tacos, irresistible Barbecued Ribs, and hearty New England Clam Chowder. Here, too, are thoroughly modern starters, sides, and one-dish meals that harness the bounty of each region’s seasons and landscape: Hot Crab Dip, Tequila-Grilled Shrimp, Indiana Succotash, Chicken and Andouille Gumbo, Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Whitefish, and Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Meyer Lemon, Arugula, and Pistachios. And you will want to leave room for dessert, with dozens of treats such as Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan Pie, New York Cheesecake, and Peach and Berry Cobbler. 
   Through sidebars about the flavors that define each region and stunning photography that brings the foods—and the places with which we identify them—to life, Martha celebrates the unique character of each part of the country. With all the dishes that inspire pride in our national cuisine, Martha’s American Food gathers, in one place, the recipes that will surely please your family and friends for generations to come.
  

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Review: Martha's American Food: A Celebration of Our Nation's Most Treasured Dishes, from Coast to Coast

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It is not everyday that I run across a cookbook I can truly rave about, but this is it! I can honestly say I will use every recipe in this book! They are home cooking that all my family will love and ... Read full review

Review: Martha's American Food: A Celebration of Our Nation's Most Treasured Dishes, from Coast to Coast

User Review  - Thisbeautifulmess - Goodreads

My favorite part of this book was reading about the history of each type of dish and how they have evolved over the years. I am particularly fascinated with dishes from the south as they don't make an appearance in Canada all that much so are new to me. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
8
TIPS AND TECHNIQUES
79
BASIC RECIPES
410
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
417
PHOTO CREDITS
431
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About the author (2012)

MARTHA STEWART is the founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, as well as the author of dozens of bestselling books on cooking, entertaining, gardening, weddings, and decorating. She is the host of The Martha Stewart Show, the Emmy-winning daily national program. MSLO publishes several magazines, including Martha Stewart Living; produces Martha Stewart Living Radio, channel 110 on Sirius satellite radio; produces merchandise for a broad group of retailers; and provides a wealth of ideas and information at marthastewart.com.

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