Harley and Davidson Family Recipes: Celebrating 100 Years of Home Cooking

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Ten Speed Press, 2004 - Cooking - 149 pages
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More than 100 years ago, best friends William S. Harley and Arthur Davidson made history when they created the first "motorized bicycle" and founded the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. But there's another story. Over the century, the Harley and Davidson families grew up together, celebrating their company's milestones with road trips, hunting and fishing sallies-and lots and lots of eating.

In Harley and Davidson Family Recipes, the founders' grandchildren Margo Manning and Carol Lange present 100 family recipes tailor-made for home gatherings and roadside picnics, including Gilroy 40-Clove Garlic Chicken, Endurance Run Spinach Pasta Salad, and Grandma Harley's Peach Cobbler. Packed with rare archival photographs and anecdotes about the families and their burgeoning company, this charming book is a delicious piece of Americana, sure to please home cooks and motorcycle buffs alike.


   * A homespun treasury of family recipes from the Harley and Davidson families, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company.


   * Includes archival photos, engaging stories, and historical tidbits about the early days of Harley-Davidson, its founders, their families, and their motorcycles.


   * Features recipes for tasty after-the-ride libations such as the Side Car, the Blue Motorcycle, and the Handle Bar.

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About the author (2004)

MARGO MANNING is the granddaughter of William Sylvester and Anna Caroline Harley. She is currently associate director of development at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
CAROL LANGE is the granddaughter of William and Mary Bauer Davidson. She currently works in the travel consulting business. She resides in Los Gatos, California.

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