The Route 66 Cookbook: Comfort Food from the Mother Road

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Council Oak Books, Mar 1, 2003 - Cooking - 272 pages
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This is the only culinary guide to what Steinbeck dubbed "The Mother Road." It includes over 250 delicious, time-tested recipes from places like the U Drop Inn, the Covered Wagon Trading Post, the Pig Hip, and the Bungalow Inn. It is also a nostalgic recreation of the Route 66 of the past, with stories from the waitresses and cooks who poured the coffee and baked the pie. This is a gem of Americana, and a treasury of comforting dishes from a time when the flavors along the road changed as dramatically as the landscape and accents as you sped across the heartland.
 

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Clark's cookbook/travelog captures a disappearing part of American culture--the networks of diners and family restaurants, truck stops, and almost-forgotten small towns along old Highway 66. Clark ... Read full review

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Awesome recipes..Grandma's Fry Bread..Flap Jacks..love it!

Contents

ILLINOIS
1
MISSOURI
24
KANSAS
56
OKLAHOMA
64
TEXAS
108
NEW MEXICO
130

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Page xv - Cover pot with lid and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.

About the author (2003)

Marian Clark is the author of The Main Street of America Cookbook. She lives in Hereford, Texas. Michael Wallis is the author of several books, including Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride, Route 66: The Mother Road, and The Wild West: 365 Days. Clark and Wallis are the coauthors of Hogs on 66: Best Feed & Hangouts for Roadtrips on Route 66.

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