Dining By Rail: The History and Recipes of America's Golden Age of Railroad Cuisine

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Macmillan, May 15, 1998 - Cooking - 400 pages
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Dining by Rail is James D. Porterfield's book of history and recipes from America's golden age of railroad cuisine. Porterfield is a devotee of railroad history and a gourmet cook, and while preparing this book he sorted through 7,500 railroad recipes. Full of authentic menus and classic recipes like Lobster Newburg, deviled eggs and blanc mange, Dining by Rail is the book for anyone who has ever dreamed of returning to the days of glamorous travel.

  

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User Review  - CasaBooks - LibraryThing

Read the summary of this and be amazed at some more "fascinating" history. Who ever thought of how and when meals started being served on railroads? Gee, we don't normally think about how the early ... Read full review

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User Review  - MarthaN - LibraryThing

The unusual combination of railroad dining history and regional cookbook perhaps rules out readers rather than increase the number of readers, but both halves are quite interesting. The "history" half ... Read full review

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James D. Porterfield is a devotee of railroad history and a gourmet cook. He sorted through 7,500 authentic railroad recipes while preparing Dining By Rail. He lives and teaches in State College, Pennsylvania.

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