Eric D. Lehman and Amy Nawrocki are the coauthors of A History of Connecticut Wine: Vineyard in Your Backyard. Eric's essays, reviews and stories have appeared in dozens of journals and magazines. His books include Bridgeport: Tales from the Park City; Hamden: Tales from the Sleeping Giant; and The Insider's Guide to Connecticut. Amy is an award-winning poet whose three collections, Potato Eaters, Nomad's End and Lune de Miel, are available from Finishing Line Press. They teach English and creative writing at the University of Bridgeport and live in Hamden with their two cats.
A History of Connecticut Food: A Proud Tradition of Puddings, Clambakes & Steamed Cheeseburgersby Eric D. Lehman, Amy Nawrocki
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What is Connecticut food? Which crops, livestock and seafood have shaped the complex cuisines that its people have cherished for more than four centuries? This exciting investigation will please every food lover who appreciates the story behind a meal and every budding chef who longs for the secrets of favorite local dishes. With traditional recipes, reinterpretations and fascinating new classics, there's something here for all tastes, from familiar comforts like chicken potpie and fried oysters to curious concoctions like Grape-Nuts pudding and steamed cheeseburgers. Authors Eric D. Lehman and Amy Nawrocki open the mind and the mouth in this comprehensive history of Connecticut food.
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