American Indian Cooking: Recipes from the Southwest / Edition 1

American Indian Cooking: Recipes from the Southwest / Edition 1

by Carolyn Niethammer, Jenean Thomson
     
 


This handy cookbook is an enjoyable and informative guide to the rich culinary traditions of the American Indians of the Southwest. Featured are 150 authentic fruit, grain, and vegetable recipes—foods that have been prepared by generations of Apaches, Zunis, Navajos, Havasupais, Yavapais, Pimas, and Pueblos. These tasty, unique dishes include mesquite… See more details below

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This handy cookbook is an enjoyable and informative guide to the rich culinary traditions of the American Indians of the Southwest. Featured are 150 authentic fruit, grain, and vegetable recipes—foods that have been prepared by generations of Apaches, Zunis, Navajos, Havasupais, Yavapais, Pimas, and Pueblos. These tasty, unique dishes include mesquite pudding, Navajo blue bread, hominy, cherry corn bread, and yucca hash.
 
American Indian Cooking also boasts wonderfully detailed illustrations of dozens of edible wild plants and essential information on their history, use, and importance. Many of these plants can be obtained by mail; a list of mail-order sources in the back of the book allows everyone to sample and savor these distinctive, natural recipes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803283756
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Edition description:
1ST BISON
Pages:
191
Product dimensions:
8.03(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
ICactus and Cactuslike Plants
Agave2
Barrel Cactus8
Cholla10
Ocotillo13
Prickly Pear15
Saguaro22
Yucca29
IINuts and Seeds
Acorn34
Grass Seed37
Jojoba39
Mesquite42
Pinyon Pine47
Sunflower51
Black Walnut55
IIIGrapes, Berries, and Cherries
Chokecherry58
Wild Currant61
Elderberry63
Wild Grape68
Ground Cherry70
Desert Hackberry72
Net-Leaf Hackberry72
Manzanita75
Wild Rose77
Squawberry79
Wolf Berry82
IVFoods of Marsh and Mesa
Buffalo Gourd86
Cattail88
Cota93
Devil's Claw94
Mormon Tea96
Wild Onion98
Puffball100
VGreens
Rocky Mountain Beeweed104
Canaigre106
Curly Dock108
Dandelion109
Lamb's-Quarter112
Wild Mint115
Horsemint117
Pigweed118
Purslane121
Monkey Flower123
Tumbleweed123
VIAgriculture
Beans128
Chili131
Corn133
Melon147
Pumpkin149
Squash152
Wheat155
Notes162
Sources174
Bibliography175
Medical Index179
General Index183

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