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American Regional Cooking: A Culinary Journey examines America’s regions and cooking styles–providing an understanding of not only flavor concepts, but how cuisines have developed and evolved. A companion text to International Cooking: A Culinary Journey, this textbook follows a concise format that explains the history, topography, prevalent foods, ingredients, cooking methods, and characteristics of specific states and regions.

Key Features:

  • Over 200 tested recipes cover all segments of a complete menu, offering traditional dishes and some recipes with contemporary twists on the traditional.
  • Additional recipes contributed by chefs Todd English, Charlie Palmer, Kathy Cary, Mark Militello, Todd Slossberg, and Peter Merriman.
  • List of web sites for more information about the regions, history, and recipes
  • Wine pairings, accompanying photographs, and sidebars heighten students’ understanding of each cuisine.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131708563
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 8/18/2008
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 1,148,952
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

1. History

2. New England

Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island

3. Middle Atlantic States

New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland

4. Southern States

Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas

5. Florida

6. Louisiana

7. Midwestern States

Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa and Missouri

8. Plains States

North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma

9. Southwestern States

Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona

10. Mountain States

Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, and Nevada

11. Pacific Northwest, Alaska, and Hawaii

Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and Hawaii

12. California

13. The Melting Pot

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