America's Best Lost Recipes: 121 Kitchen-Tested Heirloom Recipes Too Good to Forget

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Overview

Thousands of home cooks from around the country participated in the Cook’s Country Heirloom Recipe Preservation Project --- we received more than 2,800 recipes in less than four months. After more than a year of testing and tasting we are proud to publish America’s Best Lost Recipes, featuring 121 of the best old-fashioned recipes that deserve a place in today’s modern kitchens.

Featured recipes include Vidalia Onion Pie, Aunt Ellen’s Upside Down Lemon Pudding Pie, Chicken Corn Rivel Soup, Cold Oven Pound Cake, and more.

America’s Best Lost Recipes is sure to become a cherished part of your cookbook collection.

This collection features food you will want to make for friends and family while test kitchen notes tell the story of our recipe testing -- what worked, what didn’t and what you need to know to be successful in the kitchen. And each recipe features an introduction placing recipes in historical context and sharing excerpts from the personal stories behind them. A slice of Americana, America’s Best Lost Recipes aims to preserve the best our culinary heritage has to offer.

Bound in a kitchen-friendly lay flat binding, America's Best Lost Recipes is packed with full color photos, notes from the test kitchen staff, troubleshooting tips, and step-by-step illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933615189
  • Publisher: America's Test Kitchen
  • Publication date: 9/28/2007
  • Pages: 234
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2008

    Historic trip through America's kitchen

    I love this book. Borrowed it from the library and am ordering my own copy. The names of the recipes evoked such fond memories of foods that I had once tasted or heard of and thought were long gone. Each page has an explanation of the origin of the dish. Best of all, each recipe was tested, update or simplified where needed while maintaining the integrity of the original. A true trip down Memory Lane. Reads like a novel. Bravo!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2007

    nostalgic memories

    I married a coking teacher, we just celebrated our 39th anniversary. I surprised her with the book, She immediately sat down, stopped what she was doing, started underlining passages and started audibly commenting 'oh my', 'isn't this wondeful' 'I remember when grandma made that' She's sending copies to her sister, aunt and daughter in laws.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 9, 2007

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    Most of the recipes are for breads, cakes or desserts. I've tried two of the recipes so far 'Brooklyn Cheese Puffs and Summer Squash Souffle', and actually have given up on the book on that basis. It is not a cook book for serious cooks.

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