American Regional Cooking / Edition 1

American Regional Cooking / Edition 1

by Patricia A. Heyman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131708562

ISBN-13: 9780131708563

Pub. Date: 08/18/2008

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Examines America’s regions and cooking styles—providing an understanding of not only their flavor concepts, but how the cuisines developed and evolved. A companion to International Cooking: A Culinary Journey, it follows a concise format that explains the history, topography, prevalent foods, ingredients, cooking methods, and characteristics of

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Examines America’s regions and cooking styles—providing an understanding of not only their flavor concepts, but how the cuisines developed and evolved. A companion to International Cooking: A Culinary Journey, it follows a concise format that explains the history, topography, prevalent foods, ingredients, cooking methods, and characteristics of specific states and entire regions. Over 200 tested recipes cover all segments of the menu, with many offering contemporary twists to traditional dishes. Wine pairings, accompanying photographs, and sidebars heighten the readers’ understanding of each cuisine and make it an excellent reference during their own culinary journey. Emphasizes the history, evolution and development of America’s regional cuisines. Over 200 tested recipes offer the opportunity to learn cooking techniques and methods from masters. Recipes cover all segments of the menu allowing students to prepare a buffet for each region including first course, soup, salad, several entrées, vegetables, starch, bread, and desserts. Photographs accompany each recipe. Removes the fear of trying new recipes by categorizing all recipes into one of six methods of cooking: braise, bake/roast, grill/broil, boil/simmer/poach/steam, sauté, and /or deep-fry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131708563
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/18/2008
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
448
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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