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Chicago Cooks: 25 Years of Chicago Culinary History and Great Recipes from Les Dames d'Escoffier [NOOK Book]

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The past 25 years has seen Chicago transformed from a heartland stronghold of meat and potatoes into a major culinary center. Chicago Cooks chronicles this story through the eyes of the Chicago chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier, female leaders in the food and dining world. They tell how the Chicago food scene grew and evolved, touching on landmark restaurants like Charlie Trotter's and Frontera Grill, the rise of ethnic cuisines imported from around the world, and the proliferation of shops, markets, and classes ...
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Chicago Cooks: 25 Years of Chicago Culinary History and Great Recipes from Les Dames d'Escoffier

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Overview


The past 25 years has seen Chicago transformed from a heartland stronghold of meat and potatoes into a major culinary center. Chicago Cooks chronicles this story through the eyes of the Chicago chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier, female leaders in the food and dining world. They tell how the Chicago food scene grew and evolved, touching on landmark restaurants like Charlie Trotter's and Frontera Grill, the rise of ethnic cuisines imported from around the world, and the proliferation of shops, markets, and classes serving the ever more sophisticated home cook. The book also includes a bounty of 75 recipes for entertaining from this unique group of Chicago food authorities, gathered specially for this book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572846067
  • Publisher: Agate
  • Publication date: 3/1/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author


Carol Mighton Haddix is food editor of the Chicago Tribune, and a founding member of the Chicago chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 26, 2012

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    A little too informative. But the recipes are good. There are a few I will try for the holiday.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2013

    Not bad

    But I just wanted a recipe book not a history lesson.

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  • Posted November 27, 2012

    SOME GOOD RECIPES, BUY THIS BOOK

    I LOVE COOK BOOKS & I AM GREATLY SATISFIED WITH THIS ONE.LIKE THE STORIES INVOLVED & ALSO HAS SOME INTERESTING RECIPES TO TRY..PLUS THE STORIES MAKE THIS BOOK A FUN ONE TO READ..NEVER BORING.. ansin

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  • Posted November 27, 2012

    Great book

    Good recipes

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  • Posted November 20, 2012

    just a so so recommendation

    Not for the average cook. Probably best for those who live or lived in Chicago.

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  • Posted November 19, 2012

    Reads to much like a book and not a recipe book

    Looks like some good recipes however, there is a lot of story telling and reading and I wanted just a recipe book thought that is what this book was.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 2, 2012

    Problems with amounts

    Cant read all of the ingredient lists, due to electronic conversion.

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