Cooking Down East: Favorite Maine Recipes

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Cooking Down East is the best-selling Maine cookbook ever: Over 100,000 copies have been sold since it was originally published in 1969. This compelling new edition features more than 350 recipes filled with New England cooking traditions and Maine ingredients. Plus, Chef Melissa Kelly, the James Beard Award-winning chef of Primo, has added more than 15 new recipes to the mix. Kelly encourages the reader to seek out seasonal, fresh ingredients and gives helpful tips on adapting some of Standish's classic recipes ...

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Overview

Cooking Down East is the best-selling Maine cookbook ever: Over 100,000 copies have been sold since it was originally published in 1969. This compelling new edition features more than 350 recipes filled with New England cooking traditions and Maine ingredients. Plus, Chef Melissa Kelly, the James Beard Award-winning chef of Primo, has added more than 15 new recipes to the mix. Kelly encourages the reader to seek out seasonal, fresh ingredients and gives helpful tips on adapting some of Standish's classic recipes for today's tastes. No Maine kitchen is complete without this regional classic, and Kelly's expertise adds a modern twist to this cherished tome making it even more essential for the contemporary Maine cook.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608931927
  • Publisher: Down East Books
  • Publication date: 10/16/2012
  • Edition description: 2nd Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 254
  • Sales rank: 521,999
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

For 25 years, Marjorie Standish, now deceased, was the editor of the "Cooking Down East" column for the Maine Sunday Telegram, the state's largest-circulation Sunday paper. She lived in Augusta, Maine. Even in her late eighties, she was still meeting with her fans and drawing out-the-door-and-around-the-block crowds to her book signings.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Marjorie Standish 6

A Note to 21st Century Readers by Melissa Kelly 8

Steius, Chowders, and Soups 11

Fish and Shellfish 23

Poultry 51

Meats 65

Game Cookery 81

Eggs and Cheese 87

Vegetables 97

Salads and Dressings 113

All Sorts of Breads 125

Just Desserts 149

Presenting for Future Use 223

These "Firsts" Come Last 235

Glossary-By the Way 249

Index 251

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