The Lexicon of Real American Food

The Lexicon of Real American Food

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by Jane Stern, Michael Stern
     
 

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Jane and Michael Stern have crisscrossed America sampling regional favorites and quirky fare. Here they translate a full menu of offbeat daily specials for your enjoyment, on the road or at home. Includes select recipes, profiles of food legends, and hard-earned advice on the best place to sample your next authentic American

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Jane and Michael Stern have crisscrossed America sampling regional favorites and quirky fare. Here they translate a full menu of offbeat daily specials for your enjoyment, on the road or at home. Includes select recipes, profiles of food legends, and hard-earned advice on the best place to sample your next authentic American meal, including…
 
Fluffernutter
Hoppel Poppel
Migas
Jonnycakes
Kolache
Cat Head Biscuit
Meat and Three
Brunswick Stew
Dirty Rice

Editorial Reviews

Corby Kummer
The Sterns have always been culinary and cultural anthropologists, and the slightly ironic distance as well as the enthusiasm they bring to their subjects always makes them worth reading.
—The New York Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762760947
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2011
Edition description:
First
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

Jane and Michael Stern are best known for their Roadfood books, website (roadfood.com), and magazine columns, in which they seek out restaurants serving American regional specialties. They appear weekly on Lynne Rossetto Kasper’s public radio program The Splendid Table and are contributing editors at Saveur magazine. They have won three James Beard Foundation Awards and the James Beard Perrier-Jouet Award for lifetime achievement. 

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Lexicon of Real American Food 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Hannasgrammy More than 1 year ago
This book might not fall under that "definitely need to know" category, but it provides a great romp through traditional American food lore!