The New England Clam Shack Cookbook

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Rich buttery lobster, fried clams, and creamy chowders are the foods that taste of long summer days in New England. Fresh sweet seafood, simply prepared, brings back warm afternoons and cool salty evenings on the beaches of Cape Cod, Maine, Connecticut, and the North Shore of Massachusetts, where local clams were first battered, deep fried, and served up with tangy tartar sauce.

Simple authentic coastal fare doesn't get any better than in the second edition of Brooke Dojny's ...

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Overview

Rich buttery lobster, fried clams, and creamy chowders are the foods that taste of long summer days in New England. Fresh sweet seafood, simply prepared, brings back warm afternoons and cool salty evenings on the beaches of Cape Cod, Maine, Connecticut, and the North Shore of Massachusetts, where local clams were first battered, deep fried, and served up with tangy tartar sauce.

Simple authentic coastal fare doesn't get any better than in the second edition of Brooke Dojny's culinary tribute, The New England Clam Shack Cookbook. Take a bite of New England's clam shack traditions with nearly 100 recipes gathered from the region's best casual seafood eateries. Here are all New England classic seafood preparations, from clam chowder to lazy man's lobster.All the sides and sweets are here too, as well as the names and addresses of more than 100 eateries. You'll even find three regional weekend itineraries for the true clam shack devotee.

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Editorial Reviews

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“If you love seafood, this is the book for you. Part cookbook, part restaurant guide, this book is chock full of New England lore. As a travelogue, Dojny captures the essence of New England with behind-the-scene stories of the men and women who make the region unforgettable. Added bonus: Three weekend itineraries each focused on eating. Yum!”

Epicurious.com

“If you’re…dreaming of a vacation on New England coast, this book will help make your dreams come true…You can almost smell the sea air as you read this combination travel book, restaurant guide, culinary history book and cookbook.”

Akron Beacon-Journal

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603420266
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 5/21/2008
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 482,531
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Brooke Dojny is the author of more than a dozen cookbooks, including Dishing Up® Maine, The New England Clam Shack Cookbook, and the AMA Family Cookbook, which won the 1997 James Beard Award. Dojny coauthored Bon Appetit’s Every-Night Cooking column, contributes to Down East magazine, and is a columnist at the Portland Press-Herald. She lives in Maine, where she can be found hanging out at clam shacks and farmers’ markets.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Susan Hermann Loomis

Preface: Traveling on My Stomach

Chapter 1: Clam Shacks, Lobster Pounds, and Chowder Houses Defined

Chapter 2: Snacks, Appetizers, and First Courses

Chapter 3: Yankee Chowders, Seafood Stews, and Soups

Chapter 4: Top-Loaded Seafood Rolls and Other Sandwiches

Chapter 5: Lobster, Clams, and Other Shellfish

Chapter 6: Fish Fried and Boiled, and One Great Grilled Chicken

Chapter 7: One-Dish Seafood Wonders

Chapter 8: Traditional Accompaniments

Chapter 9: Best of the Best Old-Fashioned Yankee Desserts

Appendixes: Weekend Itineraries; More Stops Along the Way; Geographic Listing of Profiled Clam Shacks, Lobster Pounds, and Chowder Houses; Geographic Listing of Weekend Itineraries Stops; Resources

Index

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2011

    If you LOVE seafood, you'll LOVE this book!

    Not only are the recipes enticing, but the stories about local clam shacks are a delight especially if you grew up in NE or spent summers there. We've even adapted recipies successfully if we didn't have all the ingredients available -- just flipped through other recipes to find an ingredient to substitute! A great gift idea for birthdays or wedding showers. Include a few of the basic, standard ingredients -- like Old Bay -- and voila you have a great gift! Enjoy as much as we do.

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