Plantation Feasts and Festivities: A Celebration of the Grandes Dames of Virginia Food and Hospitality

Plantation Feasts and Festivities: A Celebration of the Grandes Dames of Virginia Food and Hospitality

by Angela Mulloy, Edna Lewis
     
 

Organized by season, this marvelous cookbook explores the traditions and feasts of Virginian plantations during the time of James and Dolly Madison.

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Organized by season, this marvelous cookbook explores the traditions and feasts of Virginian plantations during the time of James and Dolly Madison.

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Superbly enhanced with spectacular color photography ...
Plantation Feasts And Festivities: A Celebration Of The Grandes Dames Of Virginia Food And Hospitality combines a regional culinary and cultural history with delicious recipes carefully modified for today's kitchens and adjusted to serve from six to eight adults. Superbly enhanced with spectacular color photography, Plantation Feasts And Festivities is organized around the four seasons of Spring, Summer Autumn, and Winter. From Hand-Churned Honey Vanilla Ice Cream, Streusel Peach Pie, Savory Bread Pudding, and Bourbon-Grained Mustard, to Cornbread and Country Sausage Dressing, Caramel-Pumpkin Custard, Sweet Potato Gratin, and Scalloped Tomatoes, This inspired and inspiring collection is highly recommended for fine gourmet dining and a true reflection of Virginia's impressive culinary history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570984037
Publisher:
Rinehart, Roberts Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.22(w) x 10.34(h) x 0.82(d)

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