The American Cookbook: A Fresh Take on Classic Recipes

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A fresh approach to American fare, The American Cookbook features more than 150 classic recipes with a gourmet twist.

Innovative variations elevate tried-and-true classics like mac and cheese, fried chicken, and apple pie. Modern ingredients spruce up old favorites like meatloaf, chicken soup, and cole slaw. International flavors turn regional cuisine on its head, reflecting the rich culture and history of classic American food.

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Overview

A fresh approach to American fare, The American Cookbook features more than 150 classic recipes with a gourmet twist.

Innovative variations elevate tried-and-true classics like mac and cheese, fried chicken, and apple pie. Modern ingredients spruce up old favorites like meatloaf, chicken soup, and cole slaw. International flavors turn regional cuisine on its head, reflecting the rich culture and history of classic American food.

Perfect for foodies or fans of comfort food looking for interesting alternatives, The American Cookbook uses simple, step-by-step sequences to make cooking classic dishes easy and fun.

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Editorial Reviews

The New York Times Book Review - William Grimes
Together [Rosemond-Hoerr and Bretherton] have come up with some very clever recipes that honor the American spirit while taking old favorites in unexpected directions.
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"Fans of all-American cooking can travel the countryside through The American Cookbook, A Fresh Take on Classic Recipes." – Ohio.com/Akron Beacon Journal

"Some very clever recipes that honor the American spirit while taking old favorites in unexpected directions." – New York Times

"Fresh takes on more than 150 recipes for classic fare." – Columbus Dispatch

"Just in time for the quintessential American holiday comes a quintessential American cookbook." – Winston-Salem Journal

From the Publisher

"Fans of all-American cooking can travel the countryside through The American Cookbook, A Fresh Take on Classic Recipes." — Ohio.com/Akron Beacon Journal

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781465415875
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/17/2014
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 318,923
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.30 (d)

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